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Assistant Shift Supervisor - Injection Molding - 2nd or 3rd Shift in Lawrence Township, NJ at Synerfac

Date Posted: 4/16/2019

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Job Description

Position: Assistant Shift Supervisor - Injection Molding
Location: Lawrenceville, NJ
Shift: 2nd (2:45 p.m. to 11 a.m.) or 3rd (10:45 p.m. to 7 a.m.)

To aid the Shift Foreman in performing his daily duties. Fill in for Shift Foreman temporarily if needed.

Summary of essential job functions and minimum requirements:

1. Mold Set ups and Insert Changeovers
• Set up molds in presses properly as directed by Shift Foreman
• Set up auxiliary equipment such as Driers, Sonic Welders, label machines and all other equipment used for production
• Monitor IQMS system for changeovers and have inserts and molds at the press ready for insertion with minimal downtime.
• Change molds and start production with minimal downtime.
• Enter scrap and downtime in IQMS system every day before your shift ends
• Keep current with changes to the schedule with the aid of Shift Foreman.
• Inform the Shift Foreman and Production Manager of any problems or potential problems with molds.
• Store all molds in their designated locations and keep the Production updated to their status.

2. Quality
• Communicate with the Quality Inspectors, who make final quality decisions, to ensure production quality.
• Assign and supervise all production staff making sure that they follow all procedures and work instructions.
• Train new operators on proper procedure for tasks according to work instructions and packaging instructions.

3. Processing
• Comply with all processing procedures as set up by the Production Manager.
• Work toward goal of minimizing scrap and maximizing efficiencies.
• Report all changes to product processes to Shift Foreman or Production Manager.

4. Supplies and Materials
• Keep a supply of gate cutters for your shift. Turn in any bad cutters to the Shift Foreman for replacements.
• Keep the Shift Foreman and the Production Manager notified in written form of any needed components for mold changes (water fittings, bolts, hoses, etc.) prior to running out.
• Report any deficiency in supplies to the Shift Supervisor.

5. Safety
• Ensure that all staff is using personal protective equipment where needed.
• Notify upper management of any unsafe equipment or circumstances that exist in the facility.

6. Miscellaneous
• Work overtime as needed to cover any production needs.
• Work on machine as needed to cover any production needs.
• Ensure that all production is scanned and taken to the warehouse by the end of shift.
• Make sure the regrind is used whenever possible. Keep it used up.

  Job Requirements  


• High school diploma or equivalent
• 2 years injection molding experience
• Able to operate and troubleshoot injection molding machines
• Prior supervisory experience is a plus
• Able to set up, change, handle and store molds properly
• Understanding of quality assurance and inspection and a focus on quality and minimizing waste
• Computer literacy, including an understanding of ERP Systems (IQMS is a plus) for tracking production