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Production Supervisor - Machine Shop

Company: Hamilton Company
Location: Sparks
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Company Overview

Hamilton Company is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of manual, semi-automated and robotic products for precision fluid measuring. We specialize in the development, manufacturing and customization of precision measurement devices, automated liquid handling stations, and sample management systems. For more than 60 years, Hamilton has been satisfying customer needs by combining quality materials with skilled workmanship, ensuring the highest level of performance of every precision fluid measuring device we manufacture.


Hamilton Company is looking for a Supervisor to provide support to the machine shop. The Supervisor will execute a variety of tasks to meet customer demands while making safety, quality and production priority. Many of these tasks include leadership of employees, organization of production demands and attention to production specific issues.

  • Accountable for regular and consistent attendance.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities.
  • Adequate and timely completion of assigned tasks.
  • Daily communication and documentation using Microsoft Office products.
  • Maintain area and equipment cleanliness/organization.
    Production Supervisor responsibilities include:

    • Ensure a safe working environment and enforce corrective measures when necessary.
    • Develop relationships with company personnel and an understanding of departmental processes to provide production support.
    • Maintain production schedule through organization of production orders, work centers and employees.
    • Insure accuracy of production order completion.
    • Communicate with other supervisors on an immediate and active biases to maintain production flow.
    • Address quality concerns and interface with Manufacturing Engineers for assistance.
    • Document the frequency and quantity of production and scrap numbers.
    • Create machine maintenance requests.
    • Provide training support for new employees.
    • Track employee absence and tardiness trends.
    • Provide employees with direction on how to properly use time keeping resources.
    • Perform staffing adjustments for circumstances caused by unplanned events.
    • Emphasize importance and create guidelines for cleanliness and organization.
    • Interface with engineering regarding troubleshooting and production support.


      • A team player who collaborates well with peers and customers.
      • Familiar with individual machine safety features/dangers as they relate to production and operator usage.
      • Must possess competent verbal and written communication skills as required to interface with other departments and company personnel.
      • Displays interest in continuous improvement.
      • Practices constructive leadership skills.
      • Exhibits patience.
      • Must demonstrate proficient computer literacy.
      • Competent in maintaining databases or archives.
      • Must be adaptable to a changing work environment, competing demands and able to deal with frequent changes, delays, or unexpected events.
      • Must demonstrate excellent troubleshooting techniques and critical thinking skills.
      • Knowledgeable of common machining practices.
      • Familiar with ISO, LEAN and Six Sigma manufacturing practices.
      • Familair with the common Software used:
        • Kronos
        • Dynamics 365
        • Microsoft Office products
        • Adobe Acrobat


          • Bachelors degree from an accredited, not-for-profit university or college.
          • Prior experience in a production leadership role.
          • 3-5 years of experience with various types machining, manufacturing, or other related industry.

            Additional Information

            • Diverse portfolio of exciting and innovative design projects
            • Tremendous opportunities for professional growth and advancement
            • Commitment to sustainable design
            • Competitive Compensation
            • Excellent Benefit Package (medical, dental, vision insurance, paid vacation time, paid sick time, disability insurance, 401k, tuition reimbursement and much more)
            • Solid Stable Company
            • Drug free workplace.

              Mid Salary

              USD $80,000.00/Yr.

Keywords: Hamilton Company, Sparks , Production Supervisor - Machine Shop, Professions , Sparks, Nevada

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