Lead Toolmaker / Machinist

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2024-04-24 2024-04-24 USD00.00HOUR

Lead Toolmaker / Machinist

STS Technincal Services


- - - - High Ridge, Missouri

Job type

Direct Hire


DRS Naval Power Systems

Job ID


STS Technical Services

Lead Toolmaker Machinist Position Available in High Ridge, MO STS Technical Services

Company Overview:

STS Technical Services, a Top 100 Staffing Firm, partners with major players across aerospace, manufacturing, defense, and industrial sectors. We are looking to expand our talented team by hiring an experienced Lead Toolmaker / Machinist in High Ridge, Missouri. Join us and propel your career forward with a company committed to professional growth and workplace diversity.

Job Summary:

As the Lead Toolmaker / Machinist, you will oversee the second shift operations at our state-of-the-art facility. This role requires a dynamic leader with a strong background in precision machining and a proactive mindset.


  • Team Leadership: Lead and manage the second shift team, ensuring effective collaboration and high-performance standards.
  • Machine Operation: Operate advanced laser machining equipment, ensuring operational efficiency and accuracy.
  • Program Interpretation: Handle machine programming tasks and ensure all operations align with technical specifications.
  • Quality Assurance: Study specifications, such as blueprints or sketches, to ensure precise machining of parts and adherence to tolerances.
  • Safety Management: Uphold strict safety standards and ensure all team members follow proper procedures, including the use of required personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Continuous Improvement: Participate in lean manufacturing initiatives, such as LEAN Events and “Six S” activities, to enhance operational efficiency.


  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a lead or supervisory role within a machining or toolmaking environment.
  • 8+ years of experience in specialty areas of toolmaking or machining.
  • Proficient in blueprint interpretation and precision machining.
  • Strong leadership skills and a proven track record of managing teams.
  • Excellent communication and decision-making skills.

Why Join Us:

  • Innovative Culture: Work with a company renowned for innovation in staffing within highly technical industries.
  • Career Development: Opportunities for professional development in a supportive and diverse environment.
  • Impactful Work: Make a significant impact by leading a team that contributes directly to the success and quality of our operations.

Interested candidates are encouraged to learn more and apply directly by clicking on our job posting or by calling 1-800-359-4787 to speak with a recruiting professional. STS Technical Services is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.


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