Essential Job Functions:

  • Function as a first-line supervisor over Injection Mold Technicians.  
  • Monitor and track staffing conditions, work hours and overtime, job rotation, and absenteeism.
  • Understand, execute, and ensure consistent compliance with all company rules, policies, and practices, and take appropriate corrective action when warranted, in accordance with the terms of the Team Member Handbook.
  • Responsible for managing and appraising team member job performance and recommending corrective action.
  • Develop and maintain positive team member relations centered on mutual trust, dignity, respect, fairness, consistency, two-way communication, teamwork, and harmony.
  • Provide direction and motivation to team members emphasizing safety, quality, efficiency, productivity, cost reduction, and morale.
  • Utilize knowledge and skills to maintain the highest level of safety and efficiency for machines, tools, equipment, etc. possible.  
  • Lead continuous improvement activity for assigned area.
  • Collect, record, and analyze information while maintaining documentation regarding the activities in the assigned area as defined by company policy, procedure, or practice.
  • Communicate frequently with internal contacts on various issues.  

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:

Education: 

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required. 
  • Associate’s degree in Business, Manufacturing, Maintenance, Industrial Technology, or related field required; or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.  Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Skilled Trades journeymen status or certification from trade school, technical college, or apprenticeship preferred.

Experience:

  • Minimum three (3) years of relevant injection mold experience required.
  • Minimum two (2) years of leadership or supervisory experience required.
  • Automotive industry experience preferred.

Personal/Technical Skills:

  • Must have a good working knowledge of industrial technology.
  • Ability to effectively facilitate problem solving and resolution.
  • Active listener with effective leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organization, time management, and planning skills and ability to manage multiple tasks with tight deadlines.

Travel:  Minimal