Sooner Inc.

Machine Shop Manager

  • Manage machine shop operations and prepares report of activities.
  • Coordinate jobs and assure smooth paperwork flow.
  • Write and prove out new programs.
  • Set up program and/or check each job.
  • Works with GM on promotion or termination decisions.
  • Purchase of material for machine shop maintenance and repairs.
  • Coordinate with vendors on machine shop repairs, maintenance and/or new installations.
  • Responsible for equipment maintenance.
  • Manage Machine Shop employees and approve times.


  •  High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • 2 – 5 years threading experience
  • Familiar with CNC lathes and tooling
  • Understanding of computers
  • Ability to create CNC Programs from drawings
  • Familiar with the use of various thread gauges
  • Able to work around solvents
  • Familiar with hydraulic systems
  • Familiar with pneumatic systems
  • Must be mechanically inclined
  • Strong oral and written communication skills


  •  College Degree
  • 5 – 7 years thread experience
  • CNC programming school
  • Familiar with API specification 5B
  • Familiar with proprietary OCTG connections