Profession metal production supervisor

Metal production supervisors oversee the day-to-day working process and activities of the labourers in a metal fabrication factory. They supervise staff, create work schedules, maintain a safe work environment and serve as the first, most accessible management representative for the workers to contact when there is need.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Realistic

Skills

  • Follow company standards

    Lead and manage according to the organisation's code of conduct.

  • Ensure finished product meet requirements

    Ensure that finished products meet or exceed company specifications.

  • Coordinate communication within a team

    Collect contact info for all team members and decide on modes of communication.

  • Liaise with managers

    Liaise with managers of other departments ensuring effective service and communication, i.e. sales, planning, purchasing, trading, distribution and technical.

  • Provide department schedule for staff

    Lead staff members through breaks and lunches, schedule work adhere to labour hours allocated to the department.

  • Monitor production developments

    Monitor parameters to keep an eye on the production, developments and costs within your area of control.

  • Communicate production plan

    Communicates production plan to all levels in a way that targets, processes, and requirements are clear. Ensures that information is passed to everyone involved in the process assuming their responsibility for overall success.

  • Evaluate employees work

    Evaluate the need for labour for the work ahead. Evaluate the performance of the team of workers and inform superiors. Encourage and support the employees in learning, teach them techniques and check the application to ensure product quality and labour productivity.

  • Monitor stock level

    Evaluate how much stock is used and determine what should be ordered.

  • Analyse staff capacity

    Evaluate and identify staffing gaps in quantity, skills, performance revenue and surpluses.

  • Ensure correct goods labelling

    Ensure that goods are labeled with all necessary labeling information (e.g. legal, technological, hazardous and others) regarding the product. Ensure that labels respects the legal requirements and adhere to regulations.

  • Plan shifts of employees

    Plans shifts of employees to ensure completion of all customer orders and satisfactory completion of the production plan.

  • Identify hazards in the workplace

    Perform safety audits and inspections on workplaces and workplace equipment. Ensure that they meet safety regulations and identify hazards and risks.

  • Create a work atmosphere of continuous improvement

    Work with management practices such as continuous improvement, preventive maintenance. Pay attention to problem solving and teamwork principles.

  • Adhere to organisational guidelines

    Adhere to organisational or department specific standards and guidelines. Understand the motives of the organisation and the common agreements and act accordingly.

  • Supervise staff

    Oversee the selection, training, performance and motivation of staff.

  • Manage emergency procedures

    React quickly in case of emergency and set planned emergency procedures in motion.

Optional knowledge and skills

train employees order supplies coordinate export transportation activities apply control process statistical methods ensure compliance with environmental legislation inspect quality of products consult technical resources read standard blueprints keep records of work progress replace machines provide advice to technicians show responsibility write records for repairs monitor manufacturing quality standards recruit employees liaise with quality assurance manage discarded products first aid operate metal fabricating machines manage supplies perform test run ferrous metal processing monitor conveyor belt spot metal imperfections