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Injection Molding Production Manager – Maple Grove, MN
A captive Injection and Extrusion Molding Company is seeking a qualified individual to be the Injection Molding Production Manager The company needs an individual that can make a difference in the progressive, privatively owned company.
Production Manager Responsibilities
  • Leading the entire  facility molding operation running four ten hour days.
  • Training Production Supervisors, Process Engineers, etc..
  • Scheduling production.
  • Upgrading and improving operations through implementation of Management Resources Planning (MRP) system.
  • Evaluating and troubleshoot the molding process to correct molding problems and/or to test new molds.
  • Championing lean manufacturing, preparing materials, and equipment to operate within the manufactures recommendations and specifications.
  • Coordinating multiple departments and priorities to meet or exceed customer expectations.
Production Manager Position Requirements
  • Must have a High School Diploma plus a Technical Degree or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of five years of Injection Molding experience.
  • A minimum of 10 years of Management/Supervision experience.
  • Production scheduling experience.
  • Knowledge of Management Resource Planning System (MRP).
  • Hands on problem solving skills, excellent communication, exceptional project/time management and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint.

In addition to an annual salary in the $80,000 to $120,000 range, the company offers; Company paid Healthcare premium, a 401(k) with 4% matching, relocation assistance, and Dental, Vision, and Life supplemental insurance.

Laboratory Manager – Conyers, Georgia

A leading manufacturer of quality printing inks, coatings, and plastic colorants is looking for a Laboratory Manager.  The Laboratory Manager must have experience with color concentrate and/or compound, pigments, resins, additives, and processes. The ideal candidate is looking to build a career and grow.  Experience is necessary, a strong work ethic is essential.

Laboratory Manager Position Requirements

  • Ability to lead the development, processing, and testing color concentrates and/or compounded pigments resins and additives.
  • Ability to lead a development and testing laboratory with up to fifteen direct reports.
  • Knowledgeable of Masterbatch – Pellets (LEM, LPM), Pigment Dispersions – Powder (AGD, LED, LWF), and Colored Compound – Pellets
  • Ability to work closely with closely with and support plant operations management
Experience/Education Requirements
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience working with color concentrates and compounded pellets.
  • A four year technical degree in Chemical Engineering or a related field.
  • A minimum of three years of experience as a laboratory supervisor or manager

In addition to an annual salary in the $90,000 to $110,000 range, the company offers competitive benefits.

Plant Manager – Idaho Falls, Idaho

A company that supplies flexible packaging for fresh produce, frozen foods, and lawn and garden products wants to hire a Plant Manager. The Plant Manager will lead a diverse flexographic printing, lamination, and converting operation.   The Plant Manager is responsible for oversight, direction, and facilitation of all aspects of safety, customer quality, production operations, and personnel activities to achieve overall corporate business objectives.

PLANT MANAGER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Establish clear safety expectations for entire production team to encourage a proactive safety culture
  • Work with customers to understand and fulfill or exceed customer product requirements.
  • Develop and implement processes and procedures to continually improve quality and eliminate customer complaints
  • Support the sales team through technical expertise, timely order delivery, and inquiry response
  • Establish departmental production standards that align with company performance expectations
  • Implementation of cost-saving continuous improvement initiatives to reduce waste
  • Improve production efficiencies through time studies, Kaizen initiatives, Six Sigma, etc.
  • Collaboration with finance team to establish plant budgets, and manage costs and production activity to meet or exceed the budget
  • Perform Job variance analysis using ERP system reporting and income statement summary

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and/or experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of manufacturing leadership with progressive responsibility
  • Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook, and ERP systems experience
  • Familiarity with plastic flexographic printing and plastic film
  • Excellent reporting and written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to develop high-performance, collaborative teams

In addition to an annual salary in the $100,000 to 120,000 range, the company offers contribution into HSA account, dental and vision healthcare and a 401(k).

