International technology group • specialty glasses and glass-ceramics • more than 130 years experience • 15,000 employees in around 33 countries • innovative ideas for the world of tomorrow

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Machine Shop Supervisor

SCHOTT Electronic Packaging is a leading developer and manufacturer of hermetic housings and other components for the reliable, long-term protection of sensitive electronics. Our core technologies are glass-to-metal and ceramic-to-metal sealing, thermal sensing components as well as a variety of cutting edge specialty glass competences.

Your tasks

The Machine Shop Supervisor will be responsible for leading a team of tool makers, machinists and operators engaged in pressing, turning, milling, hole drilling, grinding and tumbling operations. The chosen candidate will develop and implement long-term production strategies together with management to expand capacity for current and future growth utilizing continuous improvement methodologies. Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Management of the machine shop to include assignment and flow of work. Proven record of managing a staff of 15 employees.
  • Drive process improvement through Shop Floor Management to positively influence key process indicators (productivity, prioritization of work, nonconformances, yield, TPM and safety).
  • Manage personnel to success in the areas of attendance, adherence to company policies, development, training, safety and department cross training.
  • Define and implement process work instructions and job safety analysis studies working in conjunction with EHS and safety personnel.
  • Serve as technical contact in the machine shop to lead the problem solving process, provide assistance to external customers and develop/optimize new processes and equipment.
  • Ensure cost effectiveness of processes and new developments, validate efficient use of labor and material resources, increase productivity.
  • Support the timely execution of the quote/order work flow process to assure order capture.
  • Drive machine up time to world class levels via implementation of TPM and smart consumables management.

Your profile

  • Two year technical degree or relevant and equivalent machining leadership experience.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in machining production line management, preferably in lean manufacturing environments.
  • Knowledge of Mazak, Fanuc, Speedfam Thru Feed grinding, CNC machining, Swiss machining, Mastercam, and CMM is required.
  • Strong technical machining background in turning, milling, grinding, pressing, hole drilling.
  • CNC machining experience.
  • Programming experience with Mazak, Fanuc, Citizen, Speedfam, Robodrill and Makino.
  • Strong technical communication skills (written and verbal) within the machining group as well as with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to work independently, establish priorities and work in an organized and methodical manner.
  • Knowledge and skilled in the use of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to read and interpret Autocad engineering drawings and blueprints.
  • Lean manufacturing experience.

Your benefits

Motivated and committed employees are essential to the success of our company. At SCHOTT, you will find a cooperative and dynamic work environment, which encourages you to share your innovative ideas, supports your development and celebrates achieving successes with your team.
You can expect interesting tasks and challenging projects, as well as motivated and friendly teams in fields that influence our future. Do you want to be successful with us? Then, please send us your application.

SCHOTT North America Inc, Human Resources,
Schott North America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer (M/F/Vet/Disability)
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