IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is recruiting a PACKAGING PRODUCTION MANAGER for our Chicago Heights, IL client.

Based in Chicago Heights, IL Company is looking to engage a motivated Packaging Production Manager. The Packaging Production Manager shares responsibility and accountability for plant personnel, assets and achievement of the plant related site, business, and corporate goals. Provides leadership to the plant operations team which includes both professional individual contributors and administrative, technical and / or operational supports employees. Acts as the primary back-up to the Operations Manager. Has accountability for the performance and results of the team. As a people leader, fosters a work environment with a high level of integrity and strong customer and safety focus that embraces inclusion and diversity, innovation and sustainability, continuous improvement, and empowerment.


Partners with the Operations Manager to drive a strong personal safety, process safety, and environmental improvement plan to achieve Environmental, Health and Safety goals and ensure compliance with regulatory and permit requirements.

Supports Operations Manager to provide motivation, explanation, context, and communication purpose of messages to the empowered organization.

Develops operation employees and ensures career success via goal setting, performance management, promotion processes, and employee development plan.

Balances inspirational leadership and accountability as the direct People Leader for supervisors and team members to ensure adherence with Company’s work processes and standard requirements.

Knows the business model and strategy for facility.

Explains to operations how the plant fits into the business and corporation.

Supports Operations Manager in leading the team to accomplish business and site reliability and budget goals.

Demonstrates a continuous improvement mindset and leads strategy elements to deliver results.

Serves as a teacher and role model for the organization.



  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering is required; Chemical or Mechanical is preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years of engineering, manufacturing or related experiences required.
  • The ideal candidate will have experience working in a chemical manufacturing plant is and demonstrated leadership abilities and proven influential leadership skills in previous areas of responsibility.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Word Document to