Shop Supervisor (Structural Fabrication)

Website TrueNorth Steel

Shop Supervisor (Structural Fabrication) Job Highlights

Title Shop Supervisor (Structural Fabrication)
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Lubbock, TX, United States
Company TrueNorth Steel

Company Profile

TrueNorth Steel provides steel-based solutions for customers’ projects in a variety of industries, including agriculture, construction, mining, road and bridge construction, stormwater management, and energy.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Shop Supervisor (Structural Fabrication) who will lead the production of the structural product line.

Provide leadership for their area of responsibility by coordinating with Team Leads and Planner/Schedulers prior to production launch dates; ensure that all assets are deployed/redeployed as to maximum efficiencies of every production order.

Educational Qualification

  • High School Diploma or GED (required)

Work Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of manufacturing experience (preferred)
  • 1 year of CNC controls experience (preferred)
  • 1 year of lean manufacturing experience (preferred)
  • Minimum of 2 years supervisory experience (preferred)
  • Minimum of 5 years of welding experience (preferred)


  • Direct work schedules and jobs to completion.
  • Ensure that all personnel are actively working to meet or exceed department and company goals.
  • Follow and administer all company safety and quality requirements.
  • Manage staffing plans and employee levels in various areas.
  • Perform employee engagement meetings.
  • Supervise direct reports.
  • Work directly with planning/scheduling, inventory control manager, and logistics to plan work for the shop.
  • Time and Labor Management
  • Review and correct labor reporting in jobs in the ERP system (ShopTrak).
  • Make recommendations for staffing needs and training.
  • Hire, terminate, train direct reports, and address employee issues. Work to improve labor efficiency and productivity requirements.
  • Utilize human, material, and machine resources in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Maintain shop discipline.
  • Coordinate and/or verify material requirements.
  • Schedule and process orders in accordance with schedule requirements.
  • Communicate maintenance requirements for equipment and facility.
  • Participate in training programs.
  • Participate in production meetings.
  • Keep the shop operating in an efficient and effective manner at all times.
  • Responsible for the requisition and control of production consumables.
  • Conduct “Tool Box” safety topic discussions weekly with Safety Coordinator.
  • Willing to work flexible hours and overtime or weekends as needed.
  • Prompt and dependable attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Adapt to change in the workplace.
  • Embrace and demonstrate the qualities of the TrueNorth Steel Game Changer definition.
  • Influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions.
  • Leadership skills to motivate employees.
  • Make decisions or take action to solve a problem or reach a goal.
  • Organized or systematic in performing tasks.

Required Skills-

  • Blueprint Reading
  • Decision Making
  • Manufacturing
  • Supervising
  • Welding Codes


  • The company offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees, which includes an excellent health/dental package, disability, life insurance, flexible spending account benefits, profit-sharing, 401(k) with company match, and paid time off.

Employer’s Statement

TrueNorth Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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