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Manufacturing Supervisor- Kankakee, IL
Ref No.: 18-00434
Location: Kankakee, Illinois
We have a Contract role for a Manufacturing Supervisor with our client in Kankakee, IL. Please let me know if you or any of your friends would be interested in this position.
The details of the position are:
Manufacturing Supervisor
  • The Manufacturing Supervisor will be responsible for the coordination of production scheduling, safety, maintenance and repair, quality, discipline, attendance, enforcement of plant rules and other related areas in the efficient operations of the facility.
  • Additionally, the Manufacturing Supervisor will provide leadership and direction on a given shift to a crew of hourly associates engaged in the manufacturing process.

  • Directing activities of a production crew ranging in size from 8 to 14 hourly associates
  • Maintaining safe and efficient operations.
  • Coordinating repairs and maintenance activities with maintenance department to maximize uptime.
  • Leading and facilitating troubleshooting of down equipment and process problems
  • Leading safety activities of production associates.
  • Conducting accident investigations.
  • Providing ongoing creative shift leadership to personnel to ensure safety, quality and delivery performance while improving operating efficiencies.
  • Providing counseling, leadership and direction to the hourly associates on production issues.
  • Providing direction on production schedules, unscheduled downtime and the efficient utilization of resources.
  • Enforcing plant rules, monitoring attendance and providing corrective action as necessary
  • Preparing production reports and data for management.
  • Conducting regular pre- shift meetings.
  • Coordinating training of hourly associates and improvement activities with other departments.
  • Identifying improvement opportunities and facilitating action on their shift.
  • 3+ years of manufacturing experience.
  • 2+ years of experience in a leadership role.
  • Shift flexibility in working a rotational type work schedule. Must be availableto work all shifts / days.
  • Strong communication, facilitation, teamwork and management skills.
  • Desired Qualifications for the Manufacturing Supervisor:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • Continuous process manufacturing experience.
  • Experience with cost reduction, production efficiency improvements or continuous improvement activities such as Six Sigma, 5S, TPM, SMED or Standard Work.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume at Also, you can call us at   # (630) 576 1914.
About Generis Tek:
Generis Tek is a boutique IT/Professional staffing based in Chicagoland. We offer both Contingent Labor & Permanent placement services to several Fortune 500 clients Nationwide.
Our philosophy is based on delivering long-term value and build lasting relationships with our clients, consultants and employees. Our fundamental success lies in understanding our clients’ specific needs and working very closely with our consultants to create a right fit for both sides. We aspire to be our client’s most trusted business partner.