Shop Floor Machine Supervisor

The Workshop
West Sussex
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Shop Floor Machine Supervisor
Goring by Sea


A new position has arisen for a Shop Floor Machine Supervisor at a leading precision CNC punching and forming, fine-limit sheet metal work company located in Goring by Sea, near Worthing in West Sussex.

The main responsibility of this role will be supporting the Production Manager, programming CNC Punch and Forming machines, either directly or from machine memory, verify details with route card and drawings and checking parts conform to design.

The position would suit a Current Machine operator looking to move up in his career who has served a recognized apprenticeship or equivalent.

Our client is looking at expanding their Engineering team and supporting their junior machine operators, so this is a new role aimed at building knowledge and experience in a range of core parts of our business, there will be further opportunities for development moving forwards and they seek ambitious engineers who are keen to develop long term career with them.

Your role will include:

  • Supporting production Manager
  • Training / Supporting Junior Engineers
  • Ensuring parts remain within specification during a batch and report any problems.
  • Setting and changing punches and dies
  • Reporting damaged or worn tooling and filling out an order request from when required.
  • Keeping '5S' area clean and tidy and reporting any problem

All members of client's business are pro-actively encouraged to share ideas and knowledge around business improvement. They are committed to continually improving their service and delivery obligations to their clients and providing a range of engineering services to meet the needs of our varied customer base.


  • Comes from an Engineering (Ideally Sheet metal) back ground.
  • Can read engineering drawings and has some understanding of tolerance.
  • Understands and can demonstrate the requirement for high quality work.
  • Flexible in their approach to work to meet tight deadlines.
  • Has a good record of timekeeping and a positive attitude.

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