Plastic Injection Molding Shift Supervisor — 2nd Shift Molding

Summary of Functions:

Responsible for planning, organizing, work direction, staff, training, continuous improvement and meeting all relevant key metrics for the department.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize and direct staff to produce the required quality and quantity of products on all shifts
  • Work with the schedule and prioritize jobs to adhere to due dates
  • Maintain a clean, organized, uncluttered work area
  • Provide work direction to production team members (Operators, Quality Inspectors, Technicians, etc.) and hold accountable for performance
  • Assure all personnel are properly trained for tasks assigned and training documentation is completed and maintained
  • Perform all IQMS functions related to production and have a thorough understanding of the transactions. (Material flow, tracking, and movement, scanning, reports, data accuracy, reporting, monitoring, recognizing incorrect data, etc.…).
  • Maintain production system error free (IQMS and documentation)
  • Use Data to analyze and solve problems in the areas of production issues and material issues
  • Communicate and coordinate with all shifts and departments for smooth work transfer
  • Responsible for production performance and meeting established key performance indicators
  • Responsible for operating within established budget
  • Initiate improvement projects that are in-line with company objectives and document progress
  • Provide regular performance feedback and relevant communication to staff
  • Ensure ISO, FDA, and GMPs are followed
  • Work with Engineering to establish standardized processes with current and new jobs
  • Ability to perform quality checks when needed
  • Perform any other related duties as requested to ensure mini-company meets deadlines (load hoppers, schedule Operators, etc.)

Organizational Relationships:

Directly reports to the Production Manager-Molding. Will work with all other departments and will have some customer interaction.

Experience and/or Educational Requirements:

  • College degree and/or industry certifications or equivalent experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work well with people (team player) and processes
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • May require flexible hours from time to time (possible overtime and weekends) to assure production schedules are met and off shifts are properly supported
  • Good understanding of ISO, FDA, OSHA/MIOSHA regulations and GMPs
  • Good understanding of ERP systems, preferably IQMS
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Must have strong analytical skills
  • Medical manufacturing experience a plus

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to work and perform what would be considered standard practices for this type of position in the industry.