Supervisor - Machine 2nd

Date: Mar 3, 2023

Location: Eagle Rock, VA, US

Company: Dover Corporation

MAAG Pump Systems, Automatik Plastics Machinery, Gala Industries, Reduction Engineering Scheer and Ettlinger – five successful and well experienced companies have joined forces to become the global partner for the polymer industry. As manufacturer of gear pumps, pelletizing and filtration systems and also pulverizers we offer top-grade equipment for your demanding requirements – not only for polymer applications, but also for the chemical, petrochemical, pharmaceutical and food industry.

Main position objectives 

The 2nd shift team supervisor will lead a group of machinist and braze furnace technicians in the construction of Gala dies. They will manage the workflow thru the shop to assure the correct jobs are being worked on. The supervisor will be responsible to see that all the employees work in a safe and effective manner. 


Position description – Tasks, responsibilities, competencies  

(List 8-10 specific tasks – start each description indicating an action e.g. leads, advises, develops etc.) 

Ensure the work schedule is followed. 

Provide guidance when questions arise about a part or process. 

Machine spare parts as time permits. 

Take care of disciplinary actions, vacation and time off request for their shift. 

Check, modify and approve 2nd shift timecards. 

Train any new employee assigned to 2nd shift. 

Other tasks as assigned by manager. 

The incumbent considers all interests of quality, accident prevention and occupational safety as well as environmental safety in a preventive manner within his scope of responsibility and supports the avoidance of damages to people, facilities, assets, material and environment actively 

The incumbent is obliged to perform tasks requested by management that relate to his position scope or arise from company needs. This job description reflects current status, right to make changes reserved. 


Work Environment 

Work in this position is in a machine shop environment. The employee may be exposed to airborne particles, metal shavings, sharp cutting tools, and moving mechanical parts. PPE and hearing protection are required at all times. 



Physical Requirements 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to stand, walk, or bend.  The employee must be able to lift items up to 50 pounds.  

  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 



Job Specification 

Education (area of studies, Management, IT etc.) 


High School diploma or equivalent education (additional technical skills a plus)   


Machinist / Tool Maker apprenticeship card  

Technical training / certifications 


Professional experience (description incl. No. of years) 


Machine shop supervisory experience – 1 year minimum 

Machinist work experience – 5 years minimum 


CNC Programing / Set up / Operation 

Wire and plunge EMD experience 

Knowledge of heat treating. 

Experience grinding carbides and other hard substances. 

Knowledge of brazing. 


Interpersonal skills and behavioral competencies 


Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

Highly organized and forward thinking in approaching tasks 

Independent self-starter with ability to problem solve and anticipate and avoid issues  

Strong team player, work ethic and commitment to excel  



Work Arrangement : Onsite  

Salary Range :    -   

We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

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