Top Welding Supervisor Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Welding Supervisor. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Welding Supervisor resumes they appeared on. For example, 12.4% of Welding Supervisor resumes contained Safety Meetings as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Welding Supervisor actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Welding Supervisor resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Safety Meetings

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Here's how Safety Meetings is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Coordinated and instructed weekly safety meetings.
  • Managed monthly safety meetings and training of cranes, forklifts and other equipment commonly used.
  • Devised and created safety training workshops and held daily safety meetings.
  • Complete daily time sheets, safety meetings with J.S.E.A.
  • Hold weekly safety meetings, monthly safety inspections.
  • Attended and at times directed safety meetings.
  • Attend daily meetings and gave Safety meetings.
  • Hold weekly as Supervisor Safety Meetings, ISO 9001 Certified Auditor Certified ISO 9001 Auditor (Production H Driver/Sales -

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2. Welders

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Here's how Welders is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Participate in design of customized tools and interpret blueprints to effectively instruct welders in advanced fabrication techniques.
  • Negotiated and planned outsourced services and improved productivity by efficiently managing the workloads of 150 welders.
  • Interpret blueprints to effectively instruct welders in advanced fabrication techniques.
  • Repaired welders and ensured all equipment worked properly.
  • Supervised and coordinated activities performed by the welders.
  • Supervised master welders and production control personnel.
  • Coordinated and supervised assembly work for welders.
  • Supervised seven fabricators and welders.
  • Supervised and coordinated activities within the company's welding department which consisted of three welders, each at different professional levels.
  • Included in this is the certification of welders in multiple codes and inspection of in process jobs to ensure compliance.
  • Supervised 7 welders that produced fuel tanks, bases, housings and other products necessary to meet customer demands.
  • Job Description: Supervise the work of skilled welders on welding, repairs, cutting, and ship fitting.
  • Coordinate all jobs for all welders and work with them throughout the day to ensure weld quality and specifications.
  • Supervised 40 welders/fitters, and assemblers making flatbed, and drop trailers(company closed moved to Little Rock)
  • Oversee and coordinate efforts of two to five welders in heavy frame fabrication to delicate sheet metal fabrication.
  • Oversee and coordinate efforts of ten welders in fabrication of heavy metal products, tools, and machinery.
  • Lined up welders for daily activities involved with welding and fabricating rig equipment and bull frog crane packages.
  • Supervised and coordinated work schedules and daily activities of welders, fitters, and hands.
  • Interpret isometric drawings issued by clients engineering firm and provide welders with their daily tasks.
  • Run an afternoon shift for welders and fabricators in a shipyard in Vancouver, BC.

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3. Blueprint Specifications

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Here's how Blueprint Specifications is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Completed all stages of jobs including materials and fixtures based on blueprint specifications.
  • Inspected all fabricated materials after assembly to assure Blueprint specifications and quality safety standards were met.
  • Inspect fabricated materials after assembly for adherence to blueprint specifications and quality standards.
  • Assembled boilers, tanks, vats and pressure vessels according to blueprint specifications, using power tools and hand tools.
  • Fit and assemble pipeline to blueprint specifications.
  • Ensured type, grade, and size metals, alloys and other materials met blueprint specifications.

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4. Supervisor Position

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Here's how Supervisor Position is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Started as a welder then offered supervisor position after 8 months.
  • Welded storage shelves for HOME DEPOT and built trusses before accepting a supervisor position at the Marlette, Mi.

