Seeking candidates who want to be a Key member of the plant's leadership team. The Plastic Unit Manager will be responsible for multi-dept and multi-shift injection and compression molding. You will lead all aspects of molding operation performance, safety, quality, cost, delivery, productivity, morale, value stream optimization, annual and mid-term improvement initiatives. In addition you will be responsible for developing employees, grow Continuous Improvement culture and lean manufacturing values.
You will be responsible for direct reports including several supervisors for a 3 shift molding operation.
Critical skills include leadership, employee development, Continuous Improvement Leadership, 5S, Lean Manufacturing, Synchronous Flow, Defect Free, strong Gemba management, Theoretical Value Production and waste elimination.
You will lead and grow department problem solving expertise; execute strategic and shop floor initiatives in overall equipment effectiveness, Quick Change Tooling (SMED), quality loss and value stream.
Management of all department and operating budgets, manpower planning, employee performance and training, etc.
Insure positive employee relations, maintain participative culture including Kaizen, Small Group, and growth assignments.,
Co-manage department readiness for new production models (auto style PPAP, Defect Free)
Responsible for OSHA, ISO-9001, ISO-14001 and EPA compliance.
This is a career training position. The successful candidate must be someone who is seeking advancement to executive level. Candidates who have been through a form of corporation training program (2+years) of cross department experience and 5-10 years management of plastic molding would be excellent candidates for this position.
This position is open because of promotion of the current manager.
No Visa sponsorship for this position