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As a hands-on Injection, Blow Fill Seal, filling operations Manager you’ll get the opportunity to grow the department to achieve production results improving and establishing safety, quality and department standards.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitor and manage the planned work assignments and personnel for all production departments
  • Monitor and manage the tool changes and set up requirements according to the customer orders.
  • Develop and/or report department Key Performance Indicators, and strategies to accomplish factory goals
  • Implement cost saving activities on new equipment launches, or value engineering projects
  • Develop and grow department teams and shift leads
  • Develop and grow department skills and allocate labor strategically where necessary
  • Develop projects to improve machine efficiencies maximizing production rates
  • Interact with Maintenance department to keep all machines under a state of control and continuous operation
  • Develop optimization projects to reduce production inefficiencies
  • Be on call when needed to support your team leaders and your teams
  • Lead project management initiatives in the department

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Manufacturing/Operations with emphasis in Plastic or proven long experience / knowledge in the industry will be considered; Mechanical or Chemical Engineering background preferred
  • 5 years’ experience managing production department(s)
  • Experience in Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing, Project Management experience preferred
  • Plastic experience in Injection molding, Blow fill Seal, filling systems (food, pharmaceutical or automotive) preferred
  • Mechanically inclined and able to teach or work on equipment when required
  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • Good troubleshooting skills and methodical approach Demonstrated success in process improvements
  • Good communication skills
  • Good Planning skills

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