Supervisor, Operations at Florida Detroit Diesel in Houston, Texas

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Job Description:

Positions Supervised: May supervise Mechanical and/or Electrical Assemblers, Welders, Fitters, and/or Technicians at various staff and Group Lead levels.


Responsible for daily direction and supervision of the manufacturing and production staff for an assigned manufacturing or production area. Ensure compliance with all safety, quality, production and maintenance standards.


  • Oversee the daily operations of the manufacturing and/or production functions for assigned product or process for assigned shift.
  • Manage the distribution of staff’s work loads and assignments. Direct staff’s work activities.
  • Manage costs to achieve margin objectives.
  • Ensure the appropriate manpower and supplies are available to complete work assignments.
  • Review in progress and completed jobs to verify scope of work completed appropriately and safely.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  • Establish work standards and evaluate staff’s performance.
  • Hire, counsel, and discharge staff as necessary.
  • Ensure performance of all work is done in accordance with quality and quantity standards and established safety procedures.
  • Report any process and equipment problems to management.
  • Resolve customer issues and complaints.


High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED) and three to seven years related experience. Associates degree strongly preferred.
  • Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Ability to communicate in writing clearly and concisely.
  • Ability to take care of the customers’ needs while following company procedures.
  • Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
  • Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.
  • Ability to get along well with a variety of personalities and individuals.
  • Ability to organize and direct oneself and effectively supervise others.
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.


Computer Skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook). Prior experience with Ultipro and Oracle preferred.

Certificates & Licenses N/A

Other Requirements

Ability to maintain current and thorough knowledge of all applicable processes and equipment is required.


Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required by the position, location, and/or customer


Shop environment. Shop environment may not have air conditioning.

The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

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