Weld Production Supervisor


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Westaff is seeking a Production Supervisor- Weld for one of our Manufacturing clients in Paynesville, MN!


We offer GREAT hourly wages, excellent benefits and a Monday- Friday working schedule with Fridays being half days!!!

Essential Duties:

  • Review documents such as production schedules, work orders, or skills matrix to determine personnel or material requirements or material priorities.
  • Use proper channels to obtain the essential tools, supplies, and equipment necessary for your department to meet production needs.
  • Plan and organize daily work load, plus look ahead and plan for upcoming jobs to meet production deadlines.
  • Coordinate the activities of all production employees within your department and assist employees in daily work performance as needed.
  • Maintain good housekeeping and enforce a safe workplace by practicing 5S and safety daily.
  • Confer with our supervisors to coordinate operations and activities withing, or between departments.
  • Work with Production Scheduler as required if any labor material shortages, backlogs or other interruptions occur while collaborating with management, sales, production and engineering.
  • Participate in interviewing and hiring employees.
  • Provide initial on-the-job employee training to include equipment and safety procedures, and then assign a mentor to carry on the training.
  • Interpret specifications, work orders, and company policies and procedures for employees.
  • Make an effort to resolve employee problems, complaints or grievances to minimize the effect on production. Attempt to resolve these problems prior to elevating to management.
  • Provide Human Resources with any specific notes/records on any good or concerning activities, conversations, or other issues regarding direct reports.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Two or more years of post- secondary education, preferred
  • Willing to attend additional training to upgrade his/her education and/or sharpen any skill deficiencies
  • Minimum of four (4) years of relevant experiences
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Good mathematical aptitude
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to use common office equipment such as fax machine, copier, multi line phone system, computer equipment and peripherals
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