Supervisor, Machine Shop

Burloak, a divison of Samuel, Son & Co is a pioneering additive manufacturing (AM) metal technology company with an expectation of significant growth in the short term as it transforms from a research & development stage to a commercial and production focused company within the AM environment.  If you're looking for a rewarding career opportunity with a family run, industry leading organization, bring your experience and motivated attitude to Samuel, Son & Co.

We are seeking a Machine Shop Supervisor to join our team in Oakville, ON.

Here are some of what we have to offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Paid vacation and an annual bonus
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Pension plan with company match
  • Opportunity for fast advancement and career growth 

  • Supervises the daily activities and sets priorities for the machining team based on schedule demands in a fast pace environment
  • Ensuring the most efficient use of all equipment and processes within the machining department to meet cost, on time delivery and quality requirements.
  • Identify immediate and potential safety hazards and take appropriate steps to control and/or eliminate them in a timely manner.
  • Establish a healthy, safe and team-oriented work environment and collaborate with the team to ensure production plans are understood and followed.
  • Set performance goals and provide ongoing feedback on the achievement of those goals – ensure employees are recognized. 
  • Ensure that all Quality System policies and procedures are adhered to.
  • Demonstrate ongoing continuous improvement by applying lean principles in production planning (uptime, output), plant maintenance, scrap loss, etc.
  • Ensure completion and timely submission of all documentation related to process.
  • Proactively assess and address the training needs of team members (health & safety, machining process, products, lean/six sigma, etc.) 
  • Work closely with Additive, Engineering, Quality and planning teams to ensure the highest quality product is produced.
  • Enforce and adhere to company policies and as applicable.
  • Post-secondary degree or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience 
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in in CNC machine setup and tool setup
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in precision 3 and 5 axis CNC milling using Fanuc controllers
  • Proficient in CNC programming 3 and 5 axis using MasterCam/EdgeCam
  • Strong knowledge of CNC turning
  • Proficient in blueprint reading, precision measurement and GD&T
  • Experience in operating and programming Wire/Sink EDM is an asset
  • Experience in post machining of Additive Manufactured parts is an asset
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement and lean manufacturing.
  • Strong organizational, communication and leadership skills.
  • Knowledge of Aerospace documentation and specifications. 
  • Supervisory experience in a plant or manufacturing environment preferred. 
  • Proficiency with Windows-based computer applications (i.e. MS Office applications).