Talgo Inc

Mechanical Supervisor Job at Talgo Inc in Milwaukee, WI


Mechanical Supervisor
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Job Location(s):
Milwaukee, WI
Start Date:
Special Notes/Instructions:
Must be fully vaccinated and provide COVID-19 vaccination card
Employment Term:
Employment Type:
Full Time
Hours per Week:
Work Hours (i.e. shift):
7:00 am-3:30 pm
Starting Salary Range:
Not Provided
Salary/Benefit Notes:
Medical Dental Vision Short Term Disability Long Term Disability Life insurance 401K Match Paid Holidays Paid Vacation, Sick, and floating Personal Holidays
Required Education:
Associate Degree
Required Experience:
1 to 3 years
Required Security Clearance:
Related Categories:
Professional and Technical, Skilled Trades - General, Skilled Trades - Mechanical

Position Description

Talgo, an expert in high-speed rail systems around the world, has an excellent opportunity for a Mechanical Supervisor !
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This position reports to Shop Manager. Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in setting up, installing, troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining machinery and equipment by performing the following duties.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING (Other duties may be assigned):
  • Directs workers in mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic repair of machinery and equipment of trainset to conform to Talgo, Inc. specifications and standards.
  • Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations in accordance with FRA, OSHA, Talgo and AAR standards.
  • Adjusts work procedures and staffing levels to meet manufacturing schedules.
  • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
  • Involves all Mechanicals in an on-going training program to maintain and advance technical proficiency of employees.
  • Provides feedback on budget issues to the Shop Manager.
  • Recommends measures to improve repair methods, equipment performance and quality of product to Shop Manager.
  • Monitors parts and supply usage on mechanical equipment.
  • Monitors and maintains availability of all tools required for department.
  • Functions as the technical expert on all mechanical systems of Talgo trainset.
  • Provides & support training courses related to mechanical systems.
  • Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
The Mechanical Supervisor will assume overall management responsibility for the entire maintenance facility in the absence of the Shop Manager

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Associate's degree (A. S.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or three years experience in a mechanical supervisory role; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, blue prints, drawings, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively to employees of the organization.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 

  • Must be a team player and have a positive attitude.
  • Must have good organizational skills.
  • Must be able to meet difficult deadlines.
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background check, including MVR records
  • Must be fully vaccinated and provide COVID-19 vaccination card


  • We pay 100% Health Benefits premium for employees. 50% for dependents
  • 401K with company match (50% of your contribution, up to 10% of your wages)
  • Great time off policy and more
Talgo, Inc is an equal opportunity employer  ·  Talgo, Inc operates a drug and alcohol free workplace  ·  Talgo, Inc participates in E-verify

Talgo, Inc. is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate with respect to hiring or promotion of individuals, conditions of employment, disciplinary and discharge practices, or any other aspect of employment on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin (ancestry), disability, age, genetic information, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.

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