Kappa Search | Chicago Employment Agency | Production Supervisor

Will assist in the management of activities of Molding Department to ensure timely completion of production requirements in an acceptable production environment, consistent with product quality and product standard cost. Must be able to demonstrate both the technical expertise and leadership ability necessary to effectively direct and control production operations.

  • Monitor operations processes
  • Set-up and troubleshoot processes
  • Solve daily production and technical processing issues
  • Develop and maintain the process standards in which all parts are manufactured
  • Maintain production facilities by establishing standards, conducting inspections, determining and completing maintenance requirements
  • Perform routine maintenance on machines and molds
  • Motivate, manage and train team members
  • Ensure that products manufactured in the department meet or exceed all established quality requirement
  • Create plans to achieve company goals
  • Manage & approve time of subordinates utilizing timekeeping system.
  • Maintain safe, secure, and healthy work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures; comply with legal regulations; follow lean principles for the Injection Molding department
  • Identify opportunities for Continuous Improvement
  • Apply the corrective action process when discrepancies/non-conformances are detected.
  • Address quality and maintenance issues, and follow up with corrective actions
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Three years of experience or training in manufacturing
  • Experience with injection molded plastics
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong leadership and team management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to work with automated machinery to set-up, maintain, and supervise operation and manufacturing