• Production Supervisor (Welding & Fabrication)

    Location US-PA-Jeannette
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Manufacturing Management
  • Overview

    This position exists to direct the daily activities of shop floor hourly employees in the tasks of turbo machinery welding and fabrication.


    Schedule:  2nd Shift Monday-Friday 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm ET.


    Travel is minimal (less than 5%) and may involve overnight stays.


    • Plan, supervise, and control the activities of direct and indirect hourly employees for efficient, safe and profitable operation under the direction of the area manager.
    • Responsible for overseeing the tactical/day-to-day activities of the shop.
    • Responsible for conducting start of shift meeting to ensure smooth hand off between shifts.
    • Execute the daily work schedule with the proper systems and priority for effective and timely operations in the shop.
    • Ensure that the correct job-related information is accessible and facilitate the necessary resources to complete the required tasks.
    • Monitor non-conformance (scrap/rework/warranty), and provide technical expertise to ensure quality/safety on all projects.
    • Enforce compliance of plant rules on the shop floor, and administer the labor contract with consistency, tact, and fairness.
    • Provide timely information to relevant personnel; ensure the availability of necessary tooling and resources with calibration wherever necessary, to do the job.
    • Support the development and implementation of continuous improvement activities of operations including, but not limited to, establishing best practices, standard work instructions, safety culture and habits, and good housekeeping techniques.
    • Review shop floor employees’ performance and able to give construction feedback and guidance.



    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • Advanced technical training or equivalent experience in the field of manufacturing required. Welding and/or fabrication experience/knowledge is preferred.
    • Minimum of four (4) years’ work experience in welding and fabrication environment preferred.
    • Minimum of four (4) years of experience in a leadership position in a manufacturing setting preferred.
    • A solid understanding of engineered drawings is a must.
    • Detailed working knowledge of shop practices, repair, safety, personnel, and administrative procedures.
    • Technical ability to make decisions and direct assigned personnel to perform required assignments.
    • Strong supervisory, organizational, interpersonal, problem solving, as well as verbal and written communication skills.
    • Computer proficiency (i.e. time entry, retrieving and reviewing drawings, writing reports)
    • Experience in basic concepts of process improvement.
    • Experience in the concepts of root cause and corrective action analysis.



    Elliott is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the federal, state or local laws of the United States. Elliott is a drug free workplace.


    No agency submissions please. NOTE: Resumes submitted to any Elliott Group employee without a current, signed and valid contract in place with the Elliott Group recruiting team will become the property of Elliott Group and no search fees will be paid.


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