Manufacturing Supervisor I

Company Name:  Primetals Technologies USA LLC

Ghent, KY, US, 41045



Primetals Technologies is a joint venture of Mitsubishi-Hitachi Metals Machinery and partners. Operating globally, Primetals Technologies offers a world-class technology product portfolio to guarantee excellence in metals production across the entire value chain - from the raw materials to the finished product. We provide fully integrated new technology, automation and environmental solutions, high-end manufacturing capabilities and comprehensive life-cycle services. Becoming a member of the Primetals Technologies Team means that our customers can count on reliable and dedicated support to master the challenges facing the metals industry today and in the future. For our employees, this means abundant opportunities to gain challenging work experience and steady growth potential for their careers.

We are currently assembling a management team to lead the industrial maintenance services conducted in our newest location in Ghent, KY and are recruiting for the Manufacturing Supervisor positions.


PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES: Develop a diverse and talented team to provide caster maintenance services to US steel producers.  Ensure the highest in customer satisfaction through quality workmanship, commitment to deadlines, delivering solutions and a positive, attentive dedication to the customer’s needs.  Commitment to successful leadership through accountability, team building, and knowledge sharing.



Manages the activities of a team of 5-10 skilled laborers, under the direction of the Plant Superintendent, following established procedures and approved processes.

•  Responsible for building a team with a great work ethic while applying Company values and adherence to Company policies and procedures

  • Directs all production operations activities for assigned team.

•  Evaluates the talents of the team and delegates, manages and assigns work accordingly

•  Provides technical and safety training to direct reports.

•  Acts as a direct contact and liaison with customer and other MSM Facilities.

•  Applies Company policies and assures adherence to Company procedures.

•  Interviews and recommends candidates for employment or termination.

•  Conducts performance evaluations and salary reviews for assigned staff.

•  A team member in the resolution of customer complaints.

• Reviews work performed by the team to ensure the highest quality equipment is provided for our customers. 

• Performs process audits and recommends changes in methods and procedures to improve quality, and delivery time.

Required Education/Experience:

  • Minimum of 4 years of caster repair maintenance experience
  • High School Diploma

Key Competencies:

  • A demonstrated ability to lead people and obtain results through others
  • The ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
  • Strong Customer Orientation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience leading high-performance teams


At Primetals Technologies, we value difference for the benefit of our Employees, our Customers and our Community. Primetals Technologies is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.

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