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Mill Manager

Department: Mill

Reports to: Chief Roll Mill Operations Officer

Job Type: Full-time

Hours of work: 10 Hours per day Mon – Fri, 8 Hours on Saturday

Position Summary: Mill manager will plan, coordinate and control manufacturing processes while prioritizing safety, quality, and production costs.

Essential Job Tasks:

• Manage the Mill and Production Shears
              o Responsible for scheduling manpower

• Manage Furnace and Slitter operations

• Review CMMS work orders

• Conduct daily meetings with Mill team

• Review daily production from previous day

• Print all work orders, dashboard, checklists, and training paperwork.

• Meet and review open work orders with Maintenance Manager

• Walk through department, ensure all needs are met for safety and quality.

• Coordinate with production shears for highway material requests.

• Review department’s employee hours

• Meet with current and potential vendors as required

• Communicate with Sales Manager

Responsibilities:

• Assign employees with work orders to complete production needs

• Watch and abide by all safety protocols

• Provide leadership and motivation

• Complete annual employee reviews

• Complete various reports regarding Mill production

• Report KPI’s to company executives

• Cost reduction in areas for automation

• Establish and maintain continuous improvement (2 Second Lean), problem solving (KATA technique), and Root Cause analysis

• Maintain ISO 9001;2015 departmental standards

Machines/Equipment used for Position:

• Radios/Phone

• Computer

• Scanner

Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Required Experience: 5 to 10 years Hot Rolling Mill Management

Recommended Knowledge/Skills:

• Strong communication skills

• Microsoft Suite skills

• CMMS

• Microsoft Project

• Good leadership and management skills

• Knowledge of department

• Detail oriented

• Basic 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 (occasionally very heavy in excess of 50Lbs)

• 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 and Projects as assigned

Mill Adjuster

Job Type: Full-time

Hours of work: MTWRF 5:15 a.m./3:30 p.m., Saturday 5:15 a.m./1:30 p.m.

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.

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

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

Machines/Equipment used for Position:

• Radios/Phone

• Computer

• Wrenches

• Hand tools

• Torches

• Caliper

Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Relevant Engineering

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

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

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

Working Environment:

• PPE required

• Artificial lighting

• Exposure to extreme heat when Mill is rolling

• Working around mechanical parts, and vibrations

• Working around some fumes, and gases.

• Working with some fluids and chemicals

• Working around loud noises

Other Duties and Projects as assigned

Manufacturing Line Operator in our Farm Post Finishing Department

Job Type: Full-time

On-the-job training available but previous experience in a manufacturing environment on an assembly line is preferred. Mechanical skills a plus. This is an entry level position with the ability to move to higher level positions in the department.

Position participates in an incentive plan.

Shift hours for Manufacturing Line Operators – 6:00 a.m./4:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Saturdays as necessary 6:00 a.m./2:00 p.m.

Second Shift during peak seasons is 7:00 p.m./5:00 a.m. Monday thru Friday.

Overtime required.

Benefits Available First of Month Following 60 Days of Employment. Company & Employee Share Monthly Premium.

Furnace Operator

Department: Mill

Reports to: Mill Manager

Hours of work: Mon – Fri 4:30 AM – 1:30 PM or 3:30 PM
Saturdays as needed 4:30 AM – 1:30 PM Overtime as required

Position Summary: The Furnace Operator is responsible for setting up and preparing machines according to daily production specifications. Maintain accurate logs and monitor equipment to ensure it is producing the proper output.

