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Extrusion Supervisor

MRI Tallahassee

The Company

Our client is a leading manufacturer of custom plastic extrusion for more than 50 years. With a wide variety of materials and colors, they produce custom plastic profiles, extruded plastic tubing, and extruded plastic sheets. They also specialize in injection molded parts as well. 

Scope of Role:

The Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of production operations, ensuring adherence to safety protocols, maintaining high-quality standards, and driving efficiency in manufacturing processes. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong leadership skills, excellent problem-solving abilities, and a commitment to fostering a positive and productive work environment.

Job Responsibility

  • Display and enforce good housekeeping and safety habits throughout the plant, ensuring compliance with safety regulations and procedures.
  • Supervise the assembly of packaging materials, conducting quality checks to ensure products meet required specifications.
  • Coordinate palletizing of finished products, optimizing storage space and ensuring proper handling procedures are followed.
  • Operate and oversee all plant production and processing equipment, including extrusion, die cut, and vacuum forming machinery.
  • Conduct job setups on extrusion, die cut, and vacuum forming equipment, ensuring proper configurations for each production run.
  • Perform material changes on all production equipment as needed to support manufacturing processes.
  • Troubleshoot production equipment and processes, identifying and resolving issues to minimize downtime and maintain optimal productivity.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of machine setups, production runs, and shipping information.
  • Demonstrate effective leadership skills, providing guidance and support to production team members to ensure efficient operations and high morale.
  • Prioritize production schedule to meet customer demands and deadlines, adjusting workflows as necessary to optimize efficiency.
  • Coordinate shipping and receiving activities, ensuring timely delivery of products and accurate inventory management.
  • Maintain detailed inventory records, conducting regular audits to ensure accuracy and availability of materials.
  • Train new employees in production processes, equipment operation, and safety procedures.
  • Lead shift meetings to communicate goals, objectives, and performance expectations to team members.
  • Maintain a clean and safe plant environment, implementing and enforcing cleanliness standards and safety protocols.
  • Review potential new business opportunities and provide input to management regarding feasibility and resource requirements.
  • Manage employee discipline and morale, addressing issues promptly and implementing measures to promote a positive work culture.
  • Arrange overtime staffing as needed to meet production demands.
  • Perform any other duties as prescribed by the Plant Manager or President to support the overall goals of the organization.


  • Proven experience in a supervisory role within a manufacturing environment, with a strong understanding of production processes and equipment operation.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, with the ability to motivate and inspire team members to achieve common goals.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to make sound decisions under pressure.
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Proficiency in computer applications for inventory management and documentation purposes.
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and best practices in manufacturing operations.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and excellence in all aspects of production operations.

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