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IMI Critical Engineering 1st Shift Shop Supervisor in Rancho Santa Margarita, California

IMI CCI is part of the $1bn Critical Engineering Division of IMI. IMI is listed on the London Stock

Exchange with a market capitalization of $6bn+, employing over 15,000 employees.

IMI CCI manufactures highly engineered valves and controls used in critical operations and extreme

operating environments, enabling vital industrial and energy production processes to operate safely,

cleanly and more efficiently. Our products are used is critical applications in the oil & gas, nuclear, fossil

fuel power generation, iron & steel and petrochemical sectors worldwide. The Americas region of IMI CCI

is headquartered in California, with other operational locations in the Czech Republic, India, South Korea,

Sweden, Italy, Austria, Japan, Switzerland and the USA. IMI CCI is characterized by a wide geographical

spread of operating and commercial sites, reporting into a regional leadership structure


This position will report to the Machine Shop Manager and will direct, coordinate production activities on first shift in manufacturing custom products, distributing workload and production schedules daily.


Reviews production orders or schedules to ascertain product data such as types, quantities, and

specifications of products and scheduled delivery dates in order to plan department operations.

Ensure the daily production schedule is achieved by managing production team output and

quality. Communicates to internal customers on any deviations from the expected plan and


Reviews daily demand vs capacity fluctuations at critical work centers and provides input and

participates in capacity planning, bottleneck management and level loading activities.

Driving shop KPI’s to improve safety and productivity while reducing cost and defects.

Drives continuous improvement initiatives using lean principles such as 5S, OEE, SMED etc.

Engages the team by coordinating and guiding Kaizen events and training to promote the culture

of continuous improvement. Assists in preparing and researching data for Capital expenditure

business cases.

Manages his/her team’s daily attendance, payroll approvals, performance reviews, resolve worker

grievances and disciplinary actions.

Reviews team members training needs, prepares training plans and makes recommendations for

career growth for high performing individuals.

Actively engages and participates in safety improvements in the shop floor. Prepares or revises

manufacturing related safety procedures (SOP’s). Drives and ensures safety standards are

adhered and promotes culture of continuous improvement in safety.

Work with maintenance to ensure all machines are operational.

Works closely with employees to resolve all tooling and manufacturing issues. Works with

purchasing department in ordering tools and supplies for daily production needs.

Heavy machining environment a plus


5 to 7 years of manufacturing experience. Metal fabrication experience preferred.


HS Degree Required; Associate Degree in relevant field; Bachelor Degree preferred; equivalent years of

5-7years experience in a manufacturing and machining environment. Lean, six sigma certification


Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance

instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability

to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Computer Skills

Ability to use computer for general software such as MS Outlook, MS Excel, MS Word and MS

Power point. Proficiency in Excel and/or Access database and power point is a plus. Working

knowledge of CAM software is preferable.

Mathematical Ability

Ability to perform basic shop math and blue print reading.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to

interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal

with several abstract and concrete variables.

Job ID 2019-31936

# of Openings 1

Category Manufacturing/Production

Platform IMI Critical Engineering