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Department: Mill 

Reports to: Mill Manager 

Full Time Work Hours of work: MTWRF 530a/330p, S 530a/130p 

1. Position Summary: Relates hot rolling mill theory to the rolling mill and all associated hot mill processes to optimize the rolling conditions and ultimately the efficiency of the mill and the quality of the final product. 

2. Essential Job Tasks: 

• Follows, communicates, and promotes all safe practices while simultaneously correcting unsafe conditions and behaviors 

• Ensures all material going through the rolling process meets specification criteria 

• Troubleshoots hot rolling operational issues to improve downtime or production inefficiencies 

• Participates in goal setting; committed to continuous improvement and implementing approved changes 

• Proposes trials and/or process changes to improve rolling operations and product quality 

• Collaborates with the Mill Manager and Mill Maintenance to coordinate planned outages, preventative maintenance, and special projects focused on preventing delays during operating hours, eliminating bottlenecks, and improving the overall quality of products as it relates to mill equipment 

3. Responsibilities: 

• Reports and is accountable to the Mill Manager, runs the shift responsible for making bar on spec (section) 

• Ensures proper mill set-up and follows the Mill Rolling Schedule 

• Responsible to Mill Manager for meeting production goals 

• Maintains and updates set-up sheets ensuring changes are documented as to the reason for the change and effect of change 

• Ensures bar sizes are checked periodically, measurements taken and recorded 

• Ensures that each stand is set as detailed on the set-up sheet 

• Ensures that guides are correct and properly set 

• Monitors equipment performance at the Slitter, Roughers and Finish mills. 

• Ensures repeater alignment and pass alignment are set according to mill repeater alignment procedure 

• Ensures pinch roll troughs are inspected and maintained as per the standard practice and procedure for pinch roll troughs 

• Ensures the repeater plug and straight trough inspection and maintenance practices and procedures are completed as designated 

• Ensures the guide boxes are inspected as per the standard guide box procedure 

• Communicates with Roll Change Leader as to what passes/guides and rolls need replaced 

  • Follows Lock out Tag out (LOTO) guidelines 
  • Internally collaborates with Mill Setter, Mill Operators, Mill Guide Control/Welder, Mill Inspector, Roll Change Leader, Technical Staff from Machine & Roll Shops, Purchasing, Executives and Internal Customers 
  • Externally, has contact with vendors and equipment manufacturers 
  • Trains New Mill Operators 
  • Demonstrates adjustments on the floor 
  • Provides mill statistics/reports to Mill Manager for inclusion in monthly KPIs 
  • Participates in Lean Initiatives 
  • Participates in all mill meetings 
  • Participates in on-going and annual training 

4. Machines/Equipment used for Position: 

• Radios/Phone 

• Computer 

• Wrenches 

• Hand tools 

• Torches 

• Caliper 

5. Required Education: Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Relevant Engineering 

6. Required Experience: 5 years’ experience in hot rolling steel mill 

7. Recommended Knowledge/Skills: 

• Proficient with data analytics 

• Proficient with Microsoft Suite 

• Attention to detail 

• Understanding of Mill and Rolling process 

• Good leadership skills 

• Good communication and delegation skills 

• Knowledge of machines 

• Knowledge of the rolls and guides 

8. Physical Requirements: 

• Ability to climb on, off and around equipment 

• Ability to stand for long period of time 

• Ability to bend, walk, twist, lift, turn or sit 

• Ability to lift 0 – 50 lbs. frequently 

• Ability to lift 40 – 100 lbs. occasionally 

• Ability to use wrists, hands, and/or fingers for various repetitive motions 

• Ability to verbally communicate 

• Good eye acuity, depth perception, field of vision with or without accommodation 

Other Duties Assigned

Scope: Mill/Production Shears

Reports to: Chief Operations Officer

Full Time/Hours of work: 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM MTWRF, Saturdays/Three Week Rotational

