Supervisor Manufacturing

Richmond, United States of America

Job location: 300 Industrial Parkway, Richmond, IN 47374

Work week: Rotating schedule - will work every other weekend.

Salaried: $55,000 - $65,000

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability, FSA, HSA, 401k with 50% match up to 6%, vacation, PTO, and national holidays

Education / Certifications:  H.S. Diploma or GED required

Required Experience: 

  • Previous supervisory experience within a manufacturing setting

Preferred Experience: 

  • Associates degree in Manufacturing or related field preferred
  • Previous plastics or extrusion experience. 
  • Previous supervisor/team lead experience

Job Summary: Supervises, coordinates, plans operations and problem solving so that the department meets its required level of production activities of workers engaged in operating variety of machines to manufacture products.

Job Duties:

  • Analyzes work orders to estimate worker hours and create machining schedules that meet both internal and external needs
  • Computes amounts of stock and supplies required for operations, based on production schedules, and requisitions materials from storage area
  • Interprets specifications, blueprints, and job orders to workers, and assigns duties
  • Plans flow of materials through department and develops physical layout of machines according to work orders
  • Interfaces with others in the organization to ensure customer deadlines are met
  • Inspects and measures parts and products to verify conformance to specifications
  • Directs workers in adjusting machines and equipment to repair products which fail to meet standards
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules
  • Develops, recommends, and implements measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems
  • Maintains time and production records
  • Develops capital equipment justifications for machine tools and process technology to improve quality, cost, and cycle times
  • Estimates, requisitions, and inspects materials
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in Manufacturing or related field preferred and at least three years of experience in a supervisory role in a manufacturing environment; and at least five years in a plastics or extrusion environment
  • Must have organizational skills with an ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, exceptional attention to detail and good follow-up skills
  • Must possess good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner with employees and vendors
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Proficient in Excel and Word
  • Willingness to work as team member or independently
  • Must be dedicated to continuous improvement


Supervisor Manufacturing

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