Production Manager

NE Mississippi

About our Client

Our client is a Warren Buffet company that, like most of his companies, are a leader in their industry. They are very profitable because of the Employee appreciation culture and investments made to keep them ahead of their competitors.  They offer advancement opportunities, generous benefits including above average 401k contributions.

Summary & Responsibilities

Manage the production staff in the Injection Molding Department; meeting all quality, safety, and scheduled daily expectations. Efficiently run the molding department, ensure on-time delivery to internal and external customers.       
  • Supervise first shift Injection Molding employees and responsible for all shifts in Injection Molding
  • Create daily rotations for employee placement, delegating responsibility based on employee grade level, seniority and preference
  • Work with scheduling to manage mold changes/schedules to ensure delivery dates are met and our internal and external customers are receiving the product they need to ensure continued success
  • Attend daily production meetings to communicate potential issues and discuss current schedule
  • Update expired work instructions, quality documents and mold books
  • Inspect and sign off on all production runs
  • Measure and inspect quality of product being produced (Bill of Material, print key dimensions, and properly calibrated measuring device gauges, calipers, micrometers, etc.)
  • Identify and solve quality issues promptly
  • Spend 75% of time on the floor overseeing operations

Requirements

  • 2-year degree or Technical certification or (5+ years related experience and/or training in lieu of education)
  • Strong injection molding knowledge required
  • Strong understanding of lean manufacturing principles, six sigma, and/or the 80/20 philosophy