Melt Shop Supervisor

Location: Butler, PA
Date Posted: 07-03-2017
Melt Shop Supervisor 
Immediate opportunity for a Melt Shop Shift Supervisor at our Butler, Pennsylvania facility. The Melt Shop Shift Manager will supervise hourly production employees and oversee the daily operation of the Melt Shop. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and thrive in a fast paced work environment with complex operations. 

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet production goals.
  • Direct and coordinate the activities of a union employees to meet safety, productivity, and quality goals.
  • Manage Ladle Metallurgy Furnace (LMF) process.
  • Maintain the flow of heats through the melt shop.
  • Determine casting sequence start times; set cast speed to keep the proper shop pacing.
  • Monitor casting temperatures and makes adjustments to the ladle ship temperature.
  • Monitor LMF in process chemistry, as well as final chemistry. Make adjustments as needed.
  • Work with Quality to troubleshoot heat chemistries that will not meet required ranges.
  • Investigate remakes, caster terminations, and off chemistry heats. Report problems and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Execute safety rules and guidelines to ensure a safe environment; conduct safety contacts, observations, meetings, and audits.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or other engineering discipline.
  • Supervisory experience in heavy manufacturing or industrial environment preferred.
  • Strong technical skills including mechanical, electrical and maintenance preferred.
  • Knowledge of melting and casting steel or other metals preferred.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to adjust to the changing needs of a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • Solid computer skills including Microsoft Office products.
Benefits:
 Comprehensive Benefits Package including: 
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life
  • 401K with match
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Educational Assistance Program
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