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Mold Shop Supervisor

Company: Cambro Manufacturing
Location: Huntington Beach
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Mold Shop Supervisor

Job Locations

US-CA-Huntington Beach




Business Development


Full Time


Second Shift


The Mold Shop Supervisor is responsible for supervising the activities of the Mold Shop to achieve continuous improvement in quality, cost, safety, and productivity in accordance with the goals of the company. This position supervises and coordinates day to day activities of Mold Shop employees per their supervisor's and MOS guidelines. This individual performs assignments, assists others, and/or oversees repairs or tasks done to all types of existing or new mold preparation or secondary tooling and schedules work times and sets priorities for their area of responsibility.

Essential Functions

Responsible for repairs and modifications performed in house and with outside vendors.Participates in Engineering/Qualifying Production tests and investigates issues that may develop.Maintains a working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure safety of mold shop personnel.Manages and coordinates daily activities of the mold shop to meet the quality needs of manufacturing and communicates company policies and safety to employees at start-up meetings or during tours to enforce safety regulations.Coordinates/schedules for production needs by personally entering all of the production mold schedules in the AS400 labor tracker to assign specific duties.Works with planning and manufacturing to schedule maintenance and repairs of molds, adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.Demonstrates good knowledge of molds, dies and secondary tooling.Works with the Mold Shop Manager and manufacturing on developing annual budget for all molds, dies and tooling that needs to be replaced.Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and the quality of product.Suggests and implements changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop and employees.Guides the department activities to improve the performance of mold repair, insert changes, and mold Maintenance.Solves problems that involve new techniques, technologies, or concepts. Advises management of new developments which may affect profit, schedule, costs, and/or inter- department relations.

  • Analyzes and resolves employee conflicts and/or assists employees in solving work problems.
  • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate employees to achieve work goals.
  • Confers with other supervisors or managers to coordinate activities of individual departments.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws, such as: interviewing, hiring, training, directing work, conducting performance appraisals, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing and resolving complaints.
  • Maintain reliable and consistent attendance, including being punctual, and dependable in order to meet the needs of the department and the organization.
  • Execute each essential duty satisfactorily in order to perform job successfully.
  • Follows all safety procedures required in work area, wears PPE as needed, attends all safety meetings, and reports safety issues regarding equipment or unsafe/hazardous conditions.
  • Performs effectively as a team member, able to work well with others, open to receive and give feedback, and treats everyone with respect.
  • Takes ownership of own work and behavior, accepts accountability for own actions, encourages solutions, and communicates status of work/projects.
  • Follow all department quality standards/criteria. Raise concerns and issues to immediate manager.
  • Able to understand and demonstrate Cambro company culture, display company core values (Safety, Quality, Respect, and Service).
  • Understands department's key performance indicators and contributes to achieve these goals both individually and as a team.
  • Other duties as needed or required. ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Must remain flexible and open to possible schedule changes in order to meet business needs.Physical Demands 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. In this position you may be required to:
      • Occasionally sit, walk, stand, bend at the neck and/or waist, squat, climb, kneel, twist at the neck and/or waist, use hands repetitively for simple and power grasping, fine manipulation, pushing & pulling, reaching above and below shoulder level, carrying/lifting up to 75 lbs..
      • Drive cars, reach trucks, order pickers, forklifts, and other equipment.
      • Work around equipment and machinery.
      • Exposure to excessive noise
      • Exposure to dust, gas, fumes or chemicals
      • Working at heights
      • Use of Special visual or auditory protective equipmentPPE REQUIREMENTS
        • Safety glasses
        • Hair net
        • Nitrile Gloves, Chemical Resistant Gloves, Utility gloves/cutting gloves, and Welding Gloves
        • Steel-toe slip resistant shoes
        • Hardhat or Bump Cap
        • Hearing protection (e.g. ear plugs, earmuffs)
        • Face shields


          The requirements listed 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.
        • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED)
        • College or Certificate of Merit Courses related to Machining, Mechanics, Mold Repair/Maintenance, Mold Making or Injection Mold Processing
        • 3-5 years of supervisory experience or ability to adapt to a Supervisory role
        • 3-5 or more years of experience relating to Injection Molds
        • Intermediate MS Word and Excel
        • Must possess strong verbal and written communications skillsCAMBRO is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to and will not be discriminated against based upon race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law. Salary may vary based on experience.


          USD $32.95/Yr.


          USD $37.50/Yr.

Keywords: Cambro Manufacturing, Huntington Beach , Mold Shop Supervisor, Other , Huntington Beach, California

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