Machine Shop Supervisor

  • Full-time

Company Description

Parker Wellbore helps energy companies accomplish their drilling and production goals efficiently, reliably, and safely. Our global team supports oil and gas operators with innovative land and offshore drilling services, premium rental tools and well services, and advanced operations and management support. Founded in 1934, Parker Wellbore helps customers manage their costs and mitigate their risks, to achieve their operational goals in a safe and efficient manner. With experience in both harsh-environment regions and complex drilling situations, you can trust Parker Wellbore to get the job done.

Job Description

This role involves to provide direction to the shop floor personnel, monitor the quality of work, ensure employees receive the proper training, and address maintenance issues. Position will oversee and assist with the daily Plant operations including process and procedure improvement activities.

Essential functions

  • Provide guidance and direction to the production floor personnel.
  • Accomplish staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring and appraising job   results; coaching, counseling,    disciplining employees;   and initiating, coordinating and enforcing systems, policies and procedures.
  • Develop and maintain training programs in conjunction with the Training Coordinator to ensure that all personnel have the necessary skills to perform their duties safely and productively
  • Coordinate daily production floor activities and delegate assignments to production personnel.
  • Communicate clear expectations to production personnel, keep them informed of matters pertaining to their job, and develop personnel growth opportunities.
  • Monitor employee work performance relative to expectations and maintain material/workflow through the facility.
  • Ensure material handlers supply the workstations with material quickly and efficiently.
  • Monitor and enforce safety policies.
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment at all times by educating and directing personnel.
  • Ensure equipment and tools are in good working order and available for use when required.
  • Ensure all stations are producing product to the company's quality standards.
  • Continuously evaluate and modify the plant layout and material workflow for increased throughput and productivity.
  • Monitor and enforce work start, break, and stop times of the production floor personnel.
  • Monitor tidiness of the workstations and machines as well as the shipping and receiving yard.
  • Hold regular production meetings with the staff.
  • Address conflicts of interest and provide solutions.
  • Issue Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as well as tools as necessary.
  • Lead the production floor personnel and maintain a positive work atmosphere.
  • Assist other personnel as may be required for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.
  • Uphold all quality and safety standards applicable to the responsibilities above.
  • Any other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required
  • Degree or Trade/Technical School Certification in Mechanical stream is preferred.
  • Should have at least 7 years of specific work experience preferably in the Oil field service industry.
  • Must have good verbal communication skills and able to effectively communicate with staff, management, customers and vendors.  Being multi-lingual is preferred.
  • Must possess adequate PC skills to include all MS Office products.
  • Must possess sound reasoning skills and have the ability to follow directions.
  • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
  • Strong knowledge of plant and manufacturing operations required.
  • Experience with CNC machines, welding, punching, bending and sawing highly preferred  
  • Ability to read blueprints and parts lists and to apply the metric system.

Position competencies

  • People Management Provides team with a clear sense of direction and objectives; creates a stable and re-assuring work atmosphere; supports employment development through coaching, Highly integrated with strategic talent management processes including performance management, succession planning, talent development, and engagement/retention, etc. Get results through people.
  • Effective Communication Communicates in a clear, precise and structured way; speaks with authority and conviction; listens attentively and objectively.
  • Personal Accountability Demonstrates enthusiasm for and commitment to the position and accepts responsibility for personal actions. Takes pride in the job. Actively engages in professional self-development opportunities. Demonstrates professionalism and emotional intelligence across situations.
  • Flawless Execution Clearly defines priorities and objectives. Uses a systematic approach with commitment and determination to achieve high quality results. Capably leads the business day-to-day and evaluates the risks and rewards new opportunities present.

Physical demands / work environment

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Physical demands and work environment

  • Ability to walk on uneven ground (gravel, rocks, mounds, ice)
  • Ability to ascend and descend ladders, stairs, scaffolding, and/or ramps while carrying tools requiring a reasonable degree of physical stamina and agility and involving moderate to severe physical exertion
  • Ability to comprehend, remember, and follow verbal and written directions and comply with Company policies, procedures and standard.
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