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Electrical Shop Supervisor


New Orleans, LA


Manufacturing & Production


Laitram Machinery


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Laitram Machinery is looking for an Electrical Shop Supervisor for our Harahan, LA facility. 

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 plan from the dispatch list for the ESUB & ESHOP groups

• Prepare material staging area for incoming parts

• Oversee the operation/maintenance of all tools and equipment utilized in area of responsibility

• Ensure that all ESHOP processes and procedures are followed

• Lead all training efforts to ensure quality and efficiency

• Conduct regularly scheduled Laitram Continuous Improvement (LCI) exercises with ESHOP team

• Collect data and build metrics to be used to measure the performance of the group and aid in decision making


• High School Diploma or equivalent

• Must have 3 to 5 years’ experience in motor controls or equivalent

• Proficient with computer skills, such as PowerPoint, Word, and Excel

• Able to learn basic software used for shop order handling, labor tracking, and inventory transactions

• Must possess strong leadership qualities

• Must have a positive attitude, Self-Managed, Team player and example setter

• Must have better than average communication and people skills

• Fluent in written and spoken English

• Must be able to handle difficult situations with diplomacy and tact

• Must be well organized and familiar with lean and 5S concepts

• 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

Preference given to candidates with:

• Prior experience as a Lead or Supervisor in an Electrical environment