Desired Character Qualities:  Attentiveness, Decisiveness, Dependability, Discretion, Loyalty, Orderliness, Patience, Truthfulness

Job Summary: The Machine Shop Supervisor will lead, support, and supervise the manufacturing department to meet production and quality objectives.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Conducts daily change over, startup and production meetings with direct reports
  • Compiles production goal and deficiency data for daily meeting with Machine Shop Manager
  • Tracks overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) and machine efficiency
  • Coordinates periodic inter-departmental discussions to resolve issues, improve processes and maintain machining efficiency
  • Works with Manufacturing Training group to schedule and document new employee training
  • Partners with the HR department to manage all areas of employee relations, attendance, scheduling, performance review and corrective actions
  • Complies with all safety policies, practices, and procedures. Reporting all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or a Health and Environmental Safety team member
  • Participates in proactive teams to achieve departmental and company goals
  • Provides leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • 3-5 years’ machine shop experience
  • Ability to read blueprints preferred
  • Proficient with basic machinist math skills
  • Knowledge of precision measuring preferred
  • Understanding of 6S concepts
  • Must have analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability prioritize, organize and delegate assignments
  • Intermediate computer skills
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral or diagram form
  • Capable of effectively presenting information to internal and external groups
  • Must have valid driver’s license and clean MVR
  • Must pass background check and drug screen

Core Competencies:

  • Managing and Measuring Work – Clearly assigns responsibility for tasks and decisions; sets clear objectives and measures; monitors process, progress, and results; designs feedback loops into work.
  • Confronting Direct Reports – Deals with problem direct reports firmly and in a timely manner; doesn’t allow problems to fester; regularly reviews performance and holds timely discussions; can make negative decisions when all other efforts fail; deals effectively with troublemakers.
  • Managing Diversity– Manages all kinds and classes of people equitably; deals effectively with all races, nationalities, cultures, disabilities, ages and both sexes; hires variety and diversity without regard to class; supports equal and fair treatment and opportunity for all.
  • Motivating Others – Creates a climate in which people want to do their best; can motivate many kinds of direct reports and team or project members; can assess each person’s hot button and use it to get the best out of him/her; pushes tasks and decisions down; empowers others; invites input from each person and shares ownership and visibility; makes each individual feel his/her work is important; is someone people like working for and with.
  • Building Effective Teams – Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
  • Integrity and Trust – Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; doesn’t misrepresent him/herself for personal gain.
  • Composure– Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.
  • Listening– Practices attentive and active listening; has the patience to hear people out; can accurately restate the opinions of others even when he/she disagrees.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  Yes

Machinist I, II and III          Machine Operator  


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Vocational or technical training

Work Environment:

  • Office/Manufacturing environment - PPE required in specific areas
  • Incidental proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical currents, oils and chemicals
  • Minor exposure to fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, or poor ventilation

Physical Requirements:

  • Repetitive use of hands
  • Lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 75 lbs.

We offer competitive salaries and offer excellent benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k).

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