Production Supervisor - Industrial Steel Fabrication/Welding
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: Position: Production Supervisor – Industrial Steel Fabrication/Welding

Reports to: Production Manager

Location: Houston, TX 77064


A global leader in the manufacture of steel structures, substations and related products used in electricity transmission has an immediate opening for a Production Supervisor at its manufacturing facility in Houston, Texas. Reporting to the Production Manager at this facility, the Production Supervisor is responsible for supervising and coordinating the work of assigned skilled personnel engaged in plant operations that include the following activities: cutting, breaking, tacking, long seaming, welding, hardware fabrication and installation, finishing, loading and material handling.


The Production Supervisor has these general responsibilities:

· Overseeing and coordinating activities and personnel of assigned department(s), in coordination with Supervisors of other departments.

· Initiating, implementing, and encouraging the use of lean manufacturing tools in areas supervised.

· Ensuring satisfactory quality and quantity of work for assigned department(s).

· Controlling the flow of production, costs and hours, establishing schedules, and writing necessary reports and records.

· Working with all facility supervisors and HR/Safety Manager in the preparation of instructions and training of employees on safety, skills and quality.

· Ensuring fair and equitable treatment of all employees under his/her supervision.

· Accounting for efficiency and productivity levels to meet corporate objectives.

· Reporting to Production Manager on general progress of daily production, shipments and areas of concern.

· Coordinating and communicating production priorities and employee availability plans with other shift supervisors.

· Maintaining adequate backlog in advance of operations supervised to achieve quotas and smooth production flow.

· Working with Maintenance Department to coordinate repair and maintenance in accordance with production requirements.

· Consulting with Quality Control Department and Production Manager on a daily basis to ensure early detection of probable areas of concern.

· Supervising the safe and efficient operation of all units in the department under direction of the Production Manager in accordance with departmental objectives and operating plans.

· Ensuring that all employees comply with policies and regulations according to safety, ISO, OSHA and any applicable Company policies and procedures.


· 5-10 years manufacturing/production supervisory experience.

· Strong proven manufacturing supervisory skills with ability to train, instruct and motivate employees.

· Experience and knowledge of welding methods as required by ASME, AWS, and API. CWS certification preferred.

· Solid production planning, scheduling, lean manufacturing and continuous process improvement experience.

· Good computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc.)

· Associates degree or vocational training in manufacturing technologies; bachelor’s degree preferred.

· Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills.


Salary of $60,000 or higher depending on skills and experience; full benefit package. Location candidates preferred.