Production Supervisor – Mold Maintenance

The Mold Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the changing, maintenance and repairing of molds in the Maax/Aker manufacturing plant

General Summary:

The Mold Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the changing, maintenance and repairing of molds in the Maax/Aker manufacturing plant.  Supervises approximately eight employees which includes the hiring, training, measuring performance, disciplining and termination of these employees.  Must also create and maintain a safe working environment and good housekeeping standards.   Regular attendance is an essential job function.  Train other employees on job, and perform other duties, as directed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. The Mold Maintenance Supervisor directs activities of employees to minimize labor, materials and equipment use.Ensures timely production of quality products at lowest possible costs. 
  2. The Mold Maintenance Supervisor communicates to the Production Supervisor, Assistant Plant Manager, and Plant Manager all important activities (either favorable or unfavorable) occurring in the department or plant. 
  3. Compile, gather and analyze mold information (defects, repair time, production requirements, etc.) on a timely basis to maintain the best molds and production quality.Assure A-grade molds are on production line and maintain back-up molds.Generate proper mold repair work orders and mold history records for the repair people and monitor the proper storage, use and disposal of flammable and hazardous materials (including wastes). 
  4. Ensure proper storage of equipment during and at end of shift and train other employees on the job,

    and perform other duties, as directed.

  5. Must maintain a strictly enforced Mold Maintenance Program that includes:
  • Performing weekly quality control mold inspections and maintaining accurate mold repair records
  • Monitoring and taking corrective action on product defects created by defective molds.
  • Update mold defects and their repairs in a file or a log book.
  • Report the daily status of molds in system, via the Daily Mold Report for all bath fixtures.
  • Maintaining Production Line Mold Status Report for all scheduled and unscheduled mold changes
  • Coordinates 6S activities and improvements in the mold repair area

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Read and interpret documents such as work instructions, procedures and manuals.
  • Understand and communicate adequately in the English language.
  • Assist subordinate workers in solving their work problems, coach and motivate them.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes and equipment.
  • Must be able to use a buffer periodically to repair molds;
  • Must be able to sand molds when necessary in repair process;

Education and Experience:

Education:       High School Graduate, G.E.D., required.  Associates Degree or similar training is preferred. 

Experience:      Minimum of six months of related work experience or training.  Mold Maintenance / Body Shop experience preferred. Previous supervisory experience is helpful.

ADA / Work Environment

  • The Mold Maintenance Supervisor works in sometimes hot, humid or wet weather conditions.
  • The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne dust particles.
  • The level of noise is moderate and is consistent with typical manufacturing/shipping environments.
  • Must wear protective glasses and hearing protection.
  • This position requires standing, sitting and walking work; and the frequent lifting of 50 lbs.
  • The vision abilities of this position require close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision,

         depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Physical requirements

Rarely

(0-12%)

Occasionally

(12-33%)

Frequently

(34-66%)

Regularly

(67-100%)

Seeing: Must be able to read report and use computer

 

 

 

 

 

X

Hearing: Must be able to hear well enough to communicate with co-workers.

 

 

 

 

X

Climbing/Stooping/Kneeling

 

 

X

 

Lifting/Pulling/Pushing

 

 

X

 

Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: Must be able to write, type, and use telephone

 

 

 

 

X

 

Working conditions:  Normal manufacturing production environment.

Note:  The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.