Molding Department Manager - Consumer Products Division

Erie, PA 16506 | Injection Molding

Post Date: 12/26/2017 Job ID: 519 Industry: Molding/Manufacturing/Shift Supervisor, Operations Pay Rate: commensurate

Job Title:         Department Manager

Department:    Molding

Reports To:     Division Manager

Prepared By:   HR Department



Directs and coordinates activities of molding department in manufacturing products by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.



include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


Reviews production orders or schedules to plan department operations based on product data such as types, quantities, and specifications of products and scheduled delivery dates.


Plans production operations by establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing products.   Connects shift meetings with staff.


Prepares operational schedules and coordinates manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meet specifications.


Reviews production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.


Assures machines and equipment meet specific operational performance and optimum utilization.


Evaluate tooling issues with the tool room manager and prioritize repairs.


Develops or revises standard operating procedures and working practices and assures workers are in compliance with standards.


Resolves worker grievances or submits unsettled grievances to Division Manager and then Human Resources Director for further investigation and best known solution.


Coordinate with shift supervisors completion of performance reviews for all molding department employees.

Attend various types of manufacturing meetings.



Directly oversee Molding Department supervisors, technicians and indirectly all shift employees.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

be detail oriented

· possess strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills

· ability to work well with others

· able to travel

· possess good time management skills

· able to take on multiple tasks at one time and see through to completion

· be self directed and self motivated

· excellent leadership skills

· effective problem solving techniques

· participate as a team player



Bachelor' s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or equivalent combination of education and experience.



· 7-10 years experience in related field.

· Plastics and product background.

· Computer literacy.

· Management Interaction training/education/experience.

· SPC training.

· Continuous education in related field.

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