Oversee safety, quality, service, and cost performance of production, maintenance, and electrical departments.
Ensure a safe work environment through strict adherence to Atlas' safety policies and procedures; drive continuous improvement in the areas of safety and housekeeping; know and communicate safety message with focus on developing zero injury culture.
Work with Human Resources to select and hire employees; provide coaching and feedback to direct and indirect reports; identify development opportunities to improve overall individual and team performance.
Participate in plant leadership meetings to promote positive employee relations, improve communication systems and policies, and support the overall growth and direction of the plant.
Work with supervisors and HR as needed to review and perform disciplinary actions as needed; apply labor agreement provisions consistently.
Drive the plant preventative maintenance system including PM schedule, work orders, documentation of activities/actions, and parts inventory.
Investigate and resolve customer complaints regarding product quality and make the necessary changes within the plant operation to prevent future occurrences.
Ensure that the process and products comply with all necessary specifications, regulations, and standards.
Promote and manage the continuous improvement of the plant by benchmarking operations and researching and implementing new industry advances.
Make recommendations for improvements to meet or exceed the production/service demands of our customers.
Drive reliability improvement and continuously initiate and implement improvements in manufacturing processes to reduce waste and unplanned downtime; while improving process capability, schedule adherence, etc.
Prepare and track departmental budget.
Minimal travel to other Atlas’ facilities, customers, vendors, training, and/or offsite meetings.
Minimum of 10 years progressive experience in operations and management with increasing levels of responsibility.
Demonstrated ability to effectively lead and supervise multiple functions.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Exceptional decision making and analytical ability.
Excellent time management, communication, and organizational skills.
Thorough knowledge of continuous manufacturing operations, preferably roofing operations.
Strong leadership to motivate and direct a large group of employees in a continuous operation.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong understanding of Safety and Health requirements and standards.
Experience and success with a process improvements including utilizing continuous process disciplines such as Six Sigma, Keppner-Tregoe, Lean or equivalent.
Proficient in MS Office Suite, email,and other computer software systems such as CMMS, MRO, etc.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environment.
Education, Licenses & Certification
Four (4) year degree in related field from a 4 year college or university preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
General manufacturing environment: variations in temperature from extreme cold to extreme heat. Hearing protection, safety glasses, safety shoes, and hard hat required in all manufacturing areas.