Plastic Processing Manager – Fort Worth, Texas

A plastic injection and profile extrusion company that manufactures door frames and components wants to hire a first shift Manager . The Manager will lead a 10 hour day operation from Monday thru Thursday. The ideal candidate the company would like to hire is someone who can manage the injection molding and extrusion departments but, if a candidate lacks the background in profile extrusion, the company will look consider hiring an injection molding processing supervisor. The company operates large tonnage injection molding presses in the 400 to 1,000 ton range, in addition to, extrusion molding presses.

  • Plastic Processing Manager Requirements
    • Hands on injection mold experience with molding presses up to 1,000 tons
    • Experience with processing parameter set up and mold qualification
    • Rapid changeover experience
    • Main materials are ASA, HIPS, PVC, and Polypropylene
    • Experience with holding tight tolerances on color

Experience/Education Requirements

  • Plastic Injection Molding Supervision and/or Management experience (3 – 5 years minimum) of at least 8 -14 direct reports
  • High School Diploma, two or four year technical degree preferred.
  • Preferred:
    • Experience with plastic extrusion of lineal profiles
    • Automotive experience (Toyota production system, lean, etc.)

In addition to an annual salary in the $75,000 to $85,000 range the company offers a retirement plan, medical, dental, vision, and paid leave time.

Injection Mold Project Leader – Fort Worth, TX

A plastic injection molding company, specializing in tight tolerance connectors for the fiber optic cable industry, is seeking an experienced Injection Mold Project Leader to provide; plastic mold tooling design for manufacturability expertise, determine which molding machine to use with the mold to provide the best product processing, and, through strong customer interfacing skills, ensure manufacturing and customer relations remain a smooth and an efficient process.

Injection Mold Project Leader Responsibilities:

  • Skilled in complex plastic injection molding operations and able to comprehend the multifaceted nature of plastic injection molding manufacturing.
  • Abie to help with the design of plastic molds and modeling to support customers with the development of their products using 3-D Cad Software.
  • Obtain testing sample and first article product approvals from customers.
  • Work with customers and in-house tool designers to determine and develop mold corrections as required.
  • Prioritize test run requests by customers by working with Process Engineers and production.
  • Develop end-of-arm robotic tooling requirements to optimize production needs.
  • Ability to improve plastic injection molding operations and tooling development in the Covid-19 pandemic era.

Injection Mold Project Leader Requirements:

  • A four year engineering degree coupled with experience along with 3-D Cad design experience is required
  • Scientific Injection Molding and or/RJG Master training would be a plus
  • At least 3 years experience in a plastic molding operation is required.

In addition to an annual salary in the $80,000 to $100,000 range, the company offers competitive health care benefits and relocation assistance.

Production Manager – San Diego, CA
A custom Injection Molding Company is seeking a qualified individual to be the hands-on Production Manager. The company needs an individual that can make a difference in the progressive, family-oriented company.
Production Manager Responsibilities Include:
  • Evaluating and troubleshoot the molding process to correct molding problems and/or to test new molds.
  • Championing lean manufacturing, preparing materials and equipment to operate within the manufactures recommendations and specifications.
  • Coordinating multiple departments and priorities to meet customer expectations.
Position Requirements
  • Must have a High School Diploma plus a Technical Degree or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of five years of Injection Molding experience including; 2 years of Management/ Supervision experience.
  • Hands on problem solving skills, excellent communication, exceptional project/time management and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel & PowerPoint.

In addition to an annual salary in the $60,000 to $80,000 range, the company offers competitive benefits.

MANUFACTURING CLEAN-ROOM MANAGER – Southern, NJ

A company that manufactures plastic caps, closures, bottles and other containers and assembles them in a clean-room for the medical industry applications wants to hire a Manufacturing Clean-Room Manager.  The Manufacturing Clean-Room Manager is responsible for approximately 40 associates across four shifts.  The clean-room molding and assembly operations are highly automated and require a manager that has a working knowledge of plastic molding, robotic assembly and packaging in a clean-room environment.

