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Manufacturing Supervisor - Die Casting

Lagrange, GA

Source Pro Search is conducting a search for a Manufacturing Supervisor – Die Casting on behalf of an established company dominating a large part of the U.S. market in southwest suburban Atlanta. Due to growth, this day shift opportunity, which involves 10-hour days from Monday to Thursday and some hours on Friday, offers an attractive benefit package, including a 401K with a 100% match to 5%, competitive salary, bonus potential, and good relocation assistance. In this zinc die casting environment, the Manufacturing Supervisor will oversee approximately 20 people, requiring strong leadership and multitasking skills. The role involves troubleshooting die equipment, controlling quality, correcting defects, and managing production planning and scheduling.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

As a Manufacturing Supervisor - Die Casting, you will oversee all operations within your department, ensuring the quality of production, managing employees, maintaining safety regulations, and monitoring daily production standards.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Maintain and enforce safety regulations within the department.
  • Direct and coordinate the activities of employees in the department.
  • Participate in the hiring process, training, counseling, and disciplining employees.
  • Inspect materials, products, or equipment to detect defects within the Supervisor’s department.
  • Complete Time and Attendance tasks within the department using Microsoft Dynamics AX.
  • Read and analyze charts, work orders, production schedules, and other records and reports.
  • Maintain organization of surrounding workspace (6s).
  • Conduct regular cycle counts and other inventory controls.
  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences.
  • Demonstrate equipment operations and work and safety procedures to new employees.
  • Observe work and other indicators to ensure that operators conform to production or processing standards.
DEPARTMENTAL SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Die Cast)
  • Initiate changes in casting cycle times, lubrication of dies, preheating of dies, and/or process parameters.
  • Supervise operation of all equipment, including Die Cast Machines, Trim Presses, Laundry System, and Melting Furnace.
  • Analyze, organize, and plan production to meet customer needs.
  • Perform data entry via production reports daily.
  • Ensure timekeeping is accurate and complete in a timely manner.
  • Lead and participate in continuous improvement projects, Gemba walks, 6S audits, and layered process audits.
  • Work cross-functionally with other departments to resolve and improve production-related needs.
  • Document training events within the department and ensure implementation.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor's Degree (BA) from a four-year college or university, or three to five years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience in HPDC (zinc, aluminum, and/or equivalent).
  • Three to five years’ experience in troubleshooting HPDC machinery.
  • Three to five years’ experience in quality control within a die casting environment.
  • Three to five years’ experience using MRP/ERP software, Spreadsheet software, and Word Processing software.
  • Experience reading and interpreting documents, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions.
  • Experience working with mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportion to practical situations.
  • Experience solving practical problems and dealing with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit and talk or hear. The job requires the ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects. Must have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Hearing protection may be required in some manufacturing departments.

Join us in this exciting opportunity to contribute to a thriving company and make a significant impact on the manufacturing process. Apply now!

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