Essential Job Tasks:
• Daily operation of a gas fire walking beam reheat furnace

• Perform sample tests to verify that the equipment is functional

• Make detailed analyses of the materials you melt

• Ensure every melting operation is performed to specifications

• Required functionality of the gas fired burners

• Conducting maintenance and safety checks on all equipment

Responsibilities:
• Prepare equipment and ensure production settings are accurate

• Monitor daily operation of machinery, adjusting settings as necessary

• Load and unload furnaces

• Perform routine maintenance on equipment

• Operate related equipment, such as cranes, forklifts, and power tools when required

Machines/Equipment used for Position:
• Basic hand tools

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

Required Experience:
• Proficiency with MS Word, Excel & Outlook/1-2 Years

• Knowledge in mechanical systems

• Basic knowledge of safety procedures for lock out/ tag out

• Confined Space

Preferred Experience:
• Associates Degree

• Prior Industrial Experience

Recommended Knowledge/Skills:
• Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing concepts

• Knowledge of rail sections and end products

• Knowledge of the mill department

• Good Teamwork

• Good communication skills

• Basic Math skills

Physical Requirements:
• Nearly constant sitting

• Occasional standing, stooping, bending & walking

• Ability to climb up and down two flights of stairs

• Ability to twist and turn for lengthy periods of time

• Ability to frequently lift less than 5 lbs.

• Ability to occasionally lift/carry 50 lbs.

• Various repetitive motion

• 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

Working Environment:
• PPE required

• Working in extreme temperature conditions and confined spaces

• Artificial lighting

• Working with toggles, levers/switches and push buttons

• Working around mechanical parts, and vibrations

• Working around some fumes, and gases

• Working with some fluids and chemicals

• Working around loud noises

Other Duties as assigned:

General Laborer

Job Type: Full-time

Hours of work: 5:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. Monday thru Friday, Saturday 5:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. As Needed

Position Summary: Assists the breaker operator with the process of breaking rail.

Essential Job Tasks:

• Pull down rail

• Pull off rail

• Use torch for rail marking

• Oil the skids

• General housekeeping duties around rail yard

Responsibilities:

• Inspects the ends of rail

• Counts the bundles

• Hooks up lifts

• Makes sure lifts are not overloaded

Machines/Equipment used for Position:

• Rail wrench

• Hook wrench

• Torches

• Hand tools

• Oil

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

Required Experience: Prior experience with a cutting torch is a plus. Previous operation of heavy equipment is also a plus.

Recommended Knowledge/Skills:

• Basic Math

• Basic Reading

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 as assigned

Charging Rack/Scrap Cutter/General Laborer

On-the-job training is provided but prior use of a torch is a plus.

Job Type: Full-time

Shift hours are 5:15 a.m./3:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday and Saturdays 5:15 a.m./1:30 p.m. as necessary.
Overtime required.

Essential Job Task: Utilizes a torch to cut cobbled material and scrap down to a smaller size and prepares raw material for processing.

Prior Experience: Looking for someone with industrial manufacturing experience

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

Recommended Knowledge/Skills:
• Common Sense

• Teamwork

• A Good Work Ethic

Physical Requirements:
• Ability to Climb on and off Equipment

• Ability to Sit, Stand, and Walk for Extended Periods of Time

• Ability to Lift Items (occasionally in excess of 50 lbs.)

• Ability to Perform Various repetitive motions.

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 as Required

Industrial Machine Operator

Job Type: Full-time

Hours of work: 6:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday, Saturday 6:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. As Needed

Position Summary: Assist with the operation of industrial presses or straighteners

1. Essential Job Tasks:

• Assist press operators

• Assist with preventive maintenance

• Stage post

• Load presses with materials

• Straighten material

• Assist the highway department with other labor needs

2. Machines/Equipment used for Position:

• Presses

• Straighteners

• Hand tools

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

4. Recommended Knowledge/Skills: Basic Math & Reading

5. 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

6. 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 as assigned

Journeyman Millwright – 3rd Shift

Department: Maintenance

Reports to: Facility Maintenance Manager

Hours of work: SMTWR 10p/6a, S 4a/12p

Seeking a qualified individual who has proven mechanical experience with industrial and manufacturing equipment repairs. You will be responsible for dismantling machinery, transferring equipment, interpreting blueprints, and installing equipment.

The ideal candidate has in-depth knowledge of hydraulics, belt systems, motors, and other industrial machine mechanisms essential for job procedures. Must be a team player with strong attention to detail and daily operations. In this position, you will troubleshoot and perform repairs with little to no supervision.

