Supervises and directs day-to-day machine shop production activities for approximately 30 employees. *Responsible for the assignment of work, technical interpretation and compliance within a close tolerance, precision machine shop involving short run, complex parts on conventional and CNC machine tools. *Manages required manpower, tools and equipment coverage. Interprets blueprints, specifications and engineering orders to clarify and resolve functional problems related to fabrication. Assures the maintenance of quality standards and participates in departmental meetings for purposes of improving methods, standardizing techniques and otherwise affecting cost reductions and increasing efficiency. Coordinates with other shift supervisors or departments for continuity of effort and function. Fosters a positive work environment and team who are fully committed to continuous improvement.
Requires 4. years manufacturing supervisory experience in a continuous flow aerospace manufacturing environment *to include application of LEAN manufacturing principles. *Or, if you are a Manufacturing Engineer who has worked within a machine shop environment and ready to assume supervisory responsibility.
Must have solid communication and leadership skills.**
Prior supervisory experience must include **positive employee relations and team building, strong communication skills, and comprehensive technical management skills.
Proficiency in personal computer software is important and prior experience in an MRP manufacturing environment is highly desirable.