Lagrange, GA

Manufacturing Supervisor – Die Casting

An established company operating in southwest suburban Atlanta, specializing in manufacturing, is currently hiring a Manufacturing Supervisor - Die Casting due to company growth. This is a day shift position, working 10-hour days Monday through Thursday, with some additional hours on Fridays. The position offers an attractive benefit package including a 401K with a 100% match to 5%, a competitive salary range, and potential for bonuses. Relocation assistance is available for qualified candidates. The facility operates a zinc die casting environment with multiple machines of various tonnages for the production of finished products. The role requires multitasking abilities and supervisory experience, overseeing a team of approximately 20 individuals. Responsibilities include troubleshooting die equipment, maintaining quality control, correcting defects, and production planning and scheduling.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

As a Manufacturing Supervisor - Die Casting, you will be responsible for overseeing all operations within the department, including quality control, employee management, safety regulations, and daily production standards.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Maintain and enforce safety regulations within the department.
  2. Direct and coordinate the activities of employees engaged in the department.
  3. Resolve worker problems, complaints, or grievances through communication with management or subordinates.
  4. Participate in the hiring process by reviewing credentials, conducting interviews, and making hiring decisions or recommendations.
  5. Train, counsel, and discipline employees within the department.
  6. Coordinate operations and activities with other supervisors within or between departments.
  7. Inspect materials, products, or equipment to detect defects within the Supervisor’s department.
  8. Complete time and attendance tasks within the department using Microsoft Dynamics AX.
  9. Read and analyze charts, work orders, production schedules, and other records and reports to determine production requirements and evaluate current production estimates and outputs.
  10. Maintain organization of surrounding workspace (6s).
  11. Conduct regular cycle counts and other inventory controls to ensure inventory accuracy.
  12. Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet production goals.
  13. Demonstrate equipment operations and work and safety procedures to new employees or assign employees to experienced workers for training.
  14. Observe work and other indicators to ensure that operators conform to production or processing standards.

DEPARTMENTAL SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (In addition to the above listed duties and responsibilities, the Manufacturing Supervisor may have departmental specific duties and responsibilities as noted)

Die Cast: (Reports to Plant Manager)

  1. Initiate changes in casting cycle times, lubrication of dies, preheating of dies, and/or process parameters to ensure the quality of the castings produced. Assist in troubleshooting departmental machinery as needed.
  2. Supervise operation of all equipment, including Die Cast Machines, Trim Presses, Laundry System, and Melting Furnace.
  3. Analyze, organize, and plan production to meet customer needs.
  4. Perform data entry via production reports daily.
  5. Ensure accurate and complete timekeeping in a timely manner.
  6. Lead and participate in continuous improvement projects, Gemba walks, 6S audits, and layered process audits within the department.
  7. Work cross-functionally with other departments to resolve and improve production-related needs.
  8. Document training events within department and ensure implementation.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  1. 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). High pressure aluminum die casting is preferred, but other types of die casting will be considered
  2. Three to five years of experience in troubleshooting HPDC machinery.
  3. Three to five years of experience in quality control within a die casting environment, including the ability to identify rejects and determine root causes to prevent recurrence.
  4. Three to five years of experience using MRP/ERP software, spreadsheet software, and word processing software.
  5. Experience reading and interpreting documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals; writing routine reports and correspondence; and speaking effectively before groups of customers or employees.
  6. Experience working with mathematical concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions in practical situations.
  7. Experience solving practical problems and dealing with a variety of concrete variables in situations where limited standardization exists; experience interpreting a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (The following statements describe the physical abilities required to perform the essential job functions, although exceptions may be made to these requirements based on the principle of reasonable accommodation.)

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 hands or hands together with arms to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects. The employee 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.



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