Production Manager Employment | Plastic Blow Molds | Plastics Recruiters

Kappa Search Inc. is a technical search firm that specializes in the recruitment and placement of engineering, manufacturing, operations and supply chain professionals. One of our clients, an international leader in the plastic packaging industry, seeks a Production Manager with blow molding expertise. The incumbent will be responsible for the production of  blow molded products that are created in an efficient and safe manufacturing environment.

Responsibilities: 

  • Will manage blow mold department functions to meet or exceed financial, productivity, safety and quality control goals.
  • Train, develop, coach and manage all blow mold production personnel.
  • Develop and implement plant safety programs and policies to meet or exceed OSHA guidelines.
  • Develop, execute and monitor quality systems to ensure a high quality product is consistently manufactured daily.  
  • Complete daily and weekly paperwork
  • Create work schedules; review time records and write performance reviews.

Requirements:

• Several years experience in blow molding (PET and/or HDPE) preferred.

• Several years production supervisory experience, preferably with a large operation.

• Associates degree or equivalent in some technical field

• Some Spanish speaking capability

• Self-starter

• Strong leadership

• Process / Continuous Improvement

  • Lean Manufacturing
  • 5S
  • Value Stream Mapping

• Inventory control

• Safety management

• Capacity scheduling / production planning

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