Responsibilities:

· Dissemble and reassemble equipment for repair or transportation

· Build the foundation for machines

· Construct and install equipment such as shafting, conveyors and tram rails

· Review and interpret engineering specifications, schematics, and blueprints to determine work procedures

· Conduct maintenance to avoid contamination or safety hazards

· Fabricate and modify machinery parts

· Work with a range of hand tools including measuring tools, welding and brazing equipment

· Determine which machines, techniques, and tools to use when moving equipment and completing jobs

Qualifications:

· Millwright Active Journeyman Card, Associates, or Technical degree is required

· A minimum of 3 years’ experience working in similar field

· In-depth knowledge of industrial equipment and machinery

· Prior knowledge and experience with welding

· Ability to work with bearings, motors, rigs, and set equipment

· Good communication skills

· Strong attention to detail with excellent mathematical skills

· Must be able to work well in a team environment

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

Working Environment:

· PPE required

· Artificial lighting

· Exposure to extreme heat when Mill is rolling

· Working around mechanical parts, and vibrations

· Working around some fumes, and gases.

· Working with some fluids and chemicals

· Working around loud noises

Other Duties and Projects as assigned

Job description

General Laborer in our Production Shears’ Department.

On-the-job training available but previous experience hooking up lifts for an overhead crane would be helpful. These are entry level positions with the ability to move to higher level positions within the department.

Job Type: Full-time

Shift hours are 5:30 a.m./3:30 p.m. and/or 5:30 a.m./5:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday and Saturdays as necessary.
Overtime required.

Essential Job Task: Hook chains for cranes and tow motors.

Responsibilities: General housekeeping duties of the department.

Prior experience: Utilizing a torch to cut material and/or experience operating a forklift is a plus

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

Recommended Knowledge/Skills:
• Common Sense

• Teamwork

• A Good Work Ethic

Physical Requirements:
• Ability to Climb on and off Equipment

• Ability to Sit, Stand, and Walk for Extended Periods of Time

• Ability to Lift Items (occasionally in excess of 50 lbs)

• Ability to Perform Various repetitive motions.

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 as Required

Pulpit Operator (Mill Recorder)

Department: Mill

Reports to: Mill Manager

Hours of work: Mon – Fri 4:30 AM – 1:30 PM or 3:30 PM
Saturdays as needed 4:30 AM – 1:30 PM Overtime as required

Position Summary: The Mill Pulpit Operator is responsible for monitoring the progression of rail through the hot mill and adjusting the speed to ensure the minimization of production disruptions.

Essential Job Tasks:
• Operates switches on the control board
          o Regulates the rail speed

• Controls the furnace cycle time

• Controls the mill motor speeds

• Monitors the loop control

• Monitors mill motor amps and rpms

• Monitors furnace temperature

• Monitors repeater speeds

• Starts/stops roller conveyors

Responsibilities:
• Responsible for all reports
          o Daily Production
          o Downtime
          o Rolls – level of wear

Machines/Equipment used for Position:
• Pulpit Control Board

• Computer

• Printer

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

Required Experience:
• Proficiency with MS Word, Excel & Outlook/1-2 Years

• Knowledge in mechanical systems

• Understanding of Rolls

Preferred Experience:
• Associates Degree

Recommended Knowledge/Skills:
• Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing concepts

• Knowledge of rail sections and end products

• Knowledge of the mill department

• Good Teamwork

• Good communication skills

• Basic math skills

Physical Requirements:
• Nearly constant sitting

• Occasional standing, stooping, bending & walking

• Ability to climb up and down two flights of stairs

• Ability to twist and turn for lengthy periods of time

• Ability to frequently lift less than 5 lbs.

• Ability to occasionally lift/carry 50 lbs.

• Various repetitive motion
• 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

Working Environment:
• PPE required

• Working in extreme temperature conditions and confined spaces

• Artificial lighting

• Working with toggles, levers/switches and push buttons

• Working around mechanical parts, and vibrations

• Working around some fumes, and gases

• Working with some fluids and chemicals

• Working around loud noises

Other Duties as assigned:

Industrial Mobile Mechanic

Job Type: Full-time

Work Hours/Shift:
• Monday thru Friday 1st Shift and Saturday 1st Shift as needed.
• Must be able to work overtime as required.

