Eagle Flexible Packaging | ​​Manufacturing Operations Manager (Full-Time or Part-Time)​ - Eagle Flexible Packaging
Back to Careers

​​Manufacturing Operations Manager (Full-Time or Part-Time)​

Location: Management - Batavia, IL

Eagle Flexible Packaging is seeking an Operations Manager who will manage all operations and employees in a flexible packaging printing and converting environment: plan and assign work; implement policies and procedures; and recommend improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures, and working conditions. This is a weekday 1st shift position with the opportunity to work full-time or part-time. 

 Primary Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Schedule all facility personnel and equipment to maximize operational effectiveness and achieve customer satisfaction.  
  • Manage, coach, and develop all facility personnel, maintaining a positive and healthy facility culture that is aligned with Eagle’s Guiding Values and committed to its Mission and Vision. 
  • Create baseline performance criteria and conduct evaluations and performance reviews, including corrective actions as needed.  
  • Lead and coordinate all new hire training, as well as continuing training for existing personnel.  
  • Implement standard operating procedures (SOPs) relevant to the departments managed.  
  • Identify opportunities to increase efficiencies and implement steps to monitor and improve through-put, waste, and downtime.  
  • Take a leadership role when it comes to quality and assist Quality personnel, making quality related decisions and being responsible for all quality issues. 
  • Participate in the problem analysis determination and corrective action implementation of internal and external customer complaints.  
  • Conduct regular meetings within the departments, maintaining a collaborative and open environment for discussion. 
  • Partner with Human Resources partners to strategically identify hiring needs, evaluate candidates, and prepare job offers. 
  • Partner with Information Technology partners to ensure that enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is being effectively leveraged to record, manage, and analyze production, suggesting and working on reporting improvements. 
  • Partner with Maintenance regarding the execution of Eagle’s preventive maintenance program and notify maintenance in the event of any equipment problems or necessary repairs. 
  • Ensure that good manufacturing practices (GMPs) are followed throughout the facility.  
  • Collaborate with senior leadership and other production leaders to control all areas of production costs to meet manufacturing cost / budget targets and continually challenge and reduce costs by all means of elimination of waste, reduced overtime, etc. 
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to identify, communicate, and drive implementation of capital investments and improvement projects. 
  • Host customer visits and work directly with customers as needed. 
  • Implement effective safety training and ensure that safe workplace standards are maintained at all times.  
  • Partner with key personnel regarding any changes in business procedures and special projects. 
  • Ensure that all company food safety and quality assurance procedures are followed at all times. Escalate any issues/concerns to management. 
  • Other related duties as assigned. 


  • High school degree, equivalent (GED), or equivalent work experience. 
  • Minimum 5 years of related experience, including leadership experience in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Strong leadership skills, including proven ability to coach and motivate team members and address performance concerns. 
  • Strong organizational skills with ability troubleshoot and make informed and quick decisions in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.  
  • Capacity to set priorities, goals, and timelines to achieve maximum productivity by demonstrating a high level of initiative, effort, and commitment. 
  • Proficient in word processing and spreadsheet software with proven ability to learn complex new software programs. 
  • Professional proficiency in verbal and written English with excellent communication skills. 
  • Valid driver’s license is required at time of hire. 
  • Excellent work ethic and willingness to learn. 
  • Must be able to continuously stand for long periods of time and lift 50 pounds or more. 
  • Must be able to stoop and kneel frequently. 
  • Must have excellent color vision and be able to detect color variations. 
  • Enthusiasm for the Eagle mission of embracing our Guiding Values that focus on developing and empowering our team members to create valued, trusted, and lasting relationships with both customers and suppliers. 

 Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Associate or bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Operations, Business, or related field 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel with proven ability to learn new software programs. 
  • Experience in the flexible packaging and/or printing industries. 
  • Experience with enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, ideally EFI Radius. 
  • Strong mechanical aptitude. 
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish. 

 Flex Your Potential with Eagle! We take care of our employees with an outstanding benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, a 100% company-funded medical reimbursement program, paid time off, 401k matching, and an employee assistance program. We are committed to supporting our employees’ career growth and aspirations. We have bonus opportunities for employees to earn up to $2,500 for each referral and even offer a discount program that provides savings on everything from groceries to travel! 

 Eagle Flexible Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

Eagle Flexible Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer.