Sulzer Pumps US Inc. Material Handling Supervisor in Portland, Oregon

Pumps Equipment, a division of Sulzer Ltd, is a global leader in the development and supply of pumping solutions and related equipment to its key markets oil and gas, power, and water. We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment where diversity is valued as a key driver for success.


Supervise Material Handlers, Crane Operators and CDL Operators. Follows department policies and procedures. Allocate resources to maximize potential and maintain on-time and on-standard performance. Responsible for staffing and budget control of department.


  • Assigns work to subordinates and assists them in accomplishing tasks

  • Resolves issues with work instructions to shop, includes interfacing with engineering, purchasing, planning and contracts managers

  • Coordinates and communicates schedules and requirements with other departments where services and materials are provided or received

  • Writes and processes paperwork required by position including: supplies requisitions, maintenance requisitions, labor reporting, etc.

  • Participates in production meetings with current status of work in process and provides input on schedule versus actual capacity

  • Performs personnel management functions such as performance appraisals and development guidance


  • Supports, cooperates with, and participates in company-wide EHS management system that includes following all safety, health and environmental policies and procedures. Supports and cooperates in company-wide quality management effort.

  • Adheres to company and department policies, procedures, and standards

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Responsible for on-time and on-standard performance of department

  • Responsible for coworker discipline, hiring and firing with consultation with Cell Manager as needed

  • Responsible for maintaining budget in department’s supply and tooling accounts

  • Responsible for coordinating actions between various departments, including shipping, carpenter shop, and sandblast/paint shop


  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in related environment, preferably working with pumps

  • Proven leadership ability

  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and orally

  • Basic computer skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel

We are proud to be an E-Verify & EEO-AA employer M/F/D/V and maintains a Drug-Free Workplace

Nosotros nos enorgullecemos de ser un empleador "E-Verify" & EEO-AA, M/F/V/D" y mantiene un sitio de trabajo Libre de Drogas

Sulzer abides by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity , national origin, or other protected status . In addition, Sulzer takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to ethnicity, nationality, religion, age, sexual orientation or gender identity, or other protected status. For contact information, send an email to Leslie Cardenas, Recruiting Specialist at .