Field Supervisor

Atlanta, Georgia, United Statesthyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions (USA)

Type of contract:Full-time, Permanent
Experience level:Professionals
Remote work:Possible
Job field:Engineering & Science
Status:Ongoing recruitment, entry date flexible
Posting date:2023/01/17
Job number:US_RS_05118
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Your responsibilities

The Field Supervisor is responsible for performing field supervisory functions for the tk IS location in Atlanta, GA. The successful candidate should have prior experience supervising field repair and construction activities in a Cement, Paper, or Mineral processing environment. Knowledge of rotary kilns, horizontal or vertical grinding mills, or material handling and processing equipment is highly desirable. The position involves the organization, direction, evaluation, and control of field repair activities in accordance with company and customer expectations, plans, specifications, schedules, and budget.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Instruct and Supervise Field Crew personnel performing Field Repair work according to OEM standards and quality expectations. Ensure workplace safety standards are maintained and follow MSHA/OSHA regulations.
  • Ensure that Company safety policies, including all procedures, rules and regulations are adhered to at all times.
  • Interact and work closely with customers, contractors, engineers, and project managers to achieve customer expectations and goals.
  • Meet with customer representatives, such as engineers or plant managers, to discuss equipment condition and provide recommendations regarding replacement of parts, scheduled maintenance and/or repair needs.
  • Perform workplace inspections.
  • Analyze measurement data and inspection results.
  • Maintain equipment, tools, and work area in a clean and orderly manner.
  • Assist Sales staff with service proposal work and customer visits.
  • Develop work procedures to repair, disassembly and assemble equipment for future use.
  • Plan and coordinate the scope of work and duration of service projects.
  • Provide detailed instructions to Field support personnel including equipment and supplies required for upcoming Field Repair projects.
  • Coordinate and schedule services required for Field Repair projects (for example, crane services, rental equipment, welding consumables and gasses).
  • Review job execution with Management.
  • Write Field Service Reports for customers.
  • Prepare and submit job required paper records (timesheets, expense reports etc.).
  • Support in building and maintaining a dedicated and professional Field service crew, provide training and best practices to enhance crew capabilities.
  • The above description covers the main areas of responsibility; however, other duties incidental to this job function may be added or some of the duties listed above may be deleted as necessary.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This is a supervisory position who may have direct subordinates.

Your profile

Required Education and/or Experience:

  • Mechanical or Process Engineering degree or three to five years related experience.
  • Supervisory experience in a construction environment ideally in cement, paper, or mining.
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical equipment drawings, machine manuals, specifications, blueprints, and job proposals.

Required Knowledge & Skills:

  • Dedication to safe and environmentally compliant work.
  • Strong rigging knowledge and safe operation of pneumatic and hydraulic tooling.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills. Effective coping skills to work in a potentially stressful environment which includes the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Ability to understand and communicate complex and/or technical concepts is critical.

Additional Qualifications:

  • MSHA trained and knowledge of MSHA regulations.
  • Computer skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Able to show initiative and decisiveness.
  • Work well within a team environment.
  • Leader and ideal function to field service crew.

Travel Demands:

  • This position requires extensive travel to customer locations throughout the United States. Employee is regularly required to be away from home for several weeks at a time.
  • Travel outside the United States including Canada, South America, and Caribbean Islands, may be required, but is not routine.
  • Ability to travel and work overtime (including nights, weekends, and holidays along with working outdoors in all weather conditions).
  • Candidate must possess a Valid US driver’s license.
  • Optional International Travel.

Your benefits

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions recognizes and appreciates the exceptional quality of its employees. We are proud to offer challenging jobs with competitive benefits. Employees of tkIS USA receive a variety of financial and personal job benefits. The suite of benefits offered is meant as a supplement to your financial package and adds to your total compensation. Below is a brief summary of benefits which are available to all fulltime employees:

  • Medical & Dental Insurance
  • Vision Coverage
  • Life Insurance - Company Paid
  • STD/LTD - Company Paid
  • FSA & HSA
  • Voluntary Accident
  • Hospital Indemnity
  • Critical Illness
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Roth IRA
  • Supplemental Life & ADD
  • Paid Time Off (25 days per year)
  • Paid Holidays


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Important to us

Health & Safety

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

Highest health & safety standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

We value diversity

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions (USA) is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, genetics, disability, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected characteristic required by applicable law.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to contact us directly


Polysius specializes in the design and construction of turnkey cement plants. We support cement manufacturers around the world with an extensive portfolio of products and services and sustainable solutions based on more than 150 years of expertise and experience. Our plants and machines use state-of-the-art production processes to conserve resources, minimize environmental impact and deliver maximum performance and efficiency.

From receiving your documents to acceptance: the application process

Step 1

Online application

Have you found an interesting vacancy? Then apply online. You won’t need more than 10 minutes. The entire application process – from initial contact to response – usually takes between four and six weeks.

Notes on application

You will have submitted your online application to thyssenkrupp in no time! As long as the position is available on our career page, you have the opportunity to apply.

We have adapted the application process to the current situation and conduct our interviews by video (not in the U.S.), telephone and also personally - in compliance with the applicable and necessary distance and hygienic rules. You will receive detailed information on this topic from our recruiting experts during the application process, while you can find general information and application tips here finden.

Further information about thyssenkrupp, our products and locations can be found directly on the company website.

We wish you every success with your application and stay healthy!


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Because together we dare to do something new and take things into our own hands.

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