Production Technology Manager, Trainee at Oerlikon Metco US Inc.

  • Manufacturing/Mechanical Jobs, Production Manager Jobs
  • Permanent Employment
  • 3 weeks ago
  • Illinois, America
  • Shift Full-Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor
  • Job experience 2 Years

Job Description

Production Technology Manager, Trainee at Oerlikon Metco US Inc.

We are looking for a  Production Technology Manager Trainee – Americas. In this role you will be responsible for supporting our entities with Production technology related activities such as, Expansion (instalaltions, new equipments, machine moves, others) and  Facility Maintenance. Support includes providing guidance, resources, and oversight to ensure optimum performance of equipment and the personnel that work on them.


We offer

 Aside from a dynamic global culture and leading market position, we are proud to offer our employees development opportunities, competitive salary and a robust benefit program ALL available on first day of employment!


The perks and benefits of working at Oerlikon include the following: 

  • Comprehensive medical and prescription drug plan with low premiums, company sponsored HSA contributions and without cumbersome waiting periods to keep you going strong.  

  • Excellent Dental and Vision coverage.

  • Employee Assistance, Financial and Wellness programs to help improve all aspects of your life journey. 

  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with significant company match and financial planning and education options to help you achieve your retirement goals 

  • Tuition reimbursement and internal education resources to satisfy your love of learning so you can continue to grow with us!

  • Generous paid time off to support your physical and mental wellbeing.

  • 12 paid company holidays to occasionally extend your weekends or time off. 

  • Flexible hours or remote work environment available for certain positions

  • 100% company paid life insurance and disability insurance

  • Employee Referral Bonus program because why not to bring your friends to work every day!


Your Responsibilities 

  • Ensure implementation and adherence to Headquarters Standards for Preventative Maintenance, plant layout; equipment purchase, etc. (Processes Standard)

  • Coordinate efforts to take advantage of Best Practices, new fixture design improvements, and machine reliability efforts. (Asset Utilization Improvement)

  • Coordinate Process Standardization by using resources available to implement Standard Production Processes throughout the Americas. (Process Standardization)

  • Manage the team under him/her responsibility with guidance to operations needs.  (Training)

  • Work with the  Global Expansion organization to insure timely and cost efficient expansion projects. (Expansion) 

  • Support PTT Manager to organize and move equipments to where business needs. (Asset Management)

  • Support BUS with resources for the Construction or Closure of facilities including Corporate offices, in-house centers and new centers. (Facilities)

  • Oversight responsibility for team of engineers

  • Interact with all levels of the organization across North and South America

  • Learn to provide leadership with PTT Mgr, by guiding the team and taking responsibility of PTT team under his/her responsibility

  • Learn to Assist, mentor and advise Operational Leadership within the Region

  • Ensure equipment and facilities are in good working order, well maintained and efficiently managed.

  • Willingness to frequently travel domestically and abroad


Your Profile 

  • Commits to corporate core values, goals, mission and vision.

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Engineering and/or Business Management,  Experience substitutes

  • 2+ years of experience managing people

  • 5+ years of experience with managing production outcomes according to customer specifications;  Previous Coating industry experience preferred

  • Experience working through manufacturing/ Production environment to working the production cycles to deliver products on time

  • Strong Engineering, Interpersonal and customer service-oriented skills

  • Experience with MS Office.

  • Individual must have strong work ethic, be high-energy, and detail oriented

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.


Are you curious? Then release your passion to succeed and APPLY to discover how you can help us build a better world and realize how you can make a personal difference by joining our global team! Our commitment is your success!


About us 

Oerlikon is a global innovation powerhouse for surface engineering, polymer processing and additive manufacturing in key industries such as aerospace, automotive, energy, tooling and textiles. We serve as a key partner in enabling our customers to reach their targets for optimizing the performance, function and sustainability of their products and manufacturing processes.
Our solutions reduce emissions in transportation, maximize longevity and performance of tools, increase energy efficiency and advance intelligent material and sustainable polymer processing. These achievements are proven hallmarks of our global leadership. 


We at Oerlikon embrace diversity. This is reflected in more than 11,800 employees, representing over 93 nationalities and our presence in more than 38 countries and 207 locations worldwide. 


Oerlikon is an Equal Opportunity Employer striving to promote a diverse and inclusive workforce, and is dedicated to unbiased recruiting, hiring and employment practices. Oerlikon takes affirmative action to ensure candidates are considered without regard to their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, creed, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, parental status, disability, veteran status, and any other legally protected characteristic. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here Know Your Rights.


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Oerlikon will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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