Facility Manager has the authority to ensure safe and efficient operations of all departments of the assigned facility in accordance with Company standards and procedures. Directs all activities of the assigned facility in a manner to ensure the efficiency and success of all operations, inventory accuracy, comprehensive maintenance programs, oversight of associated personnel and equipment, and overall responsibility for production volumes, quality, operating costs and profitability.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
- Environmental and Health & Safety (H&S)
- Responsible for safety and environmental compliance across all operations within assigned facility. In conjunction with the HSE Managers, leads safety improvement activities and is an active and engaged participant in PSC Metals' safety program.
- Strictly adheres to all PSC Metals' Health, Safety, and Environmental standards.
- Provides a safe environment for all employees, customers and visitors.
- Coordinates employee corrective actions for safety infractions with HR
- Operational Performance & Best Business Practices
- Oversees management of production and maintenance within assigned facility across multiple shifts. To include staffing, performance management, training and development, union associated issues and associated personnel decisions.
- Forecasts monthly production and sales with the Vice President, Operations in conjunction with the Commercial group, to ensure facility goals are met.
- Ensures that negotiated production levels are met, and maintained for all departments.
- Reviews maintenance procedures and record keeping for all production equipment.
- Investigates to clarify, validate, test and analyze operational data for accuracy and validity.
- Uses metrics including tons/hour, lbs./hour, downtime percentage, NF pounds recovered, operating costs, etc. to measure performance and quality of operations.
- Prepares and monitors monthly operating costs for facility.
- Ensures outbound product standards are met for applicable customer specifications.
- Identifies, quantifies and drives evaluation of new technology for future implementation at the facility. Participates fully in company-wide committees on management of operations. Shares own and implement others' best practices to improve performance.
- Assesses the effectiveness of transportation and other sub-contractors.
- In conjunction with Transportation Department, manages trucking and rail transportation activities related to assigned operation(s).
- Monitor operations to ensure employees adhere to established policies, procedures, safety guidelines, and state and federal regulations, providing guidance or counseling when needed.
- Performs other responsibilities as assigned or directed.
- Equipment & Maintenance
- Oversees preventative and emergency maintenance activities for the facility equipment in order to improve both availability and costs.
- Monitors and inspects allocated department equipment to ensure all assets are working within stated guidelines.
- Inventory and Quality Control
- Maintains accurate inventories to uphold compliance with all internal and SOX controls and requirements, in conjunction with Corporate Finance Group.
- Maintains communication with Commercial Department to confirm forecasted purchases/sales are being met and material is shipped in a timely fashion.
- Collaborates with Commercial Department to market out of specification material to eliminate quality complaints, rejections and avoid downgrades.
- Adheres to internal and external customer specifications for materials
- Responsible for profit/loss activities for all departments within assigned facility.
- Operates facility within established operating, and CapEx budgets, and makes recommendations for capital expenditures; taking into account operational needs, equipment condition, environmental priorities, and ability to sustain business operations and growth. Participates in annual budget process and communicates financial performance versus budget review on regular basis to management team.
- Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred. Minimum of 5-7 years' of work related experience in the metals recycling industry preferred.
- Minimum of 3 years' Supervisory/Management experience
- Proficiency of Microsoft Office Word/Excel/Outlook
This position is regularly exposed to all weather conditions. Physical hazards such as noise, fumes, and dirt are present due to the equipment, machinery, and scrap as would be found throughout the scrap yard. Safety shoes, hearing protection, respirators, face shields, and additional personal protective equipment as needed, must be worn to eliminate the risks associated with these hazards. Travel is not required for this position.
Handling multiple issues regarding safety and maintenance increases pressure. Work load may be unpredictable and pressure can be substantial during peak times. Critical deadlines require considerable adaptability. Disturbances of work flow and/or irregularities in work schedule are expected and occur on an intermittent basis. Extra hours may be required, sometimes on weekends, weekdays, and holidays.
Physical Activities Required to Perform Essential Job Functions:
Ability to: sit, stand and walk frequently on uneven ground and throughout the yard; lift and carry up to 50 pounds occasionally. Some computer work is necessary requiring visual acuity to perform close detail work and documentation. Mental dexterity needed as the Facility Manager will work independently while demonstrating attention to detail and continuous awareness. Must have the ability to communicate in a professional manner by phone, e-mail and in person with all levels of internal personnel and business contacts.
Manual dexterity required as Facility Manager may handle, grasp, and manipulate materials, tools, and control knobs occasionally. Visual acuity needed to perform an activity such as: preparing/analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer monitor; expansive reading; visual inspection involving small defects at distances close to the eyes. In addition, required to have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles or heavy equipment, as well as, the ability to utilize visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, thoroughness of work assigned (i.e. inspection, etc.).