Applied Medical Technology, Inc. Molding Department Manager in Brecksville, Ohio
Job Title: Injection Molding Department Manager
Reports To: Production Manager, General Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt
Supervise the work of others: Yes
Overtime: Expected as Needed
The Injection Molding Department Manager is a highly visible position responsible for supervision, guidance, and overall performance of the injection molding department for all shifts at 2 facilities (in close proximity.) The Injection Molding Department Manager is responsible for complying with procedures, policies, and regulation in order to assure component quality.
Duties and Responsibilities:
This list is not comprehensive but meant to represent the most common or important duties of the position. Other duties are required and/or assigned
Responsible for Injection Molding Department performance
Ensure all department personnel are following procedures and policies
Ensure appropriate employee training is performed and documented: maintain training logs
Conduct employee reviews
Schedule workflow, operators, and machine time to ensure production expectations are met
Effectively communicate between departments and shifts
Communicate with all levels within the organization to report and correct manufacturing/quality issues and identify opportunities for improvement
Ensure all parts and orders comply with specific work instructions
Component inspections including first and last articles and spot checks to ensure quality
Ensure smooth transfers of technology and components from Engineering to Production
Assist in the evaluation, acquisition, and implementation of new equipment
Ensure preventative maintenance is completed and documented
Improve upon current preventative maintenance procedures
Set productivity standards and monitor and report performance
Develop, collect, analyze, and report key metrics including scrap, utilization, and on-time delivery
Develop and work within budget
Bachelor’s Degree (Engineering preferred)
Advanced injection molding experience (scientific, decoupled, liquid silicone, etc.)
Experience setting up, troubleshooting and maintaining molding machines and processes
3 years management experience in an injection molding facility (ISO certified preferred)
Experience working with ERP systems and proficient computer skills (MS Office)
Ability to read, and interpret technical procedures and engineering drawings in English
Ability to effectively communicate in English
- Ability to apply concepts of basic math
Ability to solve practical problems and interpret a variety of instruction furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
Ability to make data driven decisions
Essential Job Functions:
Critical Features of this job are described below. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
Mental: Must be able to effectively communicate with others; complete and understand analysis of numbers: read, analyze and interpret written materials; comply with company policies; respond appropriately to feedback; maintain positive working relationships; troubleshoot and solve problems. Attention to details.
Physical: Must be able to hear and verbally communicate. Must be able to sit for hours at a time. Moderate noise level, exposure to isopropanol, limited exposure to physical risk. Ability to handle and manipulate small components. Ability to see items 1/32" or smaller
Lab coats, hair nets, beard covers (if applicable), and shoe covers must be worn
Technical: Must have experience with Scientific/Decoupled injection molding. Must be able and willing to setup molds and machines and start processes.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: Ability to establish priorities, work independently with minimal supervision, and facilitate teamwork.
Equipment Used (Includes, but not limited to): Pneumatic gauges, pin gauges, digital calipers, computers, barcode scanners, injection molding machines, temperature controllers, thermometers, hopper dryers/loaders, overhead crane/gantry, hot runner systems, sprue pickers
Special/Additional Requirements: Persons in this position may be required to pass a drug, alcohol, and/or criminal background check.
AMT is Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
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Keyword: Molding Department Manager
From: Applied Medical Technology, Inc.