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Plant Manager at thyssenkrupp Steel Services NA in Detroit, Michigan

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Summary of Position:

Provide leadership and direction to insure the continual, efficient and uniform operation which will meet or exceed customer expectations in a safe and orderly manner. Develop and implement plans coordinated with the corporate business plan to increase the reliability and continually improve the quality and efficiencies of the products and services provided by the business unit.

Key Accountabilities:


  • Supervise branch production using the Warehouse Activity Monitor and available Production Planning tools.

  • Correct/ clarify incorrect warehouse procedures

  • Develop plans and procedures to insure the safety of all employees and visitors of the warehouse.

  • Ensure operations and equipment is in compliance to corporate guidelines and OSHA Standards.

  • Consignment Stores Completion

  • Complete the supplier consignment warehouse reservations, if necessary

  • Verify inventory - make adjustments where necessary

  • Hire, train, motivate, and discipline warehouse employees as required.

  • Schedule and provide training where required.

  • Maintain equipment to provide maximum availability and minimum down time.

  • Evaluate and recommend new equipment purchases to enhance quality, capabilities and productivity.

  • Communicate and monitor progress towards company safety, returns and allowances, and on time shipment and delivery directives.

  • Responsible for building maintenance and security.

  • Monitor quality and process improvement throughout the warehouse using SAP reports.

  • Insure that preventive and corrective action methods are followed to eliminate or correct procedures and practices which do not meet customer requirements.

  • Ensure adequate support of the sales department and its customers in a timely and orderly manner.

  • Assist with customer problems, including on site visits where necessary.

  • Facilitate lean practices in the plant

  • Purchase or direct the purchase of necessary warehouse supplies to insure the ability to comply with written work instructions and customer requirements.

  • Attend regional and corporate meetings when required.

  • Assist TKX Logistics in insuring trucks are maintained properly and that trucks and drivers are compliant with transportation requirements.

  • Perform employee reviews as required.

  • Assist in contract negotiations, where applicable

  • Meets TKMNA Employee Attributes/Competencies


The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirement for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.Minimum Requirements :

  • Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience

  • 5-10 years direct warehouse supervision or team leadership, experience

  • 3-5 years experience supervising a unionized facility

  • Exposure to safety programs, ISO standards, Lean practices and sale functions.

  • This individual must also possess good leadership qualities and the ability to build an effective team as well as be an effective team member

thyssenkrupp Steel Services NAis an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age and veteran status or any other protected status required by applicable law.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to contact us directly.Materials Services -With 480 branches in 40 countries the Business Area Materials Services concentrates on the worldwide trade of raw material and construction material. Coal, metals, gases, plastics in all shapes, qualities and dimensions as well as complex supply-chain solutions- this is for what this Business Area stands for.

thyssenkrupp Steel Services, a division of thyssenkrupp Materials NA, Inc., is a leading supplier of flat rolled, hot rolled, and hot dipped carbon steel products to the U.S. Marketplace, including galvanneal, galvalume, galfan and enameling steel. Our people, our suppliers, and our state-of-the-art service center in Richburg, South Carolina, supported by a network of stocking locations throughout North America, are dedicated to providing exceptional customer service to our customers from a variety of manufacturing sectors.Business Area Materials Services

As the lead company of the Materials Services business area, we are successful global materials distributor. 500 branches in 44 countries ensure we have a global presence. We also provide a wide range of innovative services to manufacturing and processing companies. The production of stainless steels and high-performance materials rounds out our broad-based offering.thyssenkrupp is a technology group with strengths in materials. Over 162,000 employees in 78 countries work to develop high-quality products and intelligent industrial processes and services for sustainable progress. In fiscal year 2018/2019 thyssenkrupp generated sales of €42.0 billion. Our technologies and innovations are the key to meeting diverse customer and market requirements around the world, growing on the markets of the future, and generating stable earnings, cash flows and value growth.