Machine Shop Manager

Location: Lake Forest, CA, United States
Date Posted: 17-01-2018
Machine Shop Manager 
Must be Bilingual English/ Spanish
The Machine Shop Manager is responsible for providing professional leadership of the Machine Shop and ensuring a high level of quality work and customer service.
Doing so requires independent decision making, non-standard problem solving, troubleshooting, planning, organizing and the supervision of Machine Shop employees
Provides day-to-day supervision of Machine Shop employees to ensure the shop is running efficiently and effectively by:
  • Creating and maintaining a positive work environment
  • Planning, organizing and prioritizing work
  • Ensuring safe work practices are conducted by all shop personnel and safe work conditions are present.
  • Practices positive employee relations and serves as a key communications facilitator, trainer, coach and counselor for the department.
  • Interface closely with internal process partners from a scheduling, parts availability and quality standpoint to assure a smooth flow of production.
  • Responsible for supervising the efforts of hourly machine shop workers to achieve established production objectives as well as safety, quality and cost. •
  • Responsible for the supervision of all machine operations and overall production, maintenance, quality and other production-related activities in the Machine Shop.
  • Providing training and development of Machine Shop employees  
  • Ensure the efficient and safe operation of all equipment in the area of responsibility.
  • Assure that quality and cost requirements are adhered to and that production requirements are met.
  • Responsible for supervising the efforts of hourly machine shop workers to achieve established production objectives as well as safety, quality and cost.
  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate departmental activities to fulfill production needs, meet inventory requirements, and deliver manufactured products in a timely fashion.
  • Maintain clear communications between workers. • Make appropriate work assignments among department personnel and monitor results
  • Providing coaching and feedback to employees, addressing employee performance issues and conducting performance appraisals
  • Supporting employees in conflict resolution
  • Keeping the employees informed regarding Company developments
  • Responsible for setting up and operating a variety of machines.
  • Complete administrative paperwork as required.
  • Will have thorough knowledge of all manufacturing methods, techniques, and related equipment.
  • Oversight of equipment including working with equipment personnel on maintenance and repair of all machine shop equipment, accessories and service needs. Manage inventory levels and disposable tooling.
  •  Must emphasize quality and safety to meet the requirements of high value parts. 
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks and priorities and easily adapt to changing situations.
  • Ensure strict adherence to all Company manufacturing standards/methods and policies.
  • Some physical exertion required.
  • Sets up, adjusts tools and equipment, instructs and assigns employees to the task.
  • Production duties such as manual lifting, packaging, wrapping, labeling and Sub-assembly operations
  • Execute and document quality inspections per SOP
  • Report defective materials, process, equipment or questionable conditions to the department supervisor
  • Ensure work area and equipment are maintained in a clean and orderly condition
  • Follow prescribed safety and housekeeping regulations
  • Conducts shop cleanup on a daily basis
  • Perform related duties as required by supervision
  • Fork lift operation may be required, if licensed.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Manufacturing Experience
  • Manufacturing Quality and Safety Training
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Candidate must have a minimum of 3 years experience in managing a machine shop.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization.
 Type of machinery
·       Chop or Miter Saw
·       Grinder (Small)
·       Milling Machine
·       Operating a Table Saw
·       Paper Cutter OS
·       Power Drill OS
·       Sander Grinder OS
·       Straight Cut Saw
·       Bench Grinder

Mary Avikians
Client Services Manager
JBA International, LLC
1192 N. Lake Avenue, Pasadena, CA  91104
Direct: 626-204-6914
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