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Weld Shop Night Supervisor

Company: Plasser American Corp
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

General Scope: Experienced leader to supervise skilled trade workers and manage workflow in fabrication, layout and welding operations in accordance with industry standard best practices. Strong working knowledge of AWS standards and procedures.Position Summary:

  • Directly supervises and manages skilled workers at different levels of competency in fitting, welding and machine operation.
  • Coordinate required materials with planning and warehouse teams to maintain production flow and meet production goals.
  • Responsible for driving employee engagement levels while maintaining quality standards.
  • Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment.
  • Develops and maintains a zero accident culture of safety.
  • Enforces company policies and procedures as outlined.
  • Interprets specifications, blueprints, and job orders to workers, and assigns duties.
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
  • Carries out the responsibilities of the quality assurance program.
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.
  • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
  • Maintains time and production records.
  • Verify quality at the source.
  • Continuous improvement activity to achieve set KPIs
  • May be required to travel to customer job site to inspect, evaluate and repair equipment not performing to expectations
  • A strong understanding of AWS procedures. Supervisory Responsibilities: Directly supervises 25 to 35 employees in the Frame shop on a multiple shift operation. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies, procedures and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Must be fully vaccinated for the Coronavirus by December 8, 2021. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES(The knowledge, skills and attributes required for satisfactory job performance)Education: Four year college, university or accredited technical school program certificate; or five plus years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge: Incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:
    • Knowledge of layout, fitting and welding practices and procedures.Skills: Incumbent must demonstrate or participate in internal/external training programs to obtain the following skills:
      • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
        • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
          • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
            • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
              • Continuous Improvement
                • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
                  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
                    • Must be a certified welder.
                      • Must have a working knowledge of material handling equipment and rigging to load and move various pieces of equipment.
                        • Good time management skills
                          • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and technical documentation.
                            • Ability and credentials to test and certify employees for welding. Applicable Technical Competencies: Incumbent must have working knowledge and demonstrated abilities utilizing mechanical knowledge: Specific applications combined with knowledge competencies are as follows: Rating Level: 1-5 (1= minimum 5= Maximum) ApplicationRequired Level of proficiencyPreferred Level of proficiencyLead, Train and assist in the entire welding and fabrication process.45Windows / Office Programs23Night Shift Supervisor

Keywords: Plasser American Corp, Chesapeake , Weld Shop Night Supervisor, Other , Chesapeake, Virginia

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