Shift Supervisor

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Jeffersonville, IN

Job status
Full time
Job description
Valmont is hiring a Shift Supervisor at the Gateway Galvanizing Plant in Jeffersonville, IN.

As the Shift Supervisor you are responsible for:
• Overseeing and managing the production, material flow, and the quality control of the Galvanizing department.
• Administering organizational policies and procedures at the department level.
• Supervising the daily shop operations and establishing work priorities to meet internal and external customer shipping commitments.
• Ensuring that manufactured products meet or exceed quality standards and initiate actions necessary to maintain standards.
• Maintaining records for the accuracy and timeliness of daily footage and poundage, completed orders, and inspection reports.
Education requirements
• High school diploma or GED.
• Associate’s degree in Business, Industrial Management, or related field preferred.
Experience requirements
• 3 years of supervisory or management experience in an industrial environment preferred.
• 1 year of experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment preferred.
• Experience utilizing an automated time and attendance tracking system preferred.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
• Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results in safety, quality, delivery, and cost.
• Working knowledge of OSHA, environmental regulations, and state and federal labor standards.
• Implement work schedule to maximize utilization of manpower, machines, and materials and assign work to hourly employees.
• Process parts and/or components to meet production schedule and advise Production Manager and schedulers of difficulties in meeting plans or schedules.
• Define results and standards of performance expected of assigned personnel.
• Monitor performance of assigned personnel, complete employee performance reviews, and take corrective action as necessary.
• Report discrepancies in blueprints, specifications, methods, engineering data, standards, etc. to Production Manager.
• Continuously observe for proper operating of assigned equipment and identify maintenance required and initiate corrective action.
• Recommend new or improved machines, equipment, and facilities as required.
• Ensure product quality meets specified standards and assigned personnel make inspections as required by standard procedures.
• Ensure operation is in compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Occupational Health and Safety Act (OSHA) regulations.
• Actively participate in monthly Safety Leadership Team meetings.
• Report and investigate all incidents in a timely manner.
• Enter injuries, illnesses, property damage, hazards, and other incidents into the Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) database system.
• Ensure accurate and timely reporting of assigned personnel’s time and production through various production reports.
• Promote a continuous productivity improvement climate.
• Conduct shift start up meetings at the beginning of every shift and monthly safety meetings with personnel.
• Administer company policies in a firm, fair, and consistent manner.
• Maintain good housekeeping and safe working conditions in assigned areas.
• Train new employees into department activities and safety procedures.
• Maintain knowledge in quality standards required for custom galvanizing customers.
• Stay constantly vigilant with regard to proper venting and orientation.
• Remain knowledgeable in correct and safe loading methods for customer products.
• Assist with maintaining process tanks at required levels of concentrations for quality galvanizing.
• Serve as a champion for various teams/projects to promote continuous improvement.
• Assist with Area Leader responsibilities as needed.
• Establish shift objectives to support the division’s goals and objectives and review this performance plan.
• Order and supervise the necessary repairs and maintenance of machines and equipment throughout the production area.
• Enforce good safety and housekeeping practices and employee training programs.
• Wear the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times on the production floor.
• Ability to recognize and solve practical problems or issues.
• Ability communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner.
• Ability to calculate figures and amounts including proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume for product.
• Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
•Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
• Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
• Ability to effectively interpret and present information one-on-one and in front of an audience.
• Strong leadership skills and the ability to support divisional business objectives.
• Strong communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

About us:
Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and build your world.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.