Shop Supervisor

Weld Shop Supervisors are responsible for overseeing the welding repairs and maintenance of containers and/or the vehicle fleet. This position will perform duties of a welder which routinely requires moderate to extreme physical exertion and may require prolonged standing, bending, kneeling, squatting, and working in awkward positions.The hours and physical demand may vary by location.

  • Manage the daily activities and performance of shop employees.
  • Train and direct employees to improve their overall performance
  • Ensure all safety and compliance standards are met or exceeded.
  • Ensure proper PPE is utilized by employees and compliance with Lock-Out/Tag-Out procedures is adhered to consistently.
  • Hands-on Supervisor, responsible for the oversight of the assigned shift.
  • Ensure the daily housekeeping plan is followed and that all areas are cleaned effectively.
  • Perform and conduct performance evaluations, monitor and track employee attendance, complete disciplinary actions/meetings and all other required documentation relating to performance management.
  • Maintain proper records and files including all compliance and personnel records.
  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by performing and communicating in a manner that promotes good relationships with employees, co-workers, and management.
  • Conduct employee observations to ensure safety and procedures are being followed.
  • Perform sanding, grinding, cutting, welding and other fabrication or repair work on company containers, compactors, and other equipment in a safe manner in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and company policies.
  • Maintain a clean, safe work area in compliance with Company and OSHA standards.
  • Completes required paperwork utilizing a computer system.
  • Utilizes standard shop hand tools, measuring devices, and equipment.
  • Paints repaired and/or new containers.
  • Perform duties in a safe manner in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and company policies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the job (prolonged physical exertions, including standing, lifting, pushing, pulling, squatting, bending, kneeling, climbing, and working in awkward positions and tight areas).
  • Knowledge of small shop tools.
  • Proficient in the use and interpretation of installation diagrams and troubleshooting manuals
  • Ability to work overtime, weekends, and/or holidays.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills to be able to communicate effectively and professionally with internal and external customers.
  • Familiarity with using a computer.
  • Previous management experience preferred.
  • Must be able to read and speak the English language well enough to communicate, understand, and respond to questions, directions, traffic signs, signals, and safety training.

  • Exposure to noise, heat, dust, and fumes as found in a repair facility.
  • Exposure to extreme weather conditions possible.
  • Exposure to residential and commercial waste.

  • Legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have at least a valid driver’s license, CDL preferred.
  • Good Driving record; able to meet Rumpke driving qualifications.
  • Minimum five (5) years welding and cutting experience.
  • Must be able to produce satisfactory pre-employment drug test and background check results.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature, complexity, and level of work to be performed by employees assigned to this position and is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. It does not prescribe or restrict the work that may be assigned. Furthermore, this does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the company.

Rumpke Waste and Recycling is committed to equality in all aspects of employment. It is Rumpke’s policy to provide equal opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status.