Production Manager - Bus Line

Place: Joliet


Job Description

Innovative manufacturer of zero-emission vehicles
Leader in transportation electrification in North America
It’s us!
Every day, in our own way, we help improve our environment and our society.

Come build the future with us!

Why you should join our team

  • You’ll work in an exciting and constantly evolving work environment (you won’t get bored with us)!
  • We totally understand. Your family and your health come first!
  • Your hours are flexible, and we trust you!
  • We are really opened to having employees working remotely – we know it works!
  • We offer (rock-solid) insurance coverage, and a great employee assistance program!
  • At Lion, your career potential is limitless!

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Production Manager – Bus Line will be responsible for ensuring the bus line's smooth operation with their teams, as well as optimizing them.

As part of your daily work, you would have to:

  • Oversee strategic management of production and resource planning based on production needs.
  • Maintain professional, effective communication with senior management.
  • Build and implement tools and processes for continuous operations improvement and optimization.
  • Coach, train and motivate the supervisors team to achieve the company's objectives.
  • Support the team's professional development by providing the necessary support and tools.
  • Manage production and manufacturing schedules.
  • Manage production budgets according to profitability objectives.
  • Ensure compliance with company procedures and policies to meet quality standards.
  • Promote and maintain health and safety in the workplace and a risk-free work environment.
  • Carry out tasks according to the company's vision, policies and code of ethics.
  • Lead the performance management process using KPIs.
  • Maintain quality relationships with internal partners.
  • Manage and track the department's budget, while optimizing costs.
  • Apply and comply with safety rules at all times.
  • Apply and comply with company policies and quality systems.

If you read our description this far, it means you’re interested! Read on…

What you need to succeed in this position:


  • ERP system expert
  • MS Office Suite expert


  • Find solutions and apply them
  • Prioritization
  • Works well under pressure
  • Effective communicator
  • Can manage different work teams
  • Can mobilize work teams

Aptitudes and Approaches

  • Creative
  • Innovative
  • Leadership
  • Go-getter
  • Excellent judgement

Studies and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Operations Management or other relevant training
  • 7 to 10 years' experience in a similar position

We can’t wait to talk with you!

Job Benefits

  • Flexible work schedule
  • Group insurance coverage
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Recognition of years of service
  • Access to professional development
  • Competitive salaries
  • Exceptional work environment

Where did you hear about Lion?