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Injection Molding Manager

Plymouth, Indiana, United States
May 11, 2019

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Ralph G. Dalton

*** ****** **,

Plymouth, IN ****3




To secure a position in Manufacturing Supervision/Process Engineering in an Automotive

Manufacturing Facility, where I can demonstrate my ability to succeed in helping my company reach

their production goals while maintaining safety.


My skills and experience are as Production Supervisor/Process Engineer in the Automotive Industry,

Injection Molding field. I have supervised in Union and Non-Union facilities. I have proven

success in Scrap Reduction obtained by my Process Engineering skills. I possess excellent

leadership, team building and training skills. I have exceeded goals, and increased profits for

each company while using my decision making abilities.

B&B Molders

March 12, 2012 – Present Production Manager

Managing staff in a high volume Injection Molding Company that produces parts for Medical and

Automotive industries. In charge of the Molding and Assembly Departments. Developed and

Implemented new process’s reducing scrap and increasing efficiencies. Using Scientific

Molding Principles. Implemented a Scrap Reduction Team that has already increased Gain

Sharing for employees.

Hoosier Molded Products

November 2004 June 2011 Production Manager/Process Engineer

Managing all day to day operations for entire molding department Directly responsible for shift

supervisors, mold setters, material handlers, and 50 machine operators. Preformed Hands on

sampling of new tools. Developed processes for new tools and optimized processes for existing tools.

Coordinated Scheduling, Staffing, and Interacting with tool room to make tooling changes for product

improvement. Developed new bills of materials, assisted quality department with ppaps, and new

product launch. Developed and trained a team that was responsible for improving process flow, by

introducing value stream mapping to the facility. Increased Company Sales while reducing scrap.

Visteon Corporation – Sandusky, Ohio

August 2002 November 2004 Production Supervisor

Responsible for total day to day operations in Ford Manufacturing Plant. Manufactured plastic lighting

products for automotive industry. Supervised 25 employees in UAW facility. Directed Machine

Operators, Process Tech/Mold Setters and Quality Control employees. Responsible for training

Technicians in processing and optimizing cycle times. Decreased Scrap, and improved Quality while

increasing sales for the Company.

CTS Automotive – Elkhart, Indiana

August 1997 - August 2002 Supervisor

Responsible for overseeing 25 Employees and Supervision of all Shift Supervisors in Molding

Department. Promoted to Lead Supervisor

United Technologies Automotive – Bourbon, In

January 1989 August 1997 Supervisor

Automotive UAW Plastics Manufacturing Plant. Supervision of 25 employees in Molding Department.

Senior Process Technician. Sampled new tools. Optimized cycles and processes.


RJG Engineering School Traverse City, Michigan Plastics Process Engineering Certificate

IUSB Supervisor School South Bend, Indiana Certificate of Supervision

Niessi Machine School Chicago, Illinois Injection Molding Process Certificate

1977-1981 USMC Honorable Discharge


Paul Diaber Manufacturing Manager / Engineer CTS Automotive 574-***-****

Rob Carmichael Plastics Processing Equipment/ Sales 574-***-****


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