Job Title: Fabrication Supervisor
Reports To: Fabrication Foreman
Supervises and coordinates activities of fabrication workers engaged in expediting the flow of material, parts, and assemblies within the fabrication department.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following for associates. Other duties may be assigned.
• Responsible for production requirements during shift. Specifically, the Supervisor is responsible for ensuring quality parts are produced according to work instructions, procedures, and completing the quantities efficiently required for the department.
• Performs job safely. Ensures personal safety and the safety of subordinates; understands how machines work and how to operate them safely; knowledge of emergency stops, and personal protective equipment in each work area.
• Confers with production or front office personnel to resolve problems affecting production schedules.
• Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules and expedites workflow.
• Issues written and oral instructions.
• Assigns duties and examines work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures.
• Studies and standardizes procedures to improve the efficiency of subordinates.
• Maintains harmony among workers and works with Human Resources to resolve disputes. Promotes teamwork within the department.
• Ensures that employees have all the required tools they need to do their job correctly, efficiently, and safely.
• Troubleshoot and determine corrective action for machinery and process flow when necessary.
• Working knowledge of all subordinate positions.
• Ensures all documentation is completed accurately and are turned in on time. In the event that this task is delegated, Supervisor must ensure that the task is completed accurately and timely.
• Provides direction and assistance in ISO9001 related activities.
• Ensures, with the help of H.R., fair treatment to all employees. Ensures that employees are at their workstations on time, are delegated the appropriate amount of work, take breaks and lunches on time, finish breaks and lunches on time, and are fully occupied during the shift.
• Responsible for lean manufacturing principles in the fabrication department.
• Responsible for tracking production times for all jobs in their fabrication area.
• Responsible for tracking efficiency on the subordinates on their individual assigned jobs compared to the allotted quoted production time.
• Responsible for housekeeping in the department.
• Other duties as assigned.
Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the shift. Directly supervises all non-supervisory personnel within the shift. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Requires a minimum of 5 years of supervisory experience.
• Requires the ability to fabricate and layout according to certification standards.
• Must be able to effectively instruct and evaluate welder/fitters’ performance to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations.
• Must be able to be certified for forklift and crane operations and maintain this certification annually.
• Must be able to effectively communicate with outside sources in written and verbal formats.
• Must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs.
• Must be able to read blueprints and must know GD&T.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree (Accounting B.S. or B.A.) from four-year college or university; or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to travel out of state for training as needed
Ability to read, write and understand oral and written instructions, information gathered from meters, dials, calibrated scales, visual display units. Ability to receive and understand instructions via radio or phone. Ability to summarize verbal instructions.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to interpret bar graphs.
Ability to follow instructions, in a logical order, given in oral, written, or diagram form. Ability to apply quality standards against product and determine if defective and degree of defect. Ability to compile gathered information. Ability to solve practical problems with common sense.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Driver Licenses
Forklift Certification (must pass certification upon hire and maintain annually)
Crane Certification (must pass certification upon hire and maintain annually)
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.