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Machine Shop Manager

Machine Shop Manager

Job Description

Duties include:

  • Oversee daily operations of the machine shop
  • Schedule manpower and machines according to production schedule to meet delivery deadlines.
  • Review with Operations and Planning requirements of projects.
  • Schedule preventive maintenance of both manual and CNC equipment.
  • Use MRP system to review and monitor project hours, generate work instruction, and track materials.
  • Work with machinists daily to set goal for completion of machined parts.
  • Work with current and new employees to develop a better machining background.
  • Interview and hire potential new machinists.
  • Track and maintain machining tooling.
  • Work with CNC programmers to develop machining methods for projects.
  • Work with other company departments to ensure work flow to all areas.

Job Requirements


  • Minimum 5 year experience managing a machine shop.
  • Solid Conventional and CNC Machining background.
  • Knowledgeable of machining large parts and large horizontal milling and turning equipment.
  • Background in CNC programing is preferred.
  • Good communication skill, ability to give clear direction to shop personnel.
  • Experience in a Job Shop environment.  
  • Evaluate hourly employees for performance on a monthly basis.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Management
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Manufacturing
Required Travel Not Specified
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Machine Shop Manager

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