Injection Molding Manager resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

To obtain a permanent, full time Managers position. I have 29 years of Industrial, Manufacturing and Mechanical experience, the majority of that being in the Injection Molding, Assembly and Maintenance fields. Experienced in the delivery of materials, and the conveyance of resins to dryer system and to injection molding machines. Experienced in daily scheduling. Experienced in paying and charging of EE’s to reflect proper working hours. Experienced in the Microsoft Applications. Experienced in Scheduling of Detail-oriented Injection Molding Process Technician with [Number] years of [Industry] experience. Trained in [Technique] and [Tool] use with great track record of resourcefulness and reliability. Safety-conscious worker committed to efficiency and collaboration. Quality-focused Injection Molding Process Technician with superior knowledge of [Area of expertise] and to cut costs and increase productivity. Expert in [Skill] and [Tool] repairs with fantastic multitasking abilities. Dedicated to high standards of safety, quality and production. Driven [Type] professional experienced in easily handling diverse production tasks, including sample preparation and materials packaging. Quick learner familiar with troubleshooting issues and performing basic maintenance on casting equipment. Efficient [Job Title] successful at decreasing machinery issues through careful preparation and inspection. Highly attentive to detail and dedicated to following all company operating procedures to maximize performance. Pursuing challenging new position with [Type] manufacturing facility.

