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Finishing Supervisor

Date Posted: Nov 28, 2018

Location: Monroe, MI, US, 48161

Company: Gerdau

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Gerdau is the leading company in the production of long steel in the Americas and one of the major suppliers of specialty long steel in the world. With more than 45,000 employees, Gerdau has an installed capacity of more than 25 million metric tons of steel and it is the largest recycler in Latin America, and around the world, it transforms millions of metric tons of scrap into steel every year.

 

BASIC FUNCTION:

 

This position is responsible for providing leadership guidance on establishing a productive, high performing, and safety conscious working cell environment. The major role of this job is to focus on all aspects related to safety, environmental, production, cost, quality, and people management through the continuous application of GBS principles for area/cell of responsibility.

 

DIMENSIONS:

 

This position is responsible for the training, guidance, and performance evaluation of a team of 2 or more under area of responsibility. The typical average size of a team is 20 employees.

 

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 standardization of processes within the area of responsibility. These duties will include needs assessments, auditing, coaching of production/quality improvement programs and standards, ITS 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.

 

Qualifications for this position include a two year college degree in Engineering, Business Administration or Material Science combined with 4 to 6 years experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment with exposure to standardization and production quality methods. Incumbent must have a working knowledge of the steel manufacturing methods and techniques involving the use of heavy mill machinery and related equipment. Previous qualifying experience in scrap processing, melting, casting, rolling, maintenance, finishing, shipping/warehouse operations, and supervisory/facilitation a must. Successful candidate will demonstrate a basic knowledge of the business system and the use of complex technical and engineering processes. Requires the ability to train and guide people. The incumbent should possess solid presentation abilities combined with good interpersonal and organizational skills. People management skills a must.

 

This position directly reports to the department superintendent. The incumbent will coordinate efforts with the different functional groups both within area of responsibility and other areas of the location. The incumbent will be assigned to an area of responsibility (i.e., safety, cost, training, quality, etc.) or a specific cell. The incumbent should be detail oriented and must be comfortable dealing with associates at all levels within the organization.

 

The Routine Facilitator will be responsible for standardization administration as it relates to processes in control standards, management standards, routine procedures, job aids, one point lesions, and process guarantee tables. This position is responsible for ensuring that standardization processes are properly documented and training is provided to personnel responsible for operating in accordance with the standards. This position is accountable for auditing performance, documenting findings, and developing corrective action plans. These duties will include standard compliance audits as well as development and implementation of new and existing standards.

 

The incumbent leads Failure Analysis when significant problems occur and compares performance to existing standards. This job is responsible for making appropriate updates to standards when needed. This job is responsible for conducting performance audits against standards and developing appropriate corrective action to ensure compliance of standards. The incumbent must possess good communication skills, have the ability to articulate ideas, give feedback, and resolve conflicts, Must be results oriented and have the ability to motivate others.

 

The incumbent must perform the above mentioned duties and responsibilities in accordance with all Federal, State, and Local environmental regulations.  Employees must also report any situation that may have a detrimental impact to human health or the environment to their immediate supervisor.

 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

  1. 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.     
  2. Facilitate training sessions for operators under a maintained training matrix on the compliance standards, routine methodologies, tools, policies, practices, and processes.
  3. Coach and develop the team at failure analysis and support the QIS methodology.
  4. Develop performance expectations, audit performance, document findings, and establish corrective action plans.
  5. 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.
  6. Conduct trend analysis, compile, and analyze symptoms and failures.
  7. Administer all safety activities. Coordinates all emergency preparedness practices, policies, and procedures.
  8. Track performances on control items. Ensure compliance. Design and implement new as well as update existing standards.
  9. Audit performance, document findings, and develop corrective action plans.
  10. Oversee, contribute to, and support daily routine management activities including the GBS Processes/Tools in the day-by-day work.  
  11. Establish and negotiate cell goals and manage Action Plans for area/cell of responsibility cell goal achievement.

 

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

 

 

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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Nearest Major Market: Monroe
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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