Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the daily activities of Machinists and CNC Machinist Technicians.
  • Schedule daily production in the Machine Shop to ensure customer’s wants/requirements are met and company resources are properly allocated.
  • Execute the agreed upon UAW contract with the highest level of integrity. Look for win-win outcomes in all interactions with the team members.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Operations on the creation and implementation of standard work as a foundation for Continuous Improvement.
  • Coach and train all employees in the tools of the Toyota Production System including but not limited to Standard Work, 5-S, Process Mapping, Pull System, Single-piece Flow, and KanBan.
  • Use the company ERP System, Made 2 Manage, to its fullest potential linking all aspects of the business together seamlessly. Ensure that all data entered into Made 2 Manage is updated real time to ensure its accuracy and completeness.
  • Implement visual controls that allow team members to know where they are at a glance.
  • Contribute to the development of a culture of Continuous Improvement across Bowmar.
  • In collaboration with the Purchasing Manager, manage all inventories within your control to ensure materials are available when required and inventory dollars are minimized.
  • Participate in the selection of new team members.
  • Provide input to the Director of Operations on the current and future needs of the business in the areas of machinery, equipment, physical plant improvements, human resources, etc.

The above list reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal function of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in this job.

Core Competencies: These competencies are identified by Bowmar leadership and should be demonstrated by all employees across the enterprise. Bowmar Core competencies are listed below:

  • Trust
  • Character
  • Competence
  • Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Life long learner

Position Specific Competencies: Core competencies identified by Bowmar leadership and determined unique to the position and necessary for the individual to successfully accomplish the position’s functions.

  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Coach to others
  • Technical Expertise
  • Building Collaborative
  • Relationships
  • Toyota Production System/Lean

Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated experience with the Toyota Production System.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite of products, particularly Word and Excel.
  • Must have the ability to organize, prioritize and execute tasks in a fast paced environment.
  • Flexibility to adjust to changes in priorities and needs ability to evaluate impact of competing demands.
  • Must exhibit a positive and professional attitude and appearance.
  • Must be a “Team Player”.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Typically requires a college degree and/or at least five-years of experience, including supervision.

Level of Supervision

  • This position is responsible for the supervision of assembly and machinist technicians.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

  • Vision requirements include close, distant, color, and peripheral vision, along with depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Regular lifting of up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifting up to 50 pounds.
  • Incumbent will be exposed to general office and production working conditions that include exposure to florescent lights and may include risk of radiation from computer monitor, risk of electrical shock, working near moving mechanical parts, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and occasionally outdoor weather conditions. The typical work environment has moderate office noise.