Machine Shop Supervisor in Goleta, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 7/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Goleta, CA
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  • Pay Rate
    $75000.0 - $100000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

We are currently seeking an experienced Supervisor for the Machine Shop to oversee the second shift, M-TH 4:00pm to 2:30am.  In this role, you will be responsible for the supervision of the day to day operation and safety of the Goleta Machine Shop and the associated fabrication processes.  Coordinates and facilitates the activities to ensure the effective implementation and execution of requisite processes in support of production demand requirements.

Duties include but not limited to the following: 

  • Works on a variety of machining processes and equipment.
  • Operates CNC equipment such as 3, 4, and 5 axis lathes and milling machines with little or no supervision.
  • Performs machining processes in accordance with policies and procedures.
  • Fabricates and measures parts, making required adjustments on tools to ensure conformance to requirements based on print and/or quality plan
  • Reads and interprets planning data and blueprints or drawings necessary to complete assignments.
  • Changes tools when needed
  • Performs SAP / MES entry per router instructions
  • Performs de-burring processes and protocols if needed
  • Responsible for keeping work area and machine equipment in clean and organized condition
  • Performs preventive maintenance checks per instruction if required
  • Follow all job-related work instructions and policies
  • May be required to work overtime and/or weekends to meet the company’s operational needs
  • May operate machines and execute machining processes in support of schedule requirements.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Will spend part of his/her time as a member of continuous improvement teams undertaking projects and seeking ways to improve the quality of products and services.
  • Regular attendance is an essential job function.


  • Thorough working knowledge and understanding of CNC machining and associated programming.
  • Good working knowledge of metal working machines (how they function and their capabilities)
  • Working knowledge of GD&T and metric unit of measure
  • Strong written, verbal, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Must possess strong organizational and decision-making skills
  • Working knowledge of Lean Six Sigma principles a plus
  • Working knowledge of statistical analysis techniques such as, but not limited to: SPC, DOE, pFMEA, and Measurement System Analysis a plus
  • SolidWorks, CAD/CAM experience is preferred
  • Strong in Microsoft Office
  • Detailed orientated
  • Must be a Team Player
  • Must be able to create spread sheets for reporting purposes
  • Demonstrated organizational skills
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills and the ability to interact with a broad constituency
  • Results-oriented and high energy
  • Highest level of personal integrity
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of medical device quality system regulations and standards (eg, U.S. FDA Quality System Regulation 21CFR Part 820, ISO13485, ISO9001)

Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a friendly staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.  

Volt is a global leader in the staffing industry and has earned its reputation as a staffing industry leader by making sure our clients make the right hire, every time. We provide proven, flexible recruiting and workforce management solutions to companies of all size, from innovative startups to Fortune 500 clients.

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.