Machinist Supervisor

World Class Industries

Cedar Rapids, IA / Hiawatha, IA Manufacturing & Industrial


The mission of the Fabrication Supervisor is to identify, manage, and schedule work orders across all facilities within WCI. In this position you will also complete fabrication work orders for maintenance and new projects.

Essential Functions:

  • Alignment with Corporate Values: All World Class employees are expected to perform their work in a manner that exhibits understanding and adherence to the Company Mission and Core Values of World Class Industries. Employees in management roles must exhibit continual improvement along World Class s Leadership Traits. Further, each employee must read and adhere to corporate policies and safety protocol.
  • Understands and operates shop equipment including lathe, mill, saw, drill press
  • Reviews online work orders and schedules based on priorities
  • Reports out daily shop production per goal
  • Accountable for maintaining 5S in shop (clean, neat and orderly)
  • Communicates shop needs including person resources, machine resources, shop equipment to project manager(s) and immediate supervisor
  • Problem resolution to difficult fabrication/integration challenges
  • Actively communicates and interacts with Location Management
  • Seeks and partners with outside resources for unique capabilities not present in our shop 
  • Provide value add services to our internal and external customers
  • Effective employees expected to actively participate in our WCI industries cultural activities and responsibilities (which can include) Supply Chain, Quality, Cost, Delivery and Engagement within the organization.


  • High school degree (Required)
  • Associates degree in applicable discipline (preferred)


  • Previous fabricating experience in professional shop environment (required)
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in shop role (Required)

Physical Requirements:

Exert up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to a minimal amount frequently.

Constant (67%-100% of work day)

  • Reaching: extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Standing: maintaining an upright position.
  • Walking: moving about on foot to accomplish tasks.
  • Lifting: raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.
  • Using Fingers/Grasping/Feeling: writing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers or palm and perceiving attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touch.
  • Bending: bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist and/or bending leg; bending legs at knee to come to rest or kneel.
  • Pushing/Pulling: using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward/using upper extremities to exert force in order to drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.

Frequent (34-66% of work day)

  • Sitting: to assume a position in which the weight is largely supported by the buttocks, usually with the body vertical and the thighs horizontal. 
  • Hearing: perceiving the nature of sounds at normal range; ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when auscultating and percussing. 
  • Repetitive Motion: substantial movements (motion) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

Intellectual/emotional requirements

  • Adaptability to perform under stress when confronted with critical, unusual, or dangerous situations, or situation in which working speed and sustained attention are make-or-break aspects of the job. 
  • Adaptability to performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.
  • Ability to maintain both a high standard of courtesy and cooperation in dealing with co-workers. 
  • Adaptability to accepting responsibility for the direction, control or planning of an activity. 
  • Adaptability to situations requiring the precise attainment of set limits, tolerances or standards.

Visual Acuity:

  • Work requires close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to read pertinent printed material and distinguish colors.
  • Ability to accurately read measurements on equipment.
  • Ability to prepare and read written documentation; use of computer.

About World Class Industries: 

WCI has grown from $50M in annual sales to more than $250M in the last 10 years. During the same period, we have added four new locations, bringing the total up to seven, including one located internationally. That growth has provided an opportunity further expand our vision with our customers and increase our capabilities.

Application Instructions:

Job ID: 69313

Posted about 1 month ago

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