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A. M. Castle & Co.

A. M. Castle & Co. (NYSE:CAS) is the foremost provider of specialty products, services, and supply chain solutions. We are recognized as a leading distributor of carbon, alloy, stainless steel, nickel alloys, aluminum, titanium, cast iron, brass, copper, and plastic, as well as a global resource for complex supply chain solutions.Operating in more than 55 locations throughout North America, Europe and Asia, we work with international OEMs to better serve their multi-location production re... Read More

Address      A. M. Castle & Co. 1420 Kensington Road Suite 220 Oak Brook, IL 60523
Website      www.amcastle.com/
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Director of Operations

Overview:
Castle Metals, one of the nation's leading metal service centers, provides a broad base of metals, services, and logistics solutions to diverse industries, including aerospace, semi-conductor, oil and gas, automotive, and heavy equipment manufacturers. Castle is recognized as North America's largest distributor of carbon, alloy and stainless steels; nickel alloys; aluminum; titanium; brass and copper. Founded in 1890, Castle and its affiliates have over 40 operating and sales offices in the United States, Canada, and Mexico which support our domestic and international customers. Our subsidiary, Tube Supply is currently recruiting for a Director of Operations in our Houston location.

Established in 1986, Tube Supply is a major supplier serving the oil and gas industry with quality tubular and bar products. We specialize in materials for wellhead and downhole applications including blast joints, pup joints, coupling stock, liner hangers, valve and choke bodies, spools, as well as, general bar and tubing for machined parts. We offer a wide range of product forms and sizes, along with additional services such as heat treating, boring, honing, cutting and machine work.
Responsibilities:
- Plan, organize, and manage through direct reports, all operations activities relating to receiving, storing, order, filing, processing, loading, and shipping, through the most efficient and cost effective
processes.
-Work with the V.P. of Sales to develop and grow new business in existing locations.
-Prepare proposals for new and existing international locations
- Review and approve the scheduling of all plant and transportation activities to ensure that service level requirements are met for both direct customers and other company facilities.
- Direct the quality processes and ISO compliance and ensure that product quality standards are maintained through proper training and utilization of established inspection techniques. Initiate corrective action and process improvement where appropriate.
- Ensure that all Company human resources policies and practices are being administered in conformance with established contracts and/or guidelines. Maintain positive relations with union and represent the company in the grievance procedure.
- Evaluate material and workflow, equipment, plant layout and machinery performance on an ongoing basis and initiate corrective action and process improvement where appropriate.
- Ensure the development and maintenance of an economical and efficient delivery of materials for the Company and to its customers. This would include equipment, services, and personnel as well as logistics as it relates to customers and inter company transfers.
- Recommend staffing levels, and upon approval, hire employees required to meet operating objectives and service level requirements. Provide for the training and development of all plant personnel.
- Manage the maintenance of buildings, equipment, and grounds, and provide for repairs while also taking preventive actions necessary to protect the company’s’ asset(s).
- Prepare and administer annual budgets and monthly updates.
- Ensure compliance with the corporate safety program and provide for housekeeping, which is consistent with established standards.
- Review performance of subordinates regularly and conduct formal evaluations when scheduled. Recommend appropriate changes in status.
- Recommend departmental expenditures including capital requirements annually and monitor budget performance.
- Managing production lead times competitive with the market and in support of sales.
- Development of staff (i.e. supervisory direct reports)
Qualifications:
- BS degree in industrial management, engineering degree or business related with a minimum of ten years relevant experience.
- Organizational/leadership development, union management, negotiation skills, quality systems, process improvement techniques.
- Management skills: communication skills, problem solving, delegation, project planning, and innovation.
- Knowledge of product and processing is a plus.
- Minimum five (5) to ten (10) years of industrial/manufacturing management experience with gradual increase of responsibilities during those years.
-Ability to travel to international locations is required.

Other Job Information

Vacancy type:

Full Time

Contact Mode:

not provided

Fax:

847.455.0587

Contact Name:

not provided

Job Duration:

not provided

Phone:

847.455.7111

Email:

info@amcastle.com

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