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5. TIG

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Here's how TIG is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Build custom laboratory furniture products: MIG & TIG Welding* Monitor processes and productivity throughout shift.
  • Manage, instruct, and monitor operators of eight robotic welders and five MIG/TIG welders.
  • Investigated quality issues and issued Non-Conformance Reports as necessary in order to prevent repeat issues.
  • Fit and weld to exacting tolerances and specifications including MIG and TIG welding.
  • Performed General Welding assignments, MIG, TIG, ARC weld types.
  • Hired, trained, supervised and evaluated novice TIG and MIG welders.
  • Investigated any quality problems through Five Principals of Problem Solving.
  • Weld using MIG and TIG.
  • provide a Quality manufactured, Reading utility bodies, hoists, litigates and Dump Truck Welding /Fabrication.
  • Directed the General welding and Tank welding departments in daily mig, Tig, resistance, and torch welding operations.
  • Supervised and overseen the 2nd shift welding department; 12 welding (Mig/Tig) and machine operating personnel.
  • Submerged Arc - Structural Welding Provide supervision for the assigned welders for SCR/Flowline and fatigue welds.
  • Utilize blueprints to perform Mig/Tig and carbon gauge arc welding for supplier of cryogenic equipment
  • Fit and welded jobs using stick, mig, and tig welding processes.
  • Served in a position to teach mig, tig stick and acetylene welding.
  • Stick Arc, Mig, Tig, Torch gas brazing/welding & fabricating S/S, Alum, & Nickel Certified to 1595
  • Have multiple jobs each day ranging from fitting and mig welding finished part to assembly and tig welding finished part.
  • Supervised 6 welders on day shift Administered all Mig, Tig, Stick welding tests for potential employees.
  • Administered Mig and Tig weld applications, communicated daily duties to staff, maintained quality standards, executed daily production schedule requirements
  • stick, tig, mig, dual shield fluxcore welding.

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6. Plasma Arc

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Here's how Plasma Arc is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Skilled with gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc, shielded metal arc welding.
  • Skilled with gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc, shielded metal arc.
  • Fused metal segments, using gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc.
  • Skilled with flux-core arc, plasma arc, shielded metal arc, resistance welding and submerged welding.

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7. Aluminum

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Here's how Aluminum is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Welded and Fabricated cell phone towers, welded steel and aluminum rod and pipe.
  • Conducted welding training for over 15 welders in Japan on 5xxx Aluminum.
  • Installed lift gates for 7 years welding both steel and aluminum.
  • Edit position welding foreman at Scullys Aluminum Boats
  • Performed metal and aluminum welding in the construction of 18 wheelers, trailers, dump beds, live floors, etc.
  • Used circular saw, horizonal band saw and vertical band saw to cut aluminum and steel to required size.
  • Implement several different welding techniques to weld aluminum heat exchangers for military contracts, marine and rail systems.
  • Worked as a welder/fabricator Supervisor Measured ,fabricate and installed iron doors, hand-rails,aluminum doors,a/c cages etc.

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8. Stainless Steel

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Here's how Stainless Steel is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Hired as Grind Operator and Metal Finisher, taking burrs, edges and finish on stainless steel as well as aluminum.
  • Fabricated and welded various types of stainless steel materials according to blue prints.
  • Welded and fitted on carbon steel, stainless steel, and alloy 20.
  • Metal alloys 4130, CRES material, aluminum, stainless steel.
  • Certified to weld stainless steel, and aluminum base materials.
  • Worked with stainless steel, aluminum and other exotic metals.
  • Developed the use of 309 stainless steel for EIMCO Processing.
  • Certified Welder in GTAW Stainless Steel and Aluminum.
  • Stick weld carbon and stainless steel.
  • Fabricate and weld stainless steel, carbon steel, and pipe from 16 gauge to 2 1/2 inches in thickness.
  • Insulate ductwork with ceramic fiber insulation and weld stainless steel liner over the insulation.

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9. Safety Procedures

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Here's how Safety Procedures is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Performed diagnosis and repair on equipment and/or structure for problems in accordance with company and industry standards and safety procedures.
  • Complete all welding reports and observations on all welder's to make sure all safety procedures are being followed.
  • Assumed responsibility for Station and Administrative work control and safety procedures as they related to the NU Welding Program.
  • Acted as Shop Safety Coordinator: trained new and current employees in safety procedures and processes.
  • Ensured all safety procedures were followed in accordance with plant SOP.
  • Train new employee's safety procedures.
  • Monitor module field construction activities for assurance thatsafety procedures, work procedures & welding procedures are beingimplemented.
  • Instructed students and staff on MIG & TIG welding -Taught metal fabrication processes and safety procedures -Fabricated projects for the College

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10. Production Schedules

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Here's how Production Schedules is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Generated Production Schedules for daily needs (3 shifts at height of business).
  • Interpreted blueprints, work orders, or production schedules to determine product specifications.
  • Studied production schedules and estimated worker-hour requirements for completion of job assignments.
  • Viewed and planned production schedules, and other records as well as reports to determine production requirements.
  • Managed production schedules for large wrecker and lowboy trailers production.
  • Supervised production schedules, production quality and on time delivery.

