BuffaloGroveRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Buffalo Grove jobs

Manufacturing Manager

Company: Plexus Corp.
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Your journey to building a better world starts here!


We help our customers deliver products that have a profound impact on people's lives. From ultrasound units and 3D printing to network security applications and in flight Wi-Fi, we help create products that build a better world. Now, more than ever, we are making an impact as we support products used in the fight against COVID-19.

We're a global team of over 19,000 Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Aftermarket Service experts that partner with our customers to bring their products to life through inspired innovation and world-class customer service. As an employee of Plexus, we are committed to keeping you safe with newly implemented precautions such as virtual interviews, staggered start times across all shifts, enhanced cleaning processes, temperature screenings as you enter our facilities and requiring all employees to wear masks.

We are currently hiring for full-time, immediate, career opportunities. Whether you're looking to start, make a change, or advance your career, find your path at Plexus and leave your mark on the world.


Engaging and challenging projects that fulfill and develop you. People that support and inspire you to realize your full potential. A workplace centered on collaboration and integrity. At Plexus, we're at our best when opportunities are met with passion, open communication and teamwork.


Purpose Statement: Overall responsibility to deploy manufacturing operations strategy, control systems, tools and metrics to accurately measure progress, identify root causes, production capacity, quality and staffing issues and develop/implement corrective action plans.

Key Job Accountabilities:

  • Ensure compliance to all manufacturing, quality and regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinate resources to ensure correct priorities are being addressed and forecast is attained.
  • Implement programs that improve labor efficiency, on time delivery, continuous quality improvement, and other corporate or customer requirements.
  • Leads the Investigation of production issues in order to solve problems that would otherwise cause manufacturing delays.
  • Overall responsibility for the manufacturing operations ensuring assembled hardware meets quality, cost, and delivery requirements by planning, organizing, and directing the flow of production.
  • Accountable to execute on Plexus' Best People strategy, leaders will focus on evaluating potential, driving succession planning and ensuring that their employees receive the development and coaching required to realize their full potential.

Additional Accountabilities:

  • Review sales and labor goals daily to monitor production status.
  • Effectively manages and controls direct labor staffing levels to achieve the site LCM forecast.
  • Communicate customer needs and product status to all production and management employees to provide accurate information in order to monitor daily and weekly goals.
  • Provide tours for current or prospective customers in order to visually display all information communicated about the company.
  • Coordinate facilities layout to provide for proper focused factory direction in relation to process flow and WIP.
  • Generate reports to effectively communicate program contributions, OTD, continuous improvement efforts and manufacturing issues and needs.
  • Provides supervision for assigned personnel to include selection, training, performance evaluation and related duties.
  • Minimal travel may be required to meet the needs of the business (estimated 15%).
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required; a Master's degree is preferred.
  • Seven (7) years of related experience is required; One (1) or more years of related experience is preferred.
  • Technical expertise in PCB Assembly process, SMT, RoHS Assembly, Mechanical Assembly, Lean Manufacturing, IPC Standards, and Quality Systems required.

An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key job accountabilities may be considered.

Other Qualifications:

  • Employee must have demonstrated supervisory experience
  • Advanced Decision Making, Problem Solving Skills
  • General office equipment and materials

Work Environment:

  • The work setting should consist of a manufacturing environment with suitable lighting, comfortable temperatures, and a moderate noise level.

This document does not represent a contract of employment and is not intended to capture every possible assignment the incumbent could be asked to perform.

Some offers of employment are contingent upon successfully passing a drug screen and upon completion of a confidentiality agreement.

Our Values and How We Lead behaviors guide our processes. Plexus does not make employment decisions based on race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and encourage all to apply today!

Globally, our policy is to recruit people from wide and diverse backgrounds. However, our company does not typically undertake sponsorship, including for H-1B, TN, and other nonimmigrant visas. Additionally, certain positions require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. persons." "U.S. persons" are generally defined as U.S. citizens, nationals, lawful permanent residents (or, green card holders), individuals granted asylum, and individuals admitted as refugees.

Keywords: Plexus Corp., Buffalo Grove , Manufacturing Manager, Other , Buffalo Grove, Illinois

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Illinois jobs by following @recnetIL on Twitter!

Buffalo Grove RSS job feeds