• Production Superintendent

    Job Locations US-NC-Asheboro
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/16/2018 11:19 AM)
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  • Overview

    Responsible for the overall direction and coordination of production activities of the injection molding department.  Must achieve production and fiscal objectives; including plant safety, customer relations, continuous improvement, problem resolution, and manpower development.


    • Directs implementation and execution of manufacturing policies and practices throughout the manufacturing operation
    • Manages Front Line Leaders and Process Engineer
    • Manages daily operations and troubleshooting
    • Ensures that duties, responsibilities, authority and accountability of all direct subordinates are defined, met and understood.
    • Trains subordinates, as necessary, assists with orientation and on the job training for subordinates
    • Over sees operations budget to ensure compliance with organizational expenditure requirements and capital needs
    • Provides leadership in continual improvement efforts
    • Acts as a positive liaison with Company associates
    • Recommends enhancement and placement of plant equipment and facilities
    • Reviews and analyzes production, scrap and operational reports to determine causes of nonconformity to product specifications and operation and/or production problems, to meet or exceed quoted expectations
    • Develops and implements operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and improve product quality
    • Works with scheduling to allow for planned maintenance and labor activities
    • Production reporting accuracy
    • Meet production and delivery schedules
    • Other duties as assigned by management


    Decision Making Authority

    • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws
    • Responsibilities include training, planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining; addressing complaints and resolving problems within production
    • Plans, organizes, and controls all activities of the plant. Participates in developing plant goals, objectives, and systems.


    Required Competencies, Skills and Experience

    • A record of continuous improvement of business procedures and process flows in accordance with TPS principles
    • A desire to strive toward developing self-directed work teams
    • Experience in strategic planning and a proven track record in leading multiple disciplines
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills


    Education and Job Experience Requirements

    Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) from four-year College is preferred; however, Associates Degree with at least five years’ experience within an injection molding facility or medical device facility or in a Technical position would also qualify. 


    Work Environment and Physical Demands

    • The position requires the ability to work in non-climate controlled plant areas and climate controlled office areas.
    • This position is exposed to noisy plant areas, and forklift traffic.
    • This position requires the ability to walk on concrete floors, lift up to 30 pounds, perform repetitive keystrokes on a continual basis, and occasionally bend, kneel, twist, and reach.


    The work environment and physical demands detailed above are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


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