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CNC Set Up Supervisor/Machine Operator - Grayslake, IL

Post Date: 02/24/2024

Req. Number: 108165

City: Grayslake

State: Illinois

Zip Code: 60030


Goodwill TalentBridge, a full service staffing and recruitment firm, is part of Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin and Metropolitan Chicago, the largest of the 165 Goodwill territories in North America. With more than 90 years of experience in Workforce Development and job training, Goodwill is helping thousands of people find work in the communities we serve, including 13 counties in Wisconsin and 10 counties in Illinois.

Goodwill Talentbridge is working with a premier client in Grayslake, IL who is seeking an Experienced CNC Machine Operator Supervisor. This is a second-shift temp-to-hire opportunity. The candidate would work with lathe machines and have experience working in a manufacturing setting.

2nd shift - Monday- Friday 2:30 pm-11 pm (ability to work to 1:00 am occasionally)

Pay: $28- $33 an hour based on experience plus shift differential

Temp to hire


The Shift Supervisor is responsible for overseeing production by providing supervision and leadership to the second shift team members and ensuring production remains on schedule. Monitor and prioritize work orders so that urgent internal/external customer requirements are meet in a timely manner. This position will interface closely with the Production Cell Supervisors.


  • Review the daily Production Order List Report and assign production orders.
  • Coordinate to see that all raw materials, tooling, and gages required for each job are using 5S and Pull system/lean methodologies. 
  • Schedule continuous production orders and get components staged for multiple work orders for the 2nd shift.
  • Expedite and coordinate the team members to get the product to the Shipping Department for shipping or inventory.
  • Prioritize work orders based on:
    • Due dates
    • Daily Hot List issued by the Plant Manager
    • Customer Orders
    • Stock work order
  • Review the first piece inspection for finished products to verify that they are made to the engineering drawing.  Sign off on finished goods so that product can move to shipping as soon as they are completed.
  • Ensure that production orders within their work-cell are set up and manufactured in accordance with the route times /TAKT times and assuring that deviation from BOM’s or Routes do not occur without engineering approvals.
  • Work Order closing.
  • Cycle counting based on cycle scheduling or as needed.
  • Use 5S to ensure that all tools, supplies in the work-cell and kept in the appropriate location on a daily basis.
  • Train new and existing team members in the proper operation of equipment, manufacturing process and safety rules of Harger.
  • Ensure that tasks are assigned based on the individual capabilities of members of the production team.
  • Implement Lean methodologies for all work cells supervised such as TAKT time, 5-S, PM, SQDC metrics maintained.
  • Review Daily cell metrics using SQDC methodologies. Work with Plant Manager to complete daily and weekly/monthly reporting, as needed.
  • Lead and participate in daily reviews on SQDC metrics.  GEMBA walk participation as required.
  • Oversee and implement all continuous improvement in the cell.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Five years directly related supervision experience.
  • CNC machining and set up experience and working knowledge of mechanical assembly and fabrication.
  • Experience in managing in a Lean environment and continuous improvement methods.
  • Basic computer knowledge and familiarity with Excel.
  • Read and understand blueprints/drawings.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Communicate effectively.
  • Knowledge of various types of equipment and processes such as:
    • Micrometers
    • Calipers
    • Air and power tools
    • Rulers, tape measures and gages

Physical Requirements:

  • Continuous standing, moving and reaching with arms and hand.
  • Frequently walks, bends, lifts and carries items.
  • Occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 30 lbs.

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