Production Department Manager (Printing Ink) at INX International Ink Co. in West Chicago, Illinois

Posted in Management 7 days ago.

Job Description:

Production Department Manager (Printing Ink)

Job ID


US-IL-West Chicago
Shift (1st - 2nd - 3rd) and Time
Regular or Temporary
Full-Time or Part-Time


Welcome! Are you seeking a global, well-established and innovative company that's part of an industry with exciting growth potential? Then, start your Colorful Career with INX!

INX International is the third largest producer of inks in North America with full service subsidiariesin Europe and South America. We offer a complete line of ink and coating solutions technology for commercial, packaging and digital applications. As a leading global manufacturer of inkjet inks, we provide a full palette of digital ink systems, advanced technologies and integrated services.

At INX, we believe we can only grow our business as well as we grow our teams. The average employee has been here over 13 years. We offer a competitive salary with excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, 401(k), and more. We are looking for new talent with new ideas as we continue to provide quality, service and innovation to the printing and packaging markets.

Our company is an essential business since we are part of the supply chain for food packaging, pharmaceutical packaging and print media used for vital communications. We are very busy fulfilling commitments to our customers, while still following safe practices related to hygiene and social distancing. INX is hiring and seeking talented candidates to support our business development, and we encourage you to apply.

We are seeking an experienced Production Department Manager to work at our West Chicago, IL facility. Previous experience within the Ink industry is preferred.

To learn more about INX's manufacturing facility in West Chicago, check out our video here:


    Plan, organize, direct and run optimum day-to-day operations to exceed our customers' expectations
  • Increase production, assets capacity & flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs & maintaining current quality standards

  • Be responsible for production output, product quality, and on-time shipping

  • Allocate resources effectively and fully utilize assets to produce optimal results

  • Implement strategies in alignment with strategic initiatives and provide a clear sense of direction and focus

  • Monitor operations and trigger corrective actions

  • Encourage a trusting relationship within workgroup and promote cross-functionality between all departments

  • Develop systems and processes that track and optimize productivity and standards, metrics and performance targetsto ensure effective return on assets

  • Stay up-to-date with latest production management best practices and concepts

  • Commitment/Involvement in the (TPM) Total Productive Maintenance System and Processes

  • Collect and analyze data to find places of waste or overtime

  • Address employees' issues or grievances

Qualifications (Skills - Education - Experience)

  • Committed to plant safety procedures

  • Knowledge of industry and facets of industry

  • Proven Managerial Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Associate degree from a college or university; or 2-4 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of both

  • Knowledge of industry and facets of industry

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Additional Qualifications Requested or Helpful:

  • Proficient in Spanish, Polish, or sign language

  • Manufacturing Program Planning and Coordination

  • UV/TP/OSF (Ink) Manufacturing knowledge

  • Have worked in a production or manufacturing environment

  • Experience with Inventory Control

  • Experience with TPM, Lean Manufacturing, Quality Systems, and ISO culture

  • SAP Experience

We require post-offer, pre-employment drug screens, physicals and background checks. Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran.