ZF TRW Production Supervisor in Galesville, Wisconsin

Req ID 31515BR

Job Title Production Supervisor

Functional Area Operations

Business Unit North America Body Control Systems

Job Description 3rd Shift

Directs the activities of and trains employees on the molding production floor. Performs minor maintenance on molding machines and trouble shoots processes.


  1. Supervises employees on the molding production floor including training new employees and instructing all employees in their area.

  2. Interview, hire, train/cross train, evaluate performance and carryout disciplinary actions for all assigned employees.

  3. Conducts machine startup and shutdown procedures as required.

  4. Identifies and reports common process and machine problems, including monitoring machine instrumentation (such as temperature, time, speed, and pressure) and performance.

  5. Performs routine process adjustments within predetermined limits.

  6. Conducts random visual product quality inspections.

  7. Verifies production quantities.

  8. Conducts product changeovers as required (such as parts movement, packaging, color change, or materialchange).

  9. Ensures machine and work area is clean using 5S principles.

  10. Operates injection molding machines and auxiliary equipment.

  11. Responsible for plant security.

  12. Sets the example and establishes the expectation regarding required PPE and safe work practices.

  13. Generates Incident Reports involving team members on assigned shift and participates in Incident Investigation and Root Cause Analysis.

  14. Support Plant Lean Manufacturing objectives by actively participating in Continuous Improvement Savings.

  15. May be required to perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Education Requirements High school diploma or equivalent

Experience and Skill Requirements

Must be self motivated, have the ability to communicate and work well with other employees. Must have ability to do simple math, work with specific computer terminals and have working knowledge of decoupled molding.

Knowledge of molding machines, materials, molds, and other equipment used in the plastic injection molding process is helpful.

Position Status Salaried Full-Time

Diversity Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

City Galesville

State Wisconsin

Country United States