Production Supervisor (Trim)

POSITION SUMMARY

The Production Supervisor (Trim) is responsible for supervising and leading a team of machinists and technicians who trim composite components by hand and numerically controlled multi-axis machines. The ideal candidate will have significant experience with a variety of conventional and advanced trimming machines. This position requires an engaging and inspiring leader who has a keen eye for improvement, has high quality standards, and who is committed to meeting production deadlines.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential duty listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Hire, develop, motivate, and lead several key work centers. This includes promoting a culture that values communication, integrity, professionalism, and creativity.
  • Provide periodic performance reviews, promote development opportunities, and create employee improvement plans when required.
  • Assign and manage the daily and weekly workload for areas of responsibility.
  • Collaborate with quality, engineering, scheduling, and supply chain personnel on product conformance and delivery.
  • Lead process improvement initiatives and participate in root cause investigations.
  • Champion machine shop safety and cleanliness programs.
  • Collect and report shop metrics on performance, quality, and safety.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • This position requires someone who is a people focused leader and has exceptional communication skills.
  • Demonstrated success in a fast-paced, technically challenging machine shop is essential. 
  • Must be results-oriented and demonstrate analytical thinking, innovation, flexibility in dealing with changing and ambiguous situations.
  • Previous composite machining experience is required
  • Previous supervisory or managerial experience is required.
  • Associates degree in machining, metrology, or manufacturing technology is preferred

SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Extensive knowledge of 3/4/5 axis machining practices and techniques including work coordinate systems, probing, tooling, cutters, and fixtures.
  • Experience using programming software such as PowerMill and experience manipulating G-code.
  • Knowledge of advanced measuring techniques and metrology.
  • Working level knowledge of Microsoft Office and MRP software.
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