Machine Shop Supervisor (Hands-on / Working)

Location: Huntsville, Alabama
Date Posted: 09-08-2017
Position: Machine Shop Supervisor (Hands-On / Working)
Location: Huntsville, AL
Type: Direct Hire
 
General Description
  • Candidate will produce parts using standard machining processes.
  • Assemble mechanical parts using variety of tools and equipment according to required specifications.
  • Candidate will possess proven leadership, planning and organizational skills.
 
Duties: 
Machinist Sheet Metal
  • Candidate will calculate dimensions and tolerances and have significant knowledge of mathematics and precision measurement instruments.
  • Manufacture part's using machine tools such as saws, lathes, milling machines.
  • Makes setup decision relative to part, product and material being used.
  • Measure and examine completed products to ensure they meet drawing and customer requirements.
  • Make adjustments and setup changes of a minor nature on basic machine tools and equipment.
  • Align and secure fixtures, cutting tools, attachments and materials onto machines.
  • Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process and make necessary adjustments to ensure proper machine performance.
  • Evaluate the machining process to ensure that the area is clear of all potential hazards.
  • Ensure all PPE is in place prior to beginning the machining process.
 
CNC Machining
  • Candidate will calculate dimensions and tolerances and have significant knowledge of mathematics and precision measurement instruments. Fabricate assemblies or subassemblies using machine tools such as saws, lathes, milling machines, shapers and grinders.
  • Makes setup decision relative to part, product and material being used.
  • Measure and examine completed products to ensure they meet drawing and customer requirements.
  • Make adjustments and setup changes of a minor nature on basic machine tools and equipment.
  • Align and secure fixtures, cutting tools, attachments and materials onto machines.
  • Monitor the feed and speed of machines during the machining process and make necessary adjustments to ensure proper machine performance.
  • Evaluate the machining process to ensure that the area is clear of all potential hazards.
  • Ensure all PPE is in place prior to beginning the machining process.
  • Will train and assist Machinist I.
  • Other Duties as assigned.
 
Education/Experience Requirements:
  • High School diploma or equivalent and trade school diploma in Machining/Machining Science.
  • 7 - 9 years' work history in a machining environment.
  • Ability to read and interpret machine product from complex engineering drawings.
  • Capable of controlling the operations of equipment or systems used to produce machined products.
  • Monitoring of gauges, dials and or other indicators to ensure proper machine operations.
  • Capable of using advanced mathematics and experience in machining to solve problems.
  • The ability to select the right tool for the job.
  • Basic knowledge of CNC programming and can make program edits that are minor in nature.
  • Capable of producing products from engineering drawings.
  • Significant experience in the use of precision measurement instruments.
  • Significant knowledge of raw materials used in the machining industry.
  • Has the ability to train others.
  • Ability to inspect work area for any potential safety hazards prior to beginning operations.
  • Leadership and organizational skills
  • Former Supervisory experience
  • Ability to managing the machining team and area.
  • Prefer candidate with Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification.
  • We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform post offer, pre-employment substance abuse testing.
 
Physical Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
  • Must be able to walk or stand on level and/or inclined surfaces and sit for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to routinely climb / descend stairs.
  • On occasion must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows / knees, and reach above / below shoulders.
  • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Works in a manufacturing environment
 
About Seneca Resources:
Seneca Resources is client driven provider of strategic Information Technology consulting services and Workforce Solutions to government and industry.  Seneca Resources is a leading IT services provider with offices in Reston, Virginia, Alabama and Columbia, Maryland that service clients throughout the United States.  The key to our success lies within our strong corporate culture which drives our business.  We challenge our staff through engaging work, and we reward our staff through competitive compensation, extensive professional training, and excellent opportunities for career advancement.  In turn, we look for only the best and brightest to join our team.
 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.
 
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