Machine Tool Planner – EMIT Technologies, Inc. – Sheridan, WY

Who We Are

EMIT Technologies is a world-class metal manufacturing organization that is constantly growing, and most importantly, constantly reinvesting in new tools and technologies to stretch our own definition of what’s possible. With recent investments in a 100,000 sq ft Smart Factory, we’re looking for a Machine Tool Lead with proficient welding abilities to help raise the expectations of our existing team and radically move our organization forward.

Based in Sheridan, Wyoming, with a facility in Greeley, CO, EMIT employees continue to grow the company at a rapid pace, setting benchmarks for creativity and productivity. At EMIT, we work hard and we train harder. We never give up, and we never give in. We win, or we learn, and most importantly, we pride ourselves in always delivering at a high level for our customers and our EMIT family. Put simply, we Get. Stuff. Done.

If you have what it takes to Get. Stuff. Done. and would like to join the family of one of the hardest working companies you’ll ever be a part of, you’ll be rewarded with not only being an industry leader, but with competitive pay, and an ever-expanding benefits package second-to-none.

What We’re Looking For

The Machine Tool Lead has a strong emphasis on Material Processing within our manufacturing environment. This includes daily production, exposure to new technologies and automated equipment which create opportunities for developing new processes and technical skills. This position would be leading a team of hard-working individuals and state of the art manufacturing equipment working in a hands-on manufacturing environment where safety & quality are of upmost importance. Individuals in this role can expect to work amongst various disciplines of Engineers, Operations, and Maintenance professionals in our manufacturing atmosphere. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Skillset and desire to learn about the variety of fabrication equipment and processes within EMIT operations
  • Able to troubleshoot and possess skills to support maintenance and fabrication
  • Ensure a safe environment throughout manufacturing practices, procedures, and equipment
  • Ability to prioritize and complete tasks and support production needs with limited support
  • Expand and execute new and enhanced manufacturing technologies and processes
  • Initiate, expand, and enhance the usage of materials, systems and equipment in manufacturing
  • Ability to communicate detailed technical information to a variety of audiences
  • Meeting with team members to review tasks based upon the True Tops FAB schedule
  • Monitor workforce and adjust as needed to manage daily overtime
  • Oversee and verify that QA/QC procedures are being conducted and that documentation is in place; escalating QA/QC failures and suggesting corrective actions needing to be made
  • Perform troubleshooting tasks with regard to machine outages, preventive maintenance and required daily maintenance and cleaning

Desired Skills and Experience


  • 1-2 years’ experience managing or supervising three or more employees

  • Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to coach, mentor, and build strong relationships among all levels of employees

  • Machine tool operation knowledge

  • Forklift operation experience

  • Self-starter with the ability to establish, prioritize, and organize responsibilities

  • Associates degree in Manufacturing, Industrial, Mechanical Engineering or related field

  • A combination of education and experience may be substituted for a degree

Work Environment and Physical Requirements

This role requires work to be performed outside of a temperature-controlled shop environment with a very high sound level. You must wear safety glasses, ear plugs and steel toed boots and gloves. This role may be required to visit areas of the company where manufacturing work is being performed to accomplish the essential functions of the job. it is required that appropriate clothing, headwear and PPE are worn at all times to maintain safety standards. You must follow and enforce all EMIT safety standards and procedures.

This position has the following physical requirements:

  • Heavy standing and walking

  • Noise level will vary from moderate conditions to extreme and ear plugs should be worn

  • Frequent stooping, bending and twisting of the neck, bending and twisting from the waist, and reaching overhead

  • Frequent fine manipulation and simple grasping of both right and left hands (e.g. power tools, hand tools, etc.)

  • Heavy lifting or moving materials weighing up to 100 lbs

What You’ll Earn

  • Medical Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Competitive Pay
  • Quarterly and Annual Performance Bonuses
  • Unlimited Paid-Time Off (PTO)
  • Get Out of Debt (G.O.O.D. Benefit) (Student loan/mortgage payment match)
  • Life and Accidental Death Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Professional Certification/Continuing Education Assistance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Dependent Scholarships
  • Daycare Assistance
  • Referral Bonuses
  • Wireless Service Discount

Equal Opportunity

EMIT Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. At EMIT, we provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, compensation, training, promotion, transfer, leaves of absence, and termination.

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