Machining Team Lead

Mesa, Arizona
Mesa, Arizona
Depends on Experience 

Have you dreamed of teaming up with other technical professionals to solve problems and support the production of quality product?  Would you like to work out of a brand new, state-of-the-art facility with a financially strong, global corporation eager to support your team’s goals?

Amphenol is a worldwide electronics leader and one of the largest manufacturers of interconnect products.  Amphenol, a Fortune 500 company listed on the NYSE and a component of the S&P 500, is a top performing company with an unparalleled history of growth.

Amphenol Aerospace (AAO), a division of Amphenol, has been a leader in designing and manufacturing electrical components for the aviation and commercial airplane industry for over 85 years and is now expanding its footprint to a newly constructed site in Mesa.  This business, partnered with our long established operations and teams of subject matter experts in Sidney, NY and Nogales, Mexico, will allow us to innovate and collaborate with some of our largest customers in the western United States.

We are seeking candidates for the position of Machining Team Lead to provide direction to the team and ensure efficient production and expected performance for all areas on their shift.


           Duties & Responsibilities


  • Is the subject matter expert on all production equipment

  • Is the point of contact for technical escalations; programming, tooling or machine issues

  • Assists in training new employees

  • Assists Production Supervisors with all aspects of KPI requirements. (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory and Cost)

  • Assists in evaluating employees and provides feedback to Management Staff

  • Fills in for Production Supervisors during their absence

  • Drives Lean & 5S culture across all product lines (coaching and mentoring)

  • Leads “in-process” quality inspections and coaches team members

  • Aids in feedback to planning & engineering to optimize productivity

  • Ensure usage of correct gaging, hand measuring tools & metrology equipment to deliver the highest possible quality components for our customers

  • Support preventative maintenance of equipment and report machine issues to production supervisor


    Job Requirements


  • Minimum 5 years of lathe production experience on advanced CNC & related production equipment

  • CAD/CAM & longhand G&M programming

  • Highly skilled in set up procedures that create a safe working environment for other team members

  • Read and understand job layouts, blueprints, schematics and work from written and verbal job instructions on operations

  • Subject matter expertise in primary production areas

  • Strict time management with self and other employees to support a productive work environment. This includes gathering hourly production stats & implementing quick corrective actions to help team members reach their goals

  • Strong communication and leadership skills

  • Ability to communicate with and coach team members

  • Intermediate computer skills


Amphenol offers a competitive pay and benefits. The candidate must be able to legally work in the United States; we are unable to provide sponsorship. Position requires candidate to be a U.S. person as defined in ITAR, 22 CFR 120.15 (U.S. Citizenship or Resident Alien Status) and defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a) (20).

Amphenol is a proud Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status.


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