Compression Molding Supervisor in Carol Stream, IL at DAVIES MOLDING, LLC

Date Posted: 2/8/2021

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Job Description

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage and supervise all Direct Reports
  • Drive a zero-incident safety culture by focusing on detecting, solving and preventing unsafe acts, conditions and behaviors
  • Plan and organize work schedules for Shift leads.
  • Coach and mentor all department personnel for performance improvements.
  • Control product scrap and diminish product rejections by focusing and attacking root causes of problems.
  • Provide onboarding for new hires, review job expectations, job training, and safety procedures.
  • Responsible for all aspects of department performance.
  • Continually review and update KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators).
  • Responsible for Performance Management and Time Management of employees using the established systems and tools.


  • Manage work schedules for production department
  • Manage departments work schedules on a weekly and monthly basis to assure On-Time Deliveries.
  • Maintain the labor and production matrix by allocating necessary resources and cross-training.
  • Plan and Organize completion of production orders within the departments.
  • Champion 5S practices throughout the plant.


  • Provide Department Training
    • Coordinate employee training such as new hire, new processes, or process improvement training.
    • Provide On-the-Job Training as needed.
    • Assure safety training is completed on time.

  • Get involvement in the solution of process/systems Problems
    • Achieve knowledge of production processes and strive to achieving equipment operations knowledge.
    • Assist in troubleshooting and resolve problems by supporting available staff.
    • Collaborate with EHS, Engineering, IT, Maintenance, Tooling, Quality and Materials.
    • Formulate teams to resolve problems.

  • Assure Established Policies are being followed
    • Maintain adherence to all policies, such as Employee Handbook, ISO procedures, Work Instructions, and Job Safety/EHS.
    • Utilize work instructions for processing and equipment maintenance.

  • Handle additional duties as assigned
    • Be willing and able to take on additional work assignments and responsibilities as needed.



  • Minimum Education: Associate or bachelor’s degree in a business-related field. Equivalent work experience would be considered.


Skills & Relevant Work Experience

  • Industrial Manufacturing Experience, preferably in Plastics.
  • Plastic Knowledge/Experience: Thermoset or Thermoset processing technologies, molding materials, secondary operations, and machinery.
  • Strong interpersonal teambuilding and communication skills at all levels
  • Thorough knowledge of good leadership and mentoring strategies
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting abilities
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite and ERP systems
  • Proven track record of successfully managing multiple tasks simultaneously
  • QS/ISO.  Lean & Six Sigma.
  • Able to maintain quality standards and efficiencies levels
  • Ability to read production blueprints and use basic measuring devices