Position: Operations Superintendent
Original date created: 06/08/2020
Work team: Manufacturing
EEOC job class: Mid Level
Reports to: President/CEO
FSLA status: Exempt
Office location: Rolling Division
Through coordination with the manufacturing and maintenance management teams, the Operations
Superintendent oversees the continuous improvement and reliability excellence of the Rolling Division.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Identify and manage asset reliability risks in coordination with the Plant Engineer and Plant Manager that could adversely affect plant or business operations, including: o Originate and develop analysis methods to determine reliability of components, equipment and processes, and life cycle asset management o Prepare diagram, charts, drawings, calculations and report to define reliability problems and make recommendations for improvement o Conduct analysis of reliability problems and investigates to determine the required reliability approach for a repair/replacement costs and weight, size and availability of materials/equipment
Help solve manufacturing problems through utilization of continuous improvement initiatives including: o Root Cause Failure Analysis (SPOF, FMEA, FFA, etc.) o 5-S and Lean Enterprise o Standard Operating Procedures/Processes
Perform Lean-related training and developmental activities for peers and designated recipients
Creation of metrics to track and trend production and reliability related performance
Assist Plant Engineer with Preventative Maintenance Optimization [EMA System]
Assist Plant Engineer with periodic shutdowns
Provide technical and/or strategic engineering support to various departments as requested
Required Knowledge, Experience and Education
Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering;
5-10 years of demonstrated progressive engineering and operations manufacturing experience;
Knowledge of industrial machinery and mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems
Ability to read and interpret drawings, blueprints and schematics
Strong communication and presentation skills (verbal & written)
Problem solving ability
Ability to conduct root cause analysis & corrective actions
Ability to multi task
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Computer proficiency with AutoCAD (or equivalent software suites including 2D and 3D drafting); maintenance-related inventory and scheduling software; and Microsoft Suite (Excel, Word and
OSHA 10-hour certification, preferred
Physical Requirements/ Hazardous Working Conditions
The person holding this position spends the majority of his/her work day traversing the manufacturing floor, rail yard and property, all of which requires utilization of personal protective equipment in a safety-sensitive environment. Less than 40% of a work day includ3es periods of sedentary duty in an office environment.
Physical Demands Vision/Sight/Hearing Physical Strength
Standing Vision-Far Acuity Lifting up to 10 lbs.
Walking Vision-Near Acuity Lifting up to 25 lbs.
Sitting Vision-Depth Perception Lifting up to 50 lbs.
Lifting Vision-Peripheral Lifting over 50 lbs.
Carrying Color Vision
Kneeling Environmental Conditions
Reaching Temperature Changes ( Range: 0- 140 degrees F)
Handling Blood/Body Fluids
Eye/Hand/Foot Coord. Hazardous Chemicals
Noise Infectious Disease
The above job description supersedes all previous descriptions. This job description is intended to be a tool to describe the primary purpose of the job and the KEY duties and responsibilities. The job description may not be inclusive of all duties and job responsibilities. Management has the right to add to or change the job responsibilities at any time.
Job Type: Full-time
- 401(k) Matching
- Dental Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program
- Flexible Spending Account
- Health Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Vision Insurance
- Monday to Friday
- One location
This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
- People-oriented — enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
- Innovative — prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
- High stress tolerance — thrives in a high-pressure environment