Machine Shop Manager - Cleveland, OH

Industrial Distributor
Cleveland, OH
Oct 10, 2017
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Job Description


POSITION: Machine Shop Manager

DEPARTMENT: Machine Shop

LOCATION: Cleveland, OH

REPORTING TO: Vice President of Metal Working Shops

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Manage shop personnel and the production schedule of work orders.
  • Operate and run manual lathes, mills and other manual equipment to maintain order and overall schedule lead-times.
  • Operate and run Haas CNC lathe as needed to maintain order and overall schedule lead-times.
  • Inspect and measure parts per each manufacturing order throughout the manufacturing process.
  • Work with General Manager and office Estimators/Customer Service Representatives in production and manufacturing control.
  • Complete and supply quality inspection specification sheets for customers as required.
  • Review the material, outside processing and labor costs for each completed order in comparison to the expected material, outside processing and labor costs in the quote for each order.
  • Establish job requirements from customer supplied verbal communication, email, sketch, engineered drawing or sample part.
  • Determine manufacturing tolerances required for each part that will be produced.
  • Estimate the cost and lead time required of parts to be manufactured and quote the price and delivery time to the customer.
  • Produce detailed Autodesk Inventor CAD drawings for production orders.
  • Identify or 'reverse engineer' detailed specifications of power transmission components including bearings, bushings, shafts and other types of machine components.
  • Create detailed manufacturing orders for shop production.
  • Work with outside processing and material vendors.
  • Establish and document quality inspection report for monthly review.
  • Create purchase orders for materials, outside processing or shop supplies.
  • Perform monthly safety meetings for all shop and office personnel.
  • Attend open houses for maximum exposure of company/shop products and capabilities.
  • Conduct customer sales calls to promote the shop or to identify/review a customer requirement.
  • Troubleshoot quote, manufacturing order or other technical questions/issues to a successful resolution for the customer.
  • Participate in the end of the year inventory count and review.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.


  • Associate Engineering Degree with a Mechanical Engineering focus, Machine Technology Degree or related experience and/or training
  • 5 or more years of manual and CNC programming/operating experience along with work place experience in metrology tools; preferably in the machining/machine shop or manufacturing industry or related industries
  • Equivalent combination of education, training and experience

  • Ability to use Autodesk Inventor, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Access, Email and Internet
  • Ability to use micrometers, calipers, gear measurement gauges, metrology devices, and manual and powered hand tools
  • Excellent communicator with positive attitude and energy
  • Customer service focused, energetic, forward-thinking and self-assured with high ethical standards and an appropriate professional image
  • Must be detail oriented, organized, self-starter, proactive, conscientious and possess the ability to work independently, efficiently and responsibly
  • Self-directed and team player
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

Full-time position, Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

Compensation includes:
  • Salary

Benefits include:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D Insurance
  • 401k Plan and Profit Sharing
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays

Company Description
A major Industrial Distributor, with multiple locations. Looking for an individual with a strong work ethic.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Cleveland, OH


Tue, 3 Oct 2017 12:55:09 PDT