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Operations Supervisor

Operations Supervisor

Job Description

The Shift Manager is a front-line supervisor working rotating shifts within a steel manufacturing operation.


The Shift Manager will be responsible for leading and directing the activities of 8-12 employees on a rotating shift basis. The Shift Manager will also be responsible for meeting unit objectives involving safety, quality, and productivity.

Duties include:

  • Administration of company policies and procedures
  • Supervision of operations personnel
  • Participate in the manufacturing safety and environmental programs to ensure a safe work environment
  • Adhere to the Quality Policy to promote continuous improvement of our products, processes and services
  • Attain results through effective planning, organizing, controlling, and assignment of priorities
  • Maintain effective and consistent work performance, even under uncertain or unstructured conditions in the face of stress
  • Identify basic problem(s), gather the appropriate information, and analyze in an effective manner
  • Make decisions with a clear business focus on safety, quality, and productivity
  • Perform safety and quality audits/observations within the department to detect existing or potential accident hazards, or quality defects
  • Assist in the development, review, and update of JHSA’s (Job Safety and Health Analysis) to eliminate safety hazards
  • Facilitate weekly safety contacts/safety meetings
  • Job Requirements

    Operations Shift Manager Requirements:

    • Previous supervisory and/or co-op experience in an industrial and/or heavy manufacturing environment
    • Must be willing to work rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays
    • Basic computer skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Strong organizational skills


    Preferred Requirements:


    • Four year degree
    • Exposure to Quality (QS 9000), Environmental (ISO14001) and Safety (OSHA supervisory training, experience with JSHA’s, lockout/tryout)



    AK Steel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, military or protected veteran status.



    Job Snapshot

    Other Pay Pay based on education and year of experience; Benefits included
    Employment Type Full-Time
    Job Type Manufacturing, Management, Engineering
    Education High School
    Experience At least 3 year(s)
    Manages Others Yes
    Relocation Yes
    Industry Manufacturing, Industrial
    Required Travel None
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    Operations Supervisor

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