SUMMARY OF JOB PURPOSE:
The Mobile Mechanic is responsible for daily and long term forklift and other vehicle maintenance and repair activities. It is this mechanic’s responsibility to ensure that all scheduled and unexpected vehicle maintenance tasks be completed in an efficient and timely manner to the proper specification as defined by the respective equipment manufacturer.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Follows all safety and company policies/procedures and promotes a safe culture.

• Maintain and repair forklifts and other company material handling equipment (MHE).

• Perform scheduled preventative maintenance tasks including oil changes, tune ups, hydraulic system inspection, belt changes, steering and suspension.

• Perform diagnostic and repairs to hydraulic systems, electrical systems, telescopic masts, steering and suspension, diesel engines, and fuel systems, propane engine and fuel systems, electric drive vehicles.

• Operate and troubleshoot diagnostic equipment.

• Dismantle defective forklift parts for repair, using hand tools.

• Repair or replace damaged or defective parts.

• Clean and lubricate parts.

• Record details of repairs made and parts used.

• Track work done and productivity on a daily basis.

• Effectively communicate issues to management.

• Complies with all OSHA safety requirements, work rules and regulations.

• Compiles and maintain all required paperwork, records, documents, etc.

• Follows systems and procedures outlined in company manuals.

• Maintains departmental housekeeping standards.

• Comply with and enforce lock out/tag out procedures.

• Wear all required personal protective equipment.

• Regular, reliable, predictable attendance and performance of the essential functions.

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Test and replace electrical components and wiring, using test meters (preferred but not required).

• Other duties may be assigned as necessary.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
• Must be skilled at operation and repair of forklifts and other material handling equipment.

• Ability to read and comprehend instructions and correspondence.

• Reading gauges and watching guides.

• Ability to problem solve, multitask and work independently with attention to detail.

• Basic math skills.

• Ability to work against and meet deadlines.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
• High school diploma or equivalent with six years of experience.

• Certification and or Associates Degree preferred with three years of experience.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
• None required but Forklift Mechanic Certification, Certification on Material Handling Equipment and or Certificate in Diesel and Heavy Machinery preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
• The environmental conditions for this position include inclement outdoor extremes of cold, heat, dust, wind and various forms of precipitation.

• Walking, moving around and or standing ten (10) hours or more per day. Walking includes moving on dirt roads and uneven ground.

• Recurring climbing and descending of stairs throughout the day to perform work at heights. Work for this position can be performed at an elevated station and requires a comfort with heights and balance.

• A minimum amount of sitting may be required for this position.

• There is repetitive hand-wrist, elbow and shoulder motion required for this position for approximately ten (10) hours during the work day.

• Lifting and or retrieving items of 0-50 pounds without assistance; 50-100 pounds with assistance and 100+ pounds with mechanical assistance.

• In the course of a normal day additional physical activities include bending, stooping, squatting, kneeling, crawling, pushing, pulling, twisting, reaching and climbing ladders.

• Employees in this position are exposed to a wide range of varying degree of moderate to excessive noise levels.

• Sight must be within normal ranges to determine that machines are running properly. Specific vision abilities also include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth and the ability to adjust and focus.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Our organization maintains a drug-free workplace. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successful passing of a drug test and background check.’

Work Location:
• One location

Work Remotely
• No

Department: Maintenance

Reports to: Mill Maintenance Manager

Full Time/Hours of work: 6:00 AM – 2:00 PM MTWRF

Position Summary: Responsible for Work Execution Management processes performed with the objective of optimizing total maintenance cost and effort by maximizing maintenance work force productivity, quality and increasing proactive maintenance activities

Essential Job Tasks:

• Operate the CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) to approve, process, and schedule work orders, preventative maintenance (PM) and predictive maintenance tasks.

• Schedule and plan work based on equipment needs and available manpower working closely with Maintenance Supervisors and employees.

