Injection Molding Production Manager – Bethel, Vermont

A custom injection molding company is seeking to hire a Production Manager to oversee plastic injection molding production operations.  Responsibilities include the execution of production schedules through the efficient management of Mold Set-Up, Material Handling, and Injection Molding Processing. The Production Manager works collaboratively with multiple departmental and plant disciplines to execute production with emphasis on quality, delivery, and efficiency while maintaining a safe and organized work environment. The position also requires a systems approach with an emphasis on Lean and Six Sigma methodology to deliver value as defined by the customer


  • Managing a staff of Team Leaders, Process Technicians, and Mold Setters.
  • Maintaining a rigorous quality system, which includes, mold trials, validation activity, process audits and continuous improvement projects.
  • Promoting a collaborative, efficient and safe working environment.
  • Working with Human Resources to coordinate staffing, training, and disciplinary action.
  • Coordinates Daily Machine Assignments.
  • Performance Reviews/Level Recommendations for Direct Reports.
  • Leading Housekeeping/Organization process implementation and support.
  • Meeting machine utilization goals.
  • Achieving Production Efficiency Metrics. Quality & Delivery Performance Metrics.
  • Plant operations in the absence of the Plant Manager.
  • Develop and execute departmental goals aimed at productivity and safety.


  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience supervising a Production Team and Quality Assurance Department preferred.
  • BS or Associate degree in engineering or technical field, and/or equivalent experience.
  • Strong analytical problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to create and drive change and effectively communicate.
  • Someone very knowledgeable in troubleshooting injection molds and injection molding processes.
  • Process capability, troubleshooting, SPC and robotics.
  • Excellent external/internal customer and presentation skills.
  • Strong multiple project management skills.
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment characterized by high growth.
  • Experienced in Six Sigma, 5S and Lean Manufacturing implementation.
  • Microsoft Office application skills a plus.

In addition to an annual salary in the $110,000 to $130,000 range, the company offer, a bonus, very good benefits, and a generous relocation package.

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