Fabrication & Welding Supervisor

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Location
Montgomery, Alabama
Industry
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Full-Time
Working Hours
6:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Salary
US$ 55,000 - US$ 70,000 per year
Ref. Number
S_44808
Contact
Hart,Patrick, Spherion
Phone
334-260-0788
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Job Description

This is a key position that manages the safety, quality, production operations and continuous improvement activities of all equipment and manufactured parts produced within the fabrication/welding shop. This individual will manage 15 - 20 employees and reports directly to the Production Manager.

Responsibilities:
- Core responsibilities: Safety, Productivity, Project Management, Quality, Continuous Improvement & Communication
- Lead daily shift start-ups
- Manage 5S program to ensure a safe and healthy work environment
- Develop a schedule (with Production Control)
- Execute schedule (Aftermarket & Production)
- Ability to assess true capacity of machine shop, by machine
- Develop cross training plan for all machines / employees
- Improvement plan for utilization
- Clearly define and communicate daily tasks for all individuals
- Improve machine utilization / Look for cost out initiatives
- Assess tooling needs, improve efficiency with existing machines
- Identify obsolete machines or the ability to combine workload across multiple pieces of equipment
- Enhance PM plan with the support of maintenance
- Learn to see all issues at hand and immediately communicating to others expectations to implement corrective actions and providing timely follow up
- Ensure in process checks are being completed on time
- Minimize unnecessary effort by other departments when QA issues arise
- Confirm all rework and QA checks are complete prior to machine shipment
- Ensure employees have proper tools to get the job done safely and efficiently
- Actively participate in the CI council
- Create and execute a vision for the department
- Be open to new ideas and willing to try something different
- Challenge employees to participate in continuous improvement

Working hours: 6:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Skills:
- Highly visible leader with commanding presence and servant leadership mentality
- Knowledge of welding and fabrication in a manufacturing environment
- 5S/Continuous Improvement
- Quality Assurance & QA checks
- Project Management
- Engineering Change Requests

Education:
High School

Experience:
4-7 years

Qualifications:
- Minimum of high school diploma or general education degree
- 2 - 3 years of supervisory experience a plus
- High level of mechanical aptitude
- Problem solving and communication skills
- Computer skills: Word, Excel, LN
- Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings
- Operation of forklifts, overhead cranes, heavy equipment
- Use of hand held power tools, pneumatic and electric


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