Shift Supervisor


  • Posted 4 days ago
  • Arlington Heights, Illinois

Shift Supervisor


Seeking a qualified Shift Supervisor for our manufacturing facility in Arlington Heights. This job is in a metal/steel fabrication shop that specializes in grinding and honing of parts. Looking for someone with a Management/Supervisor background within a machine shop type environment (grinding knowledge isn’t needed, but a plus). This will be a permanent, long term role and pay hourly. See below for more details.




5:30AM to 3PM. OT is a must, working close to 50 hours a week. Also must be able to work every other Saturday for additional OT.




Pay is depending on experience. We are looking between $25 and $35 p/hour. With the right experience we may be able to pay more. OT is time and a half.



  • Efficiently set-up, adjust and operate multiple grinding machine types within the department (i.e.:  I/D, O/D, Centerless and Face)
  • Required to train less experienced operators
  • Accountable for customer demands and requirements
  • Record incoming and outgoing material
  • Work with programming and new job development
  • Monitor, maintain and recommend any department requirements
  • Observe machine operations to detect any problems
  • Perform advanced troubleshooting
  • Responsible for daily schedules, personnel and attendance
  • Create and manage programming, job instructions and processes
  • Develops new methods and procedures to optimize efficiencies, maximize production and reduce operating costs
  • Work with HR in conducting performance reviews and disciplinary actions
  • Manages department consumables, tooling and programming
  • Works with vendors to aid in department advancements
  • Enforce safety, quality, discipline, company policies, cooperation and teamwork
  • Maintain and monitor that the work areas are organized, clean and safe




  • Create and modify CNC programing
  • Able to set-up manual machines determining speeds and feeds
  • Able to work in a team and provide training
  • Able to set-up and operate all machines and jobs in the department
  • Knowledge of all department tools, gages and processes
  • Able to read blue prints and understand work orders
  • Proficient with hand tools
  • Good job and decision making
  • Attention to detail
  • Manual dexterity
  • Dependable work ethic
  • Able to follow written and verbal direction
  • Demonstrate ability to perform basic mathematical calculations
  • Spanish speaking a PLUS but required


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