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Fabrication Supervisor - Weekend

With more than $1B in revenue, Tennant Company is a globally recognized leader in the cleaning equipment industry. For the past 150 years, we have been passionate about developing and manufacturing innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers. At Tennant Company, we are committed to stewardship and creating a cleaner, safer and healthier world. With manufacturing, operations and sales, service, and support functions across the globe, your journey at Tennant can take you places you never expected.



  • Supervises moderately skilled to skilled employees and operations in one or more production functions. Maintains production schedules. Plans work, assigns work and trains employees. Has authority for hiring, termination, discipline and performance decisions. Ensures product quality standards are maintained.  Moderate to high complexity in coordination and supervision of employees.



  • Provide the necessary leadership to manage, coach and direct assigned teams to meet safety, quality, delivery, cost metrics
  • Manage the team’s performance through evaluations, development, training, and promotions
  • Interview and select new talent
  • Hold team accountable through coaching and discipline. Motivate and reinforce good behavior through timely recognition.
  • Communicate and administer company and department policies, work practices and procedures in an effective manner.
  • Identify, troubleshoot and remove barriers to success by using a data driven problem solving approach to make fact based decisions.
  • Support, implement and sustain continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Operate power-industrial equipment



  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 3+ years of applicable job experience (ex. production, distribution, logistics)
  • Previous leadership/supervision experience
  • Experience with Lean System practices across multiple processes
  • Track record of ensuring equipment is properly maintained and preventative maintenance is performed in a timely manner
  • Experience in decision making and exercising sound judgement to plan and accomplish goals



  • Effective communication skills with staff and peers from up and downstream processes
  • Identify continuous improvement initiatives
  • Ability to motivate engagement of a diverse group of employees and drive changes
  • Coach and mentor direct reports
  • Clear understanding of problem solving process and methods
  • Identify obstacles within department that may keep employees from being effective; takes action to address issues as they arise.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, organize and accurately prioritize work, be detail oriented, understand when urgency is required and use good judgment in varied situations
  • Ability to use sound judgment and discretion in dealing with highly confidential information
  • Ability to successfully handle and manage change
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships, both internally and externally; collaborating well cross-functionally
  • Ability to work within Microsoft Office Suite
  • Plans and holds the team accountable to daily tasks and departmental strategic goals
  • Appropriately receive constructive feedback from team members and leadership to continuously improve professionally.
  • Effective time management.



  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or moved up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move 40 pounds.



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Equal Opportunity Employer

Tennant Company is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made on the basis of individual skill, ability, reliability, productivity, and other factors important to performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, military service, pregnancy, sexual orientation, genetic information (including family medical history), marital status, gender identity or expression, parental status, political or any other non-merit based factors protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Manager, Management

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