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AMSTED RAIL COMPANY Processing Supervisor - PROCE005884 in Keokuk, Iowa


Schedule, coordinate and supervise the hot wheel line, Mold repair, and inspection and finishing operations in order to meet production requirements and objectives on a shift. The Wheel Processing Supervisor reports to the Processing Manager. Reporting to the Wheel Processing Supervisor are the team leaders, maintenance mechanics/electricians and an hourly staff consisting of various production jobs. The incumbent is responsible for the supervision and direction of hot wheel line, heat treating, mold repair, finishing and inspection and dock operations. He is also responsible for maintenance of equipment.


  • Schedule, coordinate and supervise the hot wheel, heat treating, mold repair, finishing, inspection and shipping operations on a shift in order to meet production requirements and objectives.
  • Supervise and coordinate manpower requirements.
  • Schedule and direct the repair of equipment.
  • Select, train, and motivate a competent work force to assure an efficient, cost-effective operation.
  • Maintain safety and good housekeeping standards.
  • Participate in complaint resolution of grievances at the first step to promote good working relationships with employees and fair and equitable solutions for the Company.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • Bachelors Degree in Operations or related discipline.
  • 3-5 years of experience supervising in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with Non Destructive Testing, tooling, Quality Control (including SPC), Safety, maintenance, capital project management.
  • Excellent communication, leadership and organizational skills.

    Major interactions include: Office personnel in customer shipping specifications, shipping schedule, recordkeeping and inventory; Quality Manager interface to ensure adherence to AAR and Griffin quality standards and/or specification; Operations Manager, Human Resources Manager, Safety Manager and Union representatives (if appropriate) regarding disciplines, attendance, grievances; Equipment Manager on TPM matters; Material Manager and storeroom personnel in ordering needed supplies; Human Resources Manager regarding discipline, grievances, safety, etc.; vendors regarding the usage of their products; AAR inspectors and customers reviewing the plant operations; Manager, Quality Assurance/Supervisor, Non-Destructive Testing System for guidance in problem area.


    • Moderate physical effort
    • Unfavorable environment
    • Moderate hazards

    Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity