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Production Lead in Middlefield, OH at Mercury Plastics

Date Posted: 11/25/2018

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Job Description

Job Description

Mercury Plastics, a Masco owned business unit, is a leader in innovative thermoplastic solutions serving various industries including: appliances, construction, liquid dispensing, marine, medical, off-shore and plumbing. With more than 50 years in operations, we have an established family-oriented culture and a team atmosphere.


The Production Lead is responsible for direction of 12-15 Operation personnel. The successful candidate should have a combination of leadership and Injection Molding experience. Candidate must have the ability to promote a safe work environment, adhere to all customer quality expectations, follow scheduling requirements, and promote good housekeeping and 5-S principles.  


  • Must be proficient in MS Office
  • Must have a 1-3 years leadership experience in a manufacturing environment  
  • Must possess strong leadership and communication skills
  • High School graduate or GED
  • Technical school or degree in a related field is a plus
  • Continuous Improvement experience within a manufacturing environment, preferably in an ISO 9001:2008 certified company.


  • May engage in frequent bending, stooping, squatting, pushing, and pulling  
  • May be required to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds


  • Schedule Operators to machines to complete production requirements.
  • Coordinate and assist with mold changes to fulfill schedule requirements.
  • Assign specific and daily tasks to utility person.
  • Coordinate tooling and equipment availability, repair and maintenance. 
  • Ensure cleanliness and maintain a safe work environment within injection molding department.
  • Respond to problems by performing corrective technical, process, or mechanical solutions.
  • Maintain positive employee relations.
  • Support adherence to Company policies, safety standards, and good housekeeping practices.
  • Manage and assist in troubleshooting all shift maintenance matters, including preventive and minor maintenance on all injection molding equipment.
  • Communicate and record pertinent and required information using email and established documentation.


Blue Team 4 (United States of America)

Full or Part Time

Full time

Mercury Plastics is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, protected status as a veteran, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law.

Mercury Plastics is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an Internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States. Please click on the following links for more information.

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No visa sponsorship is available for this position, unless specified within the job description.