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Foundry Shift Supervisor

Job title: Foundry Shift Supervisor

Reports to: Plant Superintendent

Work hours: 1st shift

Compensation: Salary exempt; based on experience

Summary of responsibilities:

Directs and coordinates activities of production department(s) in processing materials or manufacturing products in foundry by performing the following duties personally, through subordinate supervisors, and foundry staff.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Plans production operations using established priorities.
  • Assigns appropriate personnel and coordinates manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meets specifications.
  • Trains and motivates employees.
  • Assures employee compliance with safety, attendance, and other company policies.
  • Compiles, stores, and retrieves production data.

Supervisory responsibilities

Manages employees and subordinate supervisors who supervise in the molding department, deck department, grinding department, and core room. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units on one shift. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications

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.

Education and/or work experience

Associates degree (A.S.) from a two-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, peers, and subordinate employees.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Physical Demands

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk. The employee frequently is required to stand, sit, and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative to 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne particles, extreme heat, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

Competence, Awareness, and Training

Competence, awareness, and training for probationary employees will be assessed by the "New Employee Checklist", and the evaluations conducted at 30, 60, and 90 days, along with other training as needed. Competence and Awareness Training for regular employees will be assessed when annual evaluations are conducted, along with other measurements in accordance with the area the employee is assigned to.

Baker Manufacturing Company, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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