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At Solomon Corporation we understand that good people are the foundation of our success. We are committed to hiring talented individuals who are aligned with our values of respect and professionalism in the workplace.

Solomon Corporation is the largest full-service transformer repair and recycling business in the country. We have careers in manufacturing, welding, sales, and accounting. Some of our positions include travel throughout the country. In addition to our home office in Solomon, Kansas, we have facilities in Decatur, Tennessee, Georgetown, Texas,  Grand Junction, Colorado, Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, and Osage City, Kansas.  Solomon Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We offer excellent health benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, as well as short-term disability, long-term disability and life insurance. We have generous vacation and personal time benefits, a 401(k) program, and a cash bonus program for all employees. Best of all, Solomon Corporation is family-owned and operated. We are responsible stewards for the environment, and consider our employees a part of our family.

Kansas

Stacking Technician

Area: Stacking/Teardown

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for stacking single and three phase core steel; assisting in teardown of  transformers.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • Basic hand tool knowledge, required
  • Measuring skills, required
  • Must be able to read a tape measure

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Teardown Technician

Area: Teardown

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for teardown of single and three phase transformers; assisting in stacking as needed.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • Basic hand tool knowledge, required
  • Must be able to read a tape measure

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Senior Safety Coordinator

Area: Environmental Health and Safety

Shift: 8AM – 5PM (Varies as needed)

This position is responsible for managing the safety processes within the Solomon, KS campus on two shifts.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Leads facility safety initiatives, audits, and supports safety committees in getting assignments done.
  • Supports monthly operational goals with ideas to reduce hazards and risk exposures.
  • Creates and maintains high standards for customer service both internally and externally related to safety targets.
  • Audits EH & S processes to validate compliance and transfer of knowledge to the plant floor.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies or related field
  • 3-5 years professional safety experience; preferably from a robust and dynamic safety program
  • Demonstrated experience with EH&S data management systems; preferably Dakota

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Manufacturing Engineering – Manager

Area: Operations

This position is responsible for all aspects of Industrial Engineering while creating actionable recommendations based on sound engineered data.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • The Manager of Manufacturing Engineering will be responsible for developing and integrating the ME role into our operations over the next 18 to 24 months.
  • Goal is that the ME group is responsible for managing the continuous improvement efforts at all of our operating sites including lean manufacturing, technician certification, capital investment, and capacity planning. In addition, ME’s support all safety, quality, cost and delivery objectives held by operational leadership.
  • Manager, Manufacturing Engineering is responsible for aligning the efforts of the manufacturing engineering group, to include those engineers stationed at any of our locations

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in engineering, or equivalent previous work history in a manufacturing environment
  • Successful leadership experience is a requirement for the applicant, preferably including management of remote employees

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Transformer Tester

Area: Pole Recondition and Pad Mount

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for testing pole and pad units and entering results on the network.  They are also responsible for moving poles and pads in/out of the test area with a hoist or forklift and keeping unit flow moving by working with welders and tankers.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years of related experience
  • Computer skills
  • Health and Safety certification, preferred
  • Electrical background, preferred

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Pricing Manager

Area: Finance

Shift: 8am-5pm

This position will be responsible for creating product pricing strategies to leverage across the corporation.

Role and Responsibilities

  1. Manage, set and update pricing models for inventory (buys) and salvage (buys)
  2. Manage, set and update pricing models for sale of equipment
  3. Manage, set and update quote process
  4. Pricing models updated based on
    • Inputs from Operations on cost, lead times, capacity, by product
    • Inputs from Sales and Finance on current backlog and forecast
    • Inputs from the Reclamation group on capacity, cost, shipping and other pricing factors
    • Inputs from Inventory Management group on current inventory needs, pricing, etc…
  5. Evaluate / Manage
    • Large or continuous contracts – pricing, terms, risks
    • Commodity prices
    • Sales – variance analysis of sold vs. pricing model
    • Sales – trends by product for lead times, market pricing, etc…
    • Salvage – purchase price – shipping – production cost – material sales
    • Inventory – variance of actual vs. pricing model
  6. Work closely with internal and external customers, sufficient to know the pulse of the business to maximize price with inputs from sales on the market and operations on available capacity.
  7. Work closely with plants to fill any and all open capacity within our manufacturing locations. Adjust pricing to accomplish this.
  8. Assist in securing committed delivery commitments, working with the plant’s scheduler at the manufacturing locations.
  9. Review BOM’s to ensure we utilize the best cost-to-serve approach for Solomon and the customer, based on customer requirements and specifications. (i.e. – ask questions around Al vs. copper, rewind vs. remanufacturing, etc.)
  10. Manage and approve pricing to align with the company’s revenue and EBITDA targets.
  11. Ensure consistent pricing for repeat customers and manage customer pricing contracts.

