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Fabrication Supervisor — Crystal Lake, IL
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Knaack, a division of Werner Co., is seeking a Fabrication Supervisor to drive efforts in order to meet the department’s safety, quality, 5-S, Customer Service, SMED and machine utilization goals.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all safety rules and safety equipment are known and observed within the team
  • Ensure that work areas are maintained in a clean, neat and orderly manner
  • Ensure that quality standards are maintained
  • Manage performance of team members
  • Coordinate effective training of team members Coordinate team efforts with those of other teams to ensure effective plant operation
  • Measure progress toward meeting team goals (continuously improve all areas of team performance)
  • Schedule/coordinate team resources (manpower, machinery, etc.)
  • Maintain appropriate levels of supplies (direct and indirect)
  • Coordinate efforts to maintain team facilities and equipment
  • Oversee timely and accurate computer transactions
  • Develop and maintain staffing and succession plans
  • Establish and perform to team budget
  • Contribute to division capital project and strategic plans
  • Develop and complete a team operational plan
  • Demonstrate mastery of technical skills in area of responsibility
  • Deliver key metrics as defined for each period
Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelors of Science in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Technology or related fields preferred
  • 4-5 years supervisory experience
  • Proven experience driving preventative maintenance programs on fabrication equipment
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence as well as ability to apply concepts of basic math
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from individuals at all levels, internally and externally including customers, suppliers, peers and staff