Molding Manufacturing Manager

Job Description

Molding Manufacturing Manager

This individual must possess strong leadership skills, be hands on and will direct the injection Thermoset molding processes. This includes managing a group of production supervisors while implementing new technologies for injection molding of precision parts.


·       The Plastic Injection Molding Manager will have overall responsibility of planning, organizing, and coordinating plant molding activities in keeping with effective operations and cost factors

·       Coordinates production activities with procurement, maintenance, planning and quality to control activities obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines, and equipment

·       Reviews and analyzes production, quality control, maintenance, and operational reports to determine causes of nonconformity with product specifications and production problems

·       Develops and implements operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and improve product quality

·       Assure that facilities are maintained in a clean, safe, and orderly condition

·       Assure that all employees, vendor personnel and related personnel observe and follow all safety regulations and procedures of the facility

·       Leads the production team in all continuous improvement and lean efforts to establish a true culture

·       Working with engineering to determine suitable metrics. As appropriate, effectively communicate learnings.

·       Manages communication, information flow between engineering departments.

·       Manage Tool room department and planning supply chain partners.

·       Lead team in addressing manufacturing non conformances and implement effective corrective and preventative actions with root cause investigations with traceability to production as part of continuous improvement initiatives.

·       Escalates to appropriate levels within division regarding situation alerts with mitigation plans.

·       Oversee production teams, trains, motivates, and shares information, conducts appraisals, coaching and feedback, and delegates work to ensure the development of people while enhancing organizational capabilities.

·       Manage and monitor operational KPIs, adjusting measurement methods, goals, metrics, and monitoring frequency as necessary to meet changing company needs.

·       Actively direct and support plant management in building, adjusting, and directing flexible and effective teams in a constantly changing manufacturing environment.

·       Control production process development, quality systems and EH&S.

·       Work closely with the Human Resources Department to ensure consistent and fair application of the organization’s policies and to ensure that staffing strategies meet the company’s needs

·       Ensure shift-to-shift communication.

Required Skills

  • 8-10 years managerial manufacturing experience running a Molding Operation.
  • BS degree in an Engineering or Plastics related discipline.
  • Thermosetting plastic experience is a MUST.
  • Excellent mentoring, coaching and training skills
  • Excellent Safety assurance skills
  • Proven success with Cost controls and Budget for department
  • Excellent customer satisfaction and quality assurance skills (Internal & External).
  • Excellent decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong injection molding development skills, including mold flow simulation, mold base/tooling design, resin selection, mold machine performance and process optimization.
  • Must have good Windows-based PC skills (Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, etc).
  • ISO/QS/TS knowledge.
  • Fluent English and Spanish speaking

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Indústria de Trabajos Eléctricos S.A. de C.V.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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