Shop Supervisor

  • Perform duties in a safe manner in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and company policies.
  • Ensure all safety and compliance standards are met or exceeded.
  • Manage the daily activities and performance of welding employees.
  • Train and direct employees to improve their overall performance
  • Ensure proper PPE is utilized by employees, as well as 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.
  • Grinds metal parts after welding.
  • Welds steel components using Mig and Arc welding equipment.
  • Cuts steel using a plasma cutter or torch.
  • Bends steel components using a break ad shear.
  • Fabricates steel components as needed.
  • Maintain a clean, safe work area in compliance with Company and OSHA standards.
  • Completes required paperwork utilizing computer system.
  • Performs related work such as flame cutting, bending, forming, beveling, notching of metal and plastic parts.
  • Utilizes standard shop hand tools, measuring devices, and equipment.
  • Installs lids and wheels on containers.
  • Paints repaired and/or new containers.
  • Professional interaction with internal and external customers.
  • 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).
  • Excellent welding and mechanical aptitude.
  • Knowledge of MIG/ARC and stick welding.
  • Cutting torch skills; ability to use plasma cutter.
  • Knowledge of small shop tools.
  • Minimum five (5) years welding and cutting experience.
  • 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.
  • Previous management experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with using a computer.
  • Additional skills may be required to perform additional task(s) specific to work location, department or line of business.

  • 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.
  • Must successfully complete pre-employment testing.
  • 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 or fabrication facility.
  • Exposure to extreme weather conditions possible.
  • Exposure to residential and commercial waste.

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.