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Machine Shop Manager

Billerica, MA 01821

Posted: 02/26/2024 Job Number: 33740

Job Description

The primary purpose of this job is to be responsible for establishing, coordinating and supporting all aspects of manufacturing and continuous improvements within the area. The individual will be expected to apply lean manufacturing principles to lead, motivate, train and supervise employees. They will also be an essential participant in the continuous improvement plan through identifying opportunities, implementing solutions, and solving problems.

Additional Responsibilities 

·        Achieve department safety, quality, cycle time and on-time delivery goals
·        Plan and direct area activities to obtain safe and efficient operations
·        Apply leadership skills to lead, motivate and train personnel
·        Manage employee schedules and all workforces in assigned area to include machining completion with area
·        Evaluate the performance of employees within the department, conduct performance improvements plans as well as disciplinary actions when applicable
·        Assist in the creation of work instructions for all aspects of flowforming processes
·        Monitor processes and tasks in order to identify problems and improvement opportunities
·        Identify, plan and lead improvements events utilizing continuous improvements tools
·        Maintain the safety culture to raise employee awareness, recognize and correct unsafe conditions and acts
·        Work closely with other departments within the business unit to ensure OTD (on time delivery) and proper flow production is met within area










Basic Qualifications 

·        Technology degree (i.E. Mechanical, manufacturing, industrial engineering or equivalent) 
·        Minimum 5 years of work related experience in a manufacturing environment
·        Machine shop background with a focus in lathe work
·        Background in metallurgy and/or metal forming 
·        Experience with LEAN manufacturing practices and continuous improvement concepts 






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