Machine Shop Supervisor

Blackmore Sensors and Analytics, Inc. seeks a Machine Shop Supervisor to contribute to their product R&D and manufacturing efforts. Blackmore develops lidar engines, sensors, and analytics for both defense and commercial markets.

Primary Responsibilities

Supervising and leading the rapid prototyping activities inside the machine shop. This position will work with the production, engineering, and research teams to ensure timely delivery of machined components to customers (internal or external) as well as manage the day to day operations of the machine shop. This includes regular equipment cleaning and maintenance, Shop safety, tool upkeep, inventory management, forecasting and resource management.

Please note that these are required:

  • 3+ years of experience in a machine shop in an advanced manufacturing environment     

  • Familiarity with supply chain and inventory management systems and resource planning

  • Understanding of how to quote cost and lead time of machined parts

  • Understanding of how to design highly manufacturable machined parts 

  • Excellent organizational skills to ensure the machine shop is stocked and maintained

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

It would be really cool if you had some of these:

  • Experience with Tormach PCNC Milling Machines

  • Experience with modeling and cam in Autodesk Fusion 360

  • Experience pertaining to 4th and 5th axis machining strategies

  • Experience in rapid prototyping

Here are some additional details:

  • This is a full-time, salaried position. Some travel may be necessary.

  • Salary is commensurate with your education, experience, and skills

  • We offer excellent benefits

  • Blackmore is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, or national origin

  • U.S. citizenship required

For full consideration, please submit the following by February 1, 2019 to

cover letter identifying the position | resume

About Blackmore Sensors and Analytics, Inc.: Blackmore Sensors and Analytics, Inc. is a leader in frequency-modulated continuous wave (FMCW) Lidar and supporting analytic tools. Blackmore’s technology and unique approach bring the advanced toolsets of modern radar into the optical domain. We support intense mission-critical environments, where direct-detect 3D imagers are cost and performance limited. Examples of current use of our technology include self-driving vehicles and defense applications.

Blackmore is located in Bozeman, Montana, a vibrant and beautiful university town surrounded by mountains and ideal for outdoor activities. Whether you like camping, biking, hiking, fishing, skiing or just gazing at beautiful scenery, Bozeman is a great place to live and work.

Hyalite Reservoir, approx. 20 minutes from Blackmore’s Headquarters

Hyalite Reservoir, approx. 20 minutes from Blackmore’s Headquarters