MANUFACTURING CLEAN-ROOM MANAGER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as the expert on the automated robotic assembly and packaging equipment.
  • Lead staff to optimize performance and meet on time product delivery schedules.
  • Track and log maintenance and calibration schedules for molding, assembly and packaging equipment.
  • Ensure required spare parts are available.
  • Ensure daily equipment preventive maintenance and cleaning are performed and documented.
  • Manage and train clean-room employees on company policies/clean room  specific procedures, such as, Quality Management Systems (QMS) and Safety.

MANUFACTURING CLEAN-ROOM MANAGER POSITION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Plastic Engineering or Industrial Engineering is a must.
  • 3+ years of experience in clean-room manufacturing, medical device or plastic molding operations.
  • Experience in Medical device validation.
  • Good technical knowledge of electrical and mechanical equipment, robotics, and HVAC systems.
  • Computer user skills: Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams), and ability to learn other computer software / systems.
  • Strong leadership and relation building skills.
  • Effective communication, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

In addition to an annual salary in the $90,000 to $110,000 range, the company offers competitive healthcare benefits, and relocation assistance.

Plastic Compounding Operations Manager – Corona, CA

A custom compounding facility wants to hire a Operations Manager to oversee manufacturing activities in a three-shift custom compounding facility. The company has been in business for over 40 years compounding: polyolefins, nylons, ABS, TPU, and reinforce plastic resins. The Operations Manger will ensure products are produced to high quality standards, on time and meeting established standards. The Operation Manager must also be able to; utilize their polymer compounding knowledge to improve machine efficiencies, procedures, and training of team members.

Operations Manager Responsibilities:

  • Creating and maintaining a safe working environment.
  • Providing daily “hands on” management of extrusion and secondary operations personnel.
  • Ensuring that all machinery is running at or above budgeted cycle times.
  • Managing, assisting and facilitating changeovers and setups.
  • Managing the material mixers to ensure prioritizing material mixes such that all machinery is ready for product changeovers.
  • Working with the scheduler for proper allocation of resources to start up prioritized job orders.
  • Ensuring that all process log sheets are being filled out correctly by all employees.
  • Performing required inspections, tests and audits and process capability studies as assigned.
  • Inspecting the work of the production crew to ensure that product specifications are adhered.
  • Training shift personnel on full scope of job functions and established procedures.
  • Implementing the instructions of the VP of Operations regarding Quality, Safety, ISO, and Productivity issues.
  • Ensuring compliance with all company policies.
  • Developing daily/ weekly manpower and material requirements for manufacturing and scheduling personnel to meet or beat company labor goals.

Position Requirements:

  • Extensive experience leading plastic extrusion and pulverizing processes and operating related machinery.
  • Proven track record of managing, achieving goals, and maximizing results in a 3-shift plastic resin compounding manufacturing operation.
  • Capable of working and functioning in a “smaller” company environment.
  • Bilingual is a plus

In addition to an annual salary in the $80,000 to $90,000 range, the company offers competitive healthcare benefits and a 401(k) with matching up to 4%.

Rotational Molding Plant Manager – Compton, CA

A leading manufacturer of Rotational Molded products has an excellent opportunity for a Plant Manager who will be responsible for the day-to-day activities maximizing profitability and manufacturing efficiency of open flame rotational molding production lines. These goals will be achieved through successful implementation of the following tactics: working with sales, engineering, production manager and overseeing the routine maintenance machinery and tooling. The ideal Plant Manager will have experience manufacturing rotomolded products using open flame machines and ovens.  Plant Manager  responsibilities include:

  •  Maximizing production and product quality
  • Managing raw material supply levels
  • Completion of administrative tasks including, but not limited to, report generation, new product information forms, product improvement reports
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Staffing

Requirements

  • Must have plastic molding manufacturing management experience
  • Rotation molding experience using open flame machines and ovens preferred.
  • Being bilingual in English and Spanish would be a plus.
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