• Prepare jobs allocating necessary labor, parts, tools, permits, and documentation. Write clear and concise work procedures and maintain the maintenance reference materials.

• Support the storeroom in critical spares inventory including min/max quantities in CMMS. Track spare parts under repair at outside vendors.

• Identify and review repetitive equipment problems with Maintenance Manager. Utilize failure analysis methods to search for root cause preventative measures.

• Work toward reducing equipment downtime by improving PM and Work Order practices.

• Work closely with production to efficiently utilize given downtime.

• Plan for outages of power or other utilities and identify the scope and risk of such outages.

• Follow Environmental, Quality and Safety Management System procedures and requirements.

Responsibilities:

• Promotes and adheres to Franklin Industries safe work practices

• Primary focus on site level Work Execution Management processes

• Perform daily sync with Managers/Group Leaders to validate incoming work requests

• Evaluates non-emergency work requests, develops scope of work, and inspects job location to determine job requirements

• Acts on emergency work requests, inspects job location to determine job requirements and organizes repair crews

• Estimates labor hours, skills, parts, materials, equipment, and tools to complete proactive jobs in a safe and efficient manner

• Gathers relevant technical documentation such as drawings, schematics, specifications, spare parts lists from equipment histories, and OEM manuals

• Verifies the availability of parts prior to scheduling the job

• Arrange for special tools and auxiliary equipment when required

• Maintains a planned and organized ready work order backlog at or above 4 weeks of crew available capacity

• Conducts weekly scheduling meetings with production to determine work order priorities, communicate work order status and alter planned maintenance activities if necessary

• Creates a weekly technician schedule that includes priority planned jobs that utilize 100% of the available technician labor hours for upcoming week

• Tracks and enters parts and labor hours into work orders to create accurate, traceable records.

• Employs the cycle of continuous improvement process to create/update reusable Job Plans with technician feedback

• Trains site employees on CMMS and ensures that it is working with integrity and is being utilized

• Responsible for maintaining the integrity of equipment data (Bill of Materials) in CMMS

Machines/Equipment used for Position:

• Phone/Computer/Tablet/Copier/Scanner

• CMMS eMaint X4

• Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

• Teleconferencing Equipment

• Zoom, Skype, and Microsoft Team Skills

Recommended Knowledge/Skills:

• Thorough knowledge of a specialized or technical field, such as mechanics, maintenance technology, or maintenance process including work orders, predictive maintenance, preventive maintenance and repairs

• Familiar with steel manufacturing environment

• Strong verbal and written technical communication skills with the ability to interact with multiple levels within the organization

• Proven ability to identify and understand electrical and mechanical equipment and components

• Demonstrated ability to read and interpret prints and schematics

• Ability to create PM orders based on manufacturing specifications and working knowledge of equipment

• Strong planning and organization skills

• Electrical/mechanical aptitude

• Ability to build and maintain positive, professional relationships

• Desire to develop leadership attributes

• Experience in job plan development, job scheduling, and work execution

• Traits to include:

     – Drive & Motivation
     – Interpersonal Skills
     – Task Management
     – Strategic Skills
     – Customer Focus

Required Education:

• High School Diploma or GED

Preferred Education

• Associate degree or equivalent years of experience

Required Experience:

• Three plus years’ related experience in a maintenance support position

• Experience with a Computerized Maintenance Management System

• Thorough knowledge of a specialized or technical field, such as mechanics, maintenance technology, or maintenance process including work orders, predictive maintenance, preventive maintenance and repairs

• Familiar with steel manufacturing environment

Preferred Experience:

• Five plus years’ related experience in a maintenance support position

• Maintenance experience in a related industry

• Experience with eMaint CMMS

• Demonstrated ability to be proactive in problem solving and to lead the resolution of equipment problems

• Military experience

Physical Requirements:

• Ability to sit for extended periods of time

• Ability to occasionally stand or walk

• Ability to lift items (frequently more than 5 lbs.)

• Ability to lift items (occasionally more than 50 lbs.)

