Assistant Supervisor - Fabrication Department

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-320420
    • Job Location: Dallastown, PA
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: 2 year degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 03/23/2021
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
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Job Description


To lead the planning and execution of the work efforts for assigned departments to maintain the quality and integrity of products at the lowest possible cost.


Essential Job Functions:

  • With input from the Department Supervisor, gives direction to designated work teams with responsibility for maintaining production schedules, quality of work, and planning and assigning duties. 
  • Assists in the direction of efforts in assigned departments, including supervision of staff and associated personnel actions. 
  • Ensures department work areas are safe, healthy, and environmentally compliant through training, implementation of EHS policies, and continuous improvement. 
  • Assists in the creation and maintenance of training matrices of personnel and associated documentation.
  • Interfaces with supporting departments as required. 
  • Ensures adequate resources are in place for employees to perform daily operations, including materials, tools, and training.


Other Job Functions:

  • Using processes established by engineering, ensures consistency of operation and quality; offers suggestions for improvement of processes.  Assists with problem solving, corrective action and root-cause analysis.
  • Solves problems using established policies and procedures.
  • Identifies opportunities to solve problems & improve performance.
  • Interviews and selects applicants to meet headcount needs determined by director of manufacturing operations.
  • Recommends termination of employees for policy violations or performance-related issues with the approval of the director of manufacturing operations and HR.
  • Recognizes issues, problems, or opportunities & determines whether action is appropriate.
  • Demonstrates honesty; keeps commitments; behaves in a consistent manner.
  • Treats people fairly with dignity & respect.
  • Coaches subordinates in accomplishing specific tasks or solving problems.
  • Identifies opportunities to meet goals & objectives.

Experience and Skills


Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards.

Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors.

Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary.

Ability to adhere to workplace rules.


Education/Licensure/Credentials    2 year college/university education, or equivalent experience.

Experience     Up to 3 years related experience in manufacturing, including supervision.


Special Knowledge/Skills      

  • Understanding of modern manufacturing methods.
  • Ability to understand and interpret customer specifications.
  • Understands the importance of effective conflict resolution
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office


Shop Floor environment/shared workbench or workstation.

Ability to perform repetitive motion (rotating wrists, keyboarding, using small/large tools).

Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.

Ability to tolerate constant noise (machine motors, large fans).

Ability to work safely in the presence of hazardous chemicals and hazardous conditions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand or sit for long periods of time.

The employee frequently is required to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls and to climb or balance.