• 15-Jul-2017 to 28-Feb-2018 (EST)
  • IL, USA
  • Full Time

Founded in 1925, MacLean-Fogg is a worldwide enterprise currently operating 40 global manufacturing facilities across 5 continents with annual sales in excess of one billion (USD) and a workforce of over 4,000 people. MacLean-Fogg is a privately held enterprise headquartered in Mundelein, IL USA and is comprised of two primary businesses, MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions and MacLean Power Systems. MacLean-Fogg Component Solutions (MFCS) is a leading manufacturer of fastener components, engineered components and engineered plastics for automotive, heavy truck, and other diverse industries. MacLean Power Systems (MPS) is a leading manufacturer of products for electric utility, telecommunications and civil markets.  


Are you willing to take calculated risks and solve problems based on strategic analysis and logic?  If so, we invite you to consider our Manufacturing Management Program. Our Manufacturing Management Program is a rotational, two year program designed to develop future MacLean-Fogg leaders. The program allows for high potential new college graduates to make a measurable impact early in their career.


MacLean-Fogg Company's Manufacturing Management Program is specifically designed to give the critical skills and industry experience needed to succeed in a fast-paced environment.  Assignments take place in plant, technical and/or corporate environments allowing the employee in the program to receive critical leadership skills and establish a professional network needed to support career growth.  Upon completion of each rotation, the employee is exposed to a broad range of company settings providing the knowledge needed to make informed decisions.

Below are examples of the types of roles your new assignment will provide if you are selected:

  • Gain an understanding of the four main process elements: plan, source, make and deliver
  • Build applicable process and develop plans, specifications and enhancements that will support the achievement of the business goals
  • Prioritize and determine feasibility of alternative solutions to current supply chain processes and inventory strategies
  • Make sourcing decisions and implement cost reductions related to the purchase of raw materials
  • Establishing inventory targets
  • Product Line TI (flow work and planning)
  • Development of sourcing strategies including documenting the strategies
  • Monitor key performance of indicators and analzye performance data to increase effectiveness of the supply chain initiative
  • Participate in targeted off-site training sessions (i.e. Lean Basic, Lean Professional, Safety Basic) developed and facilitated by MacLean-Fogg specialists
  • Participate in general business training from expert professionals
  • Interact formally and informally with Sr. Management
  • Benefit from mentoring and hands-on coaching 


The candidate criteria for our Manufacturing Management Program is as follows:

  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain, purchasing, business or related field or equivalent required
  • GPA greater than 3.0
  • Current Class Level: Senior or Graduate
  • Less than 18 months of post-graduation work experience
  • Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven track record of accomplishments both inside and outside of the educational setting
  • Ability to establish and manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Experience in a leadership role; guiding and directing a team towards a common goal
  • Transcripts are required
  • Strong interest and commitment to a career in manufacturing
  • Geographic mobility as our rotation locations vary.  For a list of our locations, please visit our locations page.

EOE – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran




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