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Machine Shop Manager

Company: Rochester Precision Optics
Location: Mendon
Posted on: April 1, 2024

Job Description:

Title Machine Shop Manager Department Machine Shop Reports to Senior Plant Manufacturing Manager SEE YOUR CAREER THROUGH A NEW LENS WITH RPO! RPO is a global leader in precision optics, optical components, and optical assemblies. We specialize in a full spectrum of products & services including Design and Engineering, Systems Integration, Lens Assembly, Visible and Infrared Components, Glass and Plastic Molded Aspheres, and Thin Film Coating. As one of the fastest growing companies in Rochester, RPO offers exciting career paths and work on market-leading programs. See below one of many career opportunities to join to RPO team! Job Summary: The machine shop manager leads people and processes, overseeing the day-to-day activities of our CNC Mill, Lathe, and Inspection teams. This individual will direct team activities with the goal of manufacturing the best possible products on-time while maintaining a safe working environment, continuously improving processes, being an asset to customers, and developing employees in knowledge/competency resulting in a more effective team. Candidates must be flexible and able to respond positively to changes and challenges. They should be able to think outside the box to solve problems and willing to go the extra mile to ensure department goals are met. The ideal candidate will embrace the objectives and the culture of the company and can integrate them into daily decisions/actions consistently. Summary of Essential Job Duties:

  • Lead the Machine Shop team.
    • Provide motivation, support, guidance, and constructive feedback to employees, developing and training them while building understanding of and alignment with company culture and goals.
    • Provide decisive leadership giving clear direction in everyday and pressure situations.
    • Handle time & vacation approval, hiring selections and decisions to discontinue employment.
    • Manufacture the best possible products on-time.
      • Schedule machines and staff for maximum productivity.
        • Coordinate all labor and materials in the machine shop.
        • Identify and implement processes and procedures to improve efficiency and quality.
        • Make recommendations on capital expenditures to improve capacity and quality.
        • Monitor productivity, utilizing charts and soft knowledge to maintain maximum productivity.
          • Be an asset to Machine Shop clients.
            • For Production Team High quality parts delivered on-time.
            • For Planning Team Accurate data on labor hours, capacity, and schedule.
            • For Engineering Team Rapid response for R&D and feedback regarding capabilities, costs, and print redlines.
              • Set and enforce OT requirement
              • Direct annual employee reviews
              • Must be available on reasonable notice for unscheduled overtime to meet production schedules.
              • Perform other tasks as assigned. Requirements and Competencies: Language Skills:
                • Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex documents. Ability to communicate effectively to team members and management. Mathematical Skills:
                  • Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts. Educational Requirements:
                    • College degree in engineering or business required; appropriate work experience can be substituted.
                    • 5+ years experience in personnel management.
                    • 10+ years experience in precision machining within manufacturing environment required.
                    • Decisive leadership skills & problem-solving under pressure
                    • Strong interpersonal & communication skills (both verbal and written)
                    • Organization skills with strong attention to detail
                    • Advanced Technical Machining Skills preferred (Hardinge, Mori Seiki, Mazak lathes, Bridgeport/Prototrak, Haas mills)
                    • Strong working knowledge of MRP systems; Epicor expertise preferred. Additional Requirements:
                      • Pursuant to ITAR, EAR, and other export compliance laws and regulations, applicants for this position must be U.S. Persons as defined by U.S. law, i.e., U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents ("Green Card" holders), persons granted refugee status or asylum status in the United States, or temporary residents granted amnesty. Work Requirements: Physical Demands:
                        • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand: use hands to fingers, handle or feel: and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch: and talk and hear.
                          • The job may involve prolong periods of sitting/standing.
                          • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. May involve prolonged periods of magnified inspection (eye strain)
                            • Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp.
                            • The employee is frequently required to use the computer. Work Environment:
                              • May involve the use of oils and solvents.
                              • Subject to some soilage and irritation from cleaning solutions. (Lab Coats provided)
                              • Generally works in a clean environment and works to maintain the environment as such.
                              • Safety Glasses are required
                              • May require area specific safety training
                                • This position works in a manufacturing environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
                                • The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne paper particles.
                                • May work at different workstations as production needs require, or shifts from one station to another, during the production process. Compensation & Benefits: RPO offers highly competitive, total compensation packages linked directly to employees professional experience. RPOs benefits include: Tuition Reimbursement Program, Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, 9 paid holidays, generous paid vacation and sick time and a 401(k) plan after a 60-day waiting period. Additionally, we work a 4/10 work week that provides for every Friday as a non-work day. Disclaimer: This job description reflects managements assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Rochester Precision Optics is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people. EOE/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States, and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. RPO offers a competitive work life balance with a 4/10 work schedule!

                                  Compensation details: 90000-120000 Yearly Salary PI12bfec1bc37e-26289-34062096

Keywords: Rochester Precision Optics, Irondequoit , Machine Shop Manager, Executive , Mendon, New York

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