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Supervisor - Machining (3/12 Weekend Shift)


New Castle, IN, US, 47362

Company Description:


Crown Equipment Corporation is a leading innovator in world-class forklift and material handling equipment and technology. As one of the world’s largest lift truck manufacturers, we are committed to providing the customer with the safest, most efficient and ergonomic lift truck possible to lower their total cost of ownership.


Work schedule is Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (12 hours each day - 6am to 6:20pm) with a $5/hour shift premium.


Primary Responsibilities


  • Coordinate the activities of assigned work centers and take necessary action to assure performance goals are met.  Performance includes meeting production schedules, productivity, safety, quality, and housekeeping goals.  Plan operations and methods to utilize available skills, knowledge, experience, materials, machines, and tools to the best advantage of meeting performance goals.  Anticipate, analyze and diagnose production problems, e.g. unavoidable delays, material shortages, tooling problems, equipment malfunctions, etc., to coordinate corrective actions.  Communicate and work closely with Production Control and Manufacturing Engineering on issues related to their support of departmental operations and future manufacturing requirements of people, processes, tools, communication, information, etc.  Coordinate activities of Machining Department and take necessary action to assure goals are met.
  • Organize and assign work, instruct, guide and otherwise assist employees in the performance of their work.  Ensure that all employees are provided with the proper training and motivation to be successful at meeting all Company expectations of them.  Provide leadership, direction and training for departmental employees.  Act as a liaison between subordinates and upper management.  Communicate Company policy enthusiastically and in concert with the intent of the policy.  Communicate direction in an organized and thorough manner to departmental employees.  Maintain conformance with Company work rules and policies; issue warnings for violations and administer approved disciplinary measures when necessary.  Maintain close surveillance over the use of safety devises, equipment, and tools, supervise departmental housekeeping and maintain a constant alert for hazardous conditions and practices.  Maintain close surveillance over quality practices, workmanship, and methods application. 
  • Approve weekly employee payroll hours.  Process and approve employee paperwork to include vacations, personal leave, accident reports, return-to-work forms, employee improvement forms, etc.  Record and monitor attendance daily.  Confer with the Medical, Human Resources and Safety departments in assisting with employees' questions and return-to-work information.  Appraise employee performance and recommend wage adjustment or change of status.




  • High school diploma or equivalent required. 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills are necessary as well as good computer skills. 
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Previous leadership experience and/or courses/training beneficial.


Work Authorization:


Crown will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

No agency calls please.


Compensation and Benefits:


Crown offers an excellent wage and benefits package for full-time employees including Health/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Plan, Flexible Benefits Plan, 401K Retirement Savings Plan, Life and Disability Benefits, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement, and much more.

EO/AA Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


Nearest Major Market: New Castle

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