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Production Manager

Apply Now Submit a Referral Job ID REF13288Q Date posted 07/16/2024 Address 7 Skyview Drive, Litchfield, IL Job Type Full-time Job Status Exempt

Alpine, an ITW company, is a leading provider of building component software, equipment, and the industry’s best service to truss manufacturers.  Partnering with our customers, we help to improve their businesses and make them more productive.  We are also a leader in delivering software solutions to homebuilders to increase productivity and profitability.  

ITW offers its employees a path for advancement, a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package designed to help employees care for themselves, their families, and their futures. 


The Production Manager-Litchfield serves in a key leadership role and is responsible for directing and managing the daily production activities to ensure that customer and company requirements are met. Working closely with the Plant Manager and Litchfield support teams, this role champions organizational culture and employee development while driving operational excellence in safety, quality, scheduling, attendance, and process improvement.

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Profitably operate the production process within all applicable legal, safety and environmental requirements.  Communicate and implement procedures regarding safety compliance, hazard elimination, and accident prevention.
  • Lead all aspects of the daily production activities with oversight of production team members.
  • Identify, support, and develop talent to maximize individual, team and organizational effectiveness in meeting company goals.  This includes selecting and on-boarding talent, communicating effectively to foster a culture of engagement, cascading vision, creating goal alignment; and coaching through feedback, development planning and performance management.
  • Produce market rate of demand reliable quality products. Ensure balanced shift flow. Manage capacity requirements and efficiencies with an emphasis on improving methods and quality while reducing costs and operating safely. Ensures quality processes will be consistently employed at the production cells.
  • Maintain pace management and establish measurements that track continuous improvements made in safety, quality, cost and product flow.
  • Perform duties in a self-directed team environment that encourages strategic change management and innovative thought processes. Ensure high levels of communication between all functions at facility.
  • Promote a safety culture and maintain company compliance/OSHA requirements.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • High school degree or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree in in business administration, operations management, engineering, or related field strongly preferred
  • 5+ years operations experience in a fast-paced, high volume manufacturing environment with 3+ years direct leadership experience in an empowered team environment
  • Exceptional leadership skills, including collaboration, problem-solving, employee engagement/motivation, conflict resolution and delegation
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and influencing skills
  • Ability to demonstrate a continuous improvement mindset
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and project management
  • Previous ERP experience preferred
  • Travel 10%

ITW is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We do not accept unsolicited resumes. To be considered an applicant, please apply online to a specific job posting.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the online application system process due to your disability, please click here for information on how to contact us directly.

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

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At ITW, we value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

Equal Opportunities

ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Read more information here.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access this online application system process due to your disability, please email corp_accessibility@itw.com to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.