Process Supervisor

NE Missouri

About our Client

Exciting opportunity with this 90+ year established, high-tech, independent & employee-owned medical OEM with manufacturing and distribution centers around the globe. This is a highly automated facility with 30 molding presses (85-400) ton, RJG on every press, and 80% of their molds utilized pressure transducers.

Summary & Responsibilities

The Process Supervisor will support Operations and work closely with Global Engineering. You will primarily be responsible for leading production teams (60%), yet will be heavily involved in process development, equipment maintenance, and providing technical expertise in injection molding and related technologies (40%).  Additional responsibilities include team formation and continuation/development of the Company’s Production System elements and the development and improvement of molding processes.     
  • Supervise production teams to meet daily operational metrics
  • Lead teams or individuals, using direct or indirect influence techniques, to support production needs
  • Pursue the use of the Company’s Production System and lead teams on the continuous improvement journey
  • Employ change management tools to ensure a smooth transition when new techniques are introduced
  • Mentor others by providing guidance, direction, or other (technical) expertise
  • Employ structured problem solving competencies to deliver business results
  • Monitors part quality according to standards
  • Troubleshoot and assist with maintenance or technical issues
  • Complete process development and testing through the use of a systematic approach
  • Startup of injection molding machines and maintain established molding processes and parameters including all required documentation
  • Verify proper machine/robot set up and operation of auxiliary equipment
  • Monitor project progress to anticipate problems and develop solutions before they become critical, and use clearly understood metrics to report progress to management

Requirements

  • 2+ years of supervision experience in manufacturing (injection molding preferred)
  • Familiarity with scientific molding principles
  • Hands-on experience/knowledge in mold making (PLUS)
  • Medical device manufacturing experience (PLUS)
  • FDA, ISO experience
  • Continuous Improvement or Lean Manufacturing experience desired