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11. Flux Core

high Demand
Here's how Flux Core is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Group leader over the welding area with experience in MIG, flux core, stick and automatic welding.
  • Weld mig flux core and stick, forklift driver, sometimes structural fitter work.
  • Make and repair welds using mig Stainless flux cored wire and carbon flux cored .45 mig wire.
  • Shop duties included MIG, Flux Core and taking off galvanize and welding.
  • Certified in flux cored 3g and 4g.
  • Carried out flux core metal arc welding.

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12. Smaw

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Here's how Smaw is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Welded 2 hy100 inserts on the bulkhead and 1 on the deck using SMAW process and heaters.
  • Coordinated welding activities for processes: SMAW, GTAW.
  • Developed proprietary coated SMAW electrode for repair welding of 3l6L piping for pulp and paper industry
  • Aided employees in acquiring Washington Association of Building Officials/WABO WA State Certification in FCAW and SMAW overhead and vertical welding processes
  • Cut lead bin covers off in MBT tanks using CARBON ARC process and replaced using SMAW process.
  • Tack weld nickel copper nuts under turtle back using both GTAW and SMAW process.

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13. Gmaw

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Here's how Gmaw is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Managed weld process controls of GMAW-P, CV both robotic and semi-automatic; to include GTAW both robotic and semi-automatic.
  • Supervised welders using SAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW, mechanized, robotic welding and carbon arc gouging.
  • Certified Fitter and GMAW and SMAW Welder - Reason for leaving: Reduction in Force/Downsizing
  • Certified with Mills and Lathes, also certified welder within GMAW and SMAW.
  • Experience in welding processes such as; FCAW, GMAW, SMAW, GTAW.
  • Certified gas metal arc weld (GMAW): 3G Aluminum.
  • Certified Welder) * Performed shield welding in the GTAW and GMAW welding processes.
  • Coordinated welding activities for GMAW process using CRC EVANS AW system during "Nord Stream" project.

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14. Gtaw

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Here's how Gtaw is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Welded various vent plenums using GTAW.
  • Procured and implemented Automated Orbital GTAW system.
  • Experienced with gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), plasma arc welding (PAW) and resistance welding processes.
  • Set up metallurgy lab to ensure incoming material quality and Super Duplex GTAW weld quality.
  • Coordinate the procurement of all GTAW and SAW welding machines and test equipment.
  • Develop automated GTAW and SAW welding program, procedures and processes.

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15. AWS

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Here's how AWS is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Operate vertical and horizontal band saws
  • Monitored code compliance for all applicable codes including but not limited to AWS, ASME, API and AAR.
  • Operate and program CNC bending machines, Hydraulic presses, cold saws, Bridgeport mill, auto-band saws.
  • Qualified to certify operations to Canadian Welding Code AWS D1.1 Structural Welder and Visual Inspection.
  • Expected to comply with AWS D1.1 and ASME procedures along with customer specifications.
  • Cut materials to specified sizes for installation using power saws and torches.
  • Identified base material for preheat and checked for flaws.
  • Verified that all machines are set to AWS standards.
  • Assessed equipment condition and reported potential flaws and defects to supervisor Ensured functionality and cleanliness of welding materials and equipment.
  • Operated drills, screw guns, plasma cutters, oxy acetylene torch and cutting saws.
  • Offer guidance and coaching to welding personnel to meet AWS (American Welding Standards.
  • Oversee all Welding Documentation in the Field to insure all Welding is in accordance with all ASME and AWS codes.
  • Mentored new employees on proper work procedures Verified that machines are set to AWS standards Licensed to operate power fork-lift

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16. Fcaw

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Here's how Fcaw is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Certified flux core arc weld (FCAW): 3G Steel.
  • Increased awareness, utilization, and cost reductions associated with FCAW for structural and pipeline applications.
  • Certified in GMAW and FCAW welding procedures.
  • Obtained various certifications in FCAW pipe and structural welding.
  • Designed and implemented orbital FCAWs for heavy wall P91 pipe joints to save $100,000 per project.

