Swiss Machine Technical Lead

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  • Location:

    Franklin, United States

  • Sector:

    Machine Shop

  • Contact:

    Chris Najem

  • Published:

    almost 4 years ago

Swiss Machine Technical Lead

Primary Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

  • Lead and support all Safety and Quality related activities
  • Assist the Work Center Supervisor with planning, communicating and assigning work per the daily schedule
  • Review jobs in queue to ensure tools, fixtures, material and job traveler are in order and ready to run
  • Trouble shoot problems related to set ups, tooling, programs and quality related issues
  • Assist in NCR resolution, communicate and follow up with department employees
  • Submit Traveler Change Requests as required
  • Set up and operate machines as required
  • Assist the Work Center Supervisor with feedback regarding due dates and past due items
  • Assess employee skills and assist Work Center Supervisor with cross training plans as required
  • Ensure all Preventative Maintenance schedules are followed including proper chemistries of cleaning solutions and concentration of coolants, notify Supervisor of machines needing repair
  • Communicate with other shift Team Leaders regarding quality, schedules and priorities
  • Lead and support Lean activities such as 5S, SMED, Standard work, Quick Kaizen and Kaizen events

Required Skills:

  • Advanced machining knowledge for the supporting work center
  • Proficient in math, geometry and trigonometry
  • Ability to generate CNC programs when applicable
  • Ability to use precision inspection tools
  • Be an effective and contributing team member by establishing cooperative/positive
  • Use logic to analyze problems and issues to identify critical elements of a situation and provide resolution
  • Ability to lead effectively and with little or no supervision
  • Ability to solicit and accept feedback, implementing changes where necessary
  • Anticipate and respond to customer needs and expectations with a sense of urgency
  • Lead by example with good work habits, strong workmanship and a positive attitude

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and at least 5 years of machine set-up and trouble shoot experience in a small device manufacturing environment is required. Previous experience in a leadership position is a plus.