Routine Facilitator/ Production Supervisor

Company Name:
Gerdau
Gerdau Long Steel North America is a leader in mini-mill steel production and steel recycling in North America, with an annual manufacturing capacity of approximately 10 million metric tons of mill finished steel products. Through a vertically integrated network of mini-mills, scrap recycling facilities and downstream operations, the company serves customers throughout the U.S. and Canada, offering a diverse and balanced product mix of merchant steel, rebar, structural shapes, fabricated steel, flat rolled steel and wire rod.
We believe our employees are the best in the business. We have high standards and our employees constantly strive to reach even higher levels of success. Gerdau growth is based on our values and on a vision focused on excellence. We see customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, total safety in the workplace, a commitment to our stakeholders, employees, and communities, and profit as a measure of performance.

Gerdau is seeking a Routine Facilitator/ Production Supervisor for the mill in Petersburg, VA.

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.

Responsibilities:
The major role of the Routine Facilitator / Production Supervisor's 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 III 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 four year college degree in Engineering, Business Administration or Material Science combined with 5 to 7 years' experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment with exposure to standardization and production quality methods. Incumbent must have a strong 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 III 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 will lead Failure Analysis when significant problems occur and compare 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.

Qualifications include:
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.
Facilitate training sessions for operators under a maintained training matrix on the compliance standards, routine methodologies, tools, policies, practices, and processes.
Coach and develop the team at failure analysis and support the QIS methodology.
Develop performance expectations, audit performance, document findings, and establish corrective action plans.
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.
Conduct trend analysis, compile, and analyze symptoms and failures.
Administer all safety activities. Coordinates all emergency preparedness practices, policies, and procedures.
Track performances on control items. Ensure compliance. Design and implement new as well as update existing standards.
Audit performance, document findings, and develop corrective action plans.
Oversee, contribute to, and support daily routine management activities including the GBS Processes/Tools in the day-by-day work.
This incumbent must be outgoing, flexible to work when needed, work hand & hand with operations.
Establish and negotiate cell goals and manage Action Plans for area/cell of responsibility cell goal achievement.

Gerdau offers opportunities for advancement in an ever challenging, high-tech environment. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to grow with a world-class, multinational company. We recognize the contributions of our team members and provide opportunities for advancement.


Gerdau offers excellent benefits that start the FIRST DAY OF EMPLOYMENT!
Medical & Prescription
Dental
Vision
Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
401(k)
Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
Health Advocate Services
Employee Assistance Program
Tuition Reimbursement Program


Gerdau is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to diversifying its workforce. All applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.

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