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17. Heavy Equipment

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Here's how Heavy Equipment is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Inventoried company HAZMAT containers, ordered supplies, stocked shelves, operated heavy equipment and fork lifts.
  • Provided on-call/emergency heavy equipment repairs all over Montana, South Dakota, North Dakota and Wyoming.
  • Fit and weld sub frames to heavy equipment vehicles for bolt on armament.
  • Transport heavy equipment between various job locations.
  • used friction cranes to do all of lift and flipping for welding repairs on barges and heavy equipment.
  • Fabricated products in accordance with blueprints;installed, dismantled, and moved machinery/heavy equipment according to written plans and drawings.

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18. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Fabricated products using hand tools, machine tools, and welding equipment as well as working with other departments.
  • Trained personal in the proper usage of shop floor machinery, as well as all applicable hand tools.
  • Clean containers, materials, supplies, or work areas, using cleaning solutions and hand tools.
  • Secure pipe to structures on brackets, hangers and clamps with power and hand tools.
  • Forced members into final position, using turnbuckles, crowbars, jacks and hand tools.
  • Train new hires, build and install roll out buckets, use general hand tools every day as well as forklifts

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19. Osha

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Here's how Osha is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Performed structural welds on various type buildings, prepared various reports, and ensured OSHA/company policies were enforced.
  • Maintain OSHA and ISO 9000 paper work as needed and various jobs as requested by management.
  • Ensured employees adhere to Occupation Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards.
  • Adhered to safety and OSHA standards throughout the work shop floor.
  • Worked closely with customers developing OSHA qualified safety devices for existing equipment at local manufacturing facilities.
  • Performed monthly OSHA safety requirement inspections.

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20. Company Policies

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Here's how Company Policies is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Trained and led team on craftsmanship and company policies, performed apprentice mechanical duties, and created a positive environment.
  • Reinforced industry safety measures and upheld company policies to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Empowered and motivated employees while enforcing company policies and safety regulations.
  • Interpreted company policies to workers and enforced safety regulations.
  • Administer the Company Policies and use corrective measures in a lean manufacturing facility.
  • Followed company policies and procedures to ensure safety of Personel

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21. CNC

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Here's how CNC is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Set up machines [CNC, Brake, Shear] and raw materials for each product according to specifications.
  • Created new and advanced program storage system on all CNC equipment for parts and items reproductions.
  • Performed maintenance on robots and CNC machines that included programming and touch-ups.
  • Created CNC programs for the new laser system.
  • Light use of CNC machinery, and various tools used to complete the job order to a quality set standard.
  • General trouble shooting and repair on CNC machines, lighting, and conveyor systems.

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22. Quality Standards

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Here's how Quality Standards is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Maintain high quality standards and follow U. L. code requirements.
  • Ensured company and client's quality standards were met.
  • Examined parts to determine to ensure conformance with specificationsand quality standards.
  • Performed periodic and random inspections for quality standards.
  • Maintained safety and quality standards.
  • Maintained excellent productivity rates and ensured product quality standards.

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23. Pressure Vessels

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Here's how Pressure Vessels is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Lead welder over the production of nuclear steam dryers, AFCU skids, pressure vessels, and marine moisture separation units.
  • Welded on ASME pressure vessels and pipe spools.
  • Blueprint reading, fabricaKng and welding pressure vessels..
  • performed code welds on tanks, pressure vessels and heat exchangers.
  • Maintained and administered the welding program with focus on the fabrication of nuclear pressure vessels, piping assemblies and structural components.
  • Implemented the temper bead repair technique as an alternate means of repairing pressure vessels.

