Machine Shop Supervisor

May 10, 2019

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Job Description

Job Location: Houston / Johnson Space Center / NASA

As a Machine Shop Supervisor you will:

Support and promote management’s vision and direction.
Provide strategic and functional oversight in a machine shop operation environment for tasking including CNC milling, manual and programmable lathe operations, sheet metal fabrication, welding, composite fabrication, soft goods, and precision cleaning.
Develop procedures, guidelines, and implement policies that will strengthen the facility infrastructure.
Understand and implement the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) for all represented employees.
Ensure compliance for existing facility and/or laboratory processes/procedures and recommend/implement process improvements where appropriate.
Develop and implement a clear method to communicate project status of ongoing activities to customers and management.
Maintain customer-coordinated expected schedules along with prioritizing needs.
Manage facility infrastructure upgrade projects as assigned and contribute to identifying and acquiring modern technology.
Review all work requests coming into the facility and develop/provide accurate cost estimates to customers.
Develop and implement training plans and programs including mentoring programs.
Implement modern manufacturing methodology to ensure cost competitiveness and eliminate defects.
Confirm, monitor and track internal and external on-time delivery.
Develop and/or post Key Performance Indicators to ensure quality, on-time performance and other progress metrics.
Develop and maintain an environment that promotes ownership at the lowest possible level; provide the authority to those to ensure success and insist on accountability.
Perform other duties as required.
This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate’s experience, requirements and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.

Minimum of two (2) years college or vocational training in area of specialty plus twelve (12) years relevant experience, or any equivalent combination of education/experience for a total of fourteen (14) years. Demonstrated leadership ability and good communication skills are required.
Must have prior supervisory and management experience in a machine shop manufacturing environment.
Demonstrated experience and effectiveness in leading multi-disciplinary teams is required.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent interpersonal skill.
Must be proficient with Microsoft Office applications, including Microsoft Project.

Proficiency in Lean Manufacturing is a plus.
Training in Kaizan and/or 5S is a plus.
Essential Functions

• Work Environment- Generally an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on task.

• Physical Requirements- Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time). May require lifting and carrying up to 10 lbs (5% of time).

• Equipment and Machines- Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).

• Attendance- Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is critical. Ability to work outside normal schedule and adjust schedule to meet peak periods and surge requirements when required.

• Other Essential Functions- Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

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  • Company: MTS
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  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Salary: 60,000 - 80,000
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