CNC Supervisor 1st Shift
Location: Poway, CA 92064
Salary: up to $33/hr
Challenging 1st shift career opportunity position for a seasoned CNC Supervisor.
Utilize CNC machining skills and people skills to provide hands-on supervision of our production CNC machine operators and technicians in the programming, set up and operation of CNC machines.
Has direct responsibility for safely maintaining the equipment and facility to support production and development needs in a low volume high demand job shop.
Support the goals/initiatives of the company within Productivity, Quality, Operational Cost, and Safety/Housekeeping.
This position reports to the Manager of Operations.
Position Duties and Responsibilities:
Establish and maintain safe working environment.
Develop and plan jobs by setting priority and assigning appropriate skill level to provide a quality product.
Communicate and implement company policies, procedures and objectives. Facilitate the flow of fact based information.
Continuous improvement activity using the Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve & Control (DMAIC) methodology or Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) cycle.
Recommend and implement improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures, and working conditions.
Establish maintenance requirements for equipment and facility in conjunction with Engineering and Maintenance personnel.
Ensure timely maintenance is performed and proper records are maintained.
Assess employee performance, provide frequent constructive feedback to employees, and conduct performance reviews.
Implement corrective and disciplinary action as warranted.
Identify and implement necessary personnel training and development actions to upgrade and maintain employee skill levels to keep pace with current and future company requirements.
Measure and manage productivity and the allocation of resources, including the control of overtime and hiring of personnel.
Create and/or review CNC machine part programs, tooling aids, and machine set ups to ensure optimum output from resources.
Assist Engineering in establishing process flows and resource requirements for process development and quotes.
Maintain effective interface with other departments (i.e.; Engineering, Quality, Purchasing, Customer Service) to optimize production and process improvement activity.
Work to continuously improve in all areas such as safety, quality, productivity, cost and employee relations.
Education: High school diploma or GED. Associate’s degree, or certificate from Trade or Technical school, or an additional three to five years production/general management experience in a production/manufacturing environment.
Experience: Minimum of three years of experience in CNC machining in a job shop, contract manufacturer, or in a production/ manufacturing environment. Experience machining high performance alloys such as Ti, SS, Inconel, Hasteloy, Haynes
Prior success in a supervisory position.
Knowledge: Knowledge of CNC manufacturing methods, techniques and related equipment. Knowledge of production scheduling and shop procedures. Knowledge of production/manufacturing methods, process improvement programs and procedures
Skills: Strong interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills. Proficient with basic math calculations and computer skills in MS Word and Excel. Proficient with measuring tools – micrometers, calipers, height gauges, comparators and interpretation of drawings. Strong leadership skills with successful history of setting goals and leading a diverse team. Strong analytical skills for planning, forecasting and anticipating production needs and capabilities. Supervision skills including hiring, motivating, performance feedback, and assessment, and corrective action and discipline.
Abilities: Ability to assign and evaluate machine programs and programmers to achieve effective set ups, quality, and cycle times. Able to manage multiple priorities, and adapt to stressful and/or changing situations. Highly organized, self motivated, and able to work independently.