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24. Production Goals

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Here's how Production Goals is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Planned and established work schedules, job assignments, and production sequences to meet production goals for repair work of ships.
  • Organized welding priorities for 2nd and 3rd shift supervisors to meet welding production goals.
  • Help promote a team spirit in order to accomplish the production goals.
  • Organized priorities for two alternate shift supervisors to meet production goals.
  • Supervised 18 employees in a non union environment.Developed Standardized work procedures and set production goals
  • Instituted production goals, monitored performance.

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25. Overhead Cranes

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Here's how Overhead Cranes is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Operated overhead cranes, forklifts, and various duties in the fabrication shop.
  • Used overhead cranes and operated forklift.
  • Manufacture of Overhead cranes and bridges.
  • Operate forklift everyday, Operate 10 ton overhead cranes on a daily basis.
  • Experienced with vertical welder, robotic welding arm, plasma cutters, cutting torches, air arcs, and overhead cranes.
  • Check dimensions & radius according to blueprints, Inspected parts, cutting tools, overhead cranes, forklifts, grinders.

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26. Daily Operations

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Here's how Daily Operations is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Service & Recovery Supervisor supervising and training of 15 personnel in daily operations.
  • Perform daily operations of running a 4 station weld cell; insure parts are Q.C.
  • Supervised daily operations of a mobile welding unit on the railroad.
  • Executed daily operations construction of all fuel/ transport containers.
  • Supervised and ran daily operations of the welding and fabrication department with a crew of 6 welders and fabricators.
  • Manage daily operations of the Metal Fabrication group.

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27. QA

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Here's how QA is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Assure and control quality (QA/QC) of welded materials and fabrication.
  • Supervised all material in compliance with specifications and QA guidelines.
  • Ensured employees were in compliance with QA procedures.
  • Served as the squadron's QA/QC officer for weld quality and performance inspections on all aircrafts within the squadron.
  • Direct Welding and QA Technicians to improve welding quality (through use of aforementioned methods).
  • Directed QA/QC inspectors, vendors and customers throughout the US and globally.

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28. QC

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Here's how QC is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Performed weld inspections prior to calling in weld engineers and QC inspectors to ensure quality work had been performed.
  • Work with engineering and QC for x-ray and UT of components.
  • Consult withEngineering, QC & Construction on any Critical Path issues that requireforward planning which invoves welding related issues.
  • Trained QC operators for data collection, evaluation and documentation.
  • Prepared all O & M weld sheets for boiler work for 7 sites and coordinated all QC needs for outages.
  • Prepare and maintain all O&M welding records for all 7 sites and coordinate QC needs for all outages.

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29. Production Requirements

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Here's how Production Requirements is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Schedule and set up Lincoln and other various welding equipment and machines for production requirements.
  • Ensured that all employee production requirements were met daily.

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30. Wps

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Here's how Wps is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Make sure field procedures and welder qualifications follow welding procedure specifications and qualification reports (WPS & WPQR).
  • Establish and qualify new weld procedures and monitor compliance to those WPS in daily production at vendor shops.
  • Develop and record documentation for PQR's and WPS's.
  • Write work instructions, WPS, PQR's.
  • Manage all documents associated with WPS development per company quality management system.
  • Developed Weld Procedure Specifications (WPS) for new production projects as well as for plant maintenance and repairs.

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31. Component Parts

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Here's how Component Parts is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind and bolt component parts to achieve required configurations and positions.
  • Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind and/or bolt component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding.
  • Clamped, held, tack-welded, heat-bent, ground and bolted component parts to achieve required configurations and positions.
  • Assembled component parts using hand and small power tools.
  • Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind or bolt component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding.
  • Clamped, held, tack-welded, heat-bent, ground and bolted component parts to achieve required configurations and positions.

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32. NDT

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Here's how NDT is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Arrange all NDT, Post Weld Heat Treat procedures, and all other outside processing.
  • Performed VT inspections prior to Government NDT & MT inspections.
  • Worked with outsourced NDT professionals to ensure overall quality.
  • Organize and schedule outside suppliers for ndt radiographic testing of welds.
  • Worked with inspection/quality control and NDT to ensure all welding procedures were closely monitored and executed.
  • Worked closely with Quality NDT and Engineering staff to insure compliance with all ASNT and NADCAP qualifications and certifications.

