Production Supervisor

Plascore is seeking a technical professional to work closely with our engineering and manufacturing teams to supervise factory employees and production in the Panels Business Unit. 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 a high degree of technical aptitude and have had exposure in a variety of areas, such as CNC machining, manufacturing, laminating, 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, growth and facilitate training
Factory exposure will also include the following:
CNC machining and edge banding
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
2-5 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 read and interpret mechanical drawings
Outstanding organizational and time management skills
Excellent technical communication skills
Initiative for product/process improvement
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent helpful
Ability to manipulate CAD/CAM files or programming experience a plus
Additional Requirements:
Must be eligible to work on programs subject to ITAR Regulations. Therefore, candidates must be a U.S. Citizen or a U.S. Permanent Resident ('Green Card').
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.
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.

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