Machining Manager

Howden Roots, LLC
Job Description
Machining Manager
Location:  US - Connersville, IN
Factory/ Production
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The Big Picture:
The Machining Manager will have the opportunity to utilize their expertise to develop and execute objectives and effect short term and long term business goals in a machining environment. In addition to the technical ability, we are looking for someone who can demonstrate sound, independent judgment and decision-making coupled with the ability to think "big picture" in relation to overall machining processes.
What needs to be done?
  • Manage a team and coordinate day-to-day activities while enhancing workflow and efficiencies.
  • Responsible for meeting the manufacturing deadlines as well as communicating business goals, processes and procedures for the entire machine floor.
  • Responsible for keeping the work area, machines, and machine tooling inventory clean & organized and monitoring basic preventive maintenance of the  equipment.
  • Maintain accurate production scheduling initiatives in regards to machines, tooling, fixtures, and personnel.
  • Evaluate existing manufacturing activity to ensure focus on core competencies, and identify future growth opportunities to maximize use of in-house machining and manufacturing capabilities.
  • Manager responsibilities which include interviewing, hiring, training, monitoring work, performance reviews, career development, discipline and resolving issues in accordance with applicable laws and/or company policy.
 What do you need to bring?    
  • Bachelor's Degree in business, manufacturing, or related field.
  • 5+ years solid Production Supervisory/Manager experience in a manufacturing facility.
  • Desire to come up with creative ideas to improve and develop new solutions for production planning efficiency
  • Demonstrate machining know-how and people skills to provide hands-on management.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced production environment.
  • Excellent organization and analytical skills along with demonstrating a strong work ethic and superior technical abilities.
What will you get in return?
We offer great opportunities for personal and professional development in an international company. The role comes with a competitive salary package and various benefits. Furthermore you will be a part of dedicated group of colleagues who value teamwork and collaboration.
About us:
Howden is a world-class engineering company with a proud heritage and a desire to be the world’s leading application engineering company.  Howden designs, engineers and supplies air and gas handling equipment worldwide. Howden Group has approximately 5.000 employees and is owned by Colfax Corporation which also owns ESAB.
Colfax is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and has 16.000 employees throughout the world.
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