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33. Different Types

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Here's how Different Types is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Build a lot of custom farm equipment from scratch using all the different types of shop equipment in a welding shop.
  • Perform different types of tests to insure faster product development and safer practices.
  • Welded on different types of ferrous and non ferrous materials.
  • Set forms and square up, tie rebar and pour slabs using different types of concrete.

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34. NDE

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Here's how NDE is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Assigned appropriate manufacturing supervisor, assembler and operator duties, while accurately reading, understanding and carrying out written instructions.
  • Corresponded with suppliers to maintain supplies to assure productivity and efficiency of operations.
  • Communicated with manufacturing engineers to understand work instructions and resolve issues.
  • Helped meet extremely critical deadlines despite being shorthanded.
  • Attended supervisor meetings to maintain company growth & stability
  • Reviewed weld procedures, welder qualifications, NDE procedures keeping in compliance with code and company policy.
  • Trained new employees, prepared disciplinary reports, attended company meetings and maintained equipment as needed.
  • Worked within procedures, understood plan of day, and documented within the work package.
  • Directed 42 assembly workers, 14 welders and 7 grinders on a daily basis.
  • Experience with grinder, cutting torch, plasma cutter, blueprints and tape measure.
  • Interpret Welding Codes as well as reading and understanding Blue Prints and Customer Specifications.
  • Performed duties that were instructional in nature to offenders in a correctional facility.
  • Checked that welders were using and understand the correct procedures on each project.
  • Attended the Seminar at BONAL TECHNOLOGY for Stress Relief and Weld Conditioning.
  • Attended school to earn Liberal Arts and Bachelor's Degree while working full-time
  • Supervised and inspected other welders, welded hydraulic cylinders and various small parts
  • Schedule work for first and second shifts and attended daily meetings.
  • Corresponded with other contractors to coordinate time frames for efficiency.
  • Performed the skills of a grinder and utilized hand grinders.
  • Attended Supervisor meetings, relayed information to work crews.

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35. Job Orders

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Here's how Job Orders is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Interpreted specifications, blueprints, job orders, and company policies and procedures for manufacturing team and assured quality.
  • Supervised metal fabrication shop and coordinated work flow with job orders.
  • Interpret job orders to workers and assign duties.
  • Interpret specifications, blueprints, job orders, and company policies and procedures for workers.
  • Interpret job orders to workers and assign duties.
  • Interpret specifications, blueprints, job orders, and company policies and procedures for workers.

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36. New Construction

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Here's how New Construction is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Weld pipe and support on new construction projects, maintenance, and fabrication shops.
  • Started as new construction welder, and was promoted to day shift supervisor.
  • X-ray certified welder working in new construction, production, and repair.
  • Repair new construction of the Navy PC double bottom.
  • Managed 10-man crew; supervised jobs and over seen new construction services & main extensions Metal fabrication/welding.
  • Supervised 12 member crew to install inner workings for new construction of Fedex plant.

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37. Trouble Shooting

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Here's how Trouble Shooting is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Worked in manufacturing, production, trouble shooting, 5S and Lean Manufacturing, quality and safety.
  • Trouble shooting and repair to most machines including hardware inserters.
  • Performed trouble shooting and repairs on all welding, heat treating and Sub Arc equipment.
  • Train new employees, in-field repairs and trouble shooting product failures.

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38. PPE

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Here's how PPE is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Work closely with machine shop and powder coat division to insure all products met quality requirements and shipped on time.
  • Worked directly with all internal departments, sales team and upper management to achieve lower operation cost, i.e.
  • Managed payroll, ordered all safety equipment, PPE, and spare parts required to keep production rates up.
  • Utilize visual inspection techniques to check appearance and quality of welds and use any appropriate gauging when required.
  • Direct field jobs consisting of welding and installing steel piping, copper piping, soldering and installation.
  • Attended daily ship production meeting, communicating with assist trades and upper management concerning work progress.
  • Maintained standards as required for our ISO 9001 status and enforced OSHA and PPE requirements.
  • Coordinated job schedules with upper management, and interviewed and testing potential welders.
  • Train workers in the operation of equipment, and proper use of PPE.
  • Stopped working in rig up yards to try something new.
  • Inspected all frames that were to be shipped out.
  • Communicate with sales and upper management of job progress.
  • Assist upper management with larger issues that arise.
  • Middle and upper management skills.
  • Obtained various unit permits, performed jobsite walk downs, and utilized proper PPE and general housekeeping.
  • weld tables robots Monitored quality of product being shipped i.e.

