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LABELMASTER Production Lead in Chicago, Illinois

Production Lead

  • Chicago, IL

  • Full Time

  • Manufacturing

  • Mid Level


To Lead the Finishing Team through the final processing stages in the Manufacturing Print Shop ensuring work standards are met for compliance and overall customer experience. Develop, coach and train team members to achieve desired results while creating an environment where everyone can succeed. Shift will be 2:00pm-10:00pm M-F.

Essential Functions

  • Follow Production Schedules for all Manufacturing divisions to ensure efficient workflow and SLA are met

  • Work closely with Manufacturing Leadership and Production Scheduler

  • Monitor and work the various day to day job tasks in the Finishing area of Manufacturing as required

  • Inspect & remove waste in printed rolls

  • Cut materials to size

  • Back-slit, sheet, or fanfold products

  • Shrink wrap product

  • Various addition job tasks including Thermal Production and other

  • Complete paperwork including press data sheets, other

  • Complete required production quality inspections

  • Check jobs and sign off jobs ensuring they are correct

  • Verify material is correct and conforming

  • Teach, Train, Develop, Recognize and Reward Associates

  • Assist with development of SOP’s and implementation

  • Partner with Warehouse Operations to ensure all materials for PC and Thermal are picked or ready to ship

  • Learn to close production jobs and other reporting functions

  • Participate in performance discussions

  • Participate in employee evaluations

  • Proven track record for gaining results and giving recognition

  • Dependability

  • Being physically present at the worksite

  • Organize and maintain material in work area (i.e. free of trash, product neat and orderly, etc.).

  • Follows company safety policies and procedures and encourages other associates to do the same

  • Notify Leadership of any damaged or non-sellable/usable product

  • Meet productivity and accuracy goals

  • ISO program compliance and support

  • Take responsibility to eliminate accidents, injuries & hazards always

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Knowledge/understanding of Manufacturing Printing Environment including Flexographic, Screen Printing and other equipment

  • Ability to be flexible in finding solutions in changing environment preferred

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Ability to motivate Associates preferred

  • Troubleshooting abilities

  • Ability to follow/give written & verbal instructions/directions

  • Ability to work independently

  • Ability to read & interpret documents

  • Reasoning Ability - Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations

  • Ability to work overtime when needed

  • Good communication skills

Education, Knowledge and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent experience preferred

  • Material picking & packing experience preferred

EEO Employer – Veterans and IWD are strongly encouraged to apply

Labelmaster is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and we are committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment. It is our intent to comply with our duty to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified employees and applicants as required by law. All requests for accommodations should be made in writing to Jay Hollins by emailing

Pay Transparency Policy Statement - The contractor 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.

Acknowledgements & Consent

American Labelmark Company (ALC) will not consider your application for employment unless you read and sign the following. I acknowledge that any employment offer is:

Solely for at-will employment and I understand that this means that either ALC or I may terminate my employment at any time for any or for no reason. This understanding cannot be altered by anyone unless it is in writing and signed by the President of ALC; and

Conditional on the satisfactory result of any drug and/or alcohol, medical examinations, other tests, educational requirements, educational verification, criminal and/or credit record check, satisfactory references and/or background check that ALC may require. I agree to sign and execute the following form included with this application packet: Consent to Drug and Alcohol Testing.

I affirm that the information I have provided in seeking employment with ALC (including this application form and any accompanying documents such as my resume) is correct and that any false or misleading information, including omissions may result in my not being hired or, if already hired, in my dismissal.

I have no obligation to any former employer or to any other person that would prevent me from fully performing my duties to American Labelmark Company(ALC). I am not subject to any outstanding agreement or restrictive covenant inconsistent with the terms of ALC employment. Should I fail to disclose the existence of a third party obligation, whether enforceable or not, for cause.

I authorize investigation and verification of the information I provide in this and other documents relating to my application for employment. I authorize, now and in the future, all persons, companies, schools, former employers, credit bureaus and law enforcement agencies to provide ALC with information about me and I release each of the above from any liability for doing so now and in the future. I also authorize ALC, now and in the future, to provide information about me to conduct the investigation and verification process. I understand the public websites may be reviewed to gather information for this application and I release ALC from any liability for doingso.

If I am hired, I will completely read and remain familiar with ALC's Employee Handbook and other policies as issued or amended. Please direct any questions to Human Resources at 800-358-6200 x2300

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