Hayward Industries

  • Machine Shop Supervisor

    Job Locations US-NC-Clemmons
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/10/2019 10:25 AM)
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  • Overview

    Hayward Flow Control, a division of Hayward Industries, is a leading U.S. manufacturer of industrial thermoplastic valves, actuation and controls, instrumentation, filters, strainers, corrosion resistant pumps, bulkhead fittings and tank accessories and for use in water and wastewater treatment, chemical processing & transfer, chemical feed, aquatic/animal life support systems, mining, and other industrial processing systems. Hayward's thermoplastic flow control products can accommodate aggressive and corrosive environments, delicate ecosystems or the strictest chemical balances to keep water and life working together. Hayward Flow Control is an ISO 9001:2008 Certified manufacturer.



    Position Overview:

    Supervisor is responsible for a three shift machine shop operation with a heavy focus on quality, safety compliance, and ISO-9000 requirements.  This supervisor must be able to find solutions for through put issues to support Final Assembly delivery requirements, while leading teams to plan and realize process improvements.  The successful candidate will have an established track record of accomplishments in cost reductions, yield improvements, and should have lean manufacturing exposure (extensive training in the Hayward lean system will be conducted).


    Major Tasks and Responsibilities:

    • Must be able to oversee the production of quality parts to meet production standards. Ability to manage the shop floor to meet short and long-term budget, quality and customer requirements.
    • Ability to review and adjust work schedules to assure resources are allocated for optimal daily performance while maintaining flexibility in response to customer needs.
    • Must be experienced with tooling requirements and processes to support machining of pvc, cpvc, other plastics, and various metals. As needed, will interface with Molding team to understand and resolve product issues.
    • Must be familiar with the operation of a variety of machines in the department (CNC Mills, lathes, manual machining equipment, and others).
    • Experience with CNC equipment, programming, tooling fixturing, speeds & feeds, operating sequences
    • Strong background in fixturing applications and quick change tooling for machining
    • Understand and perform programming for Mori-Seiki, Haas, and Miltronic equipment
    • Will oversee the TPM process in the machine shop and seek further improvements to assure maximum machine up-time.
    • Ability to use measuring instruments and all other quality control devices and instruments to check for conforming parts.
    • Plans and maintains tool inventory to support on-going and uninterrupted operation of the shop.
    • Ability to coach interns and support seasoned machinists in set-up and troubleshooting operations
    • Support new product development projects with machining expertise and innovation.
    • Receives direct supervision from the Director of Operations and the Management Team, as directed.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.



    • Must be able to read, comprehend and interpret blueprints. Ability to read and write simple correspondence and memos. Ability to present machining information to employees and management of the organization and present information to an auditor for the purpose of ISO acceptance.
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, percent and simple geometry and trigonometry.
    • Ability to carry out written and oral instructions and the ability to deal with problems involving concrete variables in standardized situations.

    Education and Experience:

    5 years minimum supervision experience in a Machine Shop operation coupled with a technical degree, journeyman certificate, or 7 years machine shop supervision experience.


    Physical Requirements:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and use their hands and fingers to feel objects, tools, and controls.  The employee is required to walk, reach with their hands and arms, talk and hear.  The employee must be able to lift and/or move objects up to 40 pounds.  Specific vision abilities are required for this job and include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


    Work Environment:

    The employee will be will be working with moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to the risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be noisy at times.  Lean principles and 5S must be followed to establish a cleaner and safer work environment.  Safety glasses are required while on the plant floor.

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