3rd Shift Manufacturing Production Supervisor

Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Opening ID: 20981
Job Family: Supervisors
Date Posted: Dec 3, 2019


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

If you’re considering a career with Altec, Inc., there’s never been a better time to join us! Our Company was founded based upon values that place the customer first, and view people as our greatest strength. Altec has continued to grow, utilizing the same basic values, and over the years, those values have helped us to earn the trust and confidence of our customers worldwide. We remain committed to total customer satisfaction in everything we do. That’s why today, Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is setting the standard of excellence in design, manufacturing and service; and that’s why you can rely on us to provide you with the stability of a well-managed company.

Our Company:

Altec Inc., founded in 1929, is a privately held company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

Altec specializes in the manufacture, sale and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes and specialty equipment for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, construction, and light and sign maintenance industries in more than 120 countries.

At Altec, advanced technology efforts are aimed, without exception, at helping customers work “Safer and Smarter.” Altec invests more resources than any other manufacturer in the advancement of safety, reliability, uptime and low cost of ownership.


Customer First – Enjoyment of Work – Family – Financial Stability – Integrity – People are our Greatest Strength – Quality – Spiritual Development – Teamwork

Supervise the manpower and fabrication/building/installation of Altec products


  • Facilitate and assist in problem solving and scheduling with plant associates, engineering, sales, and materials to ensure quality products meet customer delivery schedules
  • Estimate hours on jobs for customer bids and revisions
  • Schedule job assignments and production while learning the role
  • Assist with conducting pre-production and pre-paint reviews with customers as needed
  • Perform all associate production paperwork such as; time tickets, attendance, overtime, and disciplinary issues, seeking assistance when required
  • Maintain work order hours and quality and delivery records
  • Interface with materials to determine availability of parts
  • All other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree required, or
  • High School Diploma or GED required and
    • Two years Supervisory experience at another manufacturing operation (other than Altec) required, or
    • Two years manufacturing experience AND two years Altec Group Leader experience required, or
    • Five years’ experience in Altec manufacturing
  • General PC skills required
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprint schematics required
  • Excellent communication skills required
  • Current valid Driver’s License
  • Must be able to work with team members and work with minimal supervision

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

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, gender identity, 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.