Cardinal Systems Inc
  • Schuylkill Haven, PA, USA
  • Full Time

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WE MANUFACTURE FUN!! Cardinal Systems Inc. is one of the nation's largest technologically advanced manufacturers of galvanized steel walls for in-ground swimming pools. In addition to steel walls, we manufacture steel steps and benches, aluminum coping, liner track, deck drains, liner bead and other custom fabrications.

The Extrusion Supervisor is responsible for supervising and providing overall direction and coordination of the operations and employees in Extrusion department. The Extrusion Supervisor has a full understanding of and will act in accordance with leadership expectations

Essential Functions of a Plastic Extrusion Supervisor:

  • Complete understanding of work instructions, production standards, process flow, safety procedures, quality standards, production procedures, and SOPs
  • Highly versed knowledge of Global Shop procedures (clocking in & out of jobs, daily production & material transfers, checking inventory status, verifying completion of pick tickets, and completing daily tasks); provide guidance, support, training to employees as well as troubleshooting)
  • Fully knowledgeable of production locations, inventory locations, and staged locations of finished goods off production lines
  • Provide the safest possible workplace to our employees by modeling and enforcing all company safety policies & procedures, ensure proper wearing of PPE, reporting accident/incident/near misses/unsafe conditions, conducting investigations, involvement in developing corrective actions, actively participate in safety committee, and conducting safety audits
  • Inspect the product that is being manufactured, using various quality inspection tools correctly.
  • Complete production and quality reports accurately
  • Involvement in continuous improvement activities.
  • Operate forklifts of various types, safely and effectively.
  • Ensure all employees understand the expectations regarding safety, production, and quality performance.
  • Maintain a level of operation at a rate which will meet or exceed scheduled production requirements accurately, efficiently, and safely.
  • Ability to run, to properly set up, change-over and make necessary adjustments to all equipment within the department
  • Advanced ability to maintain proper inventory counts or determine root cause for variance
  • Work with and communicate with other team members within their department as well as other departments to complete job assignments within the scheduled amount of time.
  • Work with and communicate with other team members within their department as well as other departments to improve current conditions to manufacture a good quality product at the highest possible output, maintaining the lowest possible cost in a safe work environment utilizing safe work practices.
  • Managing the day-to-day operation, schedule, quality, and safety functions in the department.
  • Responsible for the coordination of staffing, materials, quality control, and maintenance to meet expected productivity.
  • Ensure good housekeeping is adhered to and maintained in all work areas.
  • Work closely with management staff regarding productivity, quality, and employee performance.
  • Provide process guidance and technical troubleshooting support to employees in order to maintain a high level of productivity and quality
  • Employee management to include but not limited to: assess staffing needs, conduct interviews, involvement in new hire selection, train new employees, schedule workforce, complete new hire progress reports, conduct annual performance evaluations, address performance & attendance issues through coaching/corrective action sessions, engage employees in career development planning, comply with and enforce company policies, conflict management & resolution, conduct investigations, future succession planning, involvement with terminations, etc.
  • Review and approve employee time cards; manage time off requests being cognizant of the daily workforce required
  • Provide detailed information, to the department manager, that is relative to the safety, production, and quality
  • Train department leads to ensure that they can perform the requirements of their position to successfully be your back up.
  • Ensure every company message and communication is being shared with all department employees.

Qualifications for a Plastic Extrusion Machine Operator

  • Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English proficiently.
  • Basic knowledge of OSHA, State, and Federal labor laws and regulations
  • Good understanding of production processes.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership abilities
  • Effective, clear, and professional communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Confidential, dependable, trustworthy, and strong work ethic
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced, high stressed environment
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and work efficiently
  • Strong analytical, reasoning, and problem-solving skills
  • Strict adherence to ethical standards
  • Strong ability to lead a team and collaborate with others within the organization.
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Ability to work professionally when in dealing with both internal and external customers.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) and ERP systems

2nd Shift 3:45 PM - 12:00 AM (Monday - Friday)

Here's how OUR family takes care of YOUR family:

  • Top-notch Benefits Package (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Competitive additional benefits package including 401k matching
  • Generous PTO & 11 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave (Mothers, Fathers, & Adopting Parents)
  • Fully Paid Short/Long Term Disability & Life Insurance
  • Clean, Safe, and Comfortable Working Conditions

Cardinal Systems Inc. is a family owned, family-oriented employer that has made employee safety the top priority for over 45 years. Through three generations of family ownership and operation, we continually reinvest in our business to stay on the forefront in quality, service, design, and innovation. Cardinal Systems, Inc. makes it a priority to provide a healthy and safe work environment for its employees.

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