Molding Supervisor

Supervise the workers engaged in molding plastic products.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Molding Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in molding plastic products, applying knowledge of molding machine setup and operating techniques and production machining methods: Reads operating logs to identify inoperative injection or blow molding machines, determines reasons for machine malfunction, and arranges for machine repair. Reviews production schedules and work orders, and assigns duties to workers according to order priorities. Studies quality control reports to identify product defects and directs machine operators to adjust machines to eliminate flaws. Examines molded products from each machine to verify conformance to specifications. Conducts or directs training of new employees in machine operation. Confers with management and other supervisors to resolve production problems. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.

Should I be a Molding Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Shell-Core-And-Molding Supervisor, Supervisor, Molding

    How to become a Molding Supervisor

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