Very successful company with multiple manufacturing locations has a Shift Manager position. Experience in plastic injection molding is preferred, but not required.
Builds and maintains a strong team by promoting core values and exhibiting rules of leadership.
Establishes a safety first culture within their team.
Practices and mentors OED initiatives.
Becomes a change agent to improve both the performance and culture onsite.
Responsible for coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees as well as initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
Initiates and fosters a spirit of cooperation on the production floor between all departments.
Maintains staff by orienting, training, and mentoring employees in addition to managing their personal and professional growth.
Accomplishes production results by effectively communicating job expectations, planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
Maintains work flow by monitoring each step of the process; setting, starting and processing molds; monitoring personnel and resources; studying and improving methods; investigating and implementing time and cost reductions; researching and developing reporting procedures; etc.
Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; meeting or exceeding KPI’s; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries.
Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
Ensures proper operation of equipment by monitoring, evaluating, and repairing equipment as needed; evaluates all new equipment, processes, and techniques.
Solves problems based on data and facts. Makes informed decisions accordingly.
Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the proper use of all equipment and resources maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.
Asserts themselves thoroughly in order to establish accountability across all job functions.
Resolves personnel problems by investigating issues in a timely manner, identifying potential solutions, and recommending action accordingly.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices.
Ability to cover other shifts on short notice – including days, nights, and weekends for other management vacations and other time off.
Willingness to lead and/or participate in meetings and projects as necessary – on or off shift.
Ability to travel on short notice on behalf of the company as necessary.
Ability to cover for the Molding Room Manager as needed.
Minimum of five years in professional management roles – preferably in plastics manufacturing.
Advanced skills in reading, writing, and math.
High School diploma mandatory; college degree preferred.
Advanced computer skills.
Ability to effectively perform root cause analysis.