 

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  1.  Basic industry / technical  knowledge
  2.  Good financial analysis skills
  3.  Professional management and communication skills

 

 

TO APPLY: Send your resume to pricingmanager@solomoncorp.com

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Paint Technician

Area: Paint

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for sanding and prepping units prior to the paint process.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School/GED, preferred
  • Basic hand tool knowledge, preferred
  • Sanding experience, preferred

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Salvage Technician

Area: Salvage

Shift: 1st or 2nd

This position is responsible for tear down of units; separating materials.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School/GED, preferred
  • Basic hand tool knowledge, preferred

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Substation Technician

Area: Substations

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for the setup and assembly of substation units.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • Strong technical background, required
  • Basic hand tool knowledge, required

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Supervisor – Yard

Area: Yard

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for supervision of all yard employees; coordinating schedule and delivery of units to production; following all safety procedures.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • College degree, preferred
  • 1-3 years in a supervisory role, required
  • Class A CDL, preferred

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Welder

Area: Pad Shop

Shift: 1st or 2nd

This position is responsible for welding single and three phase pad-mount units.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • Technical school/welding certificate, required
  • 1-5 years welding experience, preferred

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Yard Technician

Area: Yard

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for moving units in the yard using a forklift or tractor; providing units to production based on specifications; communicating with Sales, Procurement, and Operations.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • Technical college, preferred
  • 1-3 years in a manufacturing setting, preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task, required
  • Must be able to operate in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent customer service skills, required

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Field Service Coordinator

Area: Field Service

Shift: 6AM – 2PM Monday – Friday (with OT as needed)

This position is responsible for assisting with tasks for Field Service and Field Tear Down, effectively communicating with multiple departments, managing third party vendors as directed by the Sr. Coordinator, tracking and reporting post-mortem project analysis, assisting with management of department equipment, and assisting with technician expense reports, travel advances, and purchase orders.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • College or technical degree, preferred
  • Computer skills, required
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment, required

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Accounting Admin

Area: Accounting

Shift: 8 AM-5 PM Monday through Friday (OT as needed)

This position is responsible for Accounts Receivable; collections; expense reports; assisting Controller and Senior Accountant as needed.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • College degree, preferred
  • 3-5 years in an Accounting/AR role, required
  • Must be extremely efficient in Microsoft Excel

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Winder

Area: Winding

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for winding quality coils; assisting in stacking and tear down as needed.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • Technical degree, preferred
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task, required

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Colorado

Field Service Tech 2

Area: Field Service

Shift: 6AM -2:30PM Monday through Friday (OT as needed)

This position is responsible for following safety guidelines, completing oil sampling, completing work orders, completing unit and LTC inspections, removing broken parts and prepping for transportation, safely utilizing industrial equipment, reporting issues to the supervisor, and completing turn rations, power factor tests, and meg tests. This position involves 80-90% travel including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years previous shop/manufacturing experience
  • CDL B, required
  • Knowledge or related experience in prepping units for disposal
  • Knowledge of electrical equipment and shop tools, preferred

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Field Service Lead

Area: Field Service

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for following safety guidelines, completing oil sampling analysis, completing work orders, completing daily tasks related to repair, safely utilizing industrial equipment, and teaching turn ratios, power factor tests, and meg tests. This position involves 80-90% travel including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 3-5 years previous shop/manufacturing experience
  • CDL Full Class A with tanker and air brakes, required
  • Knowledge or related experience in prepping units for disposal
  • Knowledge of electrical equipment and shop tools, preferred

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Texas

Paint 2

Area: Paint

Shift: 11:30 AM – 8:00 PM

This position is responsible for inspecting units for issues/dents; wrap and tape bushings prior to paint process; washing, sanding and painting units.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, preferred
  • Must be able to wear all required PPE (including respirator)
  • Basic hand tool knowledge, required