• Frequent and various repetitive motions – typing

Working Environment:

• Industrial manufacturing plant

• May be excessively hot or cold and noisy

Other Duties as assigned

Guide Controller

Job Type: Full-time

Department: Mill

Reports to: Mill Manager

Hours of work: 10 Hrs Per Day Mon – Fri, some Saturdays

Position Summary: The mill guide controller checks the parts and process for the rolls. They make sure the parts are in proper working condition so that the process is as efficient as possible.

Essential Job Tasks:

• Make sure all guides are ready for workday

• Make sure all roller boxes are ready

• Check spring lengths

• Check water bearings

Responsibilities:

• Responsible for checking and readying the guides and rollers in the mill

Machines/Equipment used for Position:

• Grinder

• Welding torch

• Hand tools

Required Education: Associates Degree/Trade School

Required Experience: None

Preferred Experience:

• Line of progression, understanding the department/rolling process

Recommended Certifications, Registrations, Licenses: None

Recommended Knowledge/Skills:

• Knowledge of hand tools

• Fabrication and troubleshooting experience

• Good communication skills

• Understanding the wear patterns on rolls

• Knowledge of the rolls and guides

Physical Requirements:

• Ability to Climb on, off and around equipment

• Ability to Sit, Stand, and Walk for periods of time

• Ability to Frequently Lift items 5 lbs. to 50 lbs.

• Ability to Occasionally Lift items in excess of 50 lbs.

• Various repetitive motion

Working Environment:

• PPE Required

• Working around mechanical parts, and vibrations

• Working around some fumes, and gases.

• Working with some fluids and chemicals

• Working around loud noises

Other Duties as assigned

Crane Operator

Department: Mill

Reports to: Mill Manager

Full Time work

Hours of work: 10hrs per day Mon – Fri, some Saturdays

Position Summary: Mill department Cranes will utilize overhead cranes to transport material around department. they will also drag cobles away from the mill line and to the scarp shears. They will dump and empty bins as needed.

Essential Job Tasks:

• Preforms daily inspection of crane

• Pulls cobles from mill

• Moves materials around department

• Dumps and empties boxes and bins

• Watches and abides with PPE and safety protocols

Responsibilities:

• Uses crane to move material around the mill department as needed.

• General house keeping duties

Machines/Equipment used for Position:

• Radio

• Grease gun

• Crane

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

Required Experience: None

Preferred Experience:

• 1 or more years’ experience with cranes

Recommended Certifications, Registrations, Licenses: None

Recommended Knowledge/Skills:

• Crane Knowledge

• Decent communication skills

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 as assigned

756 Press Operator

Department: Highway

Reports to: Highway Supervisor

Full Time work

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

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

Essential Job Tasks:

• Keep 756 press operating at efficacy

• Oversee employees at 756 press

• Preform preventive maintenance on 756 press

• Quality check material

Responsibilities:

•Operate the 756 press to complete workorders

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

Machines/Equipment used for Position:

•250, 350, 750, 756 presses

•Hand tools

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

Required Experience: None

Preferred Experience: None

Recommended Certifications, Registrations, Licenses:  None

Recommended Knowledge/Skills:

• Knowledge of presses

• General machine knowledge 

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 as assigned 

800 Press Operator

Department: Highway

Reports to: Highway Supervisor

Full Time work

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

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

Essential Job Tasks:

•Keep 800 press operating at efficacy 

•Oversee employees at 800 press

•Preform preventive maintenance on 800 press

•Quality check material 

 

Responsibilities:

•Operate the 800 press to complete workorders

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

 

Machines/Equipment used for Position:

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

•Hand tools

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

Required Experience: None

Preferred Experience: Press setup, familiarity with press tooling

Recommended Certifications, Registrations, Licenses:  None

Recommended Knowledge/Skills:

• Knowledge of presses

• General machine knowledge 

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 as assigned

Roll Change Manager

Department: Mill

Reports to: Chief Rolling Mill Operations Officer

Full Time work

Hours of work: 7:30pm-5:3am Sunday – Friday

Position Summary: Roll Change Manager will create a “Safety First” environment while prioritizing completion of checklists, workorders and scale removal to eliminate or greatly reduce delays for the production shift.

