MMI Engineered Solutions
  • Production
  • Saline, MI, USA
  • Full Time

Competitive wages/ Medical, Dental, & Vision benefits (Including domestic partner), 401K , Tuition Reimbursement, Long and short term disability plans, PTO, Paid Holidays, and many bonus programs.

MMI Engineered Solutions is looking for a leader to join our team as a Shift Supervisor! If you have leadership experience in a manufacturing environment and are looking for an opportunity to grow, MMI is the place to be! MMI Engineered Solutions provides world-class engineering solutions for advanced composites and engineered resins across multiple industries. We engineer innovative ideas for today's complex design and manufacturing issues.

Essential Functions

  • Work in a safe manner and follow all safety policies and procedures.
  • Follow all processes and make a recommendation for improvement.
  • Review operation process to ensure continuous cost improvement.
  • Interact with other positions (process engineer, material handler, operator, etc.) to ensure the efficient use of people during the manufacturing process.
  • Lean Manufacturing. 5S and Workplace organization (standardized work centers) process.
  • Schedule attainment by achieving production schedule.
  • Define success on each responsible shift (i.e. understand earned hour's needs, achieve required earned hours, understand and achieve required mold sets per schedule).
  • Coordinate with Mold Setters and Material Handler shift schedule and timing of mold changes.
  • Flex labor as needed per what is actually happening on the mfg. floor (i.e. flex labor down if the job(s) cannot be run).
  • Provide support and direction to molding setters, Press Operators, and other production shift employees.
  • Setup Production Job Including but not limited too.
    • Print the work order and review for assembly secondary operations.
    • Pull quality books, first article, visual boards, and trim samples. Ensure proper setup at the work center.
    • After a new tool is set, move the work order to the number one position in IQMS.
    • Ensure the first piece is dimensionally correct and matches the first article.
    • Print labels for the work order.
  • Verify all employees are following established processes and procedures in compliance with established the Environmental and Quality Management Systems.
  • Review Quality Book with Operator including quality alerts, job-specific training, packaging requirements, cycle time standards, and any other job-specific training requirements.
  • Ensure operator has all the required tools and safety equipment to run a job.
  • Provide daily production reporting and be able to communicate any issues impacting cost, quality or output.
  • Assume the active leadership role in the area of safety in the workplace and use these principals to ensure that the workforce is operating in a safe productive manner and give pertinent recommendations related to the appropriate areas.
  • Identify, troubleshoot, record and correct setup documentation, equipment problems, environmental and safety concerns, and nonconforming material.
  • Identify and correct nonconforming conditions and implement corrective actions in accordance with Company Policies.
  • Oversee the setup and operation of injection molding equipment.
  • Oversee the setup and operation of auxiliary equipment commonly used in injection molding (i.e. robot pickers, water heaters, conveyors, separators, water chilling systems, bulk resin dispensing equipment, hopper dryers, etc.).
  • Ensure the maintenance of the production area to ensure the plant is being run in a neat and orderly manner.
  • Maintain work-related records in a neat, timely and complete manner.
  • Apply appropriate process control and statistical techniques to daily work as needed to ensure optimum product quality and productivity.
  • Other responsibilities assigned by the Director of Operations.


Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Three (3) to five (5) years of supervisory experience in an injection molding plant environment preferred. (5 years is preferred)
  • Demonstrated accuracy in working with numbers (math & basic algebra) procedures and forms.
  • Successful problem solving and reasoning skills.
  • Solid working knowledge of injection molding, from raw material to finished goods with a thorough understanding of the effects of heat, pressure, and time on the process and end product.
  • Ability to communicate an understanding of mechanical principals (vacuum, pressure, force, temperature, fluid flow, heat transfer, etc. to employees and customers.
  • Solid and demonstrated ability to use computers in a networked Environment including Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, etc.) Experience with IQMS a plus.
  • Superior supervisory skills with demonstrated experience in motivating and coaching employees.
  • A history of providing regular and effective performance feedback to direct reports as well as effectively addressing employee needs, disciplinary actions and training.

MMI Engineered Solutions is an equal opportunity employer

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