Machine Shop Supervisor

Benton, KY 42025

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Production Management Job Number: JR7438019222 Compensation: $75000-98000 / year

Job Description

Title: Machine Shop Supervisor
Location: Benton KY
Duration and hire type: Direct Hire
Overview: Sterling Engineering / Staffing is currently looking for a Machine Shop Supervisor for one of our clients in the Benton, KY area. Sterling has a rich history of delivering top talent to our clients. We are a nationwide Staffing Firm with over 100 clients and works primarily with Fortune 1000 corporations.
Job Description:
Oversees day-to-day operation and movement of the shop. Supervises team of production workers, ensuring manufacturing processes are being completed safely, efficiently, and with quality in mind. Communicates job expectations and ensures procedures are followed to meet demand schedules.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Supervises daily production manufacturing of products
  • Sets up production schedule and assigns employee daily work schedules
  • Verifies allocated materials and tools are available for production
  • Works with line leads to set up proper and safe procedures for work being performed
  • Emphasizes goals to line leads to ensure they are being met
    • Monitors output levels and adjusts accordingly
  • Produces work orders for tasks to be completed
  • Coaches team members to meet Quality, Safety, Velocity, and Cost metrics
  • Complies with all company and OSHA safety procedures and makes sure employees do the same
    • Proactively audits work areas and employees to continuously improve safety
  • Issues corrective guidance and/or disciplinary actions when warranted/needed
  • Maintains team files for employee safety certifications, performance reviews and disciplinary documentation
  • Compiles weekly Open Orders reports
  • Performs ABBS Audits, 5S Audits, RCCA, CAPA, and coordinates manpower and safety meetings to ensure compliance
  • Performs all aspects of KRONOS timekeeping duties, such as vacation, PTO, scheduled hours worked and overtime approval
  • Determines overtime needs, determines priorities when resources are limited
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to maximize efficiency
  • Associates degree preferred, but not required
    • May be offset by experience
  • Requires a thorough knowledge of production shop floor, including machine shop operations, equipment, and processes
    • Familiarity with materials and quality objectives
  • 3-5+ years of experience working as a lead in a machine tool environment
    • Supervisory or management experience in warehousing and/or manufacturing environment
  • Supervisor and/or Manager training
    • Ability to work together in a team environment
    • Ability to manage a diverse workforce
    • Understanding of how to adjust build schedules and flex personnel as needed throughout the business day
    • Understanding of HR policies and how to apply them in certain situations
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Knowledge of establishing and maintaining a safe work environment
    • Strong focus and prioritization on team safety
  • Training in Lean Manufacturing and Auditing preferred
  • Ability to read precision instruments and gauges
    • Ability to work from blueprints and technical drawings
  • Understanding of company policies and documentation use and storage
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

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