Responsibilities include providing support to the management team. The supervisor must ensure proper training of new employees and that safety procedures are being followed; must address attendance and discipline when needed, track hours worked, and oversee the workload and quality control of shop floor processes. Will work as management support where needed including some 2nd shift assignments.
Waterman Valve/McWane is a Federal VEVRAA contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. Waterman Valve/McWane will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status (In IL - sex, including same sex, ancestry, order of protection status, physical or mental disability, military status, pregnancy, unfavorable discharge status, genetic information), (In IA - gender identity), (In CA - gender identity or expression, and genetic information) or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.
Oversees the day-to-day functions supporting the operation
Proactively promotes The McWane Way principles
Effectively communicates and translates safety standards to employees to ensure clarity is reached throughout the department
Confers and collaborates with other supervisors and managers to ensure seamless communication and effective transition of products and activities
Maintains time and production records
Ensures quality processes are in place and effective
Addresses complaints and resolves problems
Estimates, requisitions, and inspects materials
Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment and adjusts as needed to meet production schedules
Ensures production packets are planned, released, and printed to the required department
Confirms cycle counts are completed and submits changes to ensure inventory is accurate in all warehouses
Interprets specifications, blueprints, and job orders to workers, and assigns duties
Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals
Maintains established stocking plans requirements on finished and rough parts for assigned product line. Makes suggestions when needed on raising or lowering requirements
Minimum education required of the position. (Indicate required and preferred, if applicable.)
High School Diploma
Bacheolor’s degree in a technical field
Minimum experience required of the position. (Indicate type and years.)
2 – 5 Years manufacturing experience required
5 years experience in a management or supervisory role
Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position. (Indicate required and preferred, if applicable.)
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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.
Direct reports to this role
Assembler (I & II)
Fabricator (I, II, & III)
Welder (I & II)
*Subject to changes, moving machinery, dust, fumes, gases, odors, vibrations and varying noise levels.