Machine Shop Manager in Novi, MI at BrassCraft Manufacturing

Date Posted: 11/15/2019

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Job Description

This position is located in LANCASTER, TX

(Eligible for Relocation Benefits)


The Machine Shop Manager is responsible for utilizing Lean Manufacturing concepts manages all Machine Shop functions to maintain and reach the highest quality and efficiency of machined product while maintaining safety for all employees. Coordinates the production of machined parts, supports corporate and local engineering on new part designs, new tooling, and machine processes.   Partners with all management team members to achieve personal, team, and company goals. 

This position will be located at a facility in Lancaster, TX


  • Directs all employee activities and changes on shop floor
  • Directs all Supervisors to achieve safety, quality, efficiency (OEE), and cost metrics
  • Identifies and implements countermeasures to improve safety, quality, efficiency, and cost metrics
  • Create and monitor adherence to various department budgets such as spending and staffing
  • Implements, maintains, and enhances Preventive Maintenance (PM) of all machine shop equipment
  • Facilitates necessary repairs to maintain a high state of performance on all machine shop equipment
  • Coordinates the rebuild, replacement, and installation of equipment
  • Partners with Engineering to fabricate and implement new tools and fixtures for new products
  • Partners with Engineering to fabricate and implement improvements to existing processes, tools, and fixtures
  • Coordinates some Tool Crib functions
  • Facilitate efforts with suppliers on new product development and improvements to existing products
  • Implement and maintain a lean manufacturing culture
  • Maintain employee morale and engagement
  • Performs other related duties as needed and assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience 
  • Minimum 7 years' experience in machine shop or related experience
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in leadership skills (people management and development)
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in Budgeting, E
  • Machining, assembly, tooling, and fixture experience a must
  • Rotary transfer experience, high volume production 


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must possess good planning, coaching, facilitating and coordinating skills
  • Must be flexible and able to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  • Must have a passion for developing and making others successful
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; and demonstrated successful ability to build positive partnerships, while working collaboratively with cross-functional business teams
  • Demonstrated successful ability to organize and prioritize work to ensure timely deadlines
  • Ability to function at a high level of effectiveness, flexibility, independence and initiative without daily interaction with management
  • Proficient computer skills required including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to lift 35 lbs.

About us

Craft Your Career with Brasscraft Manufacturing Company!The Company: Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS), with sales revenue over $7 Billion, is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of branded home improvement and building products. Our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Behr® paint; BrassCraft®, Delta® and Hansgrohe® faucets, bath and shower fixtures; KraftMaid® and Merillat® cabinets; Milgard® windows and doors; and HotSpring® spas. We leverage our powerful brands across product categories, sales channels and geographies to create value for our customers and shareholders. For more information about Masco Corporation, visit  Brasscraft Manufacturing Company is a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-quality water and gas flow control products, plumbing service and repair parts, and drain cleaning and plumbing hand tools for the new construction and repair/remodel markets. Headquartered in Novi, Michigan, Brasscraft supports a wide array of channel partners including wholesalers, retailers and specialty dealers, who serve residential and commercial markets across the Americas. Brasscraft has set the plumbing standard for 70 years, with industry leading brands including BrassCraft®, Plumbshop®, and Cobra®.  


Shift 1 (United States of America)

Full or Part Time

Full time

Brasscraft (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and we want to have the best available persons in every job. The Company makes employment decisions only based on merit. It is the Company’s policy to prohibit discrimination in any employment opportunity (including but not limited to recruitment, employment, promotion, salary increases, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment) based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, pregnancy, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical/mental disability, medical condition, marital/domestic partner status, military and veteran status, height, weight or any other such characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. The Company is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company regardless of where the employee is located and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company.

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