Manufacturing Manager

Posted on Apr 22

Location: Lexington, KY
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4093577

Job Description-Fuel Systems Assembly-Plastic Injection Molding

This role will be responsible for the management and coordination of all production floor operations including the safety and morale of employees, the molding and assembly operations, housekeeping and equipment with the objective of improving the plant's performance in safety, cost, delivery and quality. This position oversees the receipt and movement of released product to all necessary production, inspection and test areas as subassemblies or end items manufactured. This position is accountable for the overall production plan delivery, provides input to shipment schedules, plans and forecasts as knowledge of production status develops. Identifies bottlenecks in the production flow and ensures that necessary labor, material, and support are applied to relieve the bottleneck applying lean manufacturing systems.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Degree in Plastics Technology or Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering with extensive technical and supervisory background is absolutely required
  • Minimum 3-5 years supervisory experience in a high-volume, fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Extensive Plastic Injection Molding experience is absolutely required
  • Technical background in the automotive industry highly desired
  • Must be Lean systems knowledgeable Experienced in implementing 5S, Six Sigma and Black Belt initiatives
  • Strong financial acumen 

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years of injection molding experience
  • 5+ years of Tier-1 automotive manufacturing experience
  • 5+ years of general or plant management experience
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent
  • Extensive knowledge of TS-16949 quality systems
  • Lean manufacturing background (JIT sequencing)
  • Proficiency with MS Office software suites (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Excellent communication and record-keeping skills
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Successful Track Record
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