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39. Daily Tasks

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Here's how Daily Tasks is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Orient new team members, assign daily tasks and work assignments and ensuring performance standards.
  • Brief crew members about how daily tasks need to be carried out JSA .

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40. API

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Here's how API is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Fabricated new meter tubes for gas pipe lines, as well as reworked old meter tubes to API specifications.
  • Selected as project manager of a $20 million expansion for large scale capital planning.
  • Develop and present proposals and cost justification for capital equipment.
  • Completed a capital expenditure for safety equipment for welding personnel.
  • Conducted several airborne operations with the unit rapid deployment.
  • Developed new process for installing locomotive air duct thereby increasing safety and saving time and capital.

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41. Production Meetings

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Here's how Production Meetings is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Prepared production reports and gave auditory reports in daily production meetings.
  • Attened daily production meetings with other supervisors.
  • Instituted the use of SQDC metrics and regular production meetings in the Shingle Springs manufacturing facility.
  • Write yearly appraisal and attend weekly production meetings.

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42. Customer Specifications

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Here's how Customer Specifications is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Inspected all work conducted by welding department to ensure compliance with customer specifications and quality management.
  • Inspected all welds and fabricated materials to meet a variety of customer specifications.
  • Developed Quality Assurance and Quality Control processes and procedures to ensure all parts and assemblies meetinternal checks and customer specifications.
  • Provide welding projects to customer specifications, supervise up to a 5 member staff depending on work load.
  • Developed and maintained a system of Welding Procedure Specifications to meet code and customer specifications.
  • Worked with customers Welding Engineers to assure welding to customer specifications.

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43. CWI

low Demand
Here's how CWI is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Certified welding inspector (CWI) #15120311.
  • Provided CWI preparation training for Conoco and DuPont personnel for required certifications.

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44. DOT

low Demand
Here's how DOT is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • TxDOT.certified for traffic control, maintained construction site traffic control devices
  • Communicated on daily basis with TXDOT Inspectors and Officials.
  • Deliver frames as needed following DOT regulation.
  • Maintained audit books for DOT Maintained billable hours books for management Maintained other welders and mechanics work schedules.
  • Drive truck with trailer under DOT regulations.
  • Ensured compliance with OSHA, state, and DOT standards.

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45. Combination Squares

low Demand
Here's how Combination Squares is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Fabricated, laid-out, positioned, aligned, and assembled using straight edges, combination squares, rulers and tape measures.

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46. Chart Specifications

low Demand
Here's how Chart Specifications is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Consulted welding chart specifications to select appropriate type and thickness of metal.
  • Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart specifications and type.
  • Consulted welding chart specifications to select appropriate type and thickness of metal.
  • Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart specifications and type.
  • Consulted welding chart specifications to select appropriate type and thickness of metal.
  • Set up equipment and welded parts according to welding chart specifications and type.

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47. Rough Spots

low Demand
Here's how Rough Spots is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Removed rough spots from work piece, using portable grinder, hand file and scraper.

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48. Inconel

low Demand
Here's how Inconel is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Welded Inconell, Hascaloid, HR Plate, stainless and Carbon.

