Third Shift Production Supervisor

Bristol, IN 46507, USA Req #317
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Of all the Plastic Manufacturers, in North America, we are the FLEXIBLE Supplier, which Delivers on Our PARTNERSHIP Commitments.

JOB SUMMARY:Plans, assigns and monitors the production of product, ensuring smoother and consistent operations to satisfy internal and external customer requirements.

JOB FUNCTIONS:Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Coordinates personnel structures and staffing levels to accomplish the production of product. Maintain department ISO 9001 and 14001 quality and environmental
    requirements. Interview and recommend applicants for hire.

  • Manage machine operators, team leads, and material handlers; oversee machines to ensure that they are producing product to the correct specifications.
    Coordinate shift scheduling.

  • Plans and coordinates work, trains, and motivates monitors and evaluates performance of production employees. Ensures their ability to safely operate equipment,
    counsels, records and disciplines as necessary.

  • Develops Team Leads to effectively oversee the daily routine of their assigned employees.

  • Makes necessary adjustments on injection molding machines to produce quality products safely to acceptable standards. Responsible for new machine startup and test
    new product.

  • Monitors and measures production against production standards for their shift.

  • Interaction with other departments and molding facilities in scheduling of machinery and resources.

  • Responsible for monitoring, tracking, recording, and ensuring that all equipment is producing standard cycles, weight, and quality requirements as outlined in
    provided work orders and BOMs.

  • Responsible for conducting first article inspections in accordance with provided product sketches.

  • Utilize and incorporate the use of 6s and 5Why strategies in the plant.

  • Work safely to prevent on-the-job injuries by following Ameri-Kart policies and OSHA standards.

  • Available outside of normal shift hours when needed.


Competency Statement(s)

Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions

Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.

Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.
Responsible - Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct.
Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.


Education: College Degree, Bachelors in Operations, Business or related field, preferred.

Experience: Leadership experience, 2-5 years, required. 5+ years’ experience in plastic mold manufacturing; preferred. Lean Manufacturing experience, preferred.

Computer Skills: Familiarity of Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), ERP system (Global Shop a plus)

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents, such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence; as well
as speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Knowledge: Ability to add, subtract, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to do two mathematical operations to arrive at the solution.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding o carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in
standardized situations.

Certificates & Licenses: Lean training a plus

Other Requirements: Desires to take on new challenges/opportunities and evolve through continuous improvements. Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment, highly
self-motivated and directed. Flexibility for relocation; preferred.


    Physical Demands Lift/Carry

    Stand C 10 lbs or less F
    Walk C 11-20 lbs F

    Sit O 21-50 lbs F

    Handling/ Fingering F 51-100 lbs O

    Reach Outward O Over 100 lbs O

    Reach Above Shoulder O Push/Pull

    Climb O 12 lbs or less F

    Crawl N 13-25 lbs F

    Squat or Kneel O 26-40 lbs F

    Bend O 41-100 lbs O

    N (Not Applicable) Activity is not applicable to this occupation.

    O (Occasionally) Occupation requires his activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

    F (Frequently) Occupation requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

    C (Constantly) Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

    Other Physical Requirements:

    Vision (Near, Distance, Color, Peripheral, Depth Perception)

    Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (Welding
    Helmet, Welding Jacket, Leather Gloves,
    Safety Glasses, Steel toe shoes or boot, earplugs)

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform
    the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals w with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is usually exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The
    emp employee is regularly exposed to extreme heat and the risk of electric shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

The company seeks to hire the best-qualified applicant for all openings. The decision to hire is based on ability, experience, and other factors required by the job itself without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, or any other protected status.  This policy pertains to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training, conditions and privileges of employment, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff-off and termination.

Other details

  • Job Function Manufacturing
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Bristol, IN 46507, USA