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Plant Superintendent

Company: Crest Industries
Location: Denton
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

DIS-TRAN Steel is actively looking to build a new steel facility in the Denton, TX area. This facility will be associated with our primary DIS-TRAN Steel facility in central Louisiana. We will be adding a Plant Superintendent to our team to run the facility in Texas. DIS-TRAN Steel, LLC designs, details and fabricates various different arrangements for substations and transmission structures, all the way from standard shape steel structures to large tapered tubular structures: we can do it all. With talented and experienced engineers on-hand, as well as steel detailers, we are not afraid to tackle any project from basic equipment stands to the most complex steel structure arrangement. Our unrivaled attention to detail and solid communication, paired with a genuine sense of customer service, demonstrates that we are the elite steel supplier. The Plant Superintendent oversees the physical operations for DIS-TRAN Steel's production facility. This position's emphasis is on planning, organizing, decision making, and problem solving. The Plant Superintendent position requires strong leadership and analytical skills as well as strong interpersonal communication skills. This position requires a detailed knowledge of and experience in the steel fabrication process of both standard shape and tapered tubular material. Production schedules must be designed and maintained to optimize customer satisfaction and overall production efficiencies. COMPETENCIES: for all employees * Customer Focus * Decision Quality * Business Insight * Drives Results * Collaborates * Communicates Effectively * Courage * Instills Trust * Manages Ambiguity COMPETENCIES: for people leaders * Strategic Mindset * Ensures Accountability * Develops Talent * Builds Effective Teams * Drives Vision and Purpose ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Assists in development and maintains a written operating procedure for all phases of Plant operation; manages facility with these procedures. * Ensures that production staff is following the general company polices of Crest Industries, LLC. * Implements and communicates the short term / long term strategic plan for production group and assists in incorporation into the overall business plan for DIS-TRAN Steel. * Determines staffing needs based on planned tasks and gains approval for this staff from management. * Attends all staffing meetings with Human Resources and reports staffing needs. * Works with Human Resources to initiate interviewing and hiring required staff in accordance with company guidelines. * Mentors and motivates employees, provides training and development for optimum performance and personal growth. * Communicates performance standards to staff and then recognizes / rewards them for accomplishments. * Processes terminations in accordance with company policy, receives assistance from Human Resources. * Makes recommendations for salary budgets to Operations Manager based on staff suggestions and known guidelines established by management. * Administers the approved salary budgets for direct reports and production staff. * Ensures adherence to production schedules. * Focuses team to optimize production runs based on fore-casted needs. * Monitors assignments and adjusts staffing needs for units in conjunction with other production groups in the Plant. * Works with the Operations Manager to determine specific needs for overtime. * Sets limits and manages overtime hours of all production employees and Plant staff. * Responsible for evaluating all vendors utilized by the production operation along with the Product Manager and supervisors. * Assists the Operations Manager with providing written measures annually on spend and improvements to spending. * Verifies that customers' standards are being met. * Enforces that proper procedures are being followed. * Enforces that proper standards are being maintained. * Reviews all QC incidents both weekly and monthly with Production Managers and supervisors. * Reviews all QC incidents monthly with Product Manager. * Enforces utilization for all tasks as determined by management. * Explores additional uses of the system and reports these findings to management. * Makes decisions about equipment use, maintenance, modification, and procurement. * Monitors quality standards of products. * Analyzes production and quality control to detect and correct issues. * Based on feedback and observations, determines and implements continuous improvements to the production process to optimize production processes. * Prepares and maintains production reports. * Monitors and reviews the performance of employees and organizes necessary performance improvement plans based on feedback. * Estimates production costs. * Implements cost control programs. * Ensures efficient collaboration and coordination between relevant departments including procurement, distribution, and management. * Administers company policies and procedures in regards to employment. Conducts performance improvement and dismissals of employees. * Conducts employee evaluations; sets goals and objectives. * Provides paths for continuous development of employees. * Verifies that current standards or drawings are maintained for all customers at each production site. * Maintains "previously approved" standards or drawings in the same manner for reference if needed. * Manages system for maintenance and verifying the use of templates or jigs used in fabrication. * Responsible for all plant efforts with the Safety Manager, Human Resources, and the Plant Safety Committee. * Ensures that all employees are trained in and follow all established company safety policies. * Provides senior management with monthly reports on progress of safety programs. * Responsible for all production expenses and reviewing of monthly results with the Operations Manager. * Responsible for working with the Operations Manager and senior management to determine CapX needs, assess those needs, and make recommendations to Owners. * Involved in some customer development trips off site; directly involved in all Plant visits established by the business development group. * The Plant Superintendent will have less than fifteen employees reporting to this position. REQUIREMENTS FOR PLANT SUPERINTENDENT: * Bachelor's degree in a field of Engineering preferred; at least three years in the management of a production facility is required. * Ability to develop production schedules required. * This position requires a detailed knowledge of and experience in the steel fabrication process of both standard shape and tapered tubular material. * Experience with Lean manufacturing / Six Sigma required or other continuous improvement experience is required. * Epicor or other ERP software experience is preferred. * Project Management experience is required. * Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required. * Strong verbal and written (email) communication skills are required. DIS-TRAN Steel is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. DIS-TRAN Steel is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request information regarding reasonable accommodation, contact your Human Resource Business Partner.

Keywords: Crest Industries, Denton , Plant Superintendent, Professions , Denton, Texas

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