Hunter Engineering

Welding Supervisor

Regular Full-Time



Hunter Engineering Company is a world leader in automotive service equipment, offering state-of-the art wheel alignment systems, brake lathes, tire changers, lift racks, and brake testers. Hunter equipment is approved and used by vehicle manufacturers, automobile and truck dealers, tire dealers and automotive service facilities around the world. We are currently searching for an experienced Welding Supervisor for our Durant, MS facility. This position works 2nd shift, 3:30 pm 12 am. The welding supervisor supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating a variety of machines to weld parts or products.



  • Will support and strive towards safety in all facets of the manufacturing facility.
  • Resolve safety problems that arise and complete required paperwork.
  • Effectively document incidents or near miss investigations.
  • Assist with or perform nonconformance investigations and root cause analysis.
  • Effectively monitor and adjust productivity and efficiency of workers to plant performance standards.
  • Ensure shop equipment is tracked, maintained and available as required.
  • Supervision and direction of welders, material handlers, machine operators and sanders.
  • Ensure well-trained and versatile workforce by promoting cross training.
  • Interprets specifications, blueprint and job orders to workers and assigns duties.
  • Plans flow of materials through department.
  • Works with fume control equipment such as downdraft tables and methods of fume control.
  • May supervisor large vertical milling and drilling machines.
  • Directs workers in adjusting machines and equipment to repair products which fail to meet standards.
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
  • Maintains time and production records.
  • Supports Hunter Excellence and Value Stream Initiatives.
  • Effectively communicate with peers, subordinates, and management.
  • Assist with recruitment and hiring of plant personnel.
  • Support the development and implementation of the management philosophy and vision.
  • Contribute, make recommendations and implement practices to control and reduce departmental and overall costs.


  • Undergraduate or associates’ degree in engineering or related technical field is preferred.
  • 5 years’ demonstrated manufacturing supervisory experience in related industry.
  • AWS Certified Welder, required.
  • Knows MIG welding process for mild and stainless steel.
  • Dynamic and engaging leadership skills.
  • Possesses high level of mechanical and ironwork aptitude.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite.
  • Has familiarity with ISO 9000 standards.
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, and continuous improvement, highly desirable.
  • Interpret technical drawings and schematics.

Please include minimum salary requirements, along with your resume, in order to be considered. Hunter Engineering Company offers an excellent health and benefit package, along with an exceptional drug-free working environment. To learn more about Hunter Engineering, please visit our website at


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