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Maintenance & Fabricating Supervisor
Job#: Req #13078
Positions: 0
Posted: 02/01/2018
Job Type: Full Time
Location: US-AL-Bessemer (Bessemer Plant)
Department: Mechanical Maintenance
Category: Management
Salary: Salary
Benefits: Full Benefits
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Job Description

Role Summary:

To supervise the maintenance and repair work performed in the Fabricating Department. As for all employee, this individual is expected to demonstrate our core values: customer commitment, high-performance culture, fleet of foot, innovation, accountability, integrity, respect for others and teamwork.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans, directs and supervises the work of employees in the Fabricating Building.
  • Insures that employees in all areas are properly trained, insures that working procedures are followed and that all work is performed in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Identifies training needs of hourly employees in all areas and assists the Maintenance Manager and the Human Resources Director in insuring that training needs are met.
  • Evaluates and determines the effectiveness of manpower utilization, working procedures and cost control measures and consults with the Maintenance Manager on any deficiencies and methods for improvement.
  • Requisitions materials and equipment necessary to insure an efficient flow of work in all areas of responsibility.
  • Recommends materials and equipment required for maintenance and repair jobs; requisitions stock material and equipment necessary for mechanical and electrical maintenance operations. Oversees contract labor required on maintenance, repair, and construction jobs.
  • Reviews daily and monthly operating costs of the Fabricating Building and consults with the Maintenance Manager on cost control measures.
  • Insures that repair work and/or fabrication work performed on production and processing equipment is done in an expedient manner so as to avoid or minimize downtime.
  • Partners with production staff to eliminate the causes of production delays resulting from equipment failures. Monitors delay records and assist in the root cause identification of mechanical and electrical delays.
  • Enforces the Company’s plant and safety rules and procedures and issues disciplinary actions to violators in a fair and consistent manner.
  • Receives and evaluates first step grievances, notifies the Maintenance Manager of the grievances and furnishes a reply to the grievant and/or the Union Representative.
  • Insures that all work areas are maintained in a neat, orderly, and safe condition.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have knowledge of the operation and maintenance.
  • Must have knowledge of welding, machining, torch burning procedures and the use of calipers and gauges.
  • Must have the ability to order materials and plan work through the reading of blueprints.
  • Must possess the ability to make decisions, plan and direct the repair, maintenance and fabrication work of a large work force.
  • Must have good written/verbal communication skills.
  • Must have good people management skills and the ability to deliver employee training.
  • Must have good enough computer skills to do moderately complex record-keeping and administrative tasks and to use SAP or other manufacturing programs.
  • Must have knowledge of safety rules and regulations.


  • Requires a HS Diploma or GED and at least 3 years of relevant supervisory experience.

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

  • The employee will be working in a heavy industrial environment exposing the employee to Foundry operations. The employee will be exposed (80% of the time) to the following working conditions: Extreme Heat and Cold, Noise, Vibration, Oils, and Atmospheric Conditions such as Dust. Fumes, and Metallic Particles. 20% of the time will be office environment.
  • The employee will be required to perform the following actions (from time to time): Standing, Walking, Balancing, Stooping, Kneeling, Reaching, Talking, Seeing, Hearing and Sitting. The majority of the actions will be walking and standing.
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