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Production Supervisor - Welding

Production Supervisor - Welding


The Production Supervisor - Welding is responsible for overseeing and managing a team of welders while ensuring compliance with safety and quality standards.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Leads and trains employees on the assigned shift.
  • Oversees the daily workflow and assignments of the production shift.
  • Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations, coaching, and mentoring.


  • Oversees production operations on assigned shift.
  • Troubleshoots issues that arise.
  • Coordinate resources as necessary to achieve safe and efficient results based on project workload.
  • Review and verify the quality of work to ensure it meets the specifications of blueprints and wiring schematics.
  • Partners with Production Manager to track progress or changes to production schedules and communicates information to team members as appropriate.
  • Provide recommendations to increase productivity and efficiency of the department.
  • Maintains knowledge of processes and equipment used according to company policies and procedures.
  • Notifies maintenance department of equipment problems.
  • Ensures that employees comply with applicable safety regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Thorough understanding of welding processes including Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) and Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
  • Thorough understanding of or the ability to quickly learn production operations and machinery.
  • Excellent supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Reading comprehension skills with the ability to interpret and follow written directions, blueprints, and engineering diagrams
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Basic understanding of tools (ex. Tape measures, impact drill, etc). and math skills to meet technical specifications and measurements
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software to complete reports and logs.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience with FCAW and GMAW Welding processes required.
  • AWS D1.1 FCAW Certification preferred
  • At least 3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • At least 1 year of experience in a supervisory capacity.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods of standing and walking through the production floor.
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull up to 35 pounds at a time.
  • Must wear PPE, such as gloves, safety glasses, hard hat, respirator, and ear protection, while working on the production floor

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : High School

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

Job Function : ""

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