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Material Handler 2 – Salvage

Area: Salvage

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for tearing apart units; harvesting good used parts; sorting metals; cutting open cores, pads; driving forklift; operation of crane and shear.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, preferred
  • Must be willing to work OT and Saturday’s and wear all required PPE

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Lead 1 – Poles

Area: Poles Recondition

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for oversight of employees; ensuring safety, quality and production procedures are followed; reconditioning small and intermediate poles; write up all co-op estimates; TTR/Meg all units before they are sent down the repair line; make sure all employees are staying busy; move to other areas as needed; fill in when employees are absent; train new employees; work over time as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, preferred
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Supervisory experience, preferred
  • Valid Drivers’ License, preferred

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OCR Technician

Area: OCR’s

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for evaluating units and washing tanks; testing; repair of single and three phase OCR units according to standards and customer profile; harvesting parts; cleaning parts; assisting in other areas as needed.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School/GED, preferred
  • Basic hand tool knowledge, required
  • Strong mechanical background, preferred
  • Must be able to wear all required PPE

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Fabrication/Pad-Mount Technician

Area: Pads/Fabrication

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for fabrication and repair of pad-mount transformers; assisting in repair process of substations.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, preferred
  • 5+ years of metal fabrication experience, required
  • Must be able to read diagrams and work with engineering department
  • Must be able to work overtime and Saturday’s
  • Drug test and background screening will be conducted upon offer of employment

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Maintenance Technician

Area: Maintenance

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for routine maintenance of manufacturing equipment including small pumps, some electrical, small motors.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, preferred
  • 5+ years of maintenance experience, required
  • Must be able to operate commercial motor vehicle
  • Must be able to work overtime and Saturday’s

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Field Service Tech 2

Area: Field Service

Shift: 6AM -2:30PM Monday through Friday (OT as needed)

This position is responsible for following safety guidelines, completing oil sampling, completing work orders, completing unit and LTC inspections, removing broken parts and prepping for transportation, safely utilizing industrial equipment, reporting issues to the supervisor, and completing turn rations, power factor tests, and meg tests. This position involves 80-90% travel including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years previous shop/manufacturing experience
  • CDL B, required
  • Knowledge or related experience in prepping units for disposal
  • Knowledge of electrical equipment and shop tools, preferred

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Field Service Lead

Area: Field Service

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for following safety guidelines, completing oil sampling analysis, completing work orders, completing daily tasks related to repair, safely utilizing industrial equipment, and teaching turn ratios, power factor tests, and meg tests. This position involves 80-90% travel including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 3-5 years previous shop/manufacturing experience
  • CDL Full Class A with tanker and air brakes, required
  • Knowledge or related experience in prepping units for disposal
  • Knowledge of electrical equipment and shop tools, preferred

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Tennessee

Assembly Technician 5 – OCR/Regulators

Area: OCR/Regulators

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for reconditioning Regulators and/or OCR’s as needed based on schedules; final testing of Regulators and OCR’s based on schedules; programming and certifying Regulators and/or OCR controls as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • Welding experience, preferred
  • 3-5 years related experience, preferred
  • Computer skills, required
  • Proficient reconditioning skills on single and three phase OCR’s/Regulators, required
  • Basic programming experience of Regulator/OCR controls, required

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Material Handler 3 – Salvage

Area: Salvage

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for pumping oil and prepping single phase pad-mount transformers for salvage operations; removing bushings from transformer lids; assisting pole and single phase pad-mount salvage process.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Cutting torch and air tool experience, preferred

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Material Handler 3 – Receiving

Area: Receiving

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for performing incoming tests on three-phase pads; entering OCR’s into Wildcat, assist with loading and unloading as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • Basic hand tool knowledge, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Experience operating computer/tablet and mobile equipment, preferred
  • Testing experience (TTR and Megger), preferred

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Assembly Technician – Pads

Area: 3-Phase Pads

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for reconditioning pad mount transformers; cutting and fabricating tanks; performing evaluations and incoming tests to ensure transformers meet customer criteria.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Mig/Tig Welding, Arc Gouging, Cutting Torch experience, required
  • Experience fabricating steel, preferred

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Material Handler 3 – Salvage

Area: Salvage

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for operation of forklift to keep hoppers emptied; operation of the can smasher and aluminum baler; building boxes for material.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Forklift experience, preferred

