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compensation: $57,000 to $65,000
employment type: full-time

Looking for a dynamic, results driven individual to join this growing International Plastics Injection Molding company in Washtenaw County.

Great Culture with direct communications with the executive team and an opportunity to make a difference.

The Shift Supervisor is responsible for ensuring the shifts meet cost, quality and through put standards. This is achieved by providing leadership, guidance and coaching to all shift personnel. Must be able to work some weekends and various shifts.

Must have experience with plastic injection molding industry.


•Work in a safe manner and follow all safety policies and procedures.
•Follow all processes and make recommendation for improvement.
•Review operation process to ensure continuous cost improvement.
•Oversee the setup and operation of injection molding equipment.
•Oversee the setup and operation of auxiliary equipment commonly used in injection molding (i.e. robot pickers, water heaters, conveyors, separators, water chilling systems, bulk resin dispensing equipment, hopper dryers, etc.).
•Interact with other positions (process engineer, material handler, operator, etc.) to ensure the efficient use of people during the manufacturing process.
•Lean Manufacturing. 5S and Workplace organization (standardized work centers) process.
•Schedule attainment by achieving production schedule.
•Manage labor and hours worked (Flex labor as needed per what is actually happening on the mfg floor)
•Provide support and direction to production, Press Operators, and other production shift employees.
•Print the work order and review for assembly secondary operations.
•Verify all employees are following established processes and procedures in compliance with the established Environmental and Quality Management Systems.
•Review Quality with Operator including quality alerts, job specific training, packaging requirements, cycle time standards, and any other job specific training requirements.
•Ensure operator has all required tools and safety equipment to run job.
•Provide daily production reporting and be able to communicate any issues impacting cost, quality or output.
•Assume the active leadership role in the area of safety in the workplace and use these principals to ensure that the work force is operating in a safe productive manner and give pertinent recommendations related to the appropriate areas.
•Identify, troubleshoot, record and correct setup documentation, equipment problems, environmental and safety concerns, and nonconforming material.
•Ensure the maintenance of the production area to ensure the plant is being run in a neat and orderly manner.


•High School Diploma or GED
•3-5 years of supervisory experience in a injection molding plant environment. Demonstrated accuracy in working with numbers (math & basic algebra) procedures and forms.
•Solid working knowledge of injection molding, from raw material to finished goods with a thorough understanding of the effects of heat, pressure, and time on the process and end product.
•Ability to communicate an understanding of mechanical principals (vacuum, pressure, force, temperature, fluid flow, heat transfer, etc. to employees and customers.

This position offers Great Benefits, exposure to operational projects and growth within a strong international company.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, age, protected status or status as an individual with a disability. All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of a disability.

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post id: 6846007639



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