Machining Supervisor

Supervise the workers in operating machines to shape wooden parts.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Machining Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating variety of woodworking machines to shape wooden parts or products by removing excess material: Analyzes work orders to determine production schedules. Computes amounts of stock and supplies required for operations, based on production schedules, and requisitions materials from storage area. Inspects and measures wood products, using pattern and rule, to verify conformance to company standards. Directs workers in adjusting machines and equipment to repair products which fail to meet standards. Trains new workers in setup and operation of machines. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title. May plan flow of materials through department and develop physical layout of machines according to work orders. May lay out designs on stock to guide workers in machining operations [PATTERN MARKER I 761.381-022]. May be designated according to department supervised as Supervisor, Finish-End; Supervisor, Rough-End.

Should I be a Machining Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Machining Manager, Machinist Supervisor, Shingle-Machine Supervisor, Supervisor, Bottle Machines See More

    How to become a Machining Supervisor

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