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Assembly Supervisor


New Orleans, LA


Manufacturing & Production


Laitram Machinery
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Laitram Machinery, Inc. has a position available for an Assembly Department Supervisor. 

For over 70 years, Laitram Machinery has pioneered the manufacturing of high-performance shrimp-peeling equipment, and more recently, steam cookers, blanchers, nut pasteurizers, roasters, and sorters.  All of our products are designed to increase efficiency, improve product quality and yield for processors worldwide. Laitram Machinery is one of four operating divisions of Laitram, L.L.C. and offers an unparalleled opportunity for those who want to work for an established, yet growing company in the private sector. To learn more about our company culture, philosophy, and benefits, please visit our company page.


  • Schedule and organize work plans each day for the assembly group
  • Oversee each build and ensure that processes are followed and quality workmanship is upheld
  • Train employees within the assembly group to perform various job responsibilities.
  • Collect data and build metrics to be reported weekly on build times and cycle times.
  • Contribute ideas to continuously improve accuracy and efficiency of the team


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 2+ years as a lead or supervisor
  • 2+ years of experience in building/assembling equipment, preferability industrial equipment
  • Able to read and interpret blueprints
  • Must understand safe work practices, and proper handling of tools, electricity, etc.
  • Must possess leadership qualities
  • Computer skills (Windows, Microsoft Office applications), able to learn and apply basic processing programs
  • Self-Managed; Team Player
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Must be able to handle difficult situations with diplomacy and tact
  • Must have better than average communication skills
  • Must be able to perform the essential job requirements identified in the Functional Job Description for this position, including the ability to lift 50 pounds

Desired qualifications:

  • Prior experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Must be well organized and familiar with Lean and 5S concepts