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Manager Machine Shop & Equipment Fabrication

Acushnet Company

Acushnet Company

Last Updated: 16/9/22

Job Description

Acushnet Company is the global leader in the design, development, manufacture, and distribution of performance-driven golf products. Today, we are the steward of two of the most revered brands in golf – Titleist, one of golf’s leading performance equipment brands, and FootJoy, one of golf’s leading performance wear brands.

We believe we are the most authentic and enduring company in the golf industry. Our mission – to be the performance and quality leader in every golf product category in which we compete!

Summary: Leadership role focused on management and development of machine shop skilled labor associates supporting R&D and GBO tooling and fixture manufacturing. Partner with Ball Plant Engineering and Advanced Engineering in the building of capital equipment utilizing both internal and external resources as required to meet strategic objectives. Position requirements includes property management oversight responsibility.


  • Manage resources to produce specialized tooling including hobs, molds and Titleist designed tooling for new products and to support ongoing manufacturing and production capacity capital expansion programs.
  • Schedule and oversee the fabrication of developmental and proprietary equipment as required to support automation engineering, automation cost reduction and expansion requirements.
  • Develop and coordinate work with qualified outside equipment fabrication vendors to support multi plant, multi state manufacturing sites.
  • Administer departmental and capital budget to business plan objectives.
  • Direct the facility 6-point health and safety program.
  • In conjunction with Engineering and R&D develop annual departmental and capital budgets.
  • Identify/develop/lease/buy state of the art machine shop equipment and processes to improve the shop's capability and efficiency.


  • BS degree is required, preferably in Mechanical Engineering.
  • A minimum of 8 years’ experience in machine shop/fabrication is required.
  • A minimum of Demonstrated tooling/equipment fabrication and assembly estimating skills. Understanding of pneumatics, hydraulics, electro-mechanical assemblies and metallurgy.
  • A Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience is required.
  • Must be able to be present in the manufacturing and machine shop environment on a regular basis for extended periods of time and is therefore, subject to normal exposures to dust, heat, chemicals, and noise present in a manufacturing environment.


Company Details

Fairhaven, Massachusetts, United States
About Acushnet Company Acushnet Company was founded in 1910 as a partnership named Peabody, Young & Weeks, but quickly changed its name to the Acushnet Process Company after the town of Acushnet, MA and the process of designating the Guayule shrub’s sap to make rubber. The company was originally in the business of processing rubber for sale to various businesses, including the ti...