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Production Manager Molding-VT #2223

Anderson Recruiting Associates
Bethel, Vermont, United States
March 13, 2017

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Production Manager Molding needed! Job #2223

Location: Bethel, Vermont

Compensation: Competitive

Relocation: Available

We are looking for a Production Manager with Injection Molding Experience.

Company is recognized as a world leader and innovator in precision injection molding, tooling and contract manufacturing serving market leading companies across the globe.

The Molding Manager will oversee Molding Production Operations and Safety of all Clean Room and other assigned machine areas and will have three key areas of responsibility with respect to production; Supervision, Processing and Mold Setting. The position requires oversight of the operations of the Molding Department to ensure the efficient production of high quality components through direct supervision of all shift Team Leaders.

Duties will include ensuring that raw material is handled and processed correctly, that finished goods are properly packaged and labeled, and that employees are properly trained and have safe working conditions.

Major responsibilities also include the implementation of fully qualified and documented production processes. This includes transitioning new tooling programs from the Technology Center, performing new mold and process improvement mold trials, troubleshooting production processes and auditing of production setups for adherence to the documented process, and identifying automation and productivity improvement opportunities.

Production Manager Responsibilities:

* Injection Molding Processing.

* Setting of Molds.

* Interface with Human Resources to coordinate staffing and training.

* Coordinate Machine Assignments.

* Performance Reviews/Level Recommendations for Direct Reports

* Assist with training and corrective actions/recommendations.

* Enforce Company Policy and recommend disciplinary actions.

* Housekeeping/Organization - 5S "A Place For Everything and Everything In Its Place."

* Coordinate applicable secondary and sorting/rework in the area.

* 90% + Daily Machine Utilization ("Screen In The Green").

* Production Efficiency Metrics.

* Part Quality Inspections.

* Quality Performance Metrics.

* Perform other related duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities:

* A minimum of two years experience supervising a Production Team preferred. Must also be able to deal effectively and professionally with team members.

* Demonstrated innovation and cost effectiveness with mold design.

* Process capability, troubleshooting, SPC and robotics.

* Excellent external/internal customer and presentation skills to all levels in customer's organizations. Able to effectively lead a cross-function / departmental internal team.

* Strong multiple project management skills.

* Able to thrive in a fast paced environment characterized by high growth.


* 4 - 5 years' experience in processing engineering grade materials (resins, polyesters, nylons).

* Proficient with Whitmann & Yushin Robots.

* Proficient with Vision Systems.

* Process control and SPC.

* RJG Pressure Transducer Experience.

* Scientific molding skills for machine set-ups/adjustments.

* Leadership, motivation and coaching skills to develop self-directed Teams.

* Computer and Blueprint reading skills a plus.

* Associate degree in engineering or equivalent experience required.

BOTTOM-LINE REQUIREMENTS: (Candidates must answer)

1. Associate's degree in engineering or equivalent experience required.


2. 4 - 5 years' experience in processing engineering grade materials (resins, polyesters, nylons).


3. Proficient with Whitmann & Yushin Robots and with Vision Systems.


4. Process control and SPC as well as RJG Pressure Transducer Experience.


5. Scientific molding skills for machine set-ups/adjustments.


Please send resume in Word format to as an attachment and include salary, phone number and reference Job #2223. Candidates must also provide responses to the employer's BOTTOM-LINE REQUIREMENTS which are numbered and listed above !