Production Manager

Nyco Products Co.

Countryside, IL

Job Details

Job Location:    IL - Countryside, IL
Salary Range:    Undisclosed


Nyco Products – Production Manager

You notice the particulars others don’t. Nyco Products is on the move for an experienced Production Manager who refuses to settle for good enough. The individual that will join our fast-paced team has no issues with accuracy and accountability because you hold yourself to high standards and expect the same from others.

At Nyco Products, the Production Manager is a very important position. Constantly on the move, you’ll be responsible for assisting with the overall operation of the department and production processes. You’ll focus on Safety, Productivity, and Quality Assurance using LEAN techniques for troubleshooting, process improvement and increasing production to deliver and sustain profitable growth. Driven to be accurate in everything you do, if the product doesn’t match the work order, you’re on the phone. If safety and security is sacrificed, you’re solving the problem. If it’s not right, you won’t stop until it is.

We’re looking for the right Production Manager who spends each day challenging themself and others on the team. Because, at the end of the day, your name is on your work, and you stand behind it.

Production Manager Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assign work to staff, manage daily operations, provide coaching and training, assist with performance evaluations, plan staff development.
  • Collaborate with the Production Manager to optimize the allocation of human and equipment resources.
  • Collaborate with the Production Manager to set and execute short-term and long-term production goals for the department.
  • Coordinate and plan production priorities, workflow and schedule.
  • Ensure that all equipment, materials, and supplies are readily and continuously available to execute the production plan.
  • Ensure safety procedures are followed to reduce accidents, incidents, and hazards.
  • Ensure production processes and quality standards are carried out in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Participate in Lean Improvement and cost reduction projects.
  • Provide input on SOP’s, work instructions, and checklists for key processes.
  • Monitor key performance indicators. Make recommendations to address deficiencies and further capitalize on strengths.
  • Collaborate with HR to interview, hire and train new employees.

 Production Manager Qualifications:

  • Able to work both independently and with a team, generating results with general/minimal guidance from management.
  • Green Belt Certification preferred.
  • Good understanding of Lean manufacturing principles.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively apply MS Excel and other analysis tools to real-world problem-solving.
  • Flexible, innovative and comfortable in setting own priorities.

If this sounds like you, we would like to talk with you about joining our team as our Production Manager!

If you want to put your accuracy to work for a company that appreciates your talent, please apply.

We are looking for an impact player who is proactive, detailed and tenacious and offer a generous hourly wage commensurate with experience.


Nyco utilizes the Culture Index Surveys to gain additional insight into your skills and behaviors that may make you highly successful in this role.  It is a survey, not a test. Here is a link to the CI Survey.  The survey.  It will take no longer than 10 minutes to complete. We will both benefit by your participation.