Machine Shop Supervisor

Bastrop, TX
PRODUCTION – Machining /
Full-time /
The Boring Company was founded to solve the problem of soul-destroying traffic by creating an underground network of tunnels. Today, we are creating the technology to increase tunneling speed and decrease costs by a factor of 10 or more with the ultimate goal of making Hyperloop adoption viable and enabling rapid transit across densely populated regions.

The machine shop supervisor is responsible for all machining processes within the shop. This candidate will be tasked with ensuring all areas of production are meeting company goals. Key components of this position will be reporting to leadership, troubleshooting production issues, working with the machinists, design and production engineers to identify and execute process improvements and automating repetitive manual tasks. The ability to operate and run our machines when needed and when time permits is also a requirement. 


    • Work with engineering team to measure capacity, quality, and utilization of the machine shop
    • Work with engineering to scale the team, equipment, and processes necessary to meet demand
    • Ensure all jobs are completed on time and to specification
    • Responsible for mentoring, leading and supervising all machinists
    • Supervise the production flow within the machine shop, ensuring safety and the efficiency of the entire shop floor
    • Work with the machinists and engineers to resolve reoccurring nonconformance issues
    • Review work instructions with management and engineers to ensure the machinists have accurate and complete instructions and, if necessary, recommend changes
    • Meet tight and moving production schedules
    • Determine what tooling is needed and what needs to be ordered with justification
    • Enforce systems and company policies
    • Monitor labor hours and overtime, approve time cards and assist in the implementation of time management and improvement plans

Basic Qualifications

    • High school diploma or GED
    • 5+ years of experience working as a CNC machinist
    • 1+ years of experience operating multi axis CNC mills (up to 5 axis) and lathes
    • 3+ years of prior leadership experience leading teams, projects, or people
    • 2+ years of experience programming MasterCam and G-Code

Preferred Skills and Experience

    • 5 years in the role of a CNC machinist
    • Extensive, successful experiences in the trouble shooting of manufacturing operations that include all machining processes
    • Successfully experienced in supervising several resource teams with multiple machines and machinists simultaneously
    • Successfully experienced in leading machinists and technicians to work with CNC programmers, M.E.’s and P.E.’s on processes development and continuous improvement efforts
    • Ability to read and interpret all blue prints and engineering drawings

Additional Requirements

    • Ability to perform job duties that require standing, kneeling, crouching, twisting upper body, and lifting 25 lbs. unassisted
    • Work performed in an environment requiring exposure to fumes, odors, and noise
    • Must be able to work all shift hours and weekend as needed
We're a team of dedicated, smart, and scrappy people. Our employees are passionate about our mission and determined to innovate at every opportunity.

We offer employer-paid medical, dental, and vision coverage, a 401(k) plan, paid holidays, paid vacation, and a competitive amount of equity for all permanent employees.

The Boring Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with The Boring Company is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.