Job Details
Smalley LZ - Lake Zurich, IL

About us

Smalley Steel Ring Company is the market leader in the industrial retaining ring and wave/compression spring manufacturing business. Our ingenuity, dedicated associates, engineering expertise, and technical ability are driving our success, holding over 50 years of manufacturing experience supplying the aerospace, automotive, and other industrial markets. We take pride in ourselves, the quality of our innovative products, our focus on continuous improvement, and the service of excellence that we provide to our loyal customers.

Smalley is committed to a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels they belong and all voices are heard. We believe in our associates and the unique perspectives they bring to every challenge, which is why we will empower you to push the boundaries of what is possible. We aim to continuously build upon a culture of innovation, diversity and inclusion with a continued focus on the human in human capital.

What is in it for you?

From Bags Tournaments to Spirit Days to an Annual Walk for Cancer Awareness, we believe in fostering a fun, collaborative, and diverse work environment that supports one another and our communities.

Smalley Values

Teamwork, Integrity, Trust, Respect, Accountability, Empathy, Commitment, Humility, Communication and Quality.

Job Summary

Smalley is currently hiring a 3rd Shift Manufacturing Supervisor to work within our Manufacturing Team. Must have mechanical experience including experience operating high speed and semi-automatic equipment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Supervises a wide range of administrative and support activities to facilitate the efficient operation of the department
  • Assists with scheduling daily workload and assigning work to the team
  • Assists with the planning and implementation of training programs
  • Strives to achieve team and individual specified production targets
  • Leads and assists continuous improvement projects in the department
  • Dedicated to employee safety, product quality, and meeting daily goals

Job Requirements

  • 5 years of experience working in a manufacturing or related environment required
  • 3-5 years of experience working in a leadership role
  • Mechanical experience including: operation of high-speed automatic and semi-automatic equipment required
  • Experience measuring parts with precision instruments including: micrometers, calipers, etc.
  • Lean Manufacturing experience is a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, attention to detail, and decision-making skills
  • Pass required exam of basic math and English
  • Must be authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis


What we offer

Smalley offers a unique opportunity to learn and grow with a company that produces the highest quality retaining rings and wave springs in the world.

Smalley is a fun and exciting place to work, and we easily stand apart from our competition. You will be working in a SAFE, CLEAN, and WORLD CLASS facility. We are constantly on the lookout for motivated individuals who lead by example and inspire others to greatness. The opportunities are endless and the rewards rich for those who believe that job satisfaction and career success begin with a satisfied customer.

Smalley offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including 401(k) savings plan with company match; profit sharing, health, dental, vision. Company paid life insurance, STD and LTD; supplemental life insurance, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, and 10 company paid holidays.

EEO/Affirmative Action

Smalley is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.


To learn more about our company, please visit our website at: www.smalley.com/careers

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/smalley-steel-ring-co

Facebook: www.facebook.com/smalleysteelring

Twitter: twitter.com/ringsandsprings


*Should you need further assistance to apply to any of our job postings or have any general questions, please contact us at 847-719-5900.