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Material Handler 4 – Salvage

Area: Salvage

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for floating between salvage positions as needed to keep equipment flowing efficiently; tracking finished goods and ensuring material is identified accurately.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Computer skills, required
  • Forklift experience, preferred

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Maintenance Technician

Area: Maintenance

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for repairing equipment; performing preventative maintenance tasks; working on special projects as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • College, preferred
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Computer skills, required
  • Must have valid Driver’s License
  • Electrical and mechanical facility maintenance experience, required
  • Welding and fabrication skills, required
  • Hydraulic equipment maintenance experience, required

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Machine Operator

Area: Salvage

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for operating the shear to separate core materials; operation of air chisel to remove core frames; separating materials accurately into the correct receptacles.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Hand tool and hydraulic machine experience, preferred

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Material Handler 3 – Salvage

Area: Salvage

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for disassembling transformers for salvage; operation of the plasma cutter to remove pad mount transformer lids.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Plasma cutter experience, preferred
  • Must be able to wear a respirator

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Material Handler 3 – Salvage

Area: Salvage

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for un-tanking cores from salvage units; verifying core material and entering corrections into the scanner.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Computer skills, required
  • Hand tool and hoist experience, preferred

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Material Handler 3 – Commercial Storage

Area: Commercial Storage

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for evaluating incoming equipment for repair, inventory, and salvage; performing initial testing (TTR and Megger); pumping transformer fluid as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Computer skills, required
  • TTR and Megger experience, preferred

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Material Handler 3 – Commercial Storage

Area: Commercial Storage

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for unloading incoming equipment from trailers; operation of overhead hoist; unloading evaluation lines and loading transfer trailers.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred

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Material Handler 3 – Commercial Storage

Area: Commercial Storage

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for pumping fluid from transformers; pulling oil samples and submitting them to the QC lab for analysis; assisting within the facility as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Attention to detail, required
  • Hand tool and pump experience, preferred

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Material Handler 4 – Commercial Storage

Area: Commercial Storage

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for utilizing scan sheets to document incoming loads accurately; submitting updated scan sheets to the data entry clerk; applying IC labels and PCB tags to each unit according to procedures designated within the receiving area.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Computer skills, required
  • Attention to detail, required

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Material Handler 4 – Commercial Storage

Area: Commercial Storage

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for operating the jockey truck to position trailers where needed to unload; operating mobile equipment to unload large units outside; transferring trailers between facilities as needed.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • CDL, preferred

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Material Handler 4 – Commercial Storage

Area: Commercial Storage

Shift: 2nd

This position is responsible for floating between positions and filling in as needed; assisting the supervisor to ensure equipment is being processed efficiently and according to schedule.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • 1-3 years related experience, preferred
  • Computer skills, required
  • TTR and Megger experience for evaluation purposes, required

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Wisconsin

Pickup/Delivery Driver

Area: Transportation

Shift: OTR

This position is responsible for transporting units from the Prairie du Chien facility to customer locations. Routes will average 2,000 miles per week. Must be able to travel overnight and weekends.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • High School/GED, required
  • Class A CDL, required
  • Hazmat endorsement, required
  • 3-5 years safe driving experience, required

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Material Handler – Salvage

Area: Salvage/Receiving

Shift: 1st

This position is responsible for unloading trailers; receiving units; driving forklift; draining and teardown of transformers; creating boxes.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED, preferred
  • Basic hand tool knowledge, required
  • 1-3 years related experience

 

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Supervisor

This position is responsible for supervision of the daily production schedule. This will include supervising direct reports; daily safety, quality, training, financial performance, coordination of results, and oversight of the manufacturing process.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the efficient operation of department within standards for productivity, labor and raw materials.
  • Provides for safety of all department employees including implementing established safety requirements, initiating prevention, completing audits and corrective actions. Ensures training for self and others is planned and goals met.
  • Conducts employee interviews. Review and make written assessment of employee performance in a professional manner. Coach and counsel employees in order to correct problems, improve performance, and acknowledge positive results and achievement of goals.
  • Schedule and coordinate production and staffing including hours, and overtime to meet objectives.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School/GED and College, preferred
  • 1-3 years related experience, required
  • Previous supervisor or lead experience, required
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills, required
  • Computer skills, required
  • CDL, preferred.

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