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Machine Shop Area Manager in Thomasville at BrassCraft Manufacturing Company

Date Posted: 7/18/2018

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Job Description

Brasscraft Manufacturing Company, a Masco Company, is a leading manufacturer of plumbing products for the new construction and repair/remodel markets. Our Company’s promise “Committed to Quality – Driven by Innovation” is reflected in the thousands of high-quality plumbing products that are sold under the BrassCraft® brand. These include a wide range of 100% no-lead compliant water heater connectors, fittings, water stops and connectors that meet provisions of the Federal Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act as well as a full line of gas connectors and valves, faucet and toilet repair parts and drain cleaning tools. Our strength in product innovations and product line diversity, in addition to a continual commitment to product quality and exceptional customer service, have made Brasscraft products the brand that professionals worldwide have trusted for over 70 years.


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.


  • Direct all employee activities and changes on shop floor
  • Direct all Supervisors to achieve safety, quality, efficiency, and cost metrics
  • Identify and implement countermeasures to improve safety, quality, efficiency, and cost metrics
  • Implement, maintain, and enhance Preventive Maintenance (PM) of all machine shop equipment
  • Facilitate necessary repairs to maintain a high state of performance on all machine shop equipment
  • Coordinate the rebuild, replacement, and installation of equipment
  • Partner Engineering to fabricate and implement new tools and fixtures for new products
  • Partner Engineering to fabricate and implement improvements to existing processes, tools, and fixtures
  • Coordinate all 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
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Performs other related duties as needed and assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred) plus 5 years managerial experience
  • Minimum of 10 years shop related experience preferred
  • Lean manufacturing skills and experience
  • Must exhibit good leadership skills
  • Machining, assembly, tooling, and fixture experience is preferred
  • 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


  • Familiarity with the plumbing industry and products


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