Richmond, United States of America

60K to 65K 

**Schedule: 4 on 3 off, 3 on 4 off

We are looking for someone who 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.


  • 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


  • 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
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