  • Position Summary: The Facility Maintenance Manager will manage the millwrights, millwright apprentices, welders and electricians assigned to the Mill/Production Shears. He/she will ensure that a preventative maintenance program is developed thru the CMMS and will ensure that scheduled maintenance is performed as established within the system. He/she is also responsible for assessing emergency maintenance issues and approving a plan of action that will enable an expedient return to operations. Communication with Mill management is a key component in maintaining a strong and effective maintenance program.
  • Essential Job Tasks:
  • Creates a “Safety First” environment
  • Ensures that all preventative maintenance occurs as scheduled thru CMMS and completion is documented
  • Assesses emergency maintenance issues in conjunction with Mill management and maintenance personnel, develops/approves a plan of action
 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures compliance with established policies and procedures
  • Responsible for the timely completion of all work orders assigned to the maintenance employees within scope of position
  • Oversees the maintenance and construction of electrical systems in the plant and ensures that all work complies with the National Electrical Code (NEC) standards
  • Allocates and prioritizes resources
  • When appropriate works with staff on more technically advanced or complex tasks to increase staff awareness and knowledge
  • Reviews completed work for adherence to established standards of quality
  • Works with employees to correct deficiencies
  • Advocates for ongoing staff training such as monthly Lunch/Train session provided by Vendors
  • Meets monthly with the Executive Committee to review KPIs, Lean Initiatives, Projects & Proposals
  • Establishes weekly staffing schedule in conjunction with HR Manager
  • Reviews daily reports from Mill/Production Shears and determines impact for maintenance
  • Responsible for seeking purchase approval and creating purchase orders
  • Ensures that all maintenance and repair equipment is repaired/replaced as necessary
  • Seeks approval for project proposals which includes a budget for staff, materials, and other associated costs
  • Establishes a Daily Lean Meeting with a rotating Daily Leader
  • Conducts bi-weekly safety training for new hires with less than 12 months experience
  • Maintains a current job manual including a daily/weekly/monthly/yearly checklist
  • Meets with Vendors
  • Participates on interview panels
  • Monitors and tracks staff attendance
  • Implements discipline procedures as per policy
  • Maintains a supervisory file for all assigned employees
  • Machines/Equipment used for Position:
  • Radio/Phone
  • Computer
  • Torch
  • Hand tools
  • Scrap shears

Required Education:

• Trade school diploma or certificate desired

Required Experience:

  • 10 years of experience in Mechanical or Electrical upgrades and repairs
  • 5 years of experience supervising maintenance employees in an industrial manufacturing environment
  • Recommended Knowledge/Skills:
  • Strong knowledge of electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic systems required
  • Ability to effectively trouble shoot and solve maintenance issues
  • Strong mechanical aptitude, experienced with mobile equipment repair
  • Solid analytical skills utilizing the Five Whys and Root Cause Analysis
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Computer skills to include Microsoft Office and CMMS software
  • Ability to write for understanding
  • Excellent leadership and supervisory skills
  • Experienced at establishing effective teams
  • Simple math

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to climb on, off and around equipment
  • Ability to sit, stand, and walk for periods of time
  • Ability to lift items
  • Various repetitive motion

Working Environment:

  • Working around mechanical parts, and vibrations
  • Working around some fumes, and gases.
  • Working with some fluids and chemicals
  • Working around loud noises

Other Duties Assigned

Department: Production Shears

Reports to: Production Shears Supervisor

Full Time work Hours of work: 10 Hrs per day Mon – Fri, Some Saturdays

Position Summary: Chain hooker laborers will hook chains and lift materials for/with tow motors, cranes, and rail cars. They will also assist with housekeeping duties for department.

1. Essential Job Tasks:

• Hook chains for cranes and tow motors

2. Responsibilities:

• Use chains to assist in movement and lifting of material with cranes and tow motors

• Assist in general upkeep and housekeeping of dept.

3. Machines/Equipment used for Position:

• None this is a hands-on position

4. Required Education: Ability to read, write and use simple math

5. Required Experience: None

6. Recommended Certifications, Registrations, Licenses: None

7. Recommended Knowledge/Skills:

• Common sense

• Teamwork

• Good work ethic

8. Other duties assigned

Position Description

Department: Farm

Reports to: Farm Supervisor

Full Time work Hours of work: 8-10 Hrs per day Mon – Fri, Some Saturdays

1. Position Summary: The manufacturing line workers work utilize the equipment in farm department to create post. They make and package post for work orders. They may also help with other farm department duties including housekeeping.

2. Essential Job Tasks:

• Make post according to work orders

• Operate 150, and Rouselle Presses

• Help band finished lifts

• Cut open raw bundles

• Keep track of scrap and salvage

• Operate straighter

3. Responsibilities:

• Operate machines to make post

• Watch quality of the post

4. Machines/Equipment used for Position:

• Banders

• Hand tools

• Straighter

• 150, Rouselle presses

5. Required Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent (G.E.D)

6. Required Experience: None

7. Preferred Experience: None

8. Recommended Certifications, Registrations, Licenses: None

9. Recommended Knowledge/Skills:

• Good work ethic

• Basic math

10. Physical Requirements:

• Ability to climb on, off and around equipment

• Ability to sit, stand, and walk for periods of time

• Ability to lift items (occasionally very heavy in excess of 50 lbs.)

• Various repetitive motion

11. Working Environment:

• Working around mechanical parts, and vibrations

• Working around some fumes, and gases.

