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Production Supervisor

Company: Oceaneering International
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Company Profile

Oceaneering Marine Services Division (MSD) has over 30 years of experience providing full-service submarine and surface ship repairs supporting maintenance and alterations aboard commercial and U.S. military vessels. We are SUBSAFE and DDS-SOC certified and perform high-consequence maintenance on assets that operate in demanding environments.

Oceaneering Aerospace and Defense Technologies (AdTech) delivers solutions that enable humans to work safely and effectively in harsh environments - from underwater to the outer reaches of space. Our innovative solutions support the development and application of practical, cost-effective systems that meet our customers' challenges - from routine to extreme. Our experience and expertise across multiple industries uniquely positions us as a leader in the government, space, and maritime services markets. Our products and services meet the rigorous demands of the complex environments in which they operate, delivering results without compromising safety or reliability.

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary

Supervise personnel in the Production Department and ensure compliance with all safety, quality, and technical and housekeeping standards. Direct and coordinate all production efforts and scheduling assigned. Identify problems in the production flow and ensure that necessary labor, material or support is applied to relieve the issue. Resolve technical questions and issues associated within production responsibilities. Interface with customers to ensure satisfaction. Frequent travel and overtime may be required. Strong analytical and personnel management skills required.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Comply to "Supervisors Standards" the production assignments and guide personnel in the performance of their duties.
  • Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Interface with customers to ensure complete satisfaction.
  • Schedule, prioritize and control production within your production task/jobs to ensure that production deadlines are met and manpower is optimized. Coordinate the production schedule with the work scheduler and other department supervisors
  • Ensure economy and accountability in the expenditure of man-hours and material.
  • Recommend and/or make improvements in equipment or production methods.
  • Comply with safety procedures and regulations as required to ensure safety of your production personnel. Maintain adherence to good housekeeping practices and safety guidelines in accordance with OII-MSD safety policies.
  • Provide technical advice and interpretation of drawings, schematics, MIL-STDs, SUBSAFE requirements, production processes, etc., to production personnel.
  • Coordinate the deployment of trades personnel to forward work sites. Ensure personnel are properly prepared (e.g.; required safety equipment, manuals, drawings, material, tools, QA paperwork, etc.).
  • Ensure required production documentation is completed and filed properly (e.g.; Time Sheets, Travel Claims, QA Inspection Documentation (OQE), Material Purchase Order Requests, etc.).
  • Provide production status for all assignments to the PM/APM for discussion at the weekly meetings (e.g., Scheduling and Management).
  • Conduct performance evaluations of assigned personnel. Working with HR and the Resource Dept., take proper and judicious disciplinary measures and handle grievances when required.
  • Ensure all equipment issued to production personnel is safe and properly maintained. Ensure pack-out list are issued to the tool room for away work sites. Ensure personnel returning from forward work sites return tools to the tool room and any broken tools are reported to the Tool Room Attendant.
  • Ensure pre and post job briefs are held to discuss items of concern. Ensure all departments are invited and direct any department to attend if issues affect them.
  • Ensure that Trade employees assigned receive any material that was not shipped with tool and equipment. Receive completed JML from purchasing after completion to ensure any late material will not affect work completion schedules.
  • Review OII work packages (REC, CWP and FWP) prior to opening to ensure the full scope of work is identified for assigned task. This shall include adding any special reference readings required for system reinstallation and/or certification.
  • Review/audit OII work packages (REC, CWP and FWP) at the completion of work to ensure all requirements/ OQE are completed. Sign the Re-Entry Control REC) and Maintenance Certification Record (MCR) as required at the completion of production work.
  • Participate at assigned level with Fact Finding Critiques when required to identify unsatisfactory work processes.


    • A.S. Mechanical or Foreman Naval and/or Commercial Shipyard with extensive Apprenticeship Program; or High School/GED with Apprenticeship Diploma and additional mechanical vocational courses; or High School/GED with extensive military training and experience in mechanical and/or electrical systems.
    • Ten years' experience may substitute for the A.S. degree.
    • Management/Supervisory experience in submarine operation/repair.
    • Minimum eight (8) years of hands on experience with installations, repair and maintenance of submarine hull, mechanical, electrical, electronic, ordnance, torpedo room, VLS, submarine mast/antenna, periscope and/or other sensor systems.
    • Four (4) years of specialized experience in performing SUBSAFE/Level I material work.
    • Technical knowledge and experience with submarine and/or surface combat weapons systems, launcher systems or other similar Naval or military system.
    • Knowledge of the naval ships systems repair organization and procedures.
    • Must have the ability to communicate and interface effectively with personnel within and outside the organization.
    • Must be able to obtain a U.S. DOD Secret Security Clearance.

      Additional Information


      This position is considered SHOP/INDOORS which is characterized as follows.
      • Primarily indoors during the day and occasionally at night
      • Frequently working on or near moving equipment and vibrating equipment
      • When outdoors, humidity is frequently above 90%
      • Noise is over 85 decibels
      • Light is intense/glare
      • Occasional exposure to open fire/flames/sparks
      • Frequent exposure to airborne dust, fumes, and gases
      • Includes exposure to contaminants
      • Requires working in very hot (above 90 F degrees) or very cold (below 32 F degrees) temperatures
      • Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting or uncomfortable
      • Job tasks are performed in close physical proximity to other people
      • Requires working indoors in non-controlled environmental conditions

        The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

        This position is considered MEDIUM work.

        • Lift 20-50 pounds
        • Work in confined spaces , k neel, jump, run, work while lying on stomach/back, crawl, and use repetitive movements of the arms and hands.
        • Identify color differences
        • Wear PPE for skin protection
          • Lift 20-50 pounds
          • Work in confined spaces , k neel, jump, run, work while lying on stomach/back, crawl, and use repetitive movements of the arms and hands.
          • Identify color differences
          • Wear PPE for skin protection
            • Lift up to 10 pounds
            • Wear PPE protection for body, vision, and hearing protection

              Equal Opportunity Employer

              All qualified candidates will receive consideration for all positions without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity,national origin, veteran status,disability, genetic information, or other non-merit factors.

Keywords: Oceaneering International, Chesapeake , Production Supervisor, Professions , Chesapeake, Virginia

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