Non-Ferrous Recovery Plant Supervisor 2nd Shift in Schnitzer - Everett at Schnitzer Steel Industries

Date Posted: 4/23/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Non-Ferrous Recovery Plant Supervisor (RPS) oversees the day-to-night activities associated with the collection, processing and treatment of Auto Shredder Residue (ASR) prior to shipment to the landfills. The incumbent oversees nonferrous (NF) metal recovery and fluff stockpiling processes in compliance with state regulatory requirements. The RPS assigns daily duties for pickers / cleaners in this department. The RPS assists the JPOM, Shredder Manager, Terminal Operations Manager, Maintenance Manager, Regional Environmental Manager, Regional Safety Engineer(s) and facility and regional Commercial teams with issues pertaining to optimizing physical plant operations. Maintains a safe work environment and assists the Regional Safety Engineer(s) in training employees on safety procedures.

This is a 2nd shift position.

Required Skills

Environmental and Health & Safety (H&S)

  • Ensures safe work practices and equipment are used at all times and that documentation, inspections, and current practices are in accordance with corporate safety policies, OSHA and other regulatory guidelines. In addition, provides a safe environment for all employees, customers and visitors.
  • Creates Health & Safety Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) with Regional Safety Engineer(s).
  • Ensures all department employees receive timely safety and operational training and that the appropriate documents (signed acknowledgement forms) are prepared. Maintains employee files per regional practice.
  • Assigns an employee to be on the Safety Committee and personally attends Safety Committee meetings on rotation with other managers.
  • Monitors safety program to reduce accident frequency within department, implements new departmental safety ideas/procedures in line with overall MRB Health & Safety goals.
  • Responsible for understanding and monitoring the regulatory environment as it affects this department and the Company’s relationship with the regulatory agencies.

Equipment & Maintenance

  • Oversees the JP plant operations and ensures that all equipment is operated and maintained properly.
  • Purchases chemicals, fly ash or cement pumps and/or parts necessary to maintain proper functioning of the JP Plant.
  • Prepares the scheduling for major projects to the JP Plant including manpower, equipment, downtime and timeline

Inventory & Quality Control

  • Ensures that processing and storage of finished goods is done in compliance with internal controls already set in place.
  • Monitors daily production reports to continuously improve throughput, reduce costs/expenses; increase profitability and maximize metal recovery.

Administrative Management

  • Reviews performance of direct reports.
  • Interviews prospective production employees.
  • Bi-Weekly audit of employee timecards; Kronos experience preferred
  • Working knowledge, previous experience with MS Office (specifically Excel)

Physical Activities Required to Perform Essential Functions:

Significant time is spent outdoors overseeing and planning equipment projects. Subject to noise, dust, inclement weather and heavy machinery. Able to: lift and carry 25 pounds, and up to 50 pounds occasionally; walk, crawl, crouch or stand for long periods of time; negotiate over uneven surfaces; climb, bend or crawl to inspect equipment and related structures as necessary; ability to communicate in a professional manner to all levels of employees, both in writing and orally. Visual acuity for operating a computer, reading complex documents, blue prints, constructions diagrams, and other technical materials.

Required Experience


High school diploma or equivalent. 2-5 years of manufacturing work experience, with 1-2 years of managerial experience. Strong mechanical aptitude and knowledge of manufacturing processes required. Prior experience managing and leading a work crew is necessary. Maintenance background preferred. Previous exposure to working within a unionized environment is a plus. This is a specialized job that requires intensive in-house training. Spanish speaking helpful but not necessary.

This position requires possession of a valid driver’s license and the ability to drive an automobile.

PLEASE NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

All U.S. applicants must be 18 years of age or older and all Canada applicants must be 16 years of age or older.

Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. participates in e-verify for all U.S. new hires.

Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. administers a pre-employment drug screen and background check for U.S. new hires.

All new hires must review and sign an Arbitration Agreement. This applies to all U.S. non-union employees.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, marital status, disability status, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, age, prior industrial injury, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected status under local, state or federal law.


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