Plascore, Inc.
  • Zeeland, MI, USA
  • Full Time

Plascore is seeking a technical professional to work closely with our engineering and manufacturing teams to supervise factory employees and production in the Machined Core Business Unit during 3rd shift (10:30p - 6:30a). The production supervisor will be involved in fabricating a variety of parts.
This job offers many opportunities for innovation and product/process improvement as the production supervisor is involved in projects from the beginning during design review through final shipment. There is exposure to a variety of materials as panels are constructed of various aluminum and composite materials serving many different industries.

The ideal candidate will have had exposure in a variety of areas, such as manufacturing, laminating, machining, leadership and be eager to gain experience in these fields through the following activities:

• Assisting with design modifications for machinability and manufacturability
• Being involved in design and implementation
• Optimizing use of equipment
• Working with operators to validate parts meet customer requirements
• Assisting in the design of jigs, tools, fixtures and special equipment for CNC applications
• Assisting with design solutions to match equipment/material limitations with customer requirements
• Assisting in engineering change process
• Assisting in developing work instructions
• Managing complex routings
• Cycle counting critical inventory
• Implementing Quality Management techniques
• Minimizing Waste

Supervisory Responsibilities:

• Maintaining a positive attitude and work environment
• Providing training and cross training of operators in proper techniques and procedures
• Leading by example in the areas of attitude, quality and safety
• Facilitating daily production team meetings
• Using visual management techniques
• Reviewing and approving employee attendance/vacation
• Implementing job rotation, enlargement and enrichment
• Promoting employee empowerment and growth

Factory exposure will also include the following:

• Aluminum and composite materials
• Aluminum honeycomb structural sandwich panels
• Variety of parts
• Opportunity for innovation
• Variety of work (balance of desk work and factory floor work)
• JIT production model
• Engineer-to-Order / Make-to-Order job shop environment
• Hot and Cold Press laminating
• CNC machining and edge banding

Qualifications:

• High School Diploma or GED, two year degree required
• Bachelor's degree in a technical field or equivalent preferred
• 5 years of related experience desired, but high levels of supervisory skills are more important
• Leadership seminars and/or coursework
• Working knowledge of technical drawings and GD&T
• Ability to manipulate CAD/CAM files or programming experience a plus
• Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings
• Outstanding organizational and time management skills
• Excellent technical communication skills
• Initiative for product/process improvement

Job benefits include:

• Full benefit package including a generous vacation policy with yearly increases up to a maximum of 6 weeks.
• Competitive base salary plus incentive bonus.
• Security of work for an established, growing company that serves a diverse customer base. Proficient computer skills using Microsoft

Plascore offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. For more information about our company, please visit our web site at www.plascore.com. We are an EEO employer dedicated to workforce diversity.

Plascore, Inc.
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