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6460 W. Cortland near Natchez St.

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compensation: 50K - 70K per year+
employment type: full-time

Title: Production Manager Alpina Manufacturing LLC 6460 W. Cortland St. Chicago, IL 60707
Email for resumes: visit our website:

Please read this entire job description before submitting your resume by email.

If you have the ability and desire to evaluate, test and hire the right assembly employees; manage people, have a good mechanical aptitude, and are computer literate, then you may qualify for this position. No prior manufacturing or management background required. But, we do require hiring and management skills and experience.
The right candidate can learn on the job. Most of our best, well paid employees never worked a day of their life in manufacturing. We are not a “gritty, noisy” plant, but a clean, tidy, fun and “artsy” plant. If you are a hard-working, honest, “willing to learn” person, we want you to apply.

Reporting to the owner, the Production Manager will hire and manage frame production employees for a fast growing small mfg. company. Please study our website for more information.

We are an industry leading entrepreneurial manufacturing company in Chicago selling framing systems to the print graphics & advertising industry nationwide. We sell to people who own sign, graphics, picture frame shops and ad agencies. Our products display graphics and ads in many recognized retail, hotel, and food chain operations worldwide, including Sears, Target, JC Penney, Wal-Mart, Burger Kings, McDonalds, Verizon, Old Navy, US Government and Military bases, etc. Our frames are used in the White House “Situation Room,” the Pentagon, CIA and NASA bases.

Major Responsibilities
Hire and manage production employees. You must be a tough, but fair person who will find motivated, smart production employees via ads in job ads, Craig’s list, etc.
Help manage and motivate 20+ production employees;
Delegating jobs to most efficiently fulfill orders for our frames;
Monitoring work flow and prioritizing orders;
Managing inventory;
Learning about all aspects of our production including cutting and assembling to be able to teach new employees, manage existing employees.

Must have excellent people hiring and management + motivational skills;
Strong computer knowledge
Must have good Mechanical aptitude to be able to learn about our machinery and processes

Spanish helpful but not a requirement

Good long term growth potential with our expanding company. We tolerate no drug use. Drug tests given on a random basis. If you use any illegal drugs, even on a casual basis, do not apply. This includes abuse of prescription drugs. Thorough national criminal background and drug use checks performed prior to employment.

Work environment. Mid-size factory, 80,000 sq. foot production floor -relaxed dress code, plain, jeans and t-shirt environment, 20+ employees, and great, friendly, fair, detail oriented owner. M-F 7am-5pm but must have flexibility for possible weekends or evenings during “crunch times.” We have a beautiful campus like setting in the neighborhood of Galewood, a few blocks north of Oak Park. Secured parking lot, easy CTA access on the Narragansett route. Also walking distance by Metra from the “Galewood” Metra station.

All responses will be discreet and confidential if you are currently employed.
The right candidate will help our company grow much larger and participate in the great success we’ve enjoyed. Salary, benefits are negotiable. We are a casual, fun company, with hardworking, dedicated employees. We love new ideas on how to do things, so working here would be a challenging, fun atmosphere, with great rewards for you.

Salary range: $50,000 to $70,000+ depending on level of skills you’d offer. Excellent health care insurance and other benefits provided.

Requirements for resume submission in WORD or PDF attachment:

1. Cover Letter
2. Resume

Please submit your resume by email only to Attn: “Production Manager”

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  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 6938082436



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