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Operations Supervisor

Oakland, MD 21550, USA Req #643
Monday, June 15, 2020
Are you looking for a company that challenges you?  Do you long for a company that offers for growth?  At Savage, we offer our Operations Supervisors opportunities for growth, teamwork, focus on safety, daily challenge and competitive pay.  However, they stay because of the outstanding culture that exists here.  A culture that encourages Team Members to find a better way and enables them to “do things they never dreamed possible”.  Whether that is accomplishing new goals in your existing position or working toward the next step in your career, you’ll find your path at Savage.
The successful Plant and Field Supervisor  candidate will lead the Plant and Field Team and provide managerial oversight of all handling facilities at the Oakland operation.  The Plant and Field Supervisor will work with and report to the Oakland operations manager.

What you can expect from us:
  • Stability
  • Operations focused on safety
  • Outstanding company culture 
  • Excellent benefits 
  • Work/Life balance 
What our Operations Supervisor will be responsible for:
  • Lead a team of approximately twelve (12) people to ensure the safe and reliable operation of all handling facilities at the Oakland operation
  • Lead the execution of the S7 Delivery System
  • Set an example of high integrity and fair treatment of others
  • Foster a team environment
  • Demonstrate a SHAPS mentality and a commitment to zero safety incidents. Effectively lead the safety, health and environmental efforts of the Plant and Field Team.
  • Effectively lead the Safety Specialist program and use it as a tool to ensure zero safety incidents
  • Help to identify and develop future leaders
  • Execute Savage’s business plan including all aspects of financial performance and reporting
  • Maintain strong customer relationships by providing the high degree of service our customer has grown to expect
What we need from you:
  • Ability to understand the importance of the handling facilities as they relate to and support the Oakland transportation operation.
  • Basic understanding of material handling facilities and equipment with an emphasis on proper and timely maintenance
  • Ability to delegate and/or involve others where appropriate
  • Ability to effectively and professionally communicate with the customer, team members and vendors
  • Ability to foster a SHAPS based environment
  • Must be committed to the Savage Safety Specialist program
  • Must possess a mechanical and technical aptitude
  • Must possess or have the ability and willingness to develop a strong working knowledge of the Savage S7 Delivery System  
  • Working knowledge of Excel, Word and a computer based maintenance management system is preferred
  • 3+ years in a supervisory or team lead position preferred.
  • Must be in good physical condition:  Some of the work will be outdoors working alongside field personnel, climbing stairs, ladders and on and off material handling equipment

Savage has been designated as a 2020 Military Friendly Employer. Additional information on our Veteran’s Program, “Savage Patriots” can be found at

Having trouble with our application?  Please call 800-233-0883 for assistance.


Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.

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Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education High School
  • Oakland, MD 21550, USA