Directs and manages staff: selects, hires, trains, coaches, monitors and assures that Plant and Corporate performance goals are met. Implements corporate strategies.
Prepares and implements Business Plan; develops operating schedule to meet sales forecast. Works closely with managers to assure all goals are met.
Develops and manages budget; monitors expenses; approves all purchase orders.
Assures adherence to labor/management agreement; maintains positive labor relations and monitors disciplinary actions. Assures compliance and implements all company and plant policies.
Assures adherence to all safety and environmental regulations.
Determines staffing levels and directs hiring of salaried and hourly personnel.
Works closely with Metallurgical staff to assure product quality.
Maintains total quality management system and plant EHS systems.
Determines need for and monitors work of external contractors.
Identifies opportunities for continuous improvement and application of new technology; prioritizes projects and assigns staff. Follows-up and keeps Corporate advised of project status.
Participates in the development and implementation of strategic plans for mill equipment, repairs, upgrades, new installations including parts, materials, special equipment, etc. Estimates and plans capital projects.
Provides team leadership, integrating activities of various plant departments.
Serves as a member of the Corporate Leadership Team, participating in long range planning, problem solving, and corporate policy development and decision-making.
Interacts with other Plant Managers in a professional manner and work with them in the best interest of the company.
Oversees the planning and implementation of preventive and predictive maintenance practices such as equipment inspection frequencies and new technologies. Assures that preventive and predictive maintenance jobs are performed.
Supports continuous improvement initiatives.
Demonstrated knowledge of Plant Operations and Maintenance.
10+ years experience in related steel manufacturing environment and knowledge metallurgy or materials science highly preferred.
Bachelor's Degree (technical discipline); Masters in Business preferred.
In-depth interpersonal skills: ability to relate to all types of people; demonstrated trust and integrity.
In-depth managerial and leadership skills at plant (union environment) and corporate level.
In-depth understanding of customer and market requirements.
Broad general knowledge of labor relations and human resources management.
Seasoned business know-how: budgeting, strategic planning, purchasing, finance, typically acquired through an MBA.
Computer skills: word processing, spreadsheets, data analysis and administration; email and internet.
Demonstrated problem solving, analytical and organizational skills.
Demonstrated flexibility and resilience. Ability to meet deadlines under pressure; demonstrated ability to multi-task.
Demonstrated understanding of OSHA, EPA and total quality management systems.
Ability to work and communicate effectively with others within the company to ensure timely completion of tasks and projects.
Written and oral communication skills; demonstrated skills in report writing and presentation skills. Strong listening skills.
Demonstrated compliance with good housekeeping and safety practices.
Job Type Full-Time Regular
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