Melt Shop Supervisor (m/f/d)

Chicago, United States

Finkl Steel is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of forging die steels, plastic injection mold steels, die casting tool steels, forged alloy bar, and custom open die forgings. Finkl Steel is a member of international Swiss Steel Group and manufactures products at three production facilities in Chicago, Quebec, and Detroit. We sell our products in North America and to 18 countries worldwide. With more than 100 patents, our steel formulations and steelmaking technologies set worldwide standards. In recognition of Finkl Steel’s product quality, our facilities were the first in America to receive ISO 9000 registration.

Your assignment

  • Ensure personnel follow safety rules, SOP’s and operational flow through the shop.  Coordinate with other departments for material movement and monitor, maintain, and enforce safety procedures and policies.
  • Ensure safe operations through proper execution of all procedures and programs
  • Perform Safety Observations & Housekeeping (5S) Audits
  • Manage scrap flow from receipt and inspection through charging into the Electric Arc Furnace (EAF)
  • Determine alloy additions required to meet customer specifications at the Ladle Metallurgy Furnace (LMF)
  • Monitor and participates in repairs of refractory at the EAF and in the steel transport ladles
  • Ensure the safe flow of steel, raw materials, and re-usable items at the ingot teeming station
  • Train, evaluate, direct, and discipline union team members
  • Act as a liaison between the Melt Shop and the Engineering, Maintenance, Quality, HR, and Metallurgy departments
  • Other duties as assigned

Your background

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree a plus  
  • 3+ years’ experience in comparable roles
  • Familiar with safety procedures in a manufacturing industry
  • Ability to manage employees
  • Basic computer skills required
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment required

Our offer

  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • 401k Match Program
  • Flexiable Spending Account
  • Compant Paid Life & AD&D Insurance

Melt Shop Supervisor (m/f/d)

Chicago, United States

Finkl Steel is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of forging die steels, plastic injection mold steels, die casting tool steels, forged alloy bar, and custom open die forgings. Finkl Steel is a member of international Swiss Steel Group and manufactures products at three production facilities in Chicago, Quebec, and Detroit. We sell our products in North America and to 18 countries worldwide. With more than 100 patents, our steel formulations and steelmaking technologies set worldwide standards. In recognition of Finkl Steel’s product quality, our facilities were the first in America to receive ISO 9000 registration.
  • Ensure personnel follow safety rules, SOP’s and operational flow through the shop.  Coordinate with other departments for material movement and monitor, maintain, and enforce safety procedures and policies.
  • Ensure safe operations through proper execution of all procedures and programs
  • Perform Safety Observations & Housekeeping (5S) Audits
  • Manage scrap flow from receipt and inspection through charging into the Electric Arc Furnace (EAF)
  • Determine alloy additions required to meet customer specifications at the Ladle Metallurgy Furnace (LMF)
  • Monitor and participates in repairs of refractory at the EAF and in the steel transport ladles
  • Ensure the safe flow of steel, raw materials, and re-usable items at the ingot teeming station
  • Train, evaluate, direct, and discipline union team members
  • Act as a liaison between the Melt Shop and the Engineering, Maintenance, Quality, HR, and Metallurgy departments
  • Other duties as assigned
  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree a plus  
  • 3+ years’ experience in comparable roles
  • Familiar with safety procedures in a manufacturing industry
  • Ability to manage employees
  • Basic computer skills required
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment required
  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • 401k Match Program
  • Flexiable Spending Account
  • Compant Paid Life & AD&D Insurance
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