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Molding Operations Supervisor

Mentor, OH, USA
$50,000 to $60,000



Molding Operations Supervisor must be able to set up molding machines, do mold changes and process changes to produce quality parts. Sign off on production paperwork and other documents. Must have working knowledge and be able to set up injection molds, molding machines, process molds, and be able to work with other team members such as engineers, maintenance, managers, and more. Set up and use a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments. Sets up and starts mold and needed auxiliary equipment. Requires good manual dexterity, good vision, attention to detail and ability to work with others as a cohesive team. Be able to load and unload trucks for shipping and many other duties.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the above and other duties may be assigned along with the following:

  • Generates sketches, models, and detailed designs of proposed components and assemblies, checking dimension of parts, materials to be used, relation of one part to another, and relation of various parts to whole structure or project.
  • Align and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials onto machines.
  • Study sample parts, blueprints, drawings, and engineering information to decide methods and sequences of operations needed to fabricate products and determine product dimensions and tolerances.
  • Fit and assemble parts to make or repair molds or machine tools.
  • Perform job changeovers in molds. Cleans and stores mold and auxiliary equipment.
  • Work with the maintenance department to investigate malfunctions of machines, equipment and help them to take proper action.
  • Able to read and understand written and verbal instructions and/or procedures.
  • Able to read and understand assembly and part drawings.
  • Able to read and understand part, process and assembly specifications.
  • Able to inspect parts to produce a quality product.
  • Able to follow ISO regulations and documentation.
  • Able to use equipment and inspection tools including but not limited to micrometers, calipers, drop gauges, depth gauges, magnifying lens, test equipment, etc.
  • Able to maintain cleanliness of work area including sweeping floors, dusting and cleaning machines.
  • Able to do other duties as assigned or necessary.
  • Able to work with and guide Engineers, Maintenance personnel and others to finish the job appropriately.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above and below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must have exceptionally good mechanical aptitude and knowledge of machines and tools including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance. Must have knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry and their applications.


Associate’s degree or two-year certificate from college or technical school plus an Apprenticeship training with a minimum of five (5) years of related mold shop experience or training; with the combination of education and experience.

Demonstrated experience in mechanical and electrical devices.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to draft routine reports and correspondence.



Ability to apply concepts, such as fractions, decimals, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra, geometry and trigonometry.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


None required. Apprenticeship Certificate or equivalent recommended.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.

The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

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