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Production Supervisor

Potterville, MI 48876

Posted: 06/15/2022 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Light Industrial Job Number: 42717

Job Description

Our world Class Manufacturing Client, located in Potterville, Mi. Has an immediate Direct Hire opening for a 1st shift Production Supervisor.   This is an employee Owned company with a great culture.   Staring wages at $19/hr with great benefits and growth potential.
Supervises production activities on assigned shift, including monitoring production in process, injection molding process, machines and equipment and supervising production personnel, including Team Leader, Material Handler, Team Members and Final Auditor.   Responsible for assuring that plastic molded product and assemblies meet the customer requirements in accordance with the job blue book and visual master. 
Maintains professionalism in all communication, follows the company rules, adheres to safety policies and participates in continual improvement process.

Job functions:
1. Performs daily activities related to production, including mold and color changes, machine startup and shutdown.   Uses computerized Mattec system / white board to determine schedule needs. Assists in maintaining production equipment, including injection molding machine (IMM) and secondary and auxiliary equipment, such as molds, dryers, blenders, assembling and test equipment, grinders, etc.   Performs minor repair, as needed.   Completing work orders for maintenance department.

2. Maintains production part quality using job book and visual masters.   Performs troubleshooting to correct issues that arise during shift. 

3. Supervises production team.   Directs and assists Team Leader, Material Handler, Final Audit and Team Members in their daily activities.   Monitors production personnel and all activities throughout the shift. 

Facilitates daily shift meeting, reviews posted quality alerts and safety watches with shift.   Participates in quality briefing with quality department weekly, monthly required training.   Conducts performance reviews for production shift personnel, disciplinary action.   Enforces work rules, safety requirements.   Documentation, daily paperwork. Basic housekeeping, follows first in, first out (FIFO).
Knowledge and Experience
Basic knowledge of the injection molding machine (IMM) and molding process. Basic understanding of the different types and grades of raw plastic resins used, colorants and other additives. Leadership essentials.   Understands the characteristics of the molded part.   Basic understanding of the quality management system, company quality policy and key quality objectives.   Knows and understands the process of handling non conforming or suspect product. 
Injection molding machines (IMM) and molds, secondary and auxiliary equipment (Dryers, blenders, grinders, etc) Computer, Mattec system, color spectrophotometer, testing equipment, Hand tools, assembly fixtures, cooling/holding fixtures, pallet jack, HILO, carts, tape gun, torch, crane, steel toe shoes, ladders. 

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