Steward Machine Company
  • Production
  • Birmingham, AL, USA
  • Full Time

Steward Machine Company

Steward Machine is a multi-generation family-owned business having enjoyed a successful history of over 100 years. The Company possess extensive lifting capacity and some of the largest CNC machinery in the world housed in more than 290,000 square feet of manufacturing space. They offer complete turnkey responsibilities by detailing shop drawings, fabricating, welding, stress relieving, machining, gear cutting and assembly in-house.

Steward Machine Co. is certified by AISC to the highest standard for fracture critical endorsement. All Steward Machine work follow a culture that align with 5 guiding principles (Relentless Work Ethic, "Can Do Attitude", Excellence, Passion, and Adaptability). We have supplied equipment to some of the most demanding owners in the world. Our "can do" attitude gets the job done right the first time. We have a proven track for on-time deliveries.


Primary Purpose of the Position

The Plant Supervisor reports to the Plant Manager and the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and is responsible for the safety, quality, and on-time productions at or above budgeted margins for the 2nd shift.


Essential Functions / Duties

  • Supervises staff to produce manufactured products and organizes and monitor workflow.
  • Communicates, trains, guides and coaches' staff to optimize team efforts in manufacturing of high-quality products.
  • Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel, accomplishing work results, establishing priorities, monitoring progress, revising schedules, resolving problems and reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries.
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing production standards.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs and evaluating new equipment and implementing change.
  • Maintain safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, resources, and maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.

Role / Department / Location Specific Requirements

  • Position is for 2nd shift
  • Position is based at Plant 2 in Birmingham, Alabama

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong background in Welding and metal fabrication, AWS CWI certification a plus.
  • Experience with Heavy Structures fabrication and welding. 100 to 500 Tons.
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 10 years minimum relevant work experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Prior supervisor experience
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills.
  • Ability to give guidance and direction in an effective and appropriate manner.
  • Ability to set direction, make decisions and oversee departments with little to no direct supervision.
  • Ability to deliver business results both independently and through others.

Not all aspects of the job are covered by the description - may require other duties as assigned.

Job may change over time in accordance with business needs.

Job description does not guarantee employment.


Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, high or precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, extreme heat or cold, wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or crawl, and smell. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Affirmative Action /EEO Statement

Steward Machine Company is a Federal VEVRAA contractor, and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. Steward Machine Company will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status (In IL - sex, including same sex, ancestry, order of protection status, physical or mental disability, military status, pregnancy, unfavorable discharge status, genetic information), (In IA - gender identity), (In CA - gender identity or expression, and genetic information) or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.


Limitation and Disclaimer

The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Steward Machine Company is an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. It is the Company's policy to provide equal opportunity for all qualified persons and to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, or any other legally protected status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and reserve the right to perform substance abuse testing as needed.

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