Job Title: Lead Machine Builder
Reports to: Machine Build Manager
Assist Engineering in the development phase.
Direct supervision of project teams assigned during the build phase.
Plan, organize, and control the build process and related costs.
Work cross functionally with all departments during all phases of the project including de-bug
Verify arrival of materials to ensure they are available when needed.
Keep the project team up to date on key project detail, and keep the team informed on
workload, and hours required.
Drive best practice and cost savings opportunities with the build team.
Assign and track tasks for the build team so that all resources are used to their full potential
during the build phase.
Strive to achieve the highest level of performance from each team member as it relates to their
Set employee expectations, provide feedback, coaching, and accountability to insure employees
meet company expectations as needed and during formal performance reviews.
Promote and execute build team training through the use of the 3 build development modules.
Support, promote, and execute company initiatives.
Ensure that changes and problems get documented and communicated.
Provide timely customer service to both internal and external customers.
Communicate to the Build Manager and Project Manager on open issues, milestones, release
status, timing, hours, and budget concerns.
Responsible to assist the build manager in developing the build team through leadership,
experience, positive attitude, encouragement, and training.
Support the quoting team by giving input on concepts, hours, and material costs.
Maintain a clean and organized work area.
Demonstrate a commitment to upholding the highest standards of safety, on time delivery, and
quality of our products.
Responsible for holding team accountable to company policy and procedure.
Release prints according to timeline schedule – sequencing purchased and fabricated parts to
arrive when needed.
Coordinate tear down and installation schedules including trucking requirements.
Lead installation of equipment at customer site which may include coordinating equipment and
resources needed on site.
Note: This list of responsibilities is by no means inclusive; however, it is intended to be a guideline for
High school diploma, or equivalent certification
o Related vocational education preferred
Proficient with Microsoft Office and the ability to navigate Excel.
Proficient in reading part and assembly drawings.
Strong mechanical aptitude with a focus on safety and quality.
Proven ability to lead the build of automated machinery.
Proven ability to accept and give direction, set expectations, and hold team members
accountable to meet timing, budget, and customer expectations.
Ability to train and mentor.
Ability to maintain a steady pace while bending, kneeling, climbing ladders, and climbing onto
and beneath machines.
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. as required.
Ability to obtain a Hi-Lo (Fork Lift), Aerial Platform and Overhead Crane license, along with Lock
Out Tag Out training, while employed at JR.
Ability to provide own hand tools and tool box suitable for the job (a list of those recommended
will be provided).
Travel at least 20% of the time may be required. This may include domestic and international
travel depending on the project.
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