Electrical Engineering Manager in Wheeling, IL at Reynolds Consumer Products

Date Posted: 11/20/2020

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Job Title: Electrical Engineering Manager 

City: Wheeling / State: Illinois                                                   

Job Description

Job Description and Responsibilities

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? Then we have an opportunity for you! We currently have an opportunity for an Electrical Engineering Manager to join our team at our manufacturing facility in Wheeling, IL.

Your Role:

  • 5 years’ Experience with PLC’s and Machine Controls is required. This candidate will be hands on with programming and troubleshooting all plant Electrical controls and equipment.
  • Develop Lean manufacturing processes that will maximize performance, safety, quality, and productivity.
  • Assist production departments to achieve stated objectives.
  • Manage engineering operations, daily, including training and assigning personnel engaged in the implementation of continuous improvements in manufacturing processes.
  • Improve and innovate manufacturing methods, layouts, workplace, and equipment – apply a Lean/Six Sigma manufacturing mindset.
  • Oversight of facility modification activities. Understand and act accordingly with respect to utilities needs / changes, equipment installation and moves and management of contractors when appropriate. Maintain schedules and consistent communication of progress and challenges to the timeline and budget.
  • Lead layout activities and incorporate lean principles to reflect cell / value stream and even office effectiveness and waste elimination. Work with Lean Leader to optimize and drive consensus.
  • Assists with planning and cost estimates for annual and longer term capital budgets.
  • Manage maintenance labor, maintenance parts, and facilities budgets within specified levels.
  • Provide training and certification support to all maintenance personnel to improve job performance and safety performance.
  • Lead or participate in cost improvement efforts.
  • Lead, coach, and influence all direct and indirect employees affiliated with the Department.
  • Establishes, promotes and maintains safety standards, utilizing employee meetings, safety committee and effective trainin

Preferred Skills

  • Bi-lingual
  • Prior SAP experience
  • Prior experience in a metal or packaging manufacturing environment
  • Union experience.

You will love it here if…

  • You are committed to operational excellence and keeping others safe in the workplace
  • You are not only a team-player but you bring the team together
  • You are analytic and enjoy a challenge
  • You pay great attention to details and are well organized


We need you to have:

BA/BS degree in Engineering or related field

  • 5+ years of related professional and progressive manufacturing maintenance experience.
  • 2+ years prior technical team management experience combined with a proven track record of developing, coaching and mentoring a diverse workforce

Icing on the cake:

  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • Proficient in SAP.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills and the ability to communicate and influence at all levels within the organization.
  • Self-directed with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple accountabilities and multiple internal customers.
  • Strong analytical skills as well as organizational skills with strong attention to detail.
  • A commitment to excellence and continuous improvement with experience in various Continuous Improvement Processes and initiatives (i.e. 5S, Value Stream, Six Sigma, TPM)
  • Solid project management capabilities with the ability to organize and manage multiple projects simultaneously from origin through execution.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule during key business deadlines.
  • Must be team oriented with the ability to work on high collaboration and performance teams 

Want to know more? Check out our website or connect with us on LinkedIn!

Apply today to join a fast-growing innovative company!

            Not a good fit but know someone who is? Please refer them!

  Local candidates only, no relocation assistance available



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 Recruitment@ReynoldsBrands.com.

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: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

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 Recruitment@ReynoldsBrands.com.

No recruiter calls or emails please.