Weld Supervisor

    Sep 13 2017
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    High School Diploma with relevant secondary training and experience

    Associate Degree

    Relevant Postsecondary Training (Weld Engineer, Weld Technology, or similar)

    CWI Training (optional but helpful)


    • Set goals that encourage maximum arc time and weld deposition speeds
    • Set employee development goals (weld academies and other developmental programs)
    • Review time standards and provide time and setup estimates based on industry standards
    • Accomplishes manufacturing staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures
    • Inspect first-piece, in-process and final inspections
    • Assign WPS to work orders
    • Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the process; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources; studying methods; implementing cost reductions; developing reporting procedures and systems; facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.
    • Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries.
    • Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.
    • Resolves personnel problems by analyzing data; investigating issues; identifying solutions; recommending action.
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
    • Manages the day to day operation of the Shop
    • Supervises assigned staff (e.g. employee concerns/problems, directing work, counseling, disciplining, performance appraisals, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring work assignments are complete and within department objectives.
    • Prepares a variety of reports and documents for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written support and/or conveying information.
    • Coordinating manufacturing needs with other departments and ensuring cost efficient operation of the reactor systems and ancillary equipment.
    • Assigns and organizes associates, ensures their safety, establishes priorities, builds teamwork, delivers training, holds team members accountable, leads by example, drives continuous improvement
    • Ensure materials and jobs are completed and data recorded accurately.
    • Monitor and provide training, resources and/or appropriate disciplinary action to ensure production and quality standards are met.
    • Understands, reviews and analyzes operating efficiency data to maintain and improve production efficiencies related to labor and production output.
    • Mechanically inclined/Mechanical Knowledge.
    • Hands-on experience with equipment troubleshooting & maintenance, forklift operations and general production work.
    • Monitoring employee performance of all plant personnel
    • Be willing to lead

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    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.
    Directly supervises all employees in the department.


    Production and Processing - Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

    Mechanical - Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.


    Basic Skills

    • Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
    • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
    • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
    • Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
    • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
    • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
    • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
    • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

    Social Skills

    • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
    • Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
    • Negotiation - Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
    • Persuasion - Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
    • Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people.
    • Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

    Complex Problem Solving Skills

    • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

    Technical Skills

    • Equipment Maintenance - Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
    • Equipment Selection - Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
    • Operation and Control - Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
    • Operations Analysis - Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.
    • Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
    • Troubleshooting - Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.

    Systems Skills

    • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
    • Systems Analysis - Determining how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
    • Systems Evaluation - Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.

    Resource Management Skills

    • Management of Financial Resources - Determining how money will be spent to get the work done, and accounting for these expenditures.
    • Management of Material Resources - Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.
    • Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
    • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others.

    Work Context

    Body Positioning

    • Spend Time Standing
    • Spend Time Walking and Running


    • Contact With Others
    • Electronic Mail
    • Face-to-Face Discussions
    • Telephone

    Impact of Decisions

    • Frequency of Decision Making
    • Impact of Decisions on Co-workers or Company Results

    Routine versus Challenging Work

    • Importance of Being Exact or Accurate
    • Importance of Repeating Same Tasks
    • Structured versus Unstructured Work

    Pace and Scheduling

    • Pace Determined by Speed of Equipment
    • Time Pressure

    Role Relationships

    • Coordinate or Lead Others
    • Deal With External Customers
    • Work With Work Group or Team

    Work Attire

    • Wear Common Protective or Safety Equipment such as Safety Shoes, Glasses, Gloves, Hearing Protection, Hard Hats, or Life Jackets

    Work Setting

    • Indoors, Not Environmentally Controlled
    • Outdoors, Exposed to Weather


    Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
    • Conduct or attend staff meetings
    • Consult with managerial or supervisory personnel
    Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings
    • Monitor production machinery/equipment operation to detect problems
    Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
    • Modify work procedures or processes to meet deadlines
    Getting Information
    • Read blueprints
    • Read technical drawings
    • Read work order, instructions, formulas, or processing charts
    Scheduling Work and Activities
    • Develop maintenance schedules
    • Schedule activities, classes, or events
    • Schedule employee work hours
    Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
    • Understand second language
    • Understand technical operating, service or repair manuals
    Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others
    • Confer with other departmental heads to coordinate activities
    • Coordinate production materials, activities or processes
    • Direct and coordinate activities of workers or staff
    Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates
    • Assign work to staff or employees
    • Establish employee performance standards
    • Monitor worker performance
    • Motivate workers to achieve work goals
    • Orient new employees
    Training and Teaching Others
    • Demonstrate or explain assembly or use of equipment
    Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
    • Examine products or work to verify conformance to specifications
    Processing Information
    • Compute production, construction, or installation specifications
    Resolving Conflicts and Negotiating with Others
    • Resolve or assist workers to resolve work problems
    • Resolve personnel problems or grievances
    Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards
    • Oversee work progress to verify safety or conformance to standards
    Documenting/Recording Information
    • Maintain production or work records
    Handling and Moving Objects
    Interpreting the Meaning of Information for Others
    • Explain rules, policies or regulations
    • Explain work orders, specifications, or work techniques to workers

    Tools and Technology


    Desktop computers
    • Desktop computers


    Electronic mail software
    • Microsoft Outlook
    Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software
    • M1
    Time Accounting software
    • Shop Floor Entry


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