McWane Ductile Ohio - Maintenance Foreman

US-OH-Coshocton
Category
Maintenance
Shift
3rd
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
McWane Ductile - Ohio

Overview

McWane is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. McWane will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.

 

Summary: Supervises and coordinates the daily activities of workers engaged in the repair, maintenance and installation of machines, tools and equipment, buildings, grounds and utility systems of an industrial plant in the pipe manufacturing process.

                            

 

 

Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include those listed below. Other duties may be assigned. This position is a full time (minimum 40 hours per week) on-site position.

 

  • Observes and listens to operating machines or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions and determine need for adjustment or repair.
  • Studies blueprints, sketches, machine parts or specifications to determine type and dimensions of metal stock required.
  • Oversees work of subordinates who perform the following duties:
    • Dismantle machines or equipment to examine parts for defects or to remove defective parts.
    • Replace defective parts with new parts, or repairs or reproduces part from various kinds of metal stock.
    • Assemble and test operates machines to verify correction of malfunction.
    • Maintain and lubricate machine tools and equipment
  • Inspects work of subordinate workers.
  • Orders parts for machines.
  • Ensures employees comply with all housekeeping, safety and plant rules, policies and procedures.
  • Communicates effectively within department and with other departments.
  • Fosters positive work relationships.
  • Observes and enforces all Company, housekeeping, safety and plant policies and procedures.
  • Has strong written, oral, communication and facilitation skills.
  • Recommends action to Maintenance Manager on personnel management matters.
  • Trains, develops, mentors and assists subordinates.
  • Creates and maintains a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Addresses errors, problems and complaints within scope of authority.
  • Motivates and encourages teamwork within the department to ensure productivity targets are met.
  • Keeps General Foreman informed of important matters as appropriate.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities: Directly supervises department workers in accordance with the Company’s policies, practices and procedures. Responsibilities include assigning and directing work; training and mentoring employees; counsels’ employees, provides input on employee performance, disciplinary actions and other personnel issues; addresses complaints and resolves problems.      

Qualifications

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

 

Change Management - Communicates changes effectively; builds commitment and overcomes resistance; prepares and supports those affected by change.

 

Diversity – Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued; shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; promotes a harassment-free environment; supports affirmative action and diversity.

 

Interpersonal Skills – Inspires the trust of others; approaches others in a tactful manner; focuses on solving conflict, not blaming others; exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; builds positive work relationships; reacts well under pressure and keeps emotions under control; gives and welcomes feedback.

 

Judgment – Identifies problems; makes decisions based on sound, accurate judgment; perceives the impact and implications of decisions; supports and explains reasoning for decisions.

 

Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively; listens effectively; obtains clarification; conveys information and ideas in understandable terms; participates in meetings; responds well to questions; demonstrates effective presentation skills in small and large groups.

 

Organizational Support – Upholds organizational goals and values; ensures that workers comply with Company policies, procedures and processes.

 

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; completes administrative tasks correctly and timely; uses time efficiently; adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, interruptions or unexpected events.

 

Problem Solving – Identifies and defines problems, gathers information, weighs relevance and accuracy of information, establishes facts and draws valid conclusions; develops and evaluates alternative solutions; makes sound recommendations to resolve problems; uses logic even when dealing with emotional topics; works well in group problem solving situations.

 

Professionalism – Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; behaves in an honest, fair and ethical manner; shows consistency in words and actions; accepts responsibility for own actions; reacts well under pressure; follows through on commitments; models high standards of ethics; maintains confidentiality.

 

Quality Management - Creates and maintains a culture of continuous improvement; demonstrates accuracy, thoroughness and attention to detail; fosters quality focus in others; monitors work of others to ensure quality and applies feedback to improve performance.

 

Safety and Security - Observes and enforces safety and security policies and procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports and addresses potentially unsafe conditions; ensures that equipment and materials are used properly.

 

Supervises Others – Leads by example; makes self available to staff; sets expectations; develops subordinates’ skills and encourages growth; takes responsibility for subordinates’ actions; continually works to improve supervisory skills; balances team and individual responsibilities; puts success of team above own interests; builds morale and employee commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone’s efforts to succeed; inspires and fosters team commitment, spirit, pride, and trust; facilitates cooperation and motivates employees to accomplish goals.

 

 

Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others; makes effective use of technology to achieve results.

 

Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; reads and interprets written information such as Company policies, work instructions and operating procedures; prepares reports and simple business documents; edits work for spelling and grammar; presents numerical data effectively.

 

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative, but not all inclusive, of the knowledge, skills and or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience: High School diploma or general education degree (GED) plus 2 years’ manufacturing experience required; OR equivalent combination of education in Manufacturing, Engineering or Industrial Technology and/or industrial manufacturing experience. One year in a leadership capacity desired.

 

Computer Skills: Computer literate; proficient with Microsoft Windows, MS Office programs and applications for word processing, email, database management and spreadsheets.

 

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as plant rules, safety rules, Company policies, operating and procedure manuals and general technical instructions. Ability to prepare simple business documents and reports. Ability to speak effectively, present information clearly and respond to questions.

 

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and draw and interpret bar graphs.

 

Reasoning Ability:   Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, schedule or diagram form. Ability to solve practical problems.  

 

Supervisory Skills: Ability to work with a diverse group of people and encourage and motivate people to take ownership and pride of their work.

 

Other Skills and Abilities: Must be mechanically inclined.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: None.                                                                            

 

Physical Demands: The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands, to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or crawl, and taste or smell. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and high, precarious places. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions and extreme heat or cold. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

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