• Working with some fluids and chemicals

• Working around loud noises

12. Other Duties as assigned

Position Description

Laborer

Department: Highway

Reports to: Highway Supervisor

Full Time work Hours of work: 6 am-4 pm Mon – Fri, some Saturdays

1. Position Summary: The Highway 600 press operators will direct the other employees at the 600 press and utilize it to complete needed work for workorders. They may also operate the 350, 250, 756 and 750 presses as needed.

2. Essential Job Tasks:

• Assist press operators

• Assist with preventive Maintenance

• Staging post

• Loading presses with materials

3. Responsibilities:

• Assist around the highway department with labor needs

4. Machines/Equipment used for Position:

• 350, 250, 600, 756, 800 and 750 presses

• Hand tools

5. Required Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent (G.E.D)

6. Required Experience: None

7. Preferred Experience: None

8. Recommended Certifications, Registrations, Licenses: None

9. Recommended Knowledge/Skills: None

10. Physical Requirements:

• Ability to Climb on, off and around equipment

• Ability to Sit, stand, and walk for periods of time

  • • Ability to Lift items
  • • Various repetitive motion

11. Working Environment:

• Working around mechanical parts, and vibrations

• Working around some fumes, and gases.

• Working with some fluids and chemicals

• Working around loud noises

12. Other Duties as assigned

Position Description

Laborer

Department: Highway

Reports to: Highway Supervisor

Full Time work Hours of work: 6 am-4 pm Mon – Fri, some Saturdays

1. Position Summary: The Highway 600 press operators will direct the other employees at the 600 press and utilize it to complete needed work for workorders. They may also operate the 350, 250, 756 and 750 presses as needed.

2. Essential Job Tasks:

• Assist press operators

• Assist with preventive Maintenance

• Staging post

• Loading presses with materials

3. Responsibilities:

• Assist around the highway department with labor needs

4. Machines/Equipment used for Position:

• 350, 250, 600, 756, 800 and 750 presses

• Hand tools

5. Required Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent (G.E.D)

6. Required Experience: None

7. Preferred Experience: None

8. Recommended Certifications, Registrations, Licenses: None

9. Recommended Knowledge/Skills: None

10. Physical Requirements:

• Ability to Climb on, off and around equipment

• Ability to Sit, stand, and walk for periods of time

  • • Ability to Lift items
  • • Various repetitive motion

11. Working Environment:

• Working around mechanical parts, and vibrations

• Working around some fumes, and gases.

• Working with some fluids and chemicals

• Working around loud noises

12. Other Duties as assigned

Position Description

• Pull down rail

• Pull off rail

• Using torch for rail marking

• Oil the skids

• General housekeeping duties around rail yard

3. Responsibilities:

• Inspecting ends of rail

• Counting the bundles

• Hooking up lifts

• Making sure lifts are not overloaded

4. Machines/Equipment used for Position:

• Rail wrench

• Hook wrench

• Torches

• Hand tools

• Oil

5. Required Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent (G.E.D)

6. Required Experience: None

7. Preferred Experience: None

8. Recommended Certifications, Registrations, Licenses: None

9. Recommended Knowledge/Skills:

• Use of hand tools

• Knowledge of rail sections

• Know the flow of materials and the department overall

10. Physical Requirements:

• Ability to Climb on, off and around equipment

• Ability to Sit, stand, and walk for periods of time

• Ability to Lift items

• Various repetitive motion

11. Working Environment:

• Working around mechanical parts, and vibrations

• Working around some fumes, and gases.

• Working with some fluids and chemicals

• Working around loud noises

12. Other Duties as assigned

Position Description

800 Press Operator

Department: Highway

Reports to: Highway Supervisor

Full Time work Hours of work: 6am-4pm Mon – Fri, some Saturdays

1. Position Summary: The Highway 800 press operators will direct the other employees at the 800 press and utilize it to complete needed work for workorders. They may also operate the 350, 250, 600, 756 and 750 presses as needed.

2. Essential Job Tasks:

• Keep 800 press operating at efficacy

• Oversee employees at 800 press

• Preform preventive maintenance on 800 press

• Quality check material

3. Responsibilities:

• Operate the 800 press to complete workorders

• Fill in on 350, 250, 600, 756 and 750 presses as needed

4. Machines/Equipment used for Position:

• 350, 250, 600, 756, 800 and 750 presses

• Hand tools

5. Required Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent (G.E.D)

6. Required Experience: None

7. Preferred Experience: Mechanical knowledge/training

8. Recommended Certifications, Registrations, Licenses:

9. Recommended Knowledge/Skills:

• Knowledge of presses

• General machine knowledge

10. Physical Requirements:

• Ability to Climb on, off and around equipment

• Ability to Sit, stand, and walk for periods of time

• Ability to Lift items

• Various repetitive motion

11. Working Environment:

• Working around mechanical parts, and vibrations

• Working with some fluids and chemicals

Working around loud noises

12. Other Duties as assigned

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