Supervisor Large Parts Machining Department

How brave are you? We are a high-tech company providing machine tools and laser technology, and are looking for people who can face new challenges with a fresh mind. As an independent family company, we offer you the freedom and trust to put your brave ideas into practice. With you on board, we would like to power ahead with the digital networking of the manufacturing industry. Our passion and creative drive ensure that we are an innovative force – across the globe at over 70 TRUMPF locations.

Your role

Responsible for supervision of shop floor personnel and production in the Large Parts Machining department.

Principle Responsibilities & Duties

  • Supervise all staff in the group (1st and 2nd shift) in accordance to TRUMPF’s policies and principles. 
  • Ensure  employees follow TUS rules and regulations, as well as guidelines outlined in the Employee Handbook. 
  • Ensure employees adhere to safe working practices. 
  • Management of safety related topics, including maintenance of safety related documentation, facilitation of ergonomic workshops, safety walks, accident reporting and investigation. 
  • Ensure product quality and adherence to quality process requirements. 
  • Support and instruct employees to maintain quality reporting. 
  • Initiate and support corrective action as required. 
  • Cooperate with QC-team on calibration requirements for department measurement equipment and ensure QC tools are in good working condition.
  • Support introduction of design changes, new products, processes and procedures. 
  • Develop or revise standards and programs for operational procedures, organizational structure and working practices.
  • Address and resolve process and other work related issues. 
  • Assist employees in work related problem solving.
  • Review production schedule and working queue and assign resources accordingly. 
  • Manage work flow, strife for 100% OTD, 0% quality defects and 200% productivity.
  • Monitor and report key figures (key performance indicators), communicate results to teams and management, take action to insure satisfactory performance.
  • Responsible for staff scheduling: work assignments/rotations, employee training, employee vacations and back-up for absent employees. 
  • Preparation and execution of personnel development and training plans. 
  • Ensure staff stays abreast with training requirements, in particular safety related training.
  • Forecast requirements for the department regarding staffing, training and equipment. 
  • Assists department management in hiring of personnel.
  • Support achievement of departmental goals and targets. Contribute and participate in attainment of department projects.
  • Drive lean (SYNCHRO) improvement efforts and adherence to 5s schedules.
  • Oversee TPM program, coordinate preventive equipment maintenance as well as breakdown management.
  • Writes and administers employee performance appraisals.
  • Other related duties as designated by management.

Your profile

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing supervisory position required.  
  • Familiarity with TRUMPF products a plus. 
  • Strong experience in project management and SYNCHRO required. 
  • Knowledge of SAP or any other MRP system a plus. 
  • Strong communication skills and excellent analytical and problem-solving skills required.  


  • Minimum 4-year technical degree or the suitable combination of education and work experience

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

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TRUMPF is and will remain a family business. The following five members of our management holding ensure continuity and constant development. We are looking forward to your online application Ms Michaud from the personnel area

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