Assembly / Millwright Supervisor

Date Posted:03/18/2019

Location:Portland, OR


If you are an Assembly/Millwright Supervisor with 5+ years of experience and want to work for a wonderful company...we have the job for YOU!


United Labor Group proudly services clients all across the Nation. We have an outstanding reputation for being an industry leader in providing skilled craftsmen to projects all across the United States. We offer consistent work, competitive benefits, top pay and professionalism. Join our team TODAY!


Position Summary:

  • Manage a team of assembly millwrights for outfitting and assembly of new project builds.

  • Responsible for the effective and successful management of labor, budgets, productivity, quality control and safety measures established.

  • Responsibilities may include interviewing, selection and hiring; training new and existing employees; planning, assigning and directing work; authoring and discussing with employee’s performance appraisals; addressing employee performance and corrective action plans.


Essential Functions and Major Responsibilities: 

  • Lead a team to disassemble, diagnose, repair or replace, reassemble and test small to large assemblies for new builds and the ship repair industry.

  • Fit bearings, shafts, attach motors, and connect and align couplings and belts to precise tolerances.

  • Assemble and test mechanical components

  • Will read blueprints, diagrams, bill of materials, schematics and other technical documents to dismantle and assemble equipment.  

  • Develop plans and sequencing for assemblies.

  • Has a solid, working knowledge of rigging and overhead crane operation, lifting device use and inspection and load calculations.

  • Use a variety of hand tools and measuring tools. You will lift heavy objects, physically manipulate objects with tools as needed utilizing cranes and other equipment to complete large-scale projects in your daily job duties. 

  • Electromechanical assembly work

  • Motivates, coaches and mentors employees to achieve their best every day.

  • Demonstrates care and concern about employee work and well-being.

  • Sets clear expectations and is consistent in holding employees accountable to those expectations and standards.

  • Provides constructive, prompt and productive feedback to employees on skills and work performance.

  • Arrives at the shipyard with adequate time to dress, receives verbal and written turnovers, confers with Manager/Project Team, checks and assigns staffing and plans the work flow.

  • Assigns work, maintaining staffing plan, budget and schedule as a guide.

  • Sets daily production goals, measures performance and provides feedback to employees.

  • Provides training and mentorship or assists to assign/resource training as needed on safety, use of equipment and work procedures.

  • Evaluates employees on skills and work performance and reports progress to craft management.

  • Plans labor, material and equipment per project plans and safety requirements

  • Estimates and orders staffing as needed per work scope.

  • Manages and coordinates shop related items required for the project.

  • Orders materials and equipment per specifications.

  • Assists project team with production schedules and maintains schedule to meet project goals.

  • Assists project team with change orders, estimating and progress tracking.

  • Ensures that work meets or exceeds quality standards.

  • Completes or confirms that all quality assurance documentation is complete and work is satisfactory prior to final inspection.

  • Accesses referenced technical requirements from specification.

  • In conjunction with QA department, evaluates discrepancies to determine root cause and gives proper instruction to preclude reoccurrence.

  • Ensures test equipment for required test and trials are in good working order and calibrated.

  • Ensures that all spills of oil, hazardous materials, new or spent blast media, paints, etc. are cleaned up immediately.

  • Reads the entire specification for the project and determines expectations for scope of work.

  • Writes or edits JHA, CFR and other forms to company standards.

  • Spends most of their time on the job site, providing clear and precise direction to others.

  • Assures work force complies with company policy and has direction and tooling to be productive.

  • Completes assigned work on a project (all items and support of others).

  • Communicates daily progress to Project Team and Craft Management

  • Receives broad scope of work and direction from project team.

  • Regularly works with tools while supervising small crew.


Additional Skills / Qualifications

  • Practice and emphasize values and a culture that places the highest standard on workplace safety, housekeeping and quality of workmanship.

  • This person needs to be driven towards continual improvement. Can also mentor lower level peers as needed.

  • Understand machined fits and be able to use measuring equipment to verify sizes of parts prior to assembly.

  • Understanding bearings installation and adjustment along with some hydraulic and electrical experience is a plus

  • Ability to run manual machine tools is a plus.


Education and/or Experience: 

Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty or 5 years of experience in the field or in a related area.


We offer:


Health insurance (for you and your family)


Holiday Pay

Cash Advances

Paid bonuses


Company Details:

ULG is a skilled craft labor staffing company focused on workforce solutions for a variety of industries. Our mission is simple: to build long term relationships between our clients and our employees through trust, integrity and being the best at what we do. With over 30 years' experience, our depth of knowledge and commitment is surpassed by none.



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