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Section Manager - Metamora Fixture Operations - 2nd shift

Date: Jul 4, 2019

Location: Metamora, IL, US, 61548

Company: Hallmark

     reqid: 29895 

The Hallmark Fixture Plant Section Manager will direct the activities of non-exempt employees engaged in performing work related to the production and distribution of retail merchandise displays. The principal responsibility of a Section Manager is to supervise 10-45 employees involved in one or more production and/or distribution operation processes. This includes assigning work to department personnel and verifying that production standards are met. The manager will develop a thorough understanding of the process, to ensure that operations run as efficiently as possible, that cost and safety expectations are met, that execution meets high quality standards, and that focus is put on continually improving the process to exceed customer expectations. The Section Manager is responsible for the counseling, interviewing, training and evaluation of department personnel. In addition, the Section Manager ensures that proper maintenance is performed, good housekeeping practices are maintained, positive employee relations are maintained and safety regulations are followed.


This position is 2nd shift (2:15 p.m. - 10:45 p.m.). This role will be filled at the Section Manager level based on the skills and experiences of the hired candidate. 


To be considered an applicant for this position you must show how you meet the basic qualifications of the job in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields.  Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.  Individual file size attachment limit is 10 MB.


In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.



  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent
  • 2+ years supervising direct reports in an operations environment OR Associates Degree OR pursuing a Bachelor's Degree with a graduation date before August 2019
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)



  • Bachelor’s degree  - preferably in supply chain, engineering, or production operations
  • Ability to lead, coach, and mentor teams
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills - includes  both verbal and written 
  • SAP knowledge and experience
  • Project management experience
  • Adept at seeing opportunities to improve upon the status quo and implementing solutions
  • Familiarity with principles of LEAN

Hallmark believes in enriching the lives of our employees by offering benefit programs to help you:

  • Take care of you and yours: We offer comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits, as well as discounts on elder care, child care, education assistance and adoption assistance.
  • Save for your future: Through profit sharing, you share in the success of Hallmark. We also offer a 4% match on 401(k) contributions.
  • Enjoy your time: Maximize your work-life balance through Paid Time Off (PTO), paid holidays, community volunteer opportunities and discounts on product, entertainment venues, amusement parks and sporting events.
  • And More! 


Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.

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