Oconomowoc, WI 53066
We are seeking an experienced welding supervisor for a direct hire role in Oconomowoc, WI. You will direct, and lead, all welding related activities, focusing on safety, quality, delivery and staff development. Utilize established procedures and processes to plan, schedule and coordinate departmental activities to fulfill work orders, meet inventory accuracy requirements and deliver manufactured products. Serve as transformational leader to mentor and guide team to deliver on organizational goals and objectives.
Provide direct supervision to Team Leaders insuring achievement of departmental goals and objectives
Identify and troubleshoot any production issues, applying root cause analysis and methodical problem solving skills
Investigate production delays, and initiate necessary corrective actions to assure consistency of production levels
Research and identify the future state of technology for welding operations
Promote continuous improvement initiatives to provide consistent focus on error proofing and reduced operational expenses
Provide staff leadership development to Team Leaders and Team Captains
Identify and manage departmental projects
Utilize data driven processes to achieve key performance objectives
Manage departmental staffing, performance, labor and overtime metrics
Partner with Human Resources on employee relations issues, policy administration, hiring onboarding, and retention
Maintain AWS D-1.1 certifications and all certifications as they apply to industry standards.
Develop the annual budget for department
Manage capital assets through preventive maintenance program
Incorporate shop floor organization and plant cleanliness among plant personnel. (5S)
Facilitate monthly meetings with staff to communicate and receive feedback on safety, goals, metrics and initiatives
Must have a Bachelor Degree in related field and broad technical and administrative experience in a welding environment, plus a minimum of 5 years supervisory experience required.
Candidates should have proven experience establishing and implementing welding process and method improvements.
Certified weld inspector (CWI) and / or welding supervisor certification (WSC) a plus.
Additionally candidates should possess experience with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and possess the ability to communicate, both verbally and in writing, well-reasoned, independent thought.
Candidates should also have familiarity with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.
Experience with lean manufacturing and Kan Ban inventory systems is a plus.
Pay is $75k-$80k based on experience
If you are interested in the welding management role please send your resume to: Milwaukee@trnstaffing.com