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Operations Specialist in Pueblo, CO at Evraz North America

Date Posted: 11/22/2018

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Operations Specialist

City: Pueblo / State: Colorado                                                   


At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture engineered steel products for rail, energy and industrial end markets at six production sites located in the USA (Portland, Oregon; Pueblo, Colorado) and Canada (Regina, Saskatchewan; Calgary, Camrose and Red Deer, Alberta). We are the largest North American producer by volume in the rail and large diameter pipe markets, and we hold leading positions in the Western Canada oil country tubular goods, small diameter pipe and West Coast plate markets.

EVRAZ offers competitive wages and benefits along with training, apprenticeships and development programs to help you accomplish your professional objectives. We encourage our employees to continue their education by providing tuition reimbursement and training opportunities. And our open door policy fosters a culture of open communication that allows every employee to have a voice in the company. It’s how the best ideas come to light—and why the best people choose to work at EVRAZ.



Job Description and Responsibilities

We are seeking an Operations Specialist to join our Pueblo, Colorado team. The successful candidate will provide leadership, coaching and support for all continuous improvement activities for EVRAZ focusing on critical productivity gains, product quality and cost reductions.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead projects aimed at improving the safety, quality, and productivity of EVRAZ utilizing Lean Manufacturing methods. Project will require cross departmental collaboration with all Pueblo departments and will have regular interaction with executive management
  • Training, coach and resource for Lean Manufacturing initiatives (6S, root cause analysis, quick changeover, lean cells, daily management, and standard work)
  • Develop processes that will improve quality, increase throughput/productivity, and improve key business metrics such as cycle time and take time attainment
  • Eliminating waste throughout the workplace creating a safe and more efficient environment
  • Develop control systems that help in analysis of costs and planning of finances
  • Analyze workforce utilization, facility layout, and operational data, such as production costs, process flow charts, and production schedules, to determine efficient utilization of manpower and equipment
  • Recommend methods for improving worker efficiency and reducing waste of materials and utilities, such as restructuring job duties, reorganizing workflow, relocating work stations and equipment, and purchase of equipment



Job Requirements

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or minimum of five years manufacturing supervisory experience 
  • Outgoing, energetic, passionate and positive attitude about change 
  • Strategic and clear thinker, able to analyze complex problems and propose and implement creative solutions
  • Strong oral and written communication skills 
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment and effectively work independently 
  • Must be able to sell ideas and influence others 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

 

All applicants must be legally able to work in the USA without sponsorship.

 

EVRAZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, and Veterans.

While we thank all those who apply, only those being actively considered for employment will be contacted.

 

At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture steel. We also manufacture excellence, drive success and build careers for our employees. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a common set of values and the same goal of creating the best possible solution for our customers.

 

In addition to a competitive wage and generous benefits package, our employees share in the Company’s success through incentives like profit sharing. We provide opportunities for advancement and promote often from within—which means that a job at EVRAZ can take your career farther than you ever imagined.

 

With more than 4,500 team members in the U.S. and Canada, EVRAZ offers well-paying jobs and a comprehensive range of employee benefits. Our total compensation package includes benefits such as:

 

  • Competitive wages and bonus opportunities
  • Family medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage at minimal employee cost
  • Short and long term disability programs
  • Competitive retirement plans
  • Paid vacations
  • Apprenticeship and career advancement within the company
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Wellness program

 

Job Requirements

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or minimum of five years manufacturing supervisory experience 
  • Outgoing, energetic, passionate and positive attitude about change 
  • Strategic and clear thinker, able to analyze complex problems and propose and implement creative solutions
  • Strong oral and written communication skills 
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment and effectively work independently 
  • Must be able to sell ideas and influence others 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office