Heavy Structural Steel Production Manager

Great Falls, MT

$ 130000.00 - $ 150000.00 Manufacturing
Job Type: Retail Direct Hire
Minimum Experience: 5 + years
Recruiter Name: Jeff Witthuhn

Job Description

Are you looking for stimulating work environment where you can achieve your career goals at a growing company that’s a North American leader in its industry with state-of-the-art equipment?  Offers some of the best salaries in the industry, complete with a range of benefits to include a competitive total compensation plan on the market. Join our team and be in the heat of the action of complex and world-wide projects with more than 65 years of experience. 
A company that offers
  • Day and evening schedules
  • 100% paid employee medical and 70% coverage for family 
  • 8 paid holidays
  • Relocation assistance if needed
  • 4 day work week 
  • Top rated school district and affordable cost of living in the beautiful state of Montana
Heavy Structural Steel Production Manager will be a member of our Production team. Under the responsibility of the Operations Manager. The Production Manager will be responsible for directing and monitoring, on a daily basis, fabrication shop work activities, fabrication progress and resources necessary to efficiently meet the production schedule and performance metrics.

Job Requirements

Education/Certification Requirements:
 Industry certification for AWS (American Welding Society) and CWB (Canadian Welding
Bureau) Certifications preferred
 Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or similar technical field
 Reasonable Suspicion certified

Experience Requirements:
 7 to 10 years of structural steel or closely related production experience
 5 + years of Supervisory Experience in Heavy Structural Steel Manufacturing
 Experience with Metal Core, MCAW and Flux Core, FCAW welding on heavy structural steel
 Experience identifying and applying LEAN principles/ Kaizan events
 Experience welding and fabricating per AWS D1.1 and AISC specifications

Tasks :
 Direct and monitor, on a daily basis, fabrication shop work activities, fabrication progress and resources necessary to efficiently meet the production schedule and performance metrics
 Review schedules in order to make decisions concerning staffing requirements, work procedures, or duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints
 Review operations and confer with staff to resolve production problems
 Establish workflow policies that enhance speed and efficiency without compromising product safety
 Any other related duties, as required and/or special projects as needed

 Responsibility for the safe operation, regulatory compliance, throughput, quality, continuous improvement, production, and cost management of plant
 Strive to reduce expenses and increase productivity
 Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work
 Actively managing performance of personnel and processes in a manufacturing setting
 Continually review with foreman their job tasks and work together to provide motivation, guidance, and support
 Responsible for time keeping of group
 Oversee a workforce of 150+ employees
 Uses the A3 and other problem-solving methods to continuously identify and improve areas of weakness or inefficiency during the fabrication process

Skill Requirements:
 Excellent interpersonal relationship building and employee coaching skills
 Apply logic and critical reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative
solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems
 Strong verbal and written communication skills
 Decisive in making logical and informed decisions
 Adjusting responsibility in relation to others' actions
 Demonstrated ability to lead and develop production staff members
 Promotes a zero-loss mindset culture and effective asset utilization
 Effectively plan, organize and prioritize work duties in a fast-paced environment
 Ability to adapt in continuously changing work duties and environment

Knowledge Requirements:
 Knowledge of codes of standards for AISC, AWS, and CWB
 Knowledge of structural steel welding and fabrication processes
 Knowledge of Computer systems and programs, to include Microsoft Office Suite
 Knowledge of supervisory HR administrative functions, to include performance reviews, time-keeping, disciplinary action, record keeping and applicable employment law
 Overall familiarity within each department of the organization
 Thorough understanding of heavy process welding and plans interpretation

Physical Requirements:
Must have the ability to perform the following activities for varying lengths of time: stand, walk,
bend, twist, squat, kneel and stoop on a constant basis; must be able to climb ladders or stairs
to work from elevated locations periodically. Often lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently
50 pounds, and occasionally up to 75 pounds; use hands, arms and upper body on a frequent
basis.  Ability to perform work in variable climate conditions such as but not limited to, hot, cold,
dusty, noisy etc.  May also be required to wear appropriate respiratory protection should the
need arise.
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