Supervisor, Finishing in Carol Stream, IL at DAVIES MOLDING, LLC

Date Posted: 11/18/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

Manage and supervise all Direct Reports

  • Plan and organize work schedules for Shift leads.
  • Coach and mentor all department personnel for performance improvements.
  • Control product scrap and diminish product rejections.
  • Provide onboarding for new hires, review job expectations, job training, and safety procedures.
  • Responsible for all aspects of department performance.
  • Continually update KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators) and provide results to management.
  • Responsible for Performance Management, Time Management, and employee Vacation Accruals utilizing Ultipro.


  • Manage work schedules for production department
  • Complete department work schedules weekly and monthly to assure on-time deliveries.
  • Maintain the labor and production matrix by allocating necessary resources.
  • Plan and Organize completion of production orders within the department.
  • Champion 5’S practices throughout the department and 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.

Troubleshoot Problems Process Problems

  • Maintain knowledge of all production processes and equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems with available staff.
  • Collaborate with Engineering and machine technicians.
  • 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.
  • Create and maintain 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: A.A. or equivalent work experience
  • BA preferred


Skills & Relevant Work Experience

  • Extensive Industrial Manufacturing Experience preferably in plastics (3 years)
  • Plastic Knowledge/Experience: Injection, thermoplastic and 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 and Lean manufacturing documentation control
  • Able to maintain quality standards and efficiencies levels

Ability to read production blueprints and use basic measuring devices