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Job Title: Machining Supervisor
Company Name: STIHL
Contact Person: Michael McLean
Business Phone: 734-646-7613
City: Virginia Beach
State: Virginia
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Qualifications: • BS Degree in a related field required. • Minimum of 5 years experience supervising a high volume/speed Production CNC Machining Department. • Strong technical knowledge of CNC Machines including troubleshooting, startups, operation and maintenance. • Basic understanding of CMM machines and programming. • Knowledge of troubleshooting techniques using 8D and 5Y methodologies. • Knowledge of quality standards such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001 etc.
Job Description: Reporting directly to the Production Engineering Manager, the position will be responsible to: • Directs, supervises and coordinates set-ups and operations in order to provide economical part/product manufacturing that meets quality, quantity, schedule and cost requirements. • Organizes and assigns work, utilizing available skills, knowledge and experience, labor hours, machines and tooling most efficiently in order to obtain the most favorable machining costs, quality and workmanship. • Provides regular training, instruction, guidance and close surveillance on set-up procedures and machining operations. • Maintains and improves department KPIs. • Leads continuous improvement efforts such as Kaizen events, Team oriented maintenance and 5S initiatives. • Analyzes and diagnoses machining and fixture problems, machine malfunctions, etc., to expedite and coordinate corrective and preventive procedures and to prevent excessive downtime and interrupted schedules. • Works with Machining Engineers, Leads, Scheduling, and other Production departments to assist with work simplification, cost reduction, new tooling and methods, labor hour planning, scheduling, machine repairing and maintenance. • Develops new processes and initiates process improvements. • Maintains appropriate levels of labor in accordance with skill requirements, work levels and schedules, labor hour and training programs. • Maintains conformance with STIHL Inc. employee and safety rules and regulations, issues STIHL Inc. policy violation warnings and administers approved disciplinary measures when necessary.
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NIMS Credentials: Preferred