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Molding Supervisor

Company: Nordson Corporation
Location: East Providence
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

Collaboration drives Nordson's success as a market leader in Industrial Precision Solutions and Advanced Technology. Our employees thrive in an environment where we help each other reach our personal best and enable our company to continuously improve and grow, and our customers to succeed. You will find Nordson employees sharing our success by giving back in the communities around the world where we live and work.
From the mobile device in your pocket to the sensors in your car, and even life-saving medical devices, Nordson's technology is used to make products that touch your life every day. Do you want to join a growing team in a market-leading technology company? We're looking for motivated individuals who care about helping our customers succeed. If you value integrity, respect for people, customer passion, energy, and excellence, you'll fit right in to the Nordson culture.
Come join our team as an Injection Molding Supervisor! In this role, you will be responsible for ensuring that all required standards, procedures, production, and maintenance schedules are met for the Molding & Tip Assembly departments. - You will also oversee and perform all supervisory tasks as outlined for the assigned departments. - Compliance with safety, efficiency and ISO procedures is a must.
How You Will Make an Impact:

  • Monitor production and perform/assign changeovers based on the production planner's schedule.
  • Assure work orders and packets are assigned to the correct presses and entered in IQMS as needed.
  • Run capacity, efficiency, and utilization and production reports as required.
  • Work with the Equipment Maintenance and Mold Maintenance technicians on the repair and PM scheduling of molding equipment and tooling.
  • Solve production and equipment issues as they arise using any resources available to maintain production.
  • Ensure that all production forms, documentation, and procedures as well as production monitoring systems (computer monitoring, etc.) are always correctly used and followed.
  • Work with all internal departments to ensure compliance with quality standards, engineering development & improvement, and document control standards. -
  • Work with the Engineering Department on the development, implementation and improvement of the specialized and standard equipment used in the molding and tip assembly process.
  • Order supplies, equipment etc.--- for the molding and tip assembly departments as needed.
  • Work with the Engineering Department and outside tool vendors on repairs / improvements of the molds and equipment used in the molding and tip assembly departments as well as the purchasing of new molds and equipment.
  • Work with the PLM for the department on issues and provide information as needed.
  • Ensure the shifts production and departmental issues information is communicated between shifts.
  • Oversee and drive all supervisory duties such as addressing staffing issues, attendance, employee relations, training, performance, safety,
  • Track and update the training status in IQMS for their employees annually.
  • Involved in the interview process when hiring new employees for their departments.
  • Responsible for assuring the molding department and its storage and warehouse areas are always maintained to a clean and organized state.
  • Responsible for monitoring the production area to ensure a safe working environment always.
  • Have all required inspections and audits performed in a timely manner.
  • Work with their staff on any 6S projects in the molding and tip assembly departments.
    What We Offer:
    • Starting day 1, your benefits include:
      • Medical / Dental / Vision
      • Paid Time Off (including annual company shutdown between Christmas and New Year's)
      • Annual bonus based on personal & company performance.
      • 401k (with match AND additional 3% annual company contribution)
      • Health Savings Accounts (with employer contribution)
      • Tuition reimbursement
      • Company paid Life Insurance
      • Wellbeing programs to help you live a healthy happy lifestyle.
      • On-site full-service cafeteria

        Qualifications to be successful:
        • High School Diploma or GED
        • 5+ years of related experience in plastics processing and process development techniques
        • Ability to perform basic math skills such as adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing, etc. as well as use of any formulas associated with the development of process and the running of DOE's.
        • Must be able to communicate clearly and efficiently at all levels.
        • Must be able to speak, read, and write in English and have the ability to read and write detailed reports, summaries and instructions needed in the performance of this job.
        • Able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
        • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel, Word, and Outlook5-7 years Injection Molding Supervisory experience
        • Master Molder Training
        • A solid knowledge of the use of robots and automation in the production process.
        • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percentages and to draw and interpret various graphs.
        • Tooling maintenance experience.
        • Solid knowledge of molding machines and auxiliary equipment to aid in their repairs.
        • Working knowledge of SAP, EIQ, & Kronos
          Working Conditions & Physical Demands:Manufacturing environment. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
          While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, use hands to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee may be occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl, at times in tight spaces. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee may lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include depth perception and color vision.
          The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock and vibration.
          The noise level in the work environment is usually loud, hearing protection is provided.Safety Glasses are provided and required in the workplace.
          #LI-HN1Nordson Corporation provides equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees. No person is to be discriminated against in any aspect of the employment relationship due to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check, consistent with applicable laws.

          Third party recruiters and agencies should not contact employees of Nordson or its subsidiaries directly. Any resumes sent to a hiring manager or submitted to Nordson employees are considered unsolicited and property of Nordson. Nordson will not pay a placement fee unless the agency or recruiter has a signed contract with Nordson's Human Resources department in advance of submitting a candidate for consideration. Verbal and written approvals will not be considered a valid contract for service.

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