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Location: Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
Opening ID: 27710
Job Family: Supervisors
Date Posted: Dec 7, 2022


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

Altec specializes in the design, manufacture, sale, and servicing of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, and specialty equipment, supporting customers in over 100 countries throughout the world.  Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is leading the industry and setting the standard of excellence.

 Join the thousands who have made Altec their career decision.

Building on over 90 years of growth …

There’s never been a better time to join us!

Our auction subsidiary, JJ Kane, currently has an opening for a Supervisor at our Shrewsbury, MA facility.  Supervises the daily activities of the team to ensure that volume, cost, and quality standards are achieved. Coordinates work schedules, staffing requirements, and production sequences to maximize productivity. Identifies problems related to production process and provides production reports to assist process improvement.

JJ Kane auctions all types of used equipment including: bucket trucks, digger derricks, construction equipment, back hoes, skid steers, mini excavators, tractor crawlers, dozers, fleet cars and more!  We encourage you to check out our company websites to explore our company's strong history.  Please go to, and to learn more. 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the assigned area’s staffing, including overall headcount and vacation approvals
  • Communicate and enforce company policies and procedures consistently and accurately
  • Hold associates accountable for work quality and performance through regular feedback and annual performance reviews
  • Facilitate the disciplinary action process
  • Ensure associates complete training for successful execution of their job
  • Confirm associate time records and attendance
  • Facilitate and assist in problem solving and scheduling with associates and support teams to certify products/services meet quality standards and customer delivery schedules
  • Organize modifications and revisions to work
  • Schedule job assignments and production, including overtime when necessary
  • Interact with customers and suppliers as needed
  • Maintain safety, quality, and delivery records within applicable business unit system
  • Coordinate with internal and external suppliers to support operations’ needs
  • Monitor and recommend repairs to location’s physical assets and equipment
  • Continually improve safety record by addressing both physical safety issues and associates safety compliance
  • Plan, participate and support continuous improvement activities
  • Monitor and maintain 5S programs for area of responsibility
  • All other duties as assigned

Should the selected candidate meet the qualifications of a more experienced level in the career path, the job level may be adjusted.

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

  • High School Diploma required
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, or
  • Four years industry related experience, or
  • One year Altec Group Lead (or internal equivalent) required
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting skills required
  • General PC skills required
  • Excellent communication skills required
  • Must be able to work with team members and work with minimal supervision
  • Current valid Driver’s License may be required
  • Ability to read and interpret required manuals, prints and schematics preferred

Altec Values:

Customer first • Enjoyment of work • Family • Financial stability • Integrity

 • People are our greatest strength • Quality • Spiritual development • Teamwork


Altec offers a competitive salary and an annual incentive.  Altec also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

          • Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program

          • Retirement 401(k) Program

          • Vacation and Holidays

          • Flexible Spending Accounts

          • Tuition Assistance Program

          • Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program

          • Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.