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49. IX

low Demand
Here's how IX is used in Welding Supervisor jobs:
  • Developed and maintained associate training matrix to track associate job knowledge, quality and productivity.
  • Prepare cost estimates for materials, Requisitions supplies, such as weld rods, gas, flux, and fixtures.
  • Skilled training matrix on each employee from team leads to robot operators and welders to guarantee proper job points.
  • Supervised six employees, scheduled work hours, resolved conflicts, determined raises and quarterly reviews.
  • Build fixtures for prototype parts according to blueprints, weld and/or fabricate any necessary jobs needed.
  • Created six precision measuring gauges for F-110 jet engine reducing inspection time by 50%.
  • Fabricated jigs/fixtures to produce parts Ensured parts were produced on time and of good quality
  • Directed the loading of fixtures to robotic equipment for the process of welding.
  • Refurbished the receiving and discharge building by building six holding cells.
  • Have engineered and designed welding fixtures to hold close tolerances.
  • Set up tooling and fixtures as required for process.
  • Mixed and applied protective coatings to products.
  • Designed and built jigs and fixtures.
  • Assisted with prototype and fixture fabrication.
  • Requisition supplies, such as weld rods, gas, flux, and fixtures.
  • Work cooperatively with technicians to troubleshoot and fix mechanical complications.
  • Utilized experience of Lean/Six Sigma principles and practices to deliver products to the fleet at a faster pace without sacrificing quality.
  • Design and fabricate new tooling and fixtures.Communicate work schedule and new work load with management.
  • Read blue prints and built fixtures to build the parts in a consistent manner.
  • Develop and design Weldment Fixtures.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Welding Supervisor

Safety Meetings15%
Welders14.9%
Blueprint Specifications10.2%
Supervisor Position8.1%
TIG6.7%
Plasma Arc6.3%
Aluminum5.7%
Stainless Steel4.9%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Welding Supervisor

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Safety Meetings
Safety Meetings
12.4%
12.4%
2
2
Welders
Welders
12.3%
12.3%
3
3
Blueprint Specifications
Blueprint Specifications
8.4%
8.4%
4
4
Supervisor Position
Supervisor Position
6.6%
6.6%
5
5
TIG
TIG
5.6%
5.6%
6
6
Plasma Arc
Plasma Arc
5.2%
5.2%
7
7
Aluminum
Aluminum
4.7%
4.7%
8
8
Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel
4.1%
4.1%
9
9
Safety Procedures
Safety Procedures
3.8%
3.8%
10
10
Production Schedules
Production Schedules
2.3%
2.3%
11
11
Flux Core
Flux Core
2.2%
2.2%
12
12
Smaw
Smaw
2.1%
2.1%
13
13
Gmaw
Gmaw
2%
2%
14
14
Gtaw
Gtaw
2%
2%
15
15
AWS
AWS
1.7%
1.7%
16
16
Fcaw
Fcaw
1.7%
1.7%
17
17
Heavy Equipment
Heavy Equipment
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
1.4%
1.4%
19
19
Osha
Osha
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
Company Policies
Company Policies
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
CNC
CNC
1.1%
1.1%
22
22
Quality Standards
Quality Standards
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
Pressure Vessels
Pressure Vessels
0.9%
0.9%
24
24
Production Goals
Production Goals
0.9%
0.9%
25
25
Overhead Cranes
Overhead Cranes
0.8%
0.8%
26
26
Daily Operations
Daily Operations
0.7%
0.7%
27
27
QA
QA
0.7%
0.7%
28
28
QC
QC
0.7%
0.7%
29
29
Production Requirements
Production Requirements
0.7%
0.7%
30
30
Wps
Wps
0.7%
0.7%
31
31
Component Parts
Component Parts
0.7%
0.7%
32
32
NDT
NDT
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Different Types
Different Types
0.6%
0.6%
34
34
NDE
NDE
0.6%
0.6%
35
35
Job Orders
Job Orders
0.6%
0.6%
36
36
New Construction
New Construction
0.5%
0.5%
37
37
Trouble Shooting
Trouble Shooting
0.5%
0.5%
38
38
PPE
PPE
0.5%
0.5%
39
39
Daily Tasks
Daily Tasks
0.5%
0.5%
40
40
API
API
0.5%
0.5%
41
41
Production Meetings
Production Meetings
0.5%
0.5%
42
42
Customer Specifications
Customer Specifications
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
CWI
CWI
0.4%
0.4%
44
44
DOT
DOT
0.4%
0.4%
45
45
Combination Squares
Combination Squares
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Chart Specifications
Chart Specifications
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Rough Spots
Rough Spots
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
Inconel
Inconel
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
IX
IX
0.4%
0.4%

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