Job Ref: # EB-1801903083
Date Posted: 7/13/2023 11:12:09 AM
City, State: Ruston, LA
Salary: $25 - $30
DescriptionSUMMARY: SWING SHIFT OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR
The Swing Shift Operations Supervisor is responsible for the general management, organization, safety, and process flow of day-to-day swing shift operations. The Swing Shift Operations Supervisor ensures that, safety is being held at the highest standard and projects are being ran efficiently on time and within the allotted budget. This position will be counted on to execute the safety targets and fabrication targets related to the Eugene fabrication facility.
Location: Ruston, LA
Pay: $25-$30/hr plus 10% swing shift differential
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Responsible for the overall Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and Morale objectives of the swing shift fabrication departments.
• Lead a culture of continuous improvement, be a champion of activities and programs to drive continuous improvement throughout the fabrication departments.
• Own the communication process to ensure departmental personnel are kept informed of conditions, trends and important daily activities affecting quality issues and other business needs.
• Actively ensure the training and development of assigned personnel to maximize safety, quality, and productivity across fabrication departments.
• Perform performance reviews, employee relations activities and corrective action in conjunction with Human Resources/Shop Foreman in a timely and effective manner.
• Direct and advise supervisor/leads on production priorities, quality standards, drawing clarifications and proper safety procedures daily.
• Monitor all project manhours and budgets, reporting any variances that may occur.
• Keep the Shop Foreman and Operations Manager informed on project schedules, concerns, and difficulties that may arise during a project timeline through daily communication.
• Ensure that equipment and workspaces are properly cleaned, serviced, and stored at the end of each shift. Coordinate and advise supervisors/lead of any equipment maintenance requirements.
• Ensure work is being completed in accordance with Quality Control’s standards.
• Offer suggestions for improvements and upgrades of the fabrication shop and rolling stock equipment.
• Establish training programs for new employees to be able to advance in their careers.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Effective communication and organizational skills with a willingness to collaborate with peers and direct reports.
• Basic computer skills working with Microsoft Office
• Ability to deal with employee requests and needs as they arise in a timely fashion.
• Must be willing to answer the phone at any given time.
• Knowledge of steel manufacturing.
• Ability to interact with all levels and personnel of the company, professionally and in a positive manner.
• A minimum of 2 years demonstrated supervisory experience.
• Strong mathematical ability when calculating material needs, measuring tolerances of parts begin produced etc.
• Use of software, a company operating system, etc., to generate reports, and enter data.
• Certifications in welding and/or machining preferred.
• Supervisory, Leadership and mentoring skills are required.
• The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.
• While performing the duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, forklifts, and electricity when out in the manufacturing areas.
• Most of the work is performed in a production/shop environment.
• The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities include close vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this position, requirements include, sitting for long periods of time, bending, stooping, crouching, walking, using hands and arms reaching for objects, carrying files, climbing or balancing, speaking, and hearing.
• Physical demands include driving, company vehicle and/or personal vehicle performing work for WPI, subject to rain, cold, icy roads, wind, heat, etc. while driving.
• Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.