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Molding Supervisor 3rd Shift

Job Number:  25983
Group:  Magna Exteriors
Division:  Greenville Molding Center (GMC)
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Piedmont, SC, US, 49867



Job Number: 202106.22
Group: Magna Decostar  
Division: Greenville Molding Center
Job Type: Supervisor
Location: Piedmont, SC 


Group Description

The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.

Recognized globally as an innovator in all aspects of vehicle exteriors, Magna provides everything needed, from materials development and design through manufacturing and assembly, to help automakers create sleek, state-of-the-art vehicles across the world.


Role Summary

This position reports directly to the Molding Department Manager and is responsible for the general and specific job duties of Decostar as described below:
  • To exhibit a fair and consistent management approach that follows the principles outlined in The Magna Employee’s Charter to ensure a satisfied and productive employee workplace.
  • To lead and direct Company health and safety objectives that provide for a safe and healthful workplace for all Decostar employees.
  • To identify growth and developmental opportunities and on-going training needs of personnel that will provide for an overall positive working environment.
  • To perform regular workplace inspections, conducting safety talks, staff meetings, being involved in the accident/incident investigation program, training new employees, correcting unsafe acts or conditions, correct or commend health and safety performance and conducting performance appraisals for workers’ safety performance.
  • To follow Company policies and display conduct expected of Decostar employees as described in the employee handbook.
  • To persuade and support the following of Company policies and business objectives in the daily management of the operations of the Company.
  • To meet and maintain all customer quality standards as well as the standards of Decostar.
  • Have knowledge of your responsibility regarding health and safety in the workplace and be able to communicate the existence of any potential or actual danger to the employee including setting and maintaining clear, written goals.
  • Cooperate with OSHA/State OSHA inspectors.
  • Always use appropriate Personal Protective Equipment to set good workplace standards and ensure all employees maintain those standards.
  • Know and maintain the safety rules for Decostar Industries.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the shift and participate in team activities to maintain and continuously improve on department/shift performance goals.
  • Direct all changes and modifications to the control plan resulting from continuous improvement activities as well as internal or external customer requirements.
  • Prepare management summary reports and trend charts detailing department key efficiency operating indicators.
  • Communicate and liaison with the department manager all data as necessary to ensure timely resolution of quality and downtime issues, and to expedite the brainstorming and decision making process.
  • Analyze data to determine statistics, trends, measurable, etc. and take action as required.
  • Cooperate with Paint Department, Maintenance, Tooling and Production Scheduling to prevent the further processing of non-conforming product and the effective scheduling of the paint line. Initiate and verify effectiveness of action plans to prevent their reoccurrence.
  • Train staff members in Decostar’s Health & Safety policy and ISO/TS16949 requirements for the Molding Department.  Ensure strict compliance to all safety and ISO/TS16949 procedures and work guidance.
  • Direct employees to accurately input data as required ensuring the reliability of information used for departmental reports process capability and materials management
  • Facilitate positive working relationships between all support staffs in a team environment.

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Maintain a high departmental standard for housekeeping within the Molding department.
  • Assess the abilities of personnel and resources, and allocate them to the areas of their greatest expertise and utilization.
  • Responsible for part quality and has the authority to stop production, if required, to correct quality problems.
  • Conduct employee performance appraisals as required.
  • Perform regular workplace inspections.
  • Ensure that all accidents are properly reported and accident investigations are completed within 24 hours.
  • Responsible for proper handling, storage and disposal of all chemicals, used materials and equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Additional Information

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred.  Six years work related experience might be substituted in lieu of degree.  Work experience combined with current schooling towards degree will be considered.
  • Operational knowledge of management information systems, use of personal computers and application software.
Skills and Experience:
  • Minimum six years technical experience in a manufacturing environment preferably in injection molding.
  • Minimum three to five years supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrated organizational, communication, problem solving and people skills.
  • The ability to coordinate other shift activities in addition to functional responsibility for his/her own shift operations.

07--Operations F--Permanent/Regular 

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