  • Materials handling
  • Health and safety procedures
  • Schematic reading
  • Inspection experience
  • Product storage
  • Communication
  • Teambuilding
  • Supervision
  • Basic math
  • Active listening
  • Work ethic
  • Clerical
  • Analytical
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Computer skills
  • People skills
  • Conflict resolution
01/2019 to 12/2021 Injection Molding Manager Ultradent Products | Pensacola, FL,
  • Maintained high levels of quality standards by closely monitoring progress and effectively streamlining procedures.
  • Collaborated effectively on team of [Number] workers in fast-paced and quickly changing environment.
  • Set up over [Number] work stations daily and safely changed injection molds from [Type] to [Type].
  • Maintained inventory records in [Software] for equipment and molding supplies by closely observing and updating usage protocols.
  • Entered data into manufacturing batch records using [Software].
  • Increased reusable trimmed material by [Number]% through effectively trimming excess material using [Tool].
  • Removed cured products from molds and inspected each to identify defects and assign grades.
  • Adjusted daily work procedures to meet schedules and maintain product quality standards.
  • Performed routine preventive maintenance and upkeep of production equipment to maximize performance and minimize downtime.
  • Inventoried and recorded quantities of materials and finished products, requisitioning additional supplies.
  • Identified and documented complex repair issues with casting equipment and reported needs to supervisor for timely resolution.
06/2007 to 01/2019 Injection Molding Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, ToolroomSupervisor, Floor Supervisor, Maintenance Shift Supervisor/ Maintenance Project Planning, Maintenance Manager Sandusky ACH-LLC/ Ventra Plastics | City, STATE,
  • Injection Molding Manager
  • Setup and institute new and existing processes for new, and existing product in a variety of injection molding machines
  • Perform quality checks of parts and finished items
  • Assist new model engineering with the institution and launching of new parts, molds and machinery
  • Work closely with Tool Room, on repairs and changes to current and new model products and molds
  • Work closely with Facilities Engineering for building upkeep, repairs, and planning
  • Work closely with Automation Group for upgrades, new installs, and other Automation, Plant and Maintenance needs
  • Work closely with Industrial Engineering for new model installs, rearranges, and upgrades
  • Experienced in the Maximo system
  • Able to create, close out, and edit work orders and or plant PM’s
  • Experienced in the IMS system
  • Crib req ordering, parts purchase and part purchase approvals
  • Instruct, teach, and assist hourly personnel in their daily duties, operation and trouble shooting of machinery and the process of machinery and molds.
  • Supervised preventive maintenance projects, employee tasks and performance and adherence to safety standards.
  • Connected with customers daily to understand needs, provide assistance and collect feedback to optimize operations.
  • Delegated daily tasks to employees to manage resources and meet deadlines.
  • Managed team of employees, daily progress reports and overall project planning.
  • Delegated tasks appropriate to individual employees to provide development opportunities.
  • Addressed employee issues and conflicts to provide input, feedback and coaching.
  • Maintained inventory accuracy by counting stock-on-hand and reconciling discrepancies.
  • Coordinated with vendors, suppliers and manufacturing personnel to resolve technical and quality issues.
  • Implemented preventive maintenance program by planning and coordinating major scheduled maintenance outages
  • Collaborated with leadership to determine needs and devise improvement plans to reach strategic targets.
  • Contributed to product design and prototype development.
  • Monitored maintenance scheduling and reported maintenance team information to management.
  • Tested final products to ensure quality.
  • Provided insight and information to management regarding onsite improvement project specifications.
  • Organized and updated schedules to optimize coverage for expected customer demands.
  • Taught junior employees how to meet operational and sales goals with proactive strategies.
  • Administered equipment maintenance, effectively troubleshooting faulty, damaged or inoperative components and systems.
  • Diagnosed and repaired mechanical issues according to industry standards.
  • Conducted job interviews, led employee performance evaluations and rewarded top performers to attract and retain quality personnel.
  • Implemented improved training procedures to better develop new personnel.
  • Reviewed sales reports to enhance sales performance and improve inventory management accuracy.
  • Maintained current knowledge base of manufacturing industry best practices for lean manufacturing, demand flow technology, statistical process control and [Type].
  • Resolved in-house production inefficiencies, establishing qualifications and procedures for sub-contracting and outsourcing.
  • Liaised between executives, manufacturing teams and warehouse staff.
  • Established and implemented new procedures for standard maintenance scheduling.
  • Addressed and resolved technical concerns to comply with internal standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Devised, evaluated, implemented and oversaw multiple manufacturing projects of large scope from planning to completion.
  • Monitored performance of [Number] team members to develop optimization plans.
  • Minimized costs by working and negotiating with multiple suppliers.
  • Delivered technical support in collaboration with [Type], [Type] and [Type] departments.
  • Orchestrated tooling changeovers, setups and repairs to minimize downtime and improve productivity.
  • Oversaw manufacturing projective and program initiatives and administered performance metrics.
  • Served as technical resource to initiate and improve processes related to [Type] machines.
  • Oversaw preproduction in collaboration with [Type] and [Type] departments.
  • Contacted vendors to procure equipment and tools to meet organizational demands.
  • Oversaw weekly team schedule for [Number] personnel.
  • Issued training and work schedules for [Number] personnel for [Type] equipment.
  • Coordinated with vendor representatives to organize schedules, review specifications and meet quality goals.
  • Emphasized customer service excellence through ongoing training of front-line team members, increasing customer satisfaction ratings [Number]%.
  • Reviewed blueprints and manuals to repair and restore optimal functionality.
  • Maintained equipment performance by cleaning and lubricating components.
  • Oversaw current and prospective manufacturing processes to increase efficiency by [Number]%.
  • Conducted annual inspection of workplace to assure safe working conditions for employees.
  • Completed [Action] and [Action] to maintain operations throughout entire facility.
  • Conducted maintenance and repair on [Equipment].
  • Directed cross-functional teams focused on supplier integration with technological strategies in order to enhance global procurement and materials management efficiency.
  • Managed capital equipment through evaluation, selection, run-offs and implementation.
  • Solicited observations from vendors and took feedback from customers.
  • Used [Type] system to analyze and optimize processes, resolve deficiencies and control costs.
  • Procured difficult to find parts by implementing automated system for identifying and matching suppliers.
  • Obtained vital parts for [Type] and [Type] equipment to meet production goals.
  • Partnered with procurement organizations on projects and other supplier-related investments and programs.
  • Led [Timeframe] meetings for team employees to obtain feedback, provide information and establish policies.
  • Investigated sources of risks as part of process, equipment and [Type] inspections.
  • Increased employee morale with [Type], [Type] and [Type] strategies.
09/1992 to 06/2007 Industrial Lift Truck operator, Pipe Fitter,, Plastic Molding Equipment Operator Ford Motor Company, General Assembly | City, STATE,
  • Bargaining Committeeman
  • 12 years experience in set up, instruction and operations of Injection Molding Machines
  • Experienced in Engel Machines, UBE, Natco, Battenfelds, Vandorn, and Cincinnati Molding machinery
  • Experienced in setting molds, processing of current and new model parts, set up and instruction of Star Robotics, set up and trouble shooting of machinery
  • Experience in human resources
  • I have a vast knowledge of the day to day operations of the business
  • I understand and I am experienced in dealing with the day to day concerns of employees, and their job duties.
Education and Training
Expected in | Computer Science and Engineering University of Toledo, Toledo Ohio, GPA:
Expected in | Architectural Engineering Terra Technical College, Fremont OH, GPA:

Some college course work completed in

Expected in | Fremont Ross High School, Fremont, Ohio GPA:
General and advanced academic classes.

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School Attended

  • University of Toledo
  • Terra Technical College
  • Fremont Ross High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Injection Molding Manager
  • Injection Molding Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, ToolroomSupervisor, Floor Supervisor, Maintenance Shift Supervisor/ Maintenance Project Planning, Maintenance Manager
  • Industrial Lift Truck operator, Pipe Fitter,, Plastic Molding Equipment Operator


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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