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Extrusion Manager - 1st shift - 90k+
The Extrusion Manager is responsible for implementing, monitoring, and successfully achieving departmental objectives by managing, training, and developing staff, planning, and evaluating department activities, developing personal growth opportunities, and promoting a safe, clean, organized work environment at all times. The Extrusion Manager will help develop innovative technologies and processes by working closely with suppliers, and customers.

Essential Functions: 
• Maintain appropriate staffing levels to meet customer demand needs and maintain an efficient and effective operation.
• Work collaboratively with others to develop innovative technologies and processes. Support and help develop new product and manufacturing processes. 
• Ensure that all tooling, equipment, and work areas are in good working order in a safe environment. Continually improve the manufacturing process, capabilities, and technologies. 
• Develop and promote continuous improvement projects within department and company. 
• Responsible for time and attendance, completing performance/competency evaluations, competency/training logs, provide feedback, motivation, and disciplinary actions for employees in assigned department(s). 
• Ensure that all employees comply with all Health, Safety and Regulatory programs. Support safety and environmental initiatives. 
• Report and follow proper procedures for any plant accidents/near misses and complete necessary reports in a timely manner. 
• Develop and maintain relationships with outside vendors/suppliers. 
• Assist in maintaining the company's certification by supporting: Corporate policies, procedures, work instructions and required documentation. 
• Create an engaged workforce. 
• Train and develop the workforce and nurture team members to create a pipeline of talent for succession and promotion purposes Other Functions 
• Provide "hands-on" support as needed. 
• Ensure that good housekeeping is maintained throughout department. 
• Perform minor tool maintenance and/or decides to send tooling out for repair. 
• Support the develop of and maintain departmental budgets. 
• Maintain a cooperative attitude and open communication with personnel in other departments to achieve customer satisfaction. 
• Other duties as assigned. 

Key Competencies 
• Extensive understanding of extrusion and punch processing and generally accepted manufacturing principles 
• Ability to create and/or use reporting documentation and procedures. • Ability to lead, motivate and train staff. 
• Understand the philosophy and technical aspects of lean manufacturing. Develop lean culture within the manufacturing environment and lead the departments in kaizen and lean thinking initiatives. 
• Understanding of scheduling, budgeting, and goals of department and company. 
• Ability to implement production schedules. • Schedule staff as necessary to meet departmental goals. 
• Understanding of PFEMAs and control plans Qualifications (skills, knowledge, experience) 
• Prior supervisory experience. Strong leadership skills • 10+ years Extrusion experience • Technical and mechanical aptitude. 
• Prior experience with ERP, MES, and Microsoft software 
• Ability to work non-standard hours and weekends, as necessary. 
• Ability to travel by car and air, domestically. 
• Ability to push/pull/lift to 50 lbs. Preferred 
• Associate degree and/or technical degree in a related field.

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