Technical Operations Supervisor (Injection Molding)

Our Opening and Your Responsibilities

Job Summary: The Technical Supervisor role is responsible for developing and troubleshooting the plastic injection molding processes to achieve optimum production and quality goals. You will provide support and leadership to molding operations and ensure a consistent process is followed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

• Function as a first-line supervisor over Injection Mold Technicians.

• Ensures machine performance and outputs are to approved specifications.

• Troubleshoot equipment and processing problems related to product quality or to improve efficiencies.

• Set up presses and related equipment and work area according to daily production schedules.

• Train, mentor, and motivate production staff to excel in their careers.

• Troubleshoots and eliminates various molded part defects utilizing formal root cause analysis techniques.

• Inspects and updates all set up sheets.

• Works with production control to obtain molding requirements.

• Keeps department running with minimum down time.

• Continuously looks for ways to reduce costs in the department.

• Monitor and track staffing conditions, work hours and overtime, job rotation, and absenteeism.

• Understand, execute, and ensure consistent compliance with all company rules, policies, and practices, and take appropriate corrective action when warranted.

• Responsible for managing and appraising team member job performance and recommending corrective action.

• Provide direction and motivation to team members emphasizing safety, quality, efficiency, productivity, cost reduction, and morale.

• Lead continuous improvement activity for assigned area.

• Collect, record, and analyze information while maintaining documentation regarding the activities in the assigned area as defined by company policy, procedure, or practice.

• Consistently maintains a positive attitude, volunteers for additional assignments and assists other team members as needed.

• Recommends production process improvements.

• Mentors and guides team members to improve molded component quality / automation equipment's and performance.

• Creates and maintains molding / automation process setup datasheets, work instructions, protocols, and other process documentation.

• Maintains a clean, orderly, and safe work environment utilizing 5S processes and other lean methodologies.

• Works various shifts and occasional weekends to support department as needed.

What You Need to Succeed

• Technical diploma, preferably with a specialization in injection molding.

• 3 - 4 years of supervisory and hands-on Molding Experience.

• Experience in Molding automation systems is desired.

• Mechanical aptitude, ability to use electric and manual hand tools.

• Ability to write, read, understand, and edit manufacturing procedures, work instructions,schedules, part numbers, and descriptions.

• Basic Understanding of Electrical, Mechanical, and Pneumatic system.

• Computer Skills: MS Excel skills required. Basic CAD skills desirable. 

Our Offer to You

  • Medical, dental and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan with company matching – all starting on date of hire
  • Tuition reimbursement, educational matching gift program, perks and discounts
  • Parental and caregiver leave programs
  • All the usual benefits such as paid time off, flexible spending, short-and long-term disability, basic life insurance, business travel insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and domestic partner benefits
  • Global market strength and worldwide leadership in precision instrumentation
  • A brand name that is identified worldwide with precision, quality, and innovation
  • Thousands of patents, design and innovation awards across Mettler Toledo
  • Global recognition for the quality of our products and services

About Mettler Toledo

Working at Mettler Toledo means you are impacting the world in important ways. Our precision measuring devices span the world's laboratories, production facilities, and retail stores. We manufacture, sell, and service instruments that detect, measure, and weigh - from the infinitely small to the largest of vehicles or airplanes.

  • We help feed the world. We impact how food is produced, packaged and made safe.
  • We help keep you healthy. Our instruments make it possible for scientists to develop new drugs and bring life-saving medicines to the world.
  • Mettler Toledo products are important to the production and consistent quality of every kind of consumer product.
Mettler Toledo Rainin manufactures pipettes, one of the most basic tools used in every type of chemistry laboratory and many kinds of biological laboratories. Rainin's pipettes consistently rank among the top premium pipette brands in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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