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Operations Manager in Portland, OR at Evraz North America

Date Posted: 6/22/2018

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Operations Manager

City: Portland / State: Oregon                                                   


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 currently seeking an Operations Manager to join our growing team.  The Operations Manager will be responsible for leading the day-to-day operations of our Tubular Mill. The Operations Manager will lead the building and mentoring of teams, training and creating a culture of safety, quality and collaboration. This person will also be responsible for managing the mill budget, capital and operations planning and mill productivity.

Responsibilities:

  • Driving production, safety and quality goals for the mill
  • Supervising and coordinating process and material flow, employees, and equipment used in producing product for customers
  • Understanding and resolving quality and production issues related to manufacturing and associated processes; coordinating department activities including forming, welding and finishing, management of the Double-Joint facility, and establishing and maintaining best practices and ISO compliance
  • Evaluating production schedules, and estimates worker/equipment hour requirements for completion of job assignments; meeting production schedules; recommending measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product; suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of the mill, department, or work crew
  • Ensuring that employees receive all required training  and providing cross-training and development opportunities for employees
  • Analyzing and resolving work problems, or assisting employees in solving work problems
  • Driving employee engagement through goal setting, team meetings, coaching, recognition and supporting employees in their efforts to achieve their goals
  • Leading in cost reduction and quality improvement efforts by taking ownership of yield improvement programs/projects and quality metrics with the plant
  • Communicating, supporting, and enforcing company policies



Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience in Steel/Pipe Manufacturing, Plant Manager or Operations Manager
  • Must have budgeting experience
  • Proven track record of success in production management with strict adherence to safety regulations and be able to create and lead a culture of safety
  • Must have a very strong influencing and communication skills with the ability to manage upward and downward in the organization
  • Must be a change agent and have experience developing goals and performance improvement plans for staff
  • Six plus years’ experience in Spiral Pipe making preferred, including: forming and welding processes
  • Experience in non-union manufacturing environment a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree, strongly preferred

 

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

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience in Steel/Pipe Manufacturing, Plant Manager or Operations Manager
  • Must have budgeting experience
  • Proven track record of success in production management with strict adherence to safety regulations and be able to create and lead a culture of safety
  • Must have a very strong influencing and communication skills with the ability to manage upward and downward in the organization
  • Must be a change agent and have experience developing goals and performance improvement plans for staff
  • Six plus years’ experience in Spiral Pipe making preferred, including: forming and welding processes
  • Experience in non-union manufacturing environment a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree, strongly preferred

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