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Machine Shop Supervisor- Night Shift

Date: Oct 26, 2018

Location: Fort Loramie, OH, US, 45845

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Wayne Trail Technologies, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, specializes in laser welding, robotic welding and fixturing, press automation, and tube bending/fabricating systems which further strengthens Lincoln Electric’s already strong position as a market leader.

Position Summary:  The Machine Shop Supervisor is a “working supervisor” who leads assigned employees with their daily workload.  Additionally this position may be responsible for hiring and coaching employees or their opinions will be used for decision making.  Employee in this position will actively participate in employee development and the annual appraisal process.

Role qualifications:

  • Must be familiar with Company quality objectives and play an active role in reaching continuous improvement objectives.
  • Focus on competence, awareness, and training of personnel.
  • Understand and promote the positivity of impacting KPI’s


Position responsibilities:

  1. Supervises all machine shop personnel.
  2. Focuses on employee development, training, performance reviews and goal setting.
  3. Handles employee relations concerns with assistance from the Machine Shop Manager and Human Resources.
  4. Plays a supportive role in all manufacturing projects to ensure successful results. (Including but not limited to; production planning, outsourcing and scheduling etc.)
  5. Ensures safe work conditions and enforce safe work practices in alignment with EHS policy.
  6. Enforces policies and procedures.
  7. Partners with machinists, management, and support functions.
  8. Assists with planning machine shop resources.
  9. Oversees for delivery dates.
  10. Reviews budget and overdue delivery costs.
  11. Streamlines processes and find efficiencies to enforce continuous improvement.
  12. Identifies opportunities for product improvement.
  13. Demonstrates a professional manner in the workplace and any extension of the workplace. I.e. customers, suppliers or off site locations. 
  14. Audits machined component quality and identifies issues to management. 
  15. Communicates with machinists daily.
  16. Participates in production, ISO and safety meetings as needed.
  17. Identifies cost reduction opportunities; material, labor, lead time savings.
  18. Ensures good housekeeping and cleanliness to keep the area clean, organized and safe.
  19. Assumes additional responsibilities and performs special projects as needed or directed in support of Lincoln Electric’s strategic plan and 2020 Vision.


Essential skills and experience:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent is required.
  • 10-15 years experience required
  • Supervisory experience preferred



Nonessential skills and experience:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent is required.
  • 10-15 years’ experience
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Experience in Microsoft Office
  • Safety training
  • Quality systems training



Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S)

  • Understand the Company’s EHS Policy and how it relates to this job.
  • Be aware of OSHA & EPA laws and regulations as well as the Company’s Plant Rules and Regulations that pertain to this job.
  • Work in a safe and environmentally friendly manner and observe all company EHS procedures.
  • Know that the company EHS procedures are located on the ISO drive.
  • Immediately notify the Manager if there is any safety hazard, any equipment not operating correctly, or if there are any questions regarding EHS procedures.
  • Attend required EHS training


Physical demands and work environment:  The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands:  While performing duties of job, employee is required to stand; walk and sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.  Repetition with activity; computer work. 
  • Work environment:  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Lincoln Electric is a $2.5B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 10,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 40 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. 

As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!

Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.

Employment Status: Hourly Full-Time 
Function: Manufacturing 
Section:  Wayne Trail Technologies (US76) 


Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

Job Segment: Welding, Industrial, Machinist, Manufacturing

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