Job Description

Anodizing Department Manager  (#9125) - TX
Industry: Aluminum

An aluminum extrusion facility is looking for an anodizing manager.


 Reporting directly to the area director, this position is responsible for providing direction, guidance, motivation and development for assigned team/department to achieve established production goals consistent with standards of quality, safety, cost and housekeeping.

Must have prior aluminum extrusion/anodizing experience.  Salary open based on experience.  Position will be M-F, some Saturdays.  Will supervise a department of 150 employees, 2 shifts. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for the timely processing of all department activity including productivity, accuracy, and reports
• Work closely with Director to control costs in your operation - labor, supplies, and inventory shrinkage
• Participate in all hiring decisions for assigned area.
• Identify training needs to enhance knowledge, skills, and abilities of team. 
• Guide, motivate, and discipline direct reports in accordance with company guidelines.
• Maintain adherence to company policies, safety standards and good housekeeping practices.
• Ensure the consistent use of safety devices and personal protective equipment (PPE).
• Maintain constant alert for hazardous conditions and practices.
• Ensure a safe work environment by observing and coaching employees and addressing potential safety hazards.
• Ensure machinery in area is safe and working optimally.
• Motivates, coaches, develops and disciplines direct reports as required
• Monitors and drives quality measures and implements continuous improvement efforts
• Establish objectives to improve team performance and facilitate continuous improvement initiatives
• Implement process improvements as necessary
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Abilities:
• Strong analytical, problem solving, delegation, and conflict resolution skills
• Motivational and team building skills
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written skills
• Proficient use of Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook)

Preferred Skills:
• Continuous improvement / lean experience using 5S, Kaizen and /or Six Sigma methodologies
• Experience in Lean Manufacturing concepts, quality measurements and OSHA requirements
• Previous floor level shop and or supervisor experience

Job Requirements
• Ability to perform essential duties of job description
• Bachelor's degree in related field or 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience



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