Ready to take on the role of Supervisor? Like to break into the aerospace industry? A division of a highly profitable aerospace component manufacturer in Greater Waterbury is searching for a Shift or Team Leader with machining background to handle the Production Supervisor position on first shift. Their customers include a long list of Fortune 50 aerospace corporations and they have orders locked in for at least a decade. There are clearly long term opportunities for growth–the highly aggressive parent corporation has a goal of making one acquisition a year, and they have kept on this track for at least 10 years. The production facility is brand new, and 70% of the 3 and 4 axis milling and turning CNC machines are new, as well. Their location is quite close to I-84. The current supervisor returned to his old job, deciding he did not want to deal with all of the personal drama. Reporting to a Manufacturing Manager, you will be will be managing, mentoring, and training 33+ non-union machinists, ensuring compliance with AS 9100 quality specifications, and helping to implement lean manufacturing programs. You will also be responsible for the heat treat area and will be working with engineering with equipment upgrades. First shift runs from 6 AM to 4:00 PM. Currently, you will be asked to work two Saturdays a month on a rotating schedule. You will not have to do production forecasting. This company will send you for leadership training. Since they have other divisions in Connecticut, this position has good potential for career growth in manufacturing management. Salary ranges from $65,000 to $70,000. Benefits include major medical, dental and life insurance, 11 paid holidays, paid shutdown the week between Christmas and New Year, and more. Requires permanent U.S. residency, reasonable competence in Microsoft Word and Excel, and four or more years experience working in a CNC machine shop, several years of which working as Team Lead. Aerospace industry experience is strongly preferred, but not required. A criminal background check and drug screen are part of the hiring process.