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Operations Supervisor - 2nd shift

Universal Recycling Technologies in Janesville, WI, USA


$55,000 Annually

Benefits Offered

401K, Dental, Life, Medical, Vision

Employment Type


Why Work Here?


General Summary

The purpose of the Operations Supervisor position is to maximize the efficiencies of electronics recycling and refurbishing operation through supervising technicians, inventory management and control, and equipment operations. Specific focus will be on meeting daily throughput in a safe and consistent manner. Accurate documentation, adherence to standards of work and safety requirements are vital to this position.

Essential Job Functions

  • Supervise personnel for all operations in accordance with plant policies and procedures, including coaching and counseling of personnel, as well as utilizing Progressive Discipline Policy as applicable
  • Control the flow of materials and adjusting personnel to areas where needed
  • Communicate with other Ops Supervisors to ensure smooth transitions in regards to items including but not limited to: production changes, procedure updates and transfers between facilities
  • Operate within set Standard of Work (SOWs) and Job Safety Analysis (JSAs)
  • Operate inventory management system, to include receipts, locations of material and relieving inventory of processed material
  • Mentor department leads and motivate production personnel to safely meet or exceed production throughput goals
  • Meet and address safety requirements for all facility personnel, to include authorization of equipment operation, and train/enforce EHS standards
  • Responsible for overall management of shift schedule, including workstation assignments/rotations, training, overtime, and coverage for employees on vacation or otherwise absent
  • Complete daily production and safety reports as required

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team environment
  • Ability to handle stressful situations, manage time, and multitask
  • Intermediate mechanical abilities strongly desired
  • Ability to speak, read, write English
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including delivering presentations
  • Ability to speak Spanish a plus
  • Experience with all Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds frequently, stand and walk for extended periods, climb ladders, and work overhead

Education and Experience

No specific educational requirements. Three to five years’ supervisory experience responsible for direct supervision of 50 or more employees in a manufacturing environment required.

Universal Recycling Technologies

About Universal Recycling Technologies:

Universal Recycling Technologies (URT) is a recycling company that provides electronics recycling, universal waste recycling and asset recovery solutions across a diverse range of market segments including OEMs, retailers, municipalities and Fortune 500 organizations. URT is headquartered in Wisconsin, with additional facilities in Texas, New Hampshire, New York and Oregon. All processing facilities are ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and e-Stewards® certified.

Universal Recycling Technologies is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified or qualifiable applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, marital status, disability status, protected veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.