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Job Summary

ProTech 2, Inc
Kalamazoo, MI
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
7+ to 10 Years
Education Level
Bachelor's Degree
Career Level
Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
85,000.00 - 108,000.00 $ /year
solid benefits package, opportunity for professional growth, and a solid relocation package
Job Reference Code
Contact Information
Ann Johnson
ProTech 2, Inc
855 Caler Rd
Brasstown, NC 28902
Phone:  828-835-8464
Fax:  888-389-3102


About the Job

3025, VALUE STREAM MANAGER  / MANUFACTURING MANAGER:  MI location, within 30 miles of Kalamazoo.  Looking for stable employment in an unstable economic environment?  Interested in a company that is a leader in manufacturing plastic sheet extrusion and thermoforming?   Our client is seeking a Production Manager with 8+ years experience in plastic light gauge extrusion and thermoforming and has managed 150+ employees in a fast paced production environment.  



  • You will be responsible for managing the manufacturing operation in as efficient a manor as possible consistent with meeting or exceeding the customer’s expectations and the financial goals of the management.  
  • You will be responsible for a staff of professional and hourly employees in a 24/7 operation.  
  • Your ability to advance the company’s “open door” policy and be a visible champion for the company are welcome traits. 
  • Daily duties would include management of all production operations, training and directions to staff, some project work, budgets, and man-load requirements.  
  • You will also provide ongoing leadership; provide direction daily on production schedules, unscheduled downtime and the efficient utilization of resources, including manpower.   


  • To qualify for this stepping stone position (possible Plant Manager in 2-3 years), you must have a 4 year degree and solid experience in light gauge sheet extrusion and thermoforming.  
  • Individuals with a strong Six Sigma, Lean manufacturing and/or Continuous Improvement background are highly sought after. 
  • You also must be motivated and ready for future career advancement.  I

n addition to a solid benefits package, opportunity for professional growth, and a solid relocation package, our customer offers an annual salary range of $85,000 - $108,000.  The ability to work in the United States without sponsorship is required.

ProTech, Inc. specializes in the recruitment of technical, engineering, manufacturing and management personnel for the plastics industry (medical, consumer goods, packaging, automotive, building products, and more).  We have nation-wide clients who seek top plastic professionals with experience in thermoforming, injection molding, blow molding, blown film, or extrusion processes.  We sincerely appreciate your giving us the opportunity of working with you on your career search.  Please visit our website, www.plasticsgal.com, to view all of our current openings.


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