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MACHINE SHOP MANAGER

BLACKSBURG, VA
Our company is looking for an ambitious leader to manage the Central Engineering Model Shop.

Here’s what you can expect in this role:

Supervision of a small group of capable production specialists, machinists, and an Associate Engineer.
Planning, scheduling and allocating resources as needed to meet prototype and preproduction delivery schedules, sometimes with minimal documentation.
Participation in design reviews and recommendation of design or process changes that will make parts more producible and coordinating post model shop reviews after hardware ships.
Coordination of production and engineering support from other departments, as needed to maintain schedules.
Hands-on assistance with the assembly and test of prototype hardware, including development of assembly techniques, tooling, and processes.
Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree preferred in an Engineering or Business related field. An Associate’s degree in a technical or business related field or equivalent military leadership/experience will be considered.
Prior supervisory experience is required, with demonstrated organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
Customer-focused with a commitment to meeting quality, cost and schedule objectives.
Ability to handle daily multi-tasking and possess a strong sense of urgency.
Ability to contribute to the overall effectiveness of a development team.
Strong verbal and written communications skills.
Ability to work closely and communicate with Design Engineers, Manufacturing Engineers, Quality Engineers, and Production Control Personnel
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (i.e. Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.)
Familiarity with computer-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems.
This position requires access to US Export Controlled Information
Preferred but not required experience:

2 years of machine shop background or experience preferred
Prior experience in a slip ring manufacturing environment is highly desirable.
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
Don't miss out! Apply now and we'll be in touch immediately with more specific details, salary information and to answer any questions!!

This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

KP Recruiting Group 
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