The Facilities and Operations (F&O) Supervisor reports directly to the Facilities & Operations Manager and has a primary focus on driving, guiding and influencing the support mechanisms that streamline and coordinate the overall operational effectiveness and efficiency of the assigned location. The F&O Supervisor focuses specifically on: overall Health & Safety and Environmental compliance; quality control; maintenance and accuracy of all material inventories; coordination of inter-yard transportation of materials; ensuring their facility’s volume quotas are being met by communicating with the Commercial Group; and Continuous Improvement for the facilities, administration, and management of Production and Maintenance employees.
This position operates within flexible parameters. The primary goal of this position is to achieve excellence in all facets of facility and operations management. Providing the highest quality product safely, effectively and efficiently decreases accidents and errors and increases profits.
Environmental and Health & Safety (H&S)
Operational Performance & Best Management Practices
Equipment & Maintenance
Inventory & Quality Control
Budgeting & Forecasting
Internal contacts are by phone and in person with Metals Recycling Business personnel and various management level personnel. External contacts are by phone, e-mail and in person with potential and existing customers, other companies within the industry, and governmental agencies.
See the applicable Regional Director or General Manager organization chart for all direct and indirect reporting relationships. Oversee the management and assign work to team members as appropriate to meet business needs. Responsible for the team and individual members performance of these assigned tasks. Must communicate effectively and ensure clear communication of expectations. The F&O Supervisor has direct responsibility for managing the facility team, union and/or non-union, non-management hourly staff.
Takes ownership and responsibility for ensuring all internal controls managed within in the scope of this job position, including completion by any direct reports, are being performed and signed off on a monthly basis through the internal controls checklist. Communicates upward problems in operations, noncompliance with the code of conduct, or other policy violations or illegal actions. Supports the Company’s Internal Control process which includes understanding, communicating and complying with defined internal controls as well as suggesting and making modifications to the policies, procedures and controls to better relate to the business.
Internal Control Responsibilities:
Occasional exposure to inclement weather conditions and travel is required. Work pressure can be substantial during peak times, requiring considerable adaptability; disturbances of work flow, and/or irregularities in work schedule are expected and occur on an intermittent basis. Regular overtime is required. Offsite work involves meeting in person with current or potential customers, and visiting other Schnitzer locations.
Physical Activities Required to Perform Essential Functions:
Ability to: sit or stand for extended periods of time, up to 6 hours per day. Position requires individual to: stand, walk, and/or otherwise move around a steel scrap yard environment. Some computer work is necessary requiring visual acuity to perform close detail work. 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.
Minimum of 5-10 years previous experience in steel scrap yard operations, and familiarity with physical operations and personnel. College degree preferred; courses in business/operations management helpful. Project management experience or specialized knowledge a plus. This position requires possession of a valid driver’s license and the ability to drive an automobile.
Knowledge of operations; leadership, analytical, organization, good communication, good mathematical skills; and intermediate computer competency. Ability to: apply principles of logical thinking to a wide range of practical problems; deal with a large number of variables and determine a specific course of action.
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.
The hiring company participates in e-verify for all U.S. new hires.
An offer of U.S. employment by the hiring company or any of its subsidiaries is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a post-offer drug screen and background check.
All new hires must review and sign an Arbitration Agreement. This applies to all U.S. non-union employees.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the hiring company 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.