Digital Manufacturing Transformation Manager in Lake Forest, IL at Reynolds Consumer Products

Date Posted: 10/4/2019

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Job Title: Digital Manufacturing Transformation Manager 

City: Lake Forest / State: Illinois                                                   

Job Description

Join Reynolds Consumer Products… a world of opportunities! At Reynolds Consumer Products we are passionate about achieving results and have fun winning as a team! We provide amazing job opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, dynamic, fast-paced, and fun workplace environment. Are you looking to build a strong career and make a positive impact? Then we have an opportunity for you! We are searching for a Digital Manufacturing Transformation Manager to join our team located at our headquarters in Lake Forest, IL.

Your Role:

As a Digital Manufacturing Transformation Manager, you will be responsible for digital manufacturing innovation, implementation, and optimization across the Presto Business Unit.  Working through individual plants, you will act as transformation manager for all Presto digital manufacturing initiatives.

In this role you will:

  • Work with Presto leadership to turn business needs into Digital Manufacturing/IoT related projects

  • Work with the Presto plants to understand their needs and priorities related to Digital

  • Manufacturing/IOT and understand their level of readiness for implementation.  Help all plants identify gaps and action plans to improve readiness

  • Develop the business case and justification for Digital Manufacturing/IoT projects

  • Coordinate with IT, engineering and other internal and outside resources necessary to help Presto with Digital Manufacturing/IoT projects

  • Develop Standards to ensure consistent application of systems and tools developed

  • Represent Presto in all RCP level Digital Manufacturing/IoT related activities

  • Work with appropriate internal and external resources to develop tracking systems and reporting to demonstrate success level of all IoT projects

  • Define equipment settings and parameters for optimum performance and identify improvement opportunities to establish capable processes.  Work with all Presto plants to drive implementation of these advancements

  • Apply and teach principles to facilitate improvements.  Responsible for the development, scheduling and execution of training outlines to realize improvements and assure safe machine operation, while meeting all quality standards

  • Support the advanced manufacturing philosophy embodied in Digital Manufacturing/IoT, including use of tools such as Lean and Six Sigma

  • Initiate and install sensors and other digital manufacturing systems where identified, to deliver improved decision making capability for plant and corporate leadership teams and shop floor level associates

  • Lead projects for process optimization, productivity, quality, waste minimization, cost and variation reduction.

  • Use trials, DOE and other techniques to support process improvement activities

  • Stay current on the latest technology in blown film, automation, plc, support equipment, etc… to best drive implementation of DM/IoT systems in all plants

  • Manage specific projects to completion and work through plant resources on other projects

  • Recommend and justify new capital equipment

You will love it here if…

  • You are not only a team player but you bring the team together
  • You are analytic and pay great attention to details
  • You are a forward-thinker
  • You are able recognize the skills of others and see their value

We need you to have:

  • 5+ years of plant leadership experience in a technical/ functional role.
  • Experience in leading transformational initiatives in manufacturing and driving organizational change.
  • Experience with manufacturing data, its effective use to extract critical information to make decisions and focus actions that drive improvement.
  • Ability to travel up to 70%.

Icing on the cake:

  • Previous Understanding of IoT platforms and asset connectivity


For applicants or employees who are disabled, or require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, you may request assistance by calling us at (847)482-3550 or email

No recruiter calls or emails please.



Reynolds Consumer Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer EEO AA M/F/Vet/Disability.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Reynolds Consumer Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is The Law Poster:

The Pay Transparency Policy Statement can be found on this link:

The poster and the supplement can be found on this link.

For applicants or employees who are disabled, or require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, you may request assistance by calling us at (847)482-3550 or email

No recruiter calls or emails please.