Injection Molding Production Supervisor – Des Moines, IA


A very successful, growth oriented plastics injection molding company, serving a wide variety of end markets including medical, automotive, and building products, is searching for a Second Shift Production Supervisor to:

  • Direct and coordinate work activities and obtain resources necessary for production success
  • Provide hands-on leadership and guidance to manufacturing employees
  • Ensure that production delivers product that meets company safety, quality and efficiency requirements
  • Perform personnel administration activities
  • Work with and provide direction to other departments/shifts to solve problems within the manufacturing environment in support of the production scheduling effort
  • Ensure production areas maintain accurate inventory and reject counts
  • Conduct daily team meetings discussing safety, quality and production metrics, along with general information pertaining to the shift
  • Support Lean and Continuous Improvement initiatives

In addition to a modern work environment and an annual salary in the $50,000 to $55,000 range, the company offers very competitive benefits and relocation assistance.


  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred with at least 5-7 years of injection molding experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, excellent organizational and critical thinking skills
  • Knowledge of ERP systems, Real-time reporting system, such as, production reporting and material control
  • Experience with safety, quality control and Lean principles in a manufacturing environment
  • Must be able to adapt to change and prioritize multiple responsibilities in a fast paced environment

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