Production Manager

Reference Number: SMY-4812
Location: Lafayette, IN area

This privately held injection molding plastic manufacturer is on the hunt for a Production Manager caused by an internal promotion. This company can provide a role that provides work life balance at a facility that operates from Monday to Friday with 8-hour shifts. They put a high emphasis on ethics of their employees and are looking for career driven professionals that put a high value on doing what is right for their team, company, and their customers. They are a growing company with 3 sites, the most recent being a new plant in KY. But they have a rural/family feel to their facility while still being able to support major OEMs.


  • Develop planning and coordination of production to have the most effective and efficient production system possible
  • Direct all activities of the Production team in order to meet customer requirements
  • Lead Production Staff in their daily job responsibilities. Be able to gauge performance and provide effective training
  • Work closely with the Plant Manager on production requirements including equipment upgrades, replacements, rebuilds, etc…
  • Oversee management of machine efficiency and utilization


  • AS/AAS in Engineering, Business Management, Manufacturing Technology, required
  • Previous work experience in an Injection Molding environment, required
  • BS/MS/MBA in Business Management, Manufacturing, preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience in production, manufacturing environment
  • 7+ years’ experience as a Production Supervisor in a non-union environment is preferred


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Relocation assistance


If this sounds like a good fit for you, please contact me for more information.

Sam Young
Senior Business Consultant