Production Manager

Milwaukee, WI

Post Date: 06/27/2018 Job ID: 284.18LR Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Pay Rate: 100,000 - 135,000

Production Manager

The primary result expected from the Production Manager will be to plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications by supervising and coordinating the activities of production and operating workers, such as inspectors, precision workers, machine setters and operators, assemblers, fabricators, and plant and system operators.

  • Direct and coordinate production, processing, distribution, and marketing activities of industrial organization
  • Review processing schedules and production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, and duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints
  • Develop and implement production tracking and quality control systems, analyzing production, quality control, maintenance, and other operational reports, to detect and resolve production or processing problems
  • Hire, train, evaluate, and discharge staff, and resolve personnel grievances
  • Set and monitor product standards, examining samples of raw products or directing testing during processing, to ensure finished products are of prescribed quality
  • Prepare and maintain production reports and personnel records
  • Coordinate and recommend procedures for facility and equipment maintenance or modification, including machine replacement
  • Initiate and coordinate inventory and cost control programs
  • Institute employee suggestion or involvement programs
  • Communicate with supervisors, peers, or subordinates: provide information to supervisors and co-workers in written form or in person
  • Maintain a good record of attendance and punctuality
  • Learn all manual tasks performed within the department
  • Perform tasks assigned using specific operating procedures, and following department specific quality control processes and procedures

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Larry Riederer at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  284.18LR




  • BS Chem, Chemical Engineering
  • 10+ years production experience with SAP and working with high speed equipment
  • Strong supervisory experience; will supervise 6 supervisors directly and 150 people indirectly

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Larry Riederer at 815.756.1221 /

JO:  284.18LR

Larry Riederer
Market Specialist

I have over 20 years of experience with Chemical Personnel Search (CPS) . All we do is recruit and place people in the chemical industry nationwide. CPS has been recruiting chemists, engineers, sales people and supply chain since 1973. I work with 40 other recruiters. 

I have a wide range of positions and levels.
The following are some of the areas: Polymers, Resins, Coatings, Adhesives, Inks, Composites, Plastics, Lubricants, Personal Care, Skin/Hair Care, Cleaners and Specialty Chemicals.

These can be: Organic/Polymer Synthesis, New Product Development, Analytical/Characterization, Quality Control, Process Development, Materials Science and others. These are from BS to Ph.D. and from Entry Level to Vice-President. 

Specialties: We specialize in placing Chemists, Scientists and Managers in the industrial chemical industry


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