The Hillman Group

Area Manager- Packaging

Job Locations US-OH-Cincinnati
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/7/2018 11:40 AM)
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The Area Manager executes their daily task as the business manager of their area of responsibility.

Plan, organize, staff, direct and control the Packaging operation in their area of responsibility. Provide leadership and direction for the packaging operations to ensure that products are packaged safely, on time and complete and in a cost effective manner, according to specifications and budgetary plans.




  1. Manages department workflow and adjusts resources as needed to accomplish objectives.
  2. Frequently reviews area performance data in order to provide performance analysis and trends to Packaging Manager for weekly review.
  3. Briefs supervisors and line Leads in order to provide performance feedback on work order volume and specifications to ensure that labor costs, material costs, overhead costs, and delivery objectives are being met...
  4. Compiles and posts safety, cost, and productivity data on employee communications dashboards.
  5. Ensures the economical utilization of materials and elimination of waste through lean practices.
  6. Facilitates and provides leadership for Continuous Improvement activities.
  7. Provides and maintains a clean and safe work environment by conducting weekly, monthly and annual safety and 5S training for all employees in the facility.
  8. Participates constructively in problem solving and process improvement activities.
  9. Allocate 80% of available time to monitoring and addressing production, supply and personnel issues.
  10. Must work the necessary hours each day to complete all administrative and managerial tasks on time and at a high level of quality.
  11. Must adjust break times and lunch times to meet the needs of the operations and employees in your area of responsibility.
  12. Maintains a thorough knowledge of processes and equipment in assigned area.
  13. Manages department within approved budget and continually seeks cost-saving opportunities.
  14. Knows and follows the company’s human resources policies and procedures. Adheres to applicable employment laws.
  15. Operates a forklift, cherry picker, and reach truck.
  16. Must be able to work both 1st and 2nd shift


  1. Five years production supervision experience, lean manufacturing background preferred.
  2. Comprehensive knowledge of inventory control and ERP systems.
  3. Knowledge of Word, Excel, and Windows. Able to learn and use in-house software applications.
  4. Strong organization, planning and teamwork skills.
  5. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 


Associates degree or the equivalent in both education and experience.


We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.



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