Waukesha, WI

Machine Shop Supervisor

Our client is in search of a dynamic and ambitious individual to fill the position of Machining Supervisor at their Machine Shop located in Waukesha, WI. This is an essential role as the company is a manufacturer for heavy industry, defense, aerospace, and energy generation sectors, making it a critical infrastructure. As the Machine Shop Foreman, you will be responsible for leading the 3rd Shift Machine Shop and managing a team of 15 employees. Reporting directly to the Machine Shop Manager, this is a great opportunity for career advancement.


  • Oversee and supervise a team of 15 machinists who operate CNC mills and lathes to produce large components.
  • Act as a hands-on leader and provide mentorship to your team members, assisting in their professional growth and development.
  • Identify and execute continuous improvement projects to optimize efficiency and productivity.
  • Collaborate with engineering, production control, and quality departments to ensure smooth production flow.


  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in CNC machining along with relevant coursework to supplement your practical skills.
  • Familiarity with different types of CNC and manual machines.
  • Prior experience in a supervisory or leadership role for at least one year.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced and constantly changing work environment.
  • Strong troubleshooting, mathematical, computer, and analytical skills.
  • Dedication to maintaining a high standard of safety and quality.
  • Driven individual with a strong desire to progress in their career.


  • Comprehensive health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance coverage.
  • Paid holidays and vacation time.
  • Educational benefits to support continuous learning and development.
  • 401(k) plan with a 3% match for 6% contributed.
  • Profit sharing program.
  • Employee assistance program for personal and professional support.

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