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Machine Shop Supervisor - Nights at NOV

Machine Shop Supervisor - Nights

NOV Houston, TX Full Time
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National Oilwell Varco (NOV) is a leading provider of technology, equipment, and services to the global oil and gas industry that supports customers’ full-field drilling, completion, and production needs. Since 1862, NOV has pioneered innovations that improve the cost-effectiveness, efficiency, safety, and environmental impact of oil and gas operations.

NOV Rig Technologies makes and supports the world’s most advanced drilling solutions. With a long history of manufacturing advanced drilling equipment packages—think top drives, iron roughnecks, draw works, BOPs, and risers—as well as complete land rigs, we're constantly working to solve our customers’ operational challenges. We're designing new technology and robotics that deliver increased automation; expanding our training offerings to help our partners close the industry's generational gap; and developing smarter, more advanced drilling solutions for all types of land and offshore environments.

We're continually pushing our own standards higher to deliver the safest, most efficient, and most reliable drilling solutions in the world. Join us as we continue to power the industry that powers the world.

NOV Pressure Control Group is currently recruiting for a night shift Machine Shop Supervisor to join our team at 12950 West Little York. The main responsibilities of this role include:


Supervise and coordinate the activities of production and operating workers. Position may include Weld/Fabricator Supervisor, Assembly, Test or other manufacturing processes.


  • Must ensure that company policies and procedures are being enforced and adhered to at all times.
  • Provide continual evaluation of the group’s processes and methods, to assure the most effective use of resources and equipment.
  • Provide day to day supervision of employee job execution, to include training, performance evaluation and employee relations.
  • Recommend tooling supplies and replacement parts as required.
  • Ensure proper housekeeping, and organization of equipment and materials in the fabrication area.
  • Work with Engineering, Production Control, and QA on drawing problems, manufacturing order problems, and quality problems.
  • Perform other work-related tasks as assigned.
  • Comply with all NOV Company and HSE policies and procedures.


  • Drive Cell KPI Goals by engaging.
  • Ensure Lean & Continuous improvement projects are successfully implemented.
  • Monitor and Improve Cost of Manufacturing of products.
  • Drive Quality improvements by developing robust process and reduction variations.
  • Drive out NCR’s & Machine Crashes by identifying Root Causes and implementing fixes.
  • Lead Planner to Optimize Equipment Capacity and On Time Deliveries.


  • High School diploma.
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in related field.


  • Machine shop supervisor will: provide training/ guidance to the shop personal.  Subject matter expertise in specific manufacturing discipline(s); CNC machining and manual machining. 
  • Demonstrates proficiency in processing, machinery, and materials.
  • Will work closely with manufacturing engineering department/programming on production start-ups: to ensure required process have been established, and documented, coordinate timing/ support with debugging activities including tooling/ equipment modification/ repair; and establish machine tool program acceptance.
  • Works within the Machine Shop as required completing Development, Sampling and/or NPD activities relating to  process improvements currently in place.
  • Drive innovation throughout the organization maintains in-depth relationships with the Manufacturing Engineer department, and Tool Room supervisor.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Communicate (lead by example) mission, vision and values.                                   
  • Meet department objectives.
  • Assist plant leadership in driving and accomplishing key performance indicators.
  • Plan and prioritize daily job assignments.
  • Coordinates production troubleshooting, as it relates to tooling and gauge availability.


  • Customer Focus.
  • Directing Others.
  • Driving for Results.


  • Read/Interpret Manufacturing Drawings.
  • Microsoft Suite.

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  • Housekeeping
  • Labor Relations
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