Diamond Products Supervisor

COMPANY

Always a Wire Die Leader

Fort Wayne Wire Die has historically been the birthplace of technology that drives the wire drawing and wire die industries. From the first wire die manufacturing equipment and processes developed in the 1930s, to the ongoing engineering advancements that have marked the industry’s evolution ever since, Fort Wayne Wire Die has always stood at the forefront.

Our vision is to be the preferred global supplier for wire drawing dies and precision tooling for the global wire and cable industry, the one die supplier that can provide the consistent quality, application expertise, performance value, and supply chain efficiency all customers need to compete in a global market. The ISO 9001:2015 certification has allowed us to develop a quality management system that fully supports our vision and goals resulting in customer satisfaction.

FUNCTION

This is a 1st shift, Monday – Friday 7:00 AM –3:30 PM, hands-on working Supervisor position overseeing one technician. The ideal candidate will be a reliable, friendly, and team-oriented supervisor.  This candidate will be responsible for the procurement and quality assurance of diamond abrasives and the production of diamond abrasives products by Fort Wayne Wire Die, Inc. Provide guidance and assistance for chemical processing and environmental compliance.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (Note: Other duties may be assigned)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

 Abrasives

  • Sourcing and ordering diamond abrasives.
  • Incoming quality assurance of diamond abrasives.
  • Maintaining quality assurance inspection equipment for diamond abrasives and carriers.
  • Supervise DP Technician and order production supplies/equipment.
  • Troubleshoot reported production problems and advise remedies.
  • Conduct monthly meetings with Diamond Powder Team members.

Chemical Processing

  • Prepare chemical solutions.
  • Order and maintain chemical supplies.
  • Operate equipment for chemical processing and wastewater treatment while maintaining conformance to local wastewater discharge requirements.

Administrative

  • Prepare Safety Data Sheets for FWWD finished goods.
  • Recycling of used materials such as X-ray film to minimize costs.
  • Provide compliance certification for RoHS, TSCA, REACH, Conflict Minerals, etc.

 EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Associates degree in chemistry, chemical technology, or engineering technology preferred
  • Experience working in a chemistry-related field preferred
  • Experience in sourcing and purchasing preferred
  • A minimum of a year of supervisory experience preferred
  • Excellent at troubleshooting technical issues
  • Prior experience in completing/obtaining compliance certifications
  • Experience mixing chemicals preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Polite and professional
  • Ability to lead, motivate and promote a team environment
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Strong PC skills utilizing Microsoft Office software
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive, adaptable with the ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions
  • ISO/QMS knowledge

ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those an individual must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Lab environment. Utilization of office desk – sitting, reading, listening, or speaking with the ability to move intermittently throughout the day
  • Strong sensory skills, such as good eyesight, good hearing, and dexterity
  • Ability to operate office equipment, including computers, copiers, fax machines, and phones

We hope to get a positive reaction to our job post!