Assistant Production Supervisor


Manufacturing and Production

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Charleston, WV - Professional - (USA) 503 Pennsylvania Avenue (Professional) WV Charleston , WV 25302



Job Description

Manpower Professional is recruiting for an Assistant Production Supervisor for an international plastics manufacturer. Must have manufacturing supervisory experience, preferably in Injection Molding.

Successful candidate will:

-Have an excellent work ethic, be punctual daily

-Ensure proper supply of raw materials, determining workforce availability and assignment direct reports to assignments, following production schedules to fulfill production orders

-Ensure standard cycle times and labor production rates

-Ensure proper training of staff including confirming understanding of required PPE prior to beginning work for all direct reports

-Work in a safe manner and abide by all the company's safety rules while assuring

-Act as production supervisor for up to 20 people when the regular shift production supervisor is not present

-Have knowledge of hanger gathering and packing procedures.

-Understand proper lifting and palletizing techniques, manufacturing processes, supervision and training skills.

-Know basic human resource laws, company policies and procedures and their location.

-Be familiar with OSHA regulations. Be able to identify and locate raw materials in the warehouse, LOTO procedures and location of operating and maintenance manual.

-Understand proper use and safe operations of assembly machine, palletizer, pallet jack, taping machine, injection molding machine, and other machines used in production.

-Obtain a Forklift certificate.


-Minimum 3 years of experience in manufacturing using plastic injection molding, hydraulics, computerization, or electrical

-Management/supervision experience

-Excellent verbal and written communication skills

-Excellent mechanical skills, troubleshooting

-English proficiency

Must have supervisory experience and the ability to perform the following:

-Ability to train employees

-Ability to prioritize work assignments

-Ability to maintain an organized work schedule and allocate the work force

-Ability to motivate employees

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