Machine Shop Manager

Dwyer Instruments, Inc.

Grandview, MO


DwyerOmega is a globally trusted leader in manufacturing innovative instrumentation solutions for the Process Measurement, Automation, Control and HVAC markets. With very strong brand recognition and high levels of customer loyalty, DwyerOmega has an unmatched reputation for providing customized solutions that meet and exceed customer needs. Our team of engineering experts help our customers select technical, and often configured, product solutions for their unique applications.

The company offers over 300,000 state-of-the-art products for process measurement and control of temperature, humidity, pressure, strain, force, flow, level, pH, conductivity, and indoor air quality, and is a recognized global leader in the digital marketing of technical products. The products that we manufacture are used to control and drive process efficiency, creating safe and sustainable environments.

At DwyerOmega, we enable our customers to improve the world – one measurement at a time. We achieve this through our unwavering commitment to technology, customer service, and overall continuous improvement. Every day, we strive to cultivate a culture of ingenuity, empowerment, accountability, adaptability, and speed.

The company’s corporate headquarters are based in Michigan City, Indiana, and Norwalk, CT with manufacturing locations and sales offices located throughout the world.

Position Summary:

DwyerOmega Engineering is looking for a high energy “hands-on” and experienced Machine Shop Manager. The ideal candidate will have strong technical background and extensive experience in CNC machining with a strong understanding of tooling concepts and machining processes. This person must be self-motivated, focused and organized individual with a knowledge and experience to build a successful operation to support our rapidly growing business.

Manager, Machining Requirements:

  • Oversee day to day operations of our multiple shift machining department in a fast-paced, high volume environment
  • Set daily priorities to achieve 100% OTD and help maintain productivity within the machine shop.
  • Identify and support continuous improvement efforts in CNC area (Lean, CAPEX, etc..)
  • Coordinate with Engineering on new product development and implementation into production
  • Assist with Planning/Scheduling jobs in the machine shop to meet critical production shipping dates
  • Must be able to motivate, provide leadership, be a positive role model and create a strong team environment
  • Establish and maintain a development program to train and improve operators/machinists’ knowledge and skillset
  • Ensure team members work in a safe environment and comply with all company safety policies


Machine Shop Manager Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Extensive experience in manual and CNC Machining
  • 5-7 years of supervisory experience
  • Strong understanding of tooling concepts and machining processes
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience in hiring, training, performance evaluation, coaching, and mentoring team members to drive their success.
  • Good communication skills (oral and in writing) and the ability to work well with technical and non-technical people are essential.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel as well as CMMS software.