Operations Team Leader

  • Gary, IN
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: IL136-2674878
A raw material company making ingredients for the energy sector with solid long-term contracts to supply product in the steel and energy sector. Very nice location with access the rural or metro living. 

Directs and coordinates activities of all hourly employees during a shift in processing materials, repair and or manufacturing products (Coke) and/or steam, in an industrial organization by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates. Hours are swing shift with rotating weekly between 1st 2nd and 3rd shift. 

= Ensure the safety of all personnel on shift / in the Plant
= Thorough understanding of all Standard Operations Procedures
= Communicating with and be aware of all persons in the Plant and their whereabouts
= Continuous upkeep and update on all safety procedures
= Fully comply and follow the Collective Bargaining Agreement with the union
= Supervise Crew members, Senior Product Technicians and other hourly employees
= Plans production operations, establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing products; including coordination of all activities necessary, per Turn, to ensure that batteries and all necessary Ovens are pushed and charged according to the Pushing Schedule
= Report, investigate and communicate all accidents, incidences and problematic issues with the proper personnel
= Prepares operational and staffing schedules to coordinate manufacturing activities, including preparation of overtime schedules, to ensure production and quality of products meets specifications.
= Per Turn, completes and reviews production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.
= Directs the inspection machines and equipment to ensure specific operational performance and optimum utilization.
= Reviews and assures compliance to standard operational and working practices and observes workers to ensure compliance with standards
= Ability to work the schedule required by a 24/7 Operations (8, 10, 0r 12 hour shifts)
= Engage the hourly workforce in a manner that discourages the need

Minimum education includes a High School Diploma, (Associates Degree Preferred).
= Must have at least 5 years of supervisory experience in a Union environment
= Must know how to operate heavy equipment and or industrial equipment
= Valid driver¦s license (for driving company vehicle on plant site)

NOTE: This position is not eligible for work visa sponsorship. Applicants must possess unrestricted US work authorization.Apply Online
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