Shop Supervisor


Wage Information:

50K + DOE

Shop Supervisor

TrueNorth Steel is an industry leader in quality manufactured and fabricated steel products.  

Our customers count on us to deliver every day, and for more than 71 years we have. We've stayed true to our values every step of the way: Safety, Integrity, Humility, Focus, Knowledge, Commitment, and Confidence.

TrueNorth Steel offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees, which includes an excellent health/dental package, disability, life insurance, flexible spending account benefits, profit-sharing, 401(k) with company match, and paid time off.

We are a growing company, always looking for talented team members to help us continue to deliver on our commitments to our customers.

Essential Position Requirements:

  • Follow and administer all company safety and quality requirements.

  • Ensure that all personnel are actively working to meet or exceed department and company goals.

  • Supervise direct reports.

  • Perform employee engagement meetings.

  • Direct work schedules and jobs to completion.

  • Manage staffing plans and employee levels in various areas.

  • Work directly with planning/scheduling, inventory control manager, and logistics to plan work for shop.

  • Time and Labor Management-

    • Review and make corrections daily to labor time reporting.

    • Review and approve PTO for direct reports.

    • Approve bi-weekly time for Payroll.

  • Review and correct labor reporting in jobs in ERP system (ShopTrak).

  • Make recommendations for staffing needs and training.

  • Hire, terminate, train direct reports, and address employee issues. Work to improve labor efficiency and productivity requirements.

  • Utilize human, material, and machine resources in an efficient and effective manner.

  • Maintain shop discipline.

  • Coordinate and/or verify material requirements.

  • Schedule and process orders in accordance with schedule requirements.

  • Communicate maintenance requirements for equipment and facility.

  • Participate in training programs.

  • Participate in production meetings.

  • Keep shop operating in an efficient and effective manner at all times.

  • Responsible for the requisition and control of production consumables.

  • Conduct “Tool Box” safety topic discussions weekly with Safety Coordinator.

  • Willing to work flexible hours and overtime or weekends as needed.

  • Prompt and dependable attendance.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualities:

Leadership skills to motive employees.

Education & Work Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • Minimum of 5 years welding experience preferred.

  • Minimum of 5 years manufacturing experience preferred.

  • Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience preferred.

  • Lean manufacturing experience preferred.

  • CNC controls experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

EEO/AA Employer

FLSA Status: Full-Time; Exempt

Reports To: Site Manager

Location: Rapid City, SD


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