Laundry Supervisor Job Description

Laundry Supervisor Job Description

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Laundry supervisor provides maintenance and repair for process equipment, in a large, fast paced, commercial laundry.

Laundry Supervisor Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective laundry supervisor job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included laundry supervisor job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Work safely, following proper procedures when using chemical agents and ensure that Housekeeping staff follow these procedures and are trained accordingly
Routinely perform daily laundry and/or dry cleaning duties
Ensure that hallways are clean of debris, mopped, stripped and buffed following company and center policies and procedures
Establish cleaning schedules and ensure that the schedules are followed by Housekeeping staff
Operate and maintain washing machines, extractors, mangles, and presses
Monitor Inventory of cleaning supplies, terry, and linen
Shift Supervisor will be part of the laundry team to wash hotel linen and terry
Controling workflow by coordinating work assignments with laundry manager or assistant
Assigns staff to complete the needed activities for the day
Responds to all guest requests in an accurate and timely manner

Laundry Supervisor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Laundry Supervisor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, BLS, MBB, CPI, ALM

Education for Laundry Supervisor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the laundry supervisor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in Education, Management, Hospitality, Department of Education, General Education, Supervision, Health Care, Associates, Hotel and Restaurant Management, Graduate

Skills for Laundry Supervisor

Desired skills for laundry supervisor include:

Facilities and events
Care of equipment and machinery
Disinfectant compounds
Distributing laundry in large quantities
Equipment used in receiving

Desired experience for laundry supervisor includes:

1st (Days)
2nd (Evenings)
Check machines daily to ensure proper working order
Well organised, autonomous

Laundry Supervisor Examples


Laundry Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a laundry supervisor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for laundry supervisor
  • Receives sorts and sends all dirty uniforms to Valet for cleaning
  • Allocates equipment to staff and monitors daily equipment use, cleaning and maintenance
  • Maintains standards and control of discards on a regular basis
  • Provides training to staff throughout the laundry/valet as required to ensure correct use of equipment and proper techniques for producing a superior end result
  • Supervise the daily activities of the laundry staff
  • Orders supplies based upon approved facility lists
  • Assists in conducting periodic inventories
  • Ensure that housekeepers clean patient bathrooms including sinks, toilets, tubs and showers
  • Ensure that housekeepers empty garbage cans in patient rooms, patient bathrooms, activity areas and other areas throughout the center
  • Ensure that patient areas are clean, including mopping and/or buffing floors, dusting furniture both on top and underneath
Qualifications for laundry supervisor
  • Must be able to move around and stand on your feel for long periods of time
  • Inspect all laundry equipment, linen, guest & staff laundry items and to ensure uniforms, guest rooms/suites upholstery, F&B linen and public areas are clean and in good repair to meet guest satisfaction
  • Able to stand, walk and bend for long periods of time
  • Demonstrated motor ability to feed linen into the machines
  • Able to change chemical drums and clean lint filters (wearing protective gear)
  • Able to lift 40 lbs and roll carts which may weigh 150 lbs

Laundry Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a laundry supervisor. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for laundry supervisor
  • Ensure that walls, furniture and equipment are cleaned, as needed, to provide a clean pleasant environment for patients, staff and visitors
  • Turns on/checks for on status of the ironer and makes sure it is in good operating condition (wax)
  • Responsible for the correct folding of all items
  • Supervise and train Laundry Operator 1's and Laundry Operator 2's
  • Participate in selection and hiring decisions for new Laundry Operator 1’s and Laundry Operator 2’s
  • Conduct performance evaluations for direct reports
  • Recommend corrective action as needed
  • Manages and inspects inventory for cleanliness, counts
  • Maintains current room list for laundry
  • Assign communication devices
Qualifications for laundry supervisor
  • May be required to pass a pre-employment medical examination
  • Two (2) years of laundry experience in a large commercial establishment in the operation of laundry equipment and machinery, one (1) year of which shall have been in a lead worker capacity
  • Knowledge on methods used to remove stains from various materials
  • Knowledge on the maintenance and repair of laundry equipment and machinery
  • Knowledge on the of purchase orders for equipment and machinery
  • Must be able to read and understand Standard English

