Operations Manager

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Manufacturing & Production
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We are currently seeking an Operations Manager for our Harvard, IL facility. Bilingual Preferred (Spanish Speaking)


We are the National Leader in a Stable, Growing Industry!


We are a leading provider of top quality rigid packaging. Our organization consists of more than 2,400 employees in over 55 locations. We are a customer driven company with proven expertise in theareas of custom design, supply chain fulfillment and diverse manufacturing platforms. We are a company that is passionate about helping our clients succeed. Companies nationwide rely on Consolidated Container Company to provide products, support innovation, facilitate marketing decisions and improve business performance in their daily operations. Our talented and diverse team of employees rivals all others in the industry.


We have the opportunity to drive innovation, cultivate insights and build unique solutions for our clients. We take pride in our work, and our workforce, and believe in cultivating an atmosphere that supports success.





What sets Consolidated Container Company apart from any other company is the quality of our most valuable resource-our people. On a daily basis, we exemplify our Guiding Principles:


  • Act with Integrity & in Compliance
  • Drive Value Creation
  • Be Disciplined Entrepreneurs
  • Focus on the Customer
  • Act with Humility
  • Treat others with Dignity and Respect



The incorporation of these principles at all levels of our organization allow our employees to feel valued and excited about the impact Consolidated Container Company has on both consumers and clients who use our products. Our culture fosters excellence personally and professionally and promotes development that leads to continued success.


Want to learn more about Consolidated Container Company?


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Total Rewards


Consolidated Container Company is committed to providing a competitive Total Rewards Package that meets our employees’ needs.


From a choice of medical, dental and vision plans to retirement savings opportunities through a 401(k), company match and Roth feature, CCC offers a comprehensive benefits package. We want our employees to have a work life balance ensuring they are at their best in whatever they do. We offer a generous holiday, vacation and time off program as well as opportunities to contribute to our local communities and broader scale sustainability efforts.


In addition to recognition we believe in supporting our employee’s professional growth and development. We provide employees a wide range of free e-courses through our Learning Management System as well as training sessions, seminars and a generous tuition reimbursement benefit.


Job Summary: Under the direction of a Plant Manager, directs the daily production operations and monitors operations for efficiency and safety, ensuring all applicable regulatory requirements are met.


Work Activities:

  • Performance Management

  • Influence Others
  • Track Plant Performance
  • Interpret Information
  • Communicate with Customers, Directors, Managers, Supervisors and Other Personnel
  • Organizing, Planning and Prioritizing Work


  • Champion a safety culture, ensure a safe work environment and cultivate safe behavior.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of employees engaged in the production or processing of goods, such as blow mold machine operators, maintenance mechanics, quality inspectors and warehouse workers.
  • Execute production schedules to meet company and customer requirements.
  • Provide guidance and direction to shift leaders to ensure timely and efficient plant operations.
  • Maintain procedures for accurate inventory of finished goods and raw materials.
  • Interview employment candidates and authorize personnel hires. Authorize employment actions of plant personnel.
  • Lead problem-solving and process improvement with the plant and customer to achieve resolution and elimination of product issues.
  • Provide for successful new product launches by ensuring clear specification development, process capability definition, and attainment of customer satisfaction on initial shipments.
  • Audit facility for compliance with GMP standards and maintain plant in compliance with corporate quality requirements.
  • Provide guidelines to ensure timely repair and efficient predictive and preventive maintenance of equipment and machinery.
  • Routinely monitor shift and individual machine performance reports and processes to ensure effective operations.
  • Develop and improve the knowledge and skills of immediate staff and hourly personnel; maintain training and development documentation.
  • Drive execution of assigned projects to ensure accurate and timely completion.
  • Other duties as assigned by plant management.



  • A minimum of 3 years manufacturing experience.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment!
  • Previous P & L experience
  • Experience working with Continuous Improvement methods
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, such as creating and manipulating spreadsheets
  • Experience with public speaking, especially in large groups
  • Managing experience needed-particularly managing other department managers
  • Experience in writing performance reviews
  • Ability to work all three shifts


Preferred Skills/Attributes

  • Knowledge of blow-molding or injection molding
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Human Resources - attracting and developing talent
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing is a plus.


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