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5 Axis CNC Milling Supervisor

Toyota Orange County, CA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Title: 5 Axis CNC Milling Supervisor
Location: US-CA-Orange County-Costa Mesa
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Toyota Racing Development (TRD) inspires the hearts and minds of racing fans, Toyota team members and customers and the driving public. We are dedicated to advancing automotive engineering and maximizing racetrack success. We partner with the finest race teams and drivers who share our passion and our actions foster an atmosphere of excellence. In our pursuit of becoming the most respected and premier motorsports engineering organization in the world, we are looking for highly motivated applicants for our available positions.

TRD is looking for a highly motivated and experienced 5 Axis CNC Milling Supervisor.

The 5 Axis CNC Milling Supervisor will lead, train and supervise CNC machine operators in daily responsibilities and procedure enforcement consisting but not limited to: required documentation, tool life maintenance, daily machine maintenance requirements, Q.C. adjustments, machine error tracking, etc.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Participate in the creation of the daily machine schedule providing feedback to feasibility, flow and operator capacity. Ensure all machines are running in accordance with the daily published schedule, and with objectives to meet established OEE targets

+ Problem solving / Component Quality: Coordinate directly with QC department to validate part quality from QC reports. For any non-conforming issues, validate part setup, tool builds, fixture requirements and machine geometry and coordinate data with QC and Manufacture Engineering to achieve the required resolution and expected quality.

+ Using the forecasted machine schedule, proactively verify the machines are configured correctly with appropriate tooling, available tool life, and fixtures as required to meet the forecasted production schedule.

+ Develop, implement and evaluate SOP's and WI's to maintain, troubleshoot, and improve processes related to: Machine maintenance, operator procedures, tooling procedures, presetting procedures, etc.

+ Schedule machine operator work schedules, monitor OT use inline with OT targets, and oversee and follow up on assigned tasks given to machine operator team members.

+ Actively mentors and participates in the training of machinists. Includes goal setting and review, along with completion of annual performance review.


The candidate will have:

+ High School diploma and AA Degree or completed trade school study relevant toward CNC machine manufacturing.

+ 10 years' experience working in a highly dynamic, metric driven, close tolerance manufacturing environment, with responsibilities in machine operation, programming, and cutting tool selection and maintenance.

+ Minimum 5 years' experience supervising machine operators, process and equipment in a highly dynamic, metric driven, close tolerance manufacturing environment.

A preferred candidate may have:

+ Strong background in working with GF / Mikron 5 axis milling machines.

+ Hands on experience working with Heidenhain ITNC 530/640 and Mazatrol & machine controls.

+ 5 years' experience in CNC machining programming, preferably with PowerMill or Creo.

+ Hand on team leadership experience including supervision, goal-setting, problem solving and follow up.

+ Direct experience with root cause analysis associated with CNC machine tools, cutting tools and human performance.

+ Passion for precision and efficiency

Standard Benefits:

Comprehensive health care & wellness plans

Paid holidays and paid time off

Vehicle Purchase and Lease programs

Tuition assistance

Retirement Plans: 401k and Toyota Retirement Contribution

TRD is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, ancestry, religion, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by law. TRD hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence status does not include individuals in non-immigrant status (H, B, L, or TN visas) or those with temporary work authorization, such as students in practical training status (F and J visas).

TRD provides reasonable accommodations consistent with its legal obligations. Any applicant who, because of a disability or religion, needs reasonable accommodation or other assistance at any point in the application process, or thereafter if hired, should contact the Human Resources Department by sending an email to

Your application is covered by the TRD Interactive Resolution Policy.

To applicants with a potential relocation:

This position is not eligible for TRD relocation benefits.

Due to the nationwide downturn in the housing market, relocation may have a significant financial impact on you, especially if you purchased your home in the last several years. Therefore, if you are an applicant considering a self-initiated move, you are strongly advised to consider your personal financial status in relation to the cost of relocation that you will be responsible for. If you own a home, you are strongly encouraged to consider the current value and its effect on a home purchase in the new location.

To assist you in thinking through the various issues related to a self-initiated and self-financed move, your recruiter will direct final candidates who own a home to our relocation vendor. Although TRD will not assist with the actual relocation, our intent is to make sure final candidates have explored the potential impact of this decision prior to acceptance of an offer.



Orange County, CA