Laundry Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a laundry supervisor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for laundry supervisor
  • Inspect all hallways, elevators, public areas, closets, and laundry room
  • Ensure the performance of all team members of the Housekeeping laundry department
  • Plans, organizes, implements and controls Soiled Linen Services operations to meet departmental goals and objectives to ensure JCAHO and other quality and regulatory standards are met
  • Develops and implements shipping work schedules and assignments
  • Develops and implements processes through orientation, training and education
  • Promotes the flow of information by establishing, utilizing and maintaining effective communication systems
  • Supervises the gathering of production accounting data to ensure the accurate measurement of productivity in assigned department
  • Supervises and directs the workflow and production assignments to ensure the most effective and efficient use of resources
  • Directs department based quality monitoring and evaluation activities and implements measures to ensure that hospital, JCAHO and other quality standards are met
  • Promotes the flow of information by establishing, utilizing and maintaining effective communications systems within and outside the department
Qualifications for laundry supervisor
  • Be able to push carts up to 100lb
  • 2+ proven leadership experience in an operational environment, preferably manufacturing
  • Strong understanding of Lean theoretical principles and methodologies
  • Proven personal effectiveness through integrity, motivation, dependability/reliability, willingness to learn, interpersonal skills, professionalism and initiative
  • Workplace competencies
  • Demonstrated success in a teaming environment

Laundry Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of laundry supervisor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for laundry supervisor
  • Store and dispense cleaning supplies and chemicals in accordance with applicable codes
  • Conduct inspections of work area and equipment for compliance with the requirements of all applicable policies, procedures, rules, standards and/or health, sanitation and safety laws
  • Hires, develops and retains a competent, productive and quality conscious staff
  • Ensures that all colleagues in the Uniform Room maintain a consistently high level of professional appearance
  • Ensures all colleagues in the Uniform Room are aware of all rules set in Shangri-la Employee Handbook and adheres to
  • Submits all uniform orders to the Service Manager - Laundry or Executive Housekeeper in a timely manner
  • Conducts hands-on training with all new Uniform Room Service Associates
  • Participates in regular meetings with the Service Manager - Laundry or Executive Housekeeper
  • Keeps accurate record of all discarded uniforms
  • Maintains records of uniforms issued to each department
Qualifications for laundry supervisor
  • Open to working Midnight Shift (11 -7)
  • PC proficient in MS Office and full Google suite
  • Professional laundry experience preferred
  • Two years housekeeping experience preferred
  • 3 plus years' experience as a supervisor in commercial laundry or related field
  • Must be able to work in plant setting with machines that have steam

Laundry Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a laundry supervisor. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for laundry supervisor
  • Ensures that the uniform card record system is kept up to date
  • Provides leadership to assigned staff demonstrated through strong organizational skills, and proven ability to coach, train, motivate, schedule, instruct, direct and monitor same
  • Manage schedule and payroll staff of 35
  • Conducts day to day housekeeping business in a professional manner, respecting opinions of staff, listen to concerns, respond accordingly and treat staff, visitors and patients with respect and courtesy
  • Performs daily rounds initiating contact with clients, staff
  • Distributes appropriate project documentation, & record
  • Responds to requests in a timely and follows up on specific concerns identified by Client
  • Focus’ on Quality Management to ensure both the standards in the Contract with the Client and Provincial Healthcare
  • Standards on Quality in Alberta are met and maintained
  • Performs Quality Audits on a daily basis and follow up with associates on areas that require re-auditing
Qualifications for laundry supervisor
  • Supervisory knowledge of personnel management principles commensurate with experience
  • Basic computer skills such as e-mail and basic word processing preferred
  • Some commercial laundry experience preferred, but not required
  • Must function independently and have flexibility, personal integrity, and the ability to work effectively with the residents and other team members
  • Familiarity with Minor and Chicago equipment preferred
  • Must have six years of experience working with the repair and maintenance of laundry equipment, to include supervisory experience

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