General Supervisor (1st Shift)

  • 594 Elm St, Milford, NH 03055, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Founded in 1946 and headquartered in Milford, New Hampshire (USA), Hitchiner Manufacturing Co., Inc. is the premier supplier of complete-to-print, high-volume, complex thin-wall investment castings and fully-finished casting-based subassemblies and components to industry. The company leads the industry in volume production, reduced lead-times and just-in-time manufacturing. Hitchiner produces castings in hundreds of different alloys for a broad spectrum of global markets and customers that include the leaders in the automotive, aerospace, and other industries.

Job Description


  1.  Supervise, direct and coordinate the activities and budget of hourly employees in multiple departments and/or multiple shifts.  Alternatively, the senior responsible person of a facility site for the shift being worked.

  2. Meet set goals in areas such as Line of Balance Requirements, cost goals on labor, efficiency, quality (including scrap and re-work), overtime and overhead expenses, housekeeping and employee turnover.

  3. Maintain a safe working environment and meet established procedures and practices for MSDS, Lock Out/Tag Out, and Safety Committee.

  4. Observe the highest ethical standards as outlined in “integrity in Manufacturing”, the Hitchiner Code of Conduct and ensure that all department activities and operations are performed in compliance with it.

  5. Interview and select employees to be hired.

  6. Ensure proper training and disciplines are maintained.

  7. Complete employee performance reviews on schedule.

  8. Recommend termination and disciplinary action.

  9. Maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures.

  10. Maintain accurate reports on all labor vouchers, scrap logs and process sheets.

  11. Ensure effective maintenance of departmental facilities and equipment, including preventive maintenance programs.

  12. Ensure all handling of hazardous materials meet regulatory requirements and attend regulatory training as required.

  13. Request and/or recommend equipment or layout changes, production methods, and changes in MTM standards

  14. Perform other duties as assigned.



Bachelor’s Degree (technical) and 2-4 years or equivalent knowledge/experience with supervisory responsibilities, sound functional knowledge of manufacturing and/or the technical related field. 

Demonstrated supervisory skills in areas such as: leadership, foundations, communications, performance appraisal management, time management, benefits, health and safety, recruiting and interviewing, conflict resolution and ethics and policy.


Technical Skills Required:

Technical knowledge and ability in advance machine and/or advance inspection processes.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Hitchiner is a drug-free, smoke-free workplace.

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