16 days old

Production / Manufacturing Manager

Bartlett, Illinois 60103
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

The Production Manager is responsible for effective planning, creative development and management of the manufacturing departments including machining, assembly, and mechatronics production from conception to final installation.

Requires innovation in identifying new content-rich feature and application ideas.
The Production Manager is also responsible that all relevant requirements concerning technical processes for manufacturing of mechatronic systems are planned procured and be placed in service.

Ensure the operation of the equipment inclusive all tools, fixtures and work holding and including maintenance.

  • Plans and coordinates production, distribution and warehousing in accordance with policies, principles and procedures
  • Reviews production costs and product quality and modifies production to enhance the profitable operation of the division
  • Plans and develops efficient use of resources including make or buy decisions
  • Production management of WMC and other mechatronic products evaluation and repair.
  • Forecast and capacity planning for production based operations.
  • Parts follow up with purchasing, machining, and inspection to improve on time delivery.
  • Production process improvements and documentation.
  • Ensuring proper training certifications of production personnel.
  • Ensure the operation of the equipment inclusive all tools, fixtures and work holding and including maintenance.
  • Project management and coordination with counterparts in Germany.
  • Development and optimization of facility layouts


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, electrical or industrial Engineering and three years’ experience is required; or equivalent working experience
  • Strong background in mechanics, electronics, pneumatics and machine programming is required
  • Understanding of the cutting processes with tools is required
  • Highly developed analytical skills
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret many different forms of business documents
  • Strong leadership, organizational, communication and presentation skills
  • Strong computer skills including Excel, Word and Power Point
  • Solid ERP knowledge, familiarity with reporting software 
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing


Committed to being your world-class partner of intelligent mechatronic drive technology, servo systems and mechanical components, WITTENSTEIN uses the power of science, innovation and forward thinking engineering to provide you cutting-edge technology for motion. Since pioneering the alpha servo planetary gear reducer in 1983, support and motion requirements from the market have continued to change and WITTENSTEIN is well positioned to deliver reliable products and services to its customers and partners.


  • Competitive base salary
  • Excellent health benefits
  • Matching 401(k) contribution & profit sharing
  • Company Incentive Plan
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance & Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent Care)
  • Tuition Reimbursement & wellness reimbursement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, or other status protected by applicable law. WITTENSTEIN is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.


Posted: 2021-01-05 Expires: 2021-02-04

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