Freedman Seating Company

Production Operations Manager

Freedman Seating Company, a leading manufacturer of bus and commercial truck seats located on the west side of Chicago, has an immediate opening for a Production Operations Manager.

Under the direction of a Manufacturing Operations Director, the Production Manager oversees the daily production operations of a business unit, proactively leading and monitoring operations for efficiency and safety and ensuring that all applicable regulatory requirements are met and followed. The Production Manager is responsible for developing production schedules to meet internal goals as well, meeting the delivery and quality expectations of customers, and proactively collaborating and communicating with internal stakeholders. Individuals in this role will oversee production staff, including hiring, developing and managing personnel. The Production Operations Manager will be expected to rely upon their extensive experience, creative thinking, and judgment to anticipate, plan, and execute production to the company’s quality and profit goals.

Job Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree
• At least 8 years of previous production experience, preferably in the durable manufacturing, transportation or other related field
• Experience leading a multi-million dollar production operation
• Experience leading and coaching individuals
• Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures including but not limited to production scheduling, lean manufacturing, quick response manufacturing, and total quality management
• Proficient computer skills including prior exposure to ERP and PLM systems
• Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus

Qualified candidates should submit resume and salary requirements via fax at (773) 486-1975 or email No phone calls please. 

We offer comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, an on-site group fitness program and gym, and an optional 401K. Freedman Seating Company is an equal opportunity employer.

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