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Celebrating 35 years in the metal forming industry, Agritek Industries remains a company where our employees truly feel like a family. Agritek is a well-established, reputable company and offers a unique opportunity for all our employees in that we seek to tailor each person’s job to their individual strengths, talents, and preferences whenever possible.

Agritek Industries is actively looking for dedicated individuals to apply for a position as Production Machining Manager.

The Machining Manager oversees all functions needed to meet customer demand and drive continuous improvement for the production Machining Department. The Manager also serves as a cross functional team leader, working closely with internal and external customers to facilitate operations and maintain the Department’s effectiveness.

The ideal candidate will be

  •  Skilled in high volume, fast paced production
  • Proficient in CNC machines, programming, and machining operations
  • Strong in their organizational, leadership and communication skills.

Production Management

  • Be a strong presence on the shop floor, observe production, audit to standards, and provide “in the moment” support and training
  • Direct and review labor allocations on a daily basis for the best use of each employee’s work hours and productivity
  • Ensure all production parts are to required standards
  • Develop and oversee employee efficiency and productivity
  • Minimize departmental down time

Employee & Department Management

  • Orient, train, and coach Machining Department personnel to maximize productivity and ensure safe work practices and ISO:9001 documentation being followed
  • Audit employee work to assure operations, checks and documentation are done correctly
  • Encourage and support employee improvement, growth, and job satisfaction
  • Encourage employee innovation and new ideas
  • Ensure Machining Department Procedures and Processes are followed
  • On-call availability for emergency situations

Quality and Administrative Responsibility

  • Perform all documentation and process requirements to comply with ISO:9001 quality standards
  • Review Inspection Logs daily for accuracy of documented data along with reaction to any change, issues, NCR’s or complaints recorded in the journal area
  • Control and document production parts
  • Ensure training for each operation is completed, documented, and maintained
  • Oversee system compliance within the department


  • Look for Risk and Opportunity within the department along with Continuous Process Improvements
  • Perform machining operations, set ups, and troubleshooting as required by business needs
  • Create innovative solutions for time and cost savings in core function areas

Key Performance Indicators

  • 90% of department jobs marked green on Profitability Summary (jobs within 10% of profit goal)
  • On time completion of scheduled projects and production operations
  • No delays or extra costs due to lack of supplies or inadequate planning ahead
  • Reduction of NCRs reported in department and no customer complaints related to department work
  • Visual inspection shows area kept clean, organized and assets preserved per maintenance instructions
  • Depth of knowledge and keeping current on safety regulations and machining techniques and technology
  • Employees are acknowledged and celebrated for their achievements and poor performance is addressed
  • No workplace injuries within department resulting in hospital or urgent care visits or time off work
  • Continued Innovation seen in department

Minimum Job Requirements

  • 2-year Postsecondary education or documented equivalent knowledge level
  • 10 years of relevant job experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle stress related to core functions
  • Physically able to handle lifting and movement required for core functions
  • Strong mechanical skills
  • Leadership traits working with people
  • Proven integrity and moral character

Starting Salary: $85,000-$90,000

At Agritek we strive for T.H.I.S. (talent, hard work, integrity, and service) in the way we treat our employees, customers, and suppliers in the achievement of a Christian values work environment.

Agritek Industries offers a wide array of competitive benefits including Medical insurance at no cost to the employee (along with a generous company contribution to the Health Savings Account), Vision, Dental, 401(k) matching and Profit Sharing, Life insurance, Paid Time Off, and more!