Shop Supervisor (Repair Center)

Location: Mesa, AZ
Date Posted: 03-02-2018
The ideal candidate will have significant experience in a shop environment.   The Senior Supervisor leads a team responsible for all stages of each repaired product prior to shipment from the Repair Center.  Supervises machine/weld/and mechanical shop operations in accordance with plant policies and procedures in such a way to be compliant with all Health, Safety, and Environmental (legal) requirements and customer satisfaction.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensures a safe working environment for all employees, visitors and contractors by putting safety first in the day-to-day operations of the Repair Center.
  • Supervises and monitors day-to-day Repair Center machine, mechanical and weld shop operations.
  • Monitors and ensures hour requirements are met or exceeded by enforcing standards and supporting employees with timely, technical guidance.
  • Responsible for work schedule and assigning work/jobs to machining, mechanical, and weld cell employees to ensure customer commitments are met.  This includes work assignments/rotations, employee breaks, overtime assignments and back-up for absent employees.
  • Collaborates with and assists the Repair Center Manager in building and developing the Repair Center – interviewing, leading, directing, performance management, training and development. 
  • General understanding of documents such as blueprints, work orders and manuals. General knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerances, welding processes, and mechanical assembly.
  • Build and enforce PM and maintenance schedules.
  • Ensures continuity of work by ensuring the Night Shift is apprised of all job requirement and changes.
  • Trains and coaches employees to ensure shop quality and safety standards are met or exceeded.
  • Keeps Repair Coordinator apprised of shop status and escalates issues to Repair Center Manager as may be appropriate.
  • Determine and establish methods and working processes for the most specialized and complex jobs.
  • Control the quality of all work done and effectively communicate with QA/QC Personnel.
  • Solve complex problems and act as the resource person for all shop activities.
  • Formulate all working procedures used for optimizing the quality of work and efficiency.
  • Must be reliable and display attention to detail: enforces accuracy and completion of work routers, reports, and inspections.
  • Completes required work and safety reports.
  • Maintains good housekeeping practices.
  • Works with Repair Coordinator to ensure routers have required detail.
  • Works with Project manager to insure quoted hours are achievable and tooling costs are incorporated.
  • Reviews tooling needs for each job.
  • Monitors and sets up training as needed for entire shop personnel
  • Monitors incoming parts deliveries to insure appropriate actions are in place to achieve turnaround KPI’s
  • Ensures all phases of the routers are signed off and QA/QC is performed at each step prior to moving to the next step in the router.
  • Monitors supplies and tooling inventory
  • Reviews each job for compliance to planned costs and times
  • Performs other miscellaneous duties and/or other special projects as required
  • Miniumum of 2 years of experience in a Lead or Supervisor capacity in a heavy industrial industry, Mining Equipment or like industry.
  • Minimum of 5 years of shop experience within the heavy industrial, Mining Equipment industry or like industry.
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Reads and understands English language (alpha and numeric) sufficient to read and understand requisitions, drawings, and engineering specifications.
  • Possesses intermediate math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, decimals and fractions, geometry) for measurement, testing and problem resolution.
  • Ability to read and understand shop drawings and details, set up and adjust machining equipment to fabricate assemblies within tolerances required.
  • Must have knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, use, repair, and maintenance; knowledge of design techniques and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blue prints, drawings, and models.  
  • Observes safety regulations and exhibits a high concern for safety.
  • Basic knowledge of destructive and non-destructive tests
  • Ability to analyze situations and problems, ability to detect technical discrepancies
  • Knowledge of industrial machinist processes and methods.
Other Skills and Abilities
  • Bends, stoops, crouches, twists, leans, reaches, picks up and lifts raw materials of various weights and of various lengths.
  • Lifts up to 50 pounds occasionally and 20 pounds frequently.
  • Demonstrates manual dexterity sufficient to properly operate welding and related machines.
  • Visual acuity to operate machines where the job is at or within arm’s reach.  
  • Utilizes oral communication to convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Able to wear safety apparatus/clothing when required.
  • Perceives the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels.  Receives detailed information through oral communication.
  • Position requires work both inside and outside the building in various weather conditions.
  • This position requires repetitive or periodic movement based upon demand for an order. 
We Offer
We offer challenging opportunities contributing to the development and enhancement of Metso’s industry leading solutions in a friendly, respectful and global environment.
Additional information
All applications will be given equal consideration regardless of race, sex or sexual orientation, age, religion, veteran, disability or any other legally protected status.  Metso takes pride in being an equal opportunity employer.
Metso is a world leading industrial company serving the mining, aggregates, recycling, oil, gas, pulp, paper and process industries. We help our customers improve their operational efficiency, reduce risks and increase profitability by using our unique knowledge, experienced people and innovative solutions to build new, sustainable ways of growing together.
Our products range from mining and aggregates processing equipment and systems to industrial valves and controls. Our customers are supported by a broad scope of services and a global network of over 80 service centers and about 6,400 services professionals. Metso has an uncompromising attitude towards safety.
Metso is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki, Finland, and had net sales of about EUR 2.9 billion in 2015. Metso employs over 12,000 persons in more than 50 countries. Expect results. ,
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