Essential Daily Job Tasks:

• Ensure compliance with established policies and procedures

• Manage the Roll Change team
       o Responsible for coordinating manpower with Mill Manager

• Complete all required actions on Roll Change to ensure the Mill is ready to operate at 5:30 AM

• Review/update and initiate CMMS work orders pertaining to Roll Change team

• Responsible for the timely completion of all work orders assigned to Roll Change within scope of position
        o Reviews completed work for adherence to established standards of quality

• Print all work orders, dashboard, checklists, and training paperwork

• Complete the Scale Removal and Roll & Pass Change Tracker Daily

• Conduct daily meetings with Roll Change team

• Review daily production report(s) from previous day

• Meet and review open work orders with Mill Maintenance Manager

• Report any safety concerns to Chief Rolling Mill Operations Officer, Mill Manager, Mill Maintenance Manager and Safety and Environmental Director

• Review employee hours and make corrections in the timecard system

 

Responsibilities:

• Watch and abide by all safety protocols

• Provide leadership and motivation

• Reviews daily reports from Mill/Production Shears and determines impact for Roll Change

• Complete annual employee reviews

• Complete various reports as required regarding Roll Change activities

• Meets monthly with the Executive Committee to review KPIs, Lean Initiatives, Projects & Proposals

• Seeks approval for project proposals which includes a budget for staff, materials, and other associated costs

• Establish and maintain continuous improvement (2 Second Lean), problem solving (KATA technique), and Root Cause analysis

• Maintain ISO 9001;2015 departmental standards

• 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

• Attend meetings and complete all training as assigned

• Participates on interview panels

• Monitors and tracks staff attendance

• Implements discipline procedures as per policy

• Maintains a supervisory file for all assigned employees

• Meet with current and potential vendors as required

 

Machines/Equipment used for Position:

• Phone/Radio

• Computer

• Scanner

Education: Bachelor’s Degree preferred, Associate Degree or Certification Required

Required Experience: 3 to 5 years Hot Mill Management

Recommended Knowledge/Skills:

• Strong communication skills

• Microsoft Suite skills

• CMMS

• Microsoft Project

• Good leadership and management skills

• Knowledge of department

• Detail-oriented

• Basic 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 (occasionally very heavy in excess of 50 lbs.)

• 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 as assigned

Shipping Coordinator Group Leader

Department: Highway

Reports to: Highway Manager

Full Time work

Hours of work: 5:15 AM-4 PM Mon – Fri, some Saturdays

Position Summary: The highway shipping coordinator group leader will organize employees to load, unload, ship, and receive trucks for plant. They will also take count of inventory in staging areas.

Essential Daily Job Tasks:

• Ensure safe operation of forklifts

• Organize and track highway inventory

• Sign off on all in/out bound shipments

• Set up Shipping Schedule

• Set up Trucking Schedule

• Fill in for other highway employees as needed

• Conduct safety toolbox provided by Safety Director

 

Responsibilities:

• Print all dashboards for loader and shipper

• Complete all CMMS PMs for forklifts and enter hours on Hyster 70 & 110

• Assist with loading / unloading trucks

• Physically count galvanized and powder coat inventories

• Maintain a blocking inventory – update Highway manager

• Verify quality and piece count of shipments

• Ensure galv. yard is organized and clear of debris and garbage

• Conduct all forklift training

• Process wood sent to Highway

• Track all hardware

• Track blocking

 

Machines/Equipment used for Position:

• Forklift

• Radio/Intercom/Phone

• Computer

• Scanners

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

Preferred Experience: 

• Line of progression, knowledge of the department

• Forklift experience

Recommended Knowledge/Skills:

• Good organization skills

• Microsoft office knowledge

• Basic math skills

• Leadership and communication skills.

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 as assigned

Mill Maintenance Manager

Scope: Mill/Production Shears 

Reports to: Chief Operations Officer

Full Time work

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

Position Summary: The Mill 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 managing 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 as assigned

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