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Shop Supervisor at The Timken Company

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Santa Fe Springs, California

Job Description:

Your Career Begins at Timken 

If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken.  Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.

Timken Gears and Services Philadelphia Gear brand is seeking a Shop Supervisor at the Santa Fe Springs regional service center. Under the supervision and reporting to the Operations Manager, the Shop Supervisor directs the shop work flow for the service center, managing the shop, setting goals, scheduling, and organizing and assigning work to produce a quality product.

Responsibilities include:

Supervise, coordinate and schedule the rebuilding of gearboxes and related products in accordance with the priorities established by the Operations Manager.


Plan and coordinate employee skill utilization, hours required, materials and workflow to insure timely delivery of products.


Organize and assign work, provide instruction and guidance in assisting employees towards the attainment of manufacturing objectives.  Establish efficient work hours and schedule overtime to meet production requirements as necessary.


Identify production problems such as material/labor/outsourcing shortages and implement corrective action. Assist in developing improved procedures.


Provide timely information to other company functions (Customer Service, Sales, Accounting, etc.) so to allow coordination of production schedules and reduce manufacturing costs and meet customer requirements.


Maintain an adequate and efficient work force and provide adequate training in accordance with the skill requirements and work levels.


Maintain compliance with work rules and provide feedback on job performance.


Ensure the use of safety devices and equipment, supervision plant housekeeping and continually being alert for hazardous conditions and unsafe practices.


When requested, participate in the specification and justification for new equipment.  Assist in cost analysis and benefits, as needed, to justify equipment purchase.


Maintain a process and network for shop inspection and test documentation.


Implement appropriate training, procedures and controls to assure the safety practices are developed and followed.  Reduce workplace hazards and OSHA and EPA non-compliance in the facility.

Key Attributes:


Key attributes include the ability to multi-task, set priorities, meet deadlines with a high degree of accuracy and the ability to work as part of a team. Excellent computer skills (profiecient in Microsoft Office software), strong written and verbal communication skills are required.


Applicant must be a high school graduate and have 3-5 years of manufacturing experience.

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