Manufacturing Engineering Technical Supervisor

Shelbyville, TN


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Job Description

Chassix was formed through the integration of the Diversified Machine, Inc. (DMI) and SMW, LLC (SMW) businesses. The company is now the industry's largest single integrated resource for high-quality, precision chassis casting and machining solutions, with manufacturing capabilities in every key region of the world.

They provide high-quality design, engineering, machining, and assembly of aluminum and ductile iron castings. By leveraging regional production in North America, South America, Europe and China, Chassix is able to respond quickly and cost-effectively to automakers' casting and machining needs around the world.

Additionally, Chassix is one of the only chassis casting and machining suppliers to offer in-house, full-service solutions including:

  • 24-hour design via their globally integrated design and engineering centers
  • Black-box design capabilities
  • In-house testing, analysis, and repair

The Technical Supervisor will oversee and delegate a team to ensure safety, timely and quality procedures are being followed in order to execute technical work in an environment that works at a face pace. Little travel required to multiple company locations.


  • Manages and delegates Manufacturing Technicians
  • Manages and oversees to Supply Store and Tool Crib
  • Monitors tools and supplies
  • Assigns parts that need to be supervised
  • Meets with Engineering & Maintenance Manager for new contracts and industrial solutions for new jobs
  • Meets and communicates with Tool Vendors for new tools and improvement
  • Cuts cost on existing projects through improvements without jeopardizing quality
  • Improves tooling and life cycles to minimize cost and maximize value
  • Studies solutions for potential or new tasks
  • Approves new tool fixture drawings and dimensions for current machines
  • Programs existing machines with new tasks
  • Designs prototype fixtures through 3-D Direct Modeling
  • Communicates with Design Engineers and Programmers for prototypes and hires
  • Programs the new machines for their task
  • Publish monthly perishable tooling cost analysis report into Excel for costs of what was spent per piece
  • Reports major issues with Quality and Production to Supervisors
  • Files purchase requests
  • Generates weekly Action Item List for Technicians to take on tasks independently, help with forecasting and scheduling


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Machining experience within a production environment is required
  • Supervisory experience is required
  • Experience in general testing equipment standards and procedures
  • Must have previous programming and 3-D modeling experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, CAD, 3-D Direct Modeling and Key Creator
  • Effective Organization, Prioritization, Time Management, & Project Management skills
  • Strong motivation & team building skills


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