Houston, TX

Education Requirements: High School Diploma

Job Description:

Position Description: A leading metals distributor in the US, is seeking a solutions-oriented Operations Supervisor to lead our 2nd Shift Team.   

The ideal candidate will have experience leading others to operational excellence while focusing on team safety, delivering a quality product, eliminating waste, developing effective and skilled teams, and meeting budgeted production and operational metrics.  In addition to overseeing daily operations, there is significant value placed on strategic long-term vision to ensure continued success of the facility.

• Direct the efficient function of plant operations
• Understand production goals and implement actions necessary to meet objectives
• Backup to production scheduling
• Provides leadership to direct reports; coaches and counsels employees
• Facilitates problem solving team building activities
• Carries out and supports company policy, goals and objectives
• Understands quality goals and implement actions necessary to meet goals
• Ensure training is effectively carried out and oversee completion of training checklist
• Communicate with other departments within facility as well as other business units
• Understand customer requirements, participate and advise on decisions regarding suitability of material and processing capabilities
• Provide direction and coaching in safe work practices: support safety goals
• Review unsafe conditions and ensure corrective actions are carried out to eliminate workplace hazards
• Other duties as assigned by management

Job Requirements:

• High School Diploma/GED is required; Associate's or Technical Degree is preferred
• 3-5 years supervisory experience in a warehouse setting
• Knowledge of various employment laws (i.e, OHSA) and government regulations (i.e., DOT)
• Knowledge of all warehouse machine and equipment operations; experience working with slitting and cut-to-length lines, etc. in a metals warehouse environment
• Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
• Demonstrated verbal, written and interpersonal skills
• Understands how to drive change within a dynamic environment
• Demonstrated problem solving and decision-making skills
• Experience working in a team-focused environment
• Action oriented

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