Located in Ontario, CA, Summit Machine specializes in the rough and finish machining of super alloys for the aerospace, commercial, defense, power, and petroleum industries. Complex components include nickel base, titanium, stainless steel, aluminum and carbon steels with parts ranging in size from 2" OD 100" OD.
This position is responsible for directing and supervising machinists in a machine shop while being accountable for daily production, productivity, and quality metrics (and troubleshooting any problems related to these metrics), as well as general housekeeping conditions (6S initiatives), while ensuring all safety and quality goals are met.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Work safely under functional safety guidelines such as personal protective equipment (PPE) and equipment interaction
Conduct daily standup meetings to team relaying previous day business performance, daily goals & objectives, safety topics and other general business information
Ensure consistent quality standards and operational procedures throughout manufacturing process
Foster an environment of positive employee relations with open communication channels and employee involvement
Proactively cooperate between departments and share resources when needed to meet plant goals and objectives
Actively identify and eliminate any potential bottlenecks, including personnel and equipment
Effectively plan manpower and overtime to ensure deliveries are met
Maintain thorough knowledge of all processes and equipment
Utilize Lean Manufacturing tools and effectively develop a continuous improvement culture that focuses on waste reduction in all manufacturing processes
Facilitate cross training of employees for maximum equipment utilization, employee productivity and overall business flexibility
Ensure compliance with all manufacturing, quality and safety procedures
Submit near misses and accident reports within expected timeframes from occurrence
Submit necessary reports to respective departments for nonconforming parts
Perform root-cause analyses and implement corrective actions for process defects
Generate, update, and analyze critical-to-business metrics such as earned standard hours (ESH),productivity, machine utilization graphs, recovery plans, headcount manpower models, etc.
Attend shift hand-over meetings for other supervisors and staff
Promote multi-manning concept to increase equipment utilization
Conduct daily GEMBA walks with Team Leads
Promote good housekeeping practices
Perform weekly safety inspections and participate in safety training
Comply with corporate guidelines and legal requirements on business ethics
Performs other related duties as required
Ability to read and write English.
Strong leadership, communication, and presentation skills
Hands-on, take charge attitude
Excellent written and verbal communication
Effective teambuilding skills and ability to build effective working relationships
In-depth knowledge and experience of lean manufacturing methodologies and performance metrics
Ability to develop accountabilities and measurements for direct reports
Ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously
Ability to make independent judgments and utilize analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to work independently and as a team with a strong customer orientation
Self-motivated with strong organizational skills
Ability to handle high stress associated with regular activity of tight deadlines
Ability to meet physical requirements for a machine operator
Proficient in MS Office suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and other computer programs
Experience & Education
Ability to work permanently in the United States is required.
Associates degree in science, technology, engineering, math, or other technical field is required, or equivalent level of course/credit hours completed is required.
Bachelors degree in technical field is preferred.
2+ year experience in a manufacturing, industrial, or similar environment is required.
Machine shop experience is preferred.
Experience AS9100 or ISO9001 manufacturing environment is preferred.
Previous supervisor experience is preferred.
Precision Castparts Corporation