Laundry Supervisor

Supervise and coordinate activities of workers dealing with laundry.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Laundry Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in receiving, marking, washing, and ironing clothes or linen in laundry: Determines sequence in which flatwork, one-day service, and white and colored work are to be scheduled through laundry to provide quick and efficient service to customers and to regulate work loads. Inspects articles to determine methods of specific cleaning requirements. Inspects finished laundered articles to ensure conformance to standards. Observes operation of machines and equipment to detect possible malfunctions. Investigates and resolves customer complaints of unsatisfactory work or bundle shortage. Studies literature of launderers’ and dry cleaners’ associations, and confers with salespersons to obtain information on new or improved work methods and equipment. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title. May be designated according to activity supervised as Flatwork Supervisor; Laundry-Marker Supervisor; Receiving, Marking, And Washing Supervisor; Shirt-Ironer Supervisor; Sorting-And-Folding Supervisor; Washroom Supervisor.

Should I be a Laundry Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Laundry-Marker Supervisor, Supervisor, Laundry

    How to become a Laundry Supervisor

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