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Machining Supervisor, First Shift

BORBET Alabama, Inc.

Job Description

The machining supervisor is in charge of all aspects of the machining department including scheduling, hiring, training, payroll and meeting production needs.

With this position, some traveling will occur. A passport is required. 

To apply, email Tanya Speir at tanya.speir@borbet-alabama.us. 


• Ensure that proper machining methods are developed and followed.
• Maintains contact with the “lead” engineer as needed for standardization, new ideas or projects within department.
• Solve machining problems and work towards continuous process improvement.
• Hands-on involvement with tooling, fixtures, new machinery, machine modifications, CNC programs, and continuous improvement projects.
• Closely follow, develop, and maintain machining projects as assigned.
• Assist in all changeovers, samples preparation and keep the equipment running in a safe and quality manner.
• Ensure completion of preventive maintenance tasks after the PM crew has turned the equipment back to manufacturing.
• Performs other duties as directed.
• Payroll submission through Dayforce.
• Assisting with vacation coverage.
• Support production scheduling.
• Training of new associates
• Assisting Human Resources Department with interviewing potential candidates.
• Enforce housekeeping and 5S.
• Enforce discipline.
• Communication with maintenance on service to machining department.
• Maintain output to quality.
• Manage daily machine shop activities.

Physical requirements: 

  • Ability to perform work while sitting for up to eight (8) hours on a continuous basis.
  • Ability to stand, walk or climb stairs a mini-mum of eight (8) hours on a continuous basis.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds on a frequent basis and 60 pounds on an infrequent basis.
  • Frequently be able to reach and handle parts.
  • Capable of performing a full range of repetitive motion for up to eight (8) hours a day.

Required Eduction

High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Required Experience

  • Manufacturing experience with an understanding of processing equipment, product realization and quality standards.
  • Minimum two years’ experience with O.E.M. requirements preferred.
  • Experience as an operator in a heavy industrial casting environment preferred.
  • Tool and/or machine design experience.
  • Experience with PC’s and various software packages including Microsoft Office and Auto CAD.
  • 4 years of previous Supervisor experience

Required Skills

  • Leadership 
  • Candidate must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Organizational skills and the ability to work with others in a team environment at all levels i.e. supervisor, maintenance associates and team members.
  • Basic mechanical skills.
  • Current forklift license.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Contact Information
Email: tanya.speir@borbet-alabama.us
Website: https://www.borbet.de/en/

BORBET Alabama, Inc.
979 W. Veterans Boulevard
Auburn, AL 36830

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