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Laundry Superintendent

Manage laundry plant in linen supply or laundry establishments.

What does a Laundry Superintendent do?

Manages laundry plant in linen supply establishment or commercial or industrial laundry: Schedules flow of work through sorting, washing, and ironing departments, taking into consideration amount of clothes to be laundered and capacity of equipment. Hires, discharges, and transfers employees according to work performance and production needs. Purchases supplies, such as soap, starch, and bleach. Prepares and analyzes reports on labor cost and production operations to determine whether operating cost standards are being met. Tests strength of bleach, using chemical test kit. Performs other administrative and supervisory duties to ensure efficient and profitable operation. Supervises workers directly or through subordinates.