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Blow Mold Supervisor

Date: Jun 12, 2019

Location: Corona, CA, CA, US

Company: Glanbia

Blow Mold Team Leader


At Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., our portfolio centers around dairy and non-dairy nutritional ingredients. We co-innovate and deliver ingredient solutions and precision premixes for use in the mainstream food and beverage, infant and clinical, and functional nutrition markets. We are the number one provider of whey-based nutritional ingredients globally and the number one producer of American-style cheddar cheese. Our protein systems have transformed the bar and beverage categories — bringing increased levels of protein, cleaner labels and greater product functionality to market. We have a direct presence in 21 countries, with manufacturing facilities in the US, Germany and China, and international sales and technical offices around the world.


Reports To:                Maintenance Manager

Department:               Blow Mold

Location:                    Corona, CA


Job Summary

Oversees and manages all aspects of the blow molding organization.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities (not restrictive)

  • Provide general leadership to blow-molding department
  • Supervise and direct blow-molding personnel with all duties
  • Develop and execute preventative maintenance tasks specifically for blow molding and corresponding utility systems; own the blow-molding preventative maintenance plan. Execute preventative maintenance according to priorities:  Safety, quality, and throughput.
  • Responsible to work with contractors as needed and validate work
  • Provide performance coaching to the blow-molding department
  • Develop and adhere to machine KPI’s and quality requirements
  • Maintain coordination of production planning with blow-molding department
  • Work with technical services to on-board new preform resins and bottle SKU’s
  • Responsible for work order disbursement and completion of tasks
  • Responsible for creating, modifying, and deleting work orders in the SAP system
  • Coordinate with vendors about new equipment and oversee the installation processes to make sure everything meets Glanbia’s standards and specifications
  • Communicate with corporate engineering/production/maintenance to resolve engineering and production or maintenance issues in the plant; specifically for capital upgrades as needed.
  • Provide on call facility support and perform other duties as assigned.
  • Provide timely planning of general work orders.
  • Develop a master plan, shutdown plan, and a schedule for each.
  • Compile production loss reporting due to equipment failure
  • Optimize predictive maintenance practices (infrared, vibration and lubrication)
  • Provide a yearly equipment condition analysis and asset inventory
  • Own electrical components in the plant (VFD’s, instrumentation, wiring, motors, panels, PLC’s, etc.). Coordinate as needed with supporting departments to address needs.
  • Facilitate “break down analysis” for each equipment failure based on a priority impacting the production schedule; troubleshoot electrical issues in the field.
  • Maintain equipment history and equipment documents in a useable library.
  • Regular attendance and punctuality are essential functions of this position.

Additional Functions

  • Promote safety
  • On call facility support
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities (If relevant)


Qualification & Experience Requirements

Education, Training:

  • Requires a four (4) year technical degree (process, mechanical, electrical, etc. engineering) 

Experience Required:

  • 2-3 years of related experience

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Knowledge of National Electric Code, Ladder Logic, ISA Symbols, technical drawings, HMI, PLC components, AutoCAD, Wonderware, AB, Ethernet, and Device Net is helpful but not required.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, handle multiply projects simultaneously and delegate assignments to others.
  • Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.
  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Human Resources
  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals.
  • Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill.
  • Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.,)

Language, Computer &   Numeracy:

  • Clear command of the English language both verbal and in writing.
  • Proficient personal computer skills (MS office applications – Word, Office, Excel)

Travel Requirements

  • N/A

Typical Physical Activity

Physical Demands

  • Regularly involves talking or listening, sitting, and the use of hands and fingers.
  • Regularly involves going up and down stairs.
  • Frequently involves reaching with hands and arms, standing and walking.
  • Occasionally involves crouching, stooping, kneeling and/or climbing or balancing.


Physcial Requirements

  • Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 20 pounds.
  • Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, works with the fingers, and perceives attributes of objects and materials.
  • Involves moderate physical activity performing non-strenuous daily activities of a primarily administrative nature.
  • Should be able to identify and distinguish colors, see clearly at 20 inches or closer and 20 feet or more, observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point, judge distances and spatial relationships, and adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus.

Typical Environmental Conditions

  • May be exposed to moderate noise levels (i.e. office equipment, light traffic).
  • May be exposed to moderate to high noise levels (i.e. production equipment, forklifts, heavy traffic).
  • May be exposed to humidity, intense heat and cold, outdoor weather conditions, and fumes and toxic chemicals.
  • May work in areas with mechanical moving parts, above ground with risk of fall, or areas with risk of electrical shock.


Are you someone who likes to make it happen, make it better and make it fun? If so, our company offers you an excellent opportunity to do really interesting work and develop a career in a dynamic and innovative environment that is all about making you and our business successful.

Nearest Major Market: Corona
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles