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Machining Supervisor-2nd Shift

Basic Purpose


This position is responsible for machining department safety, operation, production, quality, staffing, maintenance, servicing and repair of machining equipment, necessary for the continuity of a safe manufacturing operation. Troubleshoots process and equipment problems, provides technical support throughout resolution and develops/implements preventative actions.  Responsible for piece part cost of manufacturing and cost of quality.  Must maintain an equitable inventory of supporting supplies required to manufacture, using a lean approach. 


Responsible for supporting activities in accordance with established Environmental, Safety and Health procedures. Collaborates with superiors and/or peers for advice/guidance on matters that would have significant impact on the business. 


Principal Accountabilities


  1. Assign work orders to workforce based on preventative/predictive maintenance work list.
  2. Ensure workforce compliance with maintenance equipment inspection process through training, auditing and enforcement.
  3. Review equipment inspection checklists/reports and issue corrective action where applicable.
  4. Administer automated time and attendance system for assigned employees.
  5. Ensure workforce has proper tools to safely, effectively and efficiently perform tasks.
  6. Assist in the development and maintenance of the Quality Management System; comply with all provisions contained within.
  7. Administer Collective Bargaining Agreement in accordance with company philosophies, policies, procedures and systems; apply knowledge and skills gained through supervisory training.
  8. Ensure workforce compliance with Safety and Housekeeping policies and procedures through training, auditing and enforcement.
  9. Ensure workforce compliance with Environmental and Health policies and procedures through training, auditing and enforcement.
  10. Administer HR policies and procedures in a timely, consistent and appropriate manner.
  11. Identify continual improvement and advanced (lean) manufacturing projects and drive results.
  12. Drive self development so as to ever improve knowledge, skills and ability.
  13. Achieve production goals requirements to meet or exceed corporate needs.
  14. Meet or exceed internal and customer quality requirements.
  15. Effectively manage staff and resources in order to achieve optimum results. 


Required Skills, Education and Experience:


  • Two year technical degree or relevant experience
  • Relevant experience in supervision
  • Proven technical skills in maintenance of large manufacturing equipment that includes pneumatics, hydraulics, air compressors, chillers, heat exchangers, drives, robotics, gear boxes, conveyer systems, pumps, piping and valves, filters/strainers and steam systems. 
  • Proven technical skills in metal cutting manufacturing equipment that includes machine control programming and logic, tool technologies, work holding, turning, milling, drilling, drives, robotics, gear boxes, conveyer systems, and balancers.
  • Understanding of applicable standards and codes for OSHA, ASME, ANSI, NEMA, NFPA and NEC.
  • Able to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated use of analytical tools and techniques
  • Knowledge of quality management systems
  • Proficient with PC applications, preferably Microsoft (word processor, spreadsheets).