Production Supervisor - Scrap Operations

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Location:

  • Posted on Apr 09 2024
  • Jackson, Tennessee, United States

AREA:

Production & Operations

Basic Function:

This position  will be responsible for establishing a productive, high performing, and safety conscious working team in a steel mill  environment. It will focus on all aspects related to safety, environmental, production, cost, quality, and people management. This position supervises operations processes and programs.This position is responsible for the training, guidance, and performance evaluations of a team of employees and reports to the Scrap Operations Superintendent.

 

Nature and Scope:

The major role of this job is to ensure routine management efforts are followed and opportunities for improvement in processes, products, and production within the area of responsibility are identified. The Routine Facilitator is responsible for ensuring standization of processes within the area of responsibility. These duties will include needs assessments, auditing, coaching, of production/quality improvement programs and standards, Operator training, 5s improvements, development and implementation of cost and environmental control goals, development and implementation of new and current preventive maintenance and safety management processes and procedures. 

 

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Duties will include controlling the work flow within the area of responsibility, assist in minimizing downtime/breakdowns and maximizing productivity, monitor performance, managing routine processes, and training employees in routine management standards.     
  • Facilitate training sessions for operators under a maintained training matrix on the compliance standards, routine methodologies, tools, policies, practices, and processes.
  • Coach and develop the team at failure analysis and support the QIS methodology.
  • Develop performance expectations, audit performance, document findings, and establish corrective action plans.
  • Collaborate with and encourage operators on subjects pertaining to the GBS processes, audits, 5S initiatives, needs assessments, preventive maintenance and safety management processes and procedures, QIS, Kaizen Events, and other process routine management activities to identify opportunities for improvement and solve problems.
  • Conduct trend analysis, compile, and analyze symptoms and failures.
  • Administer all safety activities. Coordinates all emergency preparedness practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Track performances on control items. Ensure compliance. Design and implement new as well as update existing standards.
  • Audit performance, document findings, and develop corrective action plans.
  • Oversee, contribute to, and support daily routine management activities including the GBS Processes/Tools in the day-by-day work.  
  • Establish and negotiate cell goals and manage Action Plans for area/cell of responsibility cell goal achievement.

 

The Individual:

Qualifications for this position include a four year college degree in engineering, businesss administration, or related field – or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  The incumbent should possess and demonstrate an advanced knowledge of the business system and a strong working knowledge of steel manufacturing methods and techniques involving the use of heavy mill machinery and related equipment.  Previous qualifying experience on related work or lesser jobs of 5 – 7 years with practical training pertaining to scrap processing, melting, casting, rolling, maintenance, finishing, and/or shipping/warehousing operations, and to include some supervisory and facilitation experience. 

 

 

Benefits:

  • Medical and Prescription
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
  • 401K
  • Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
  • Health Advocate Services
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

 

Application Process:

Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity related to all employees and applicants for employment.  It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status.  All external applicants must be legally eligible to immediately work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship

 

If you are vision-impaired or have some other disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Gerdau, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at (866) 788-2798 or recruiting@gerdau.com.

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