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Ryerson Operations Supervisor - Eldridge in Eldridge, Iowa

Position Description: Joseph T. Ryerson & Son, Inc, one of the largest metals distributors in the US, is currently seeking an Operations Supervisor to our join warehouse team in Eldridge, IA on 2nd shift.

The ideal candidate will have experience leading others to operational excellence while focusing on team safety, delivering a quality product, eliminating waste, developing effective and skilled teams and meeting operational metrics.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, responsibilities include:

  • Direct the efficient function of plant operations

  • Understand production goals and implement actions necessary to meet objectives

  • Supervise the filling of time-sensitive orders

  • Coordinate shipments

  • Ensures on time deliveries and error-free shipments

  • Provides leadership to direct reports; coaches and counsels employees

  • Provide daily reporting

  • Facilitates problem solving team building activities

  • Carries out and supports company policy, goals and objectives

  • Understands quality goals and implement actions necessary to meet goals

  • Ensure training is effectively carried out and oversee completion of training checklist

  • Communicate with other departments within facility as well as other Ryerson locations

  • Understand customer requirements, participate and advise on decisions regarding suitability of material and processing capabilities

  • Provide direction and coaching in safe work practices: support safety goals

  • Review unsafe conditions and ensure corrective actions are carried out to eliminate workplace hazards

Position Requirements:

  • 1-3 years supervisory experience in a warehouse setting required, more experience is preferred

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Knowledge of various employment laws (i.e, OHSA) and government regulations (i.e., DOT)

  • Knowledge of all warehouse machine and equipment operations

  • Experience with LEAN or CI preferred

  • Basic knowledge in mechanical, electrical, hydraulics a plus

  • Knowledge in Slitting, Cut to length, oxy fuel cutting, plasma cutting, and laser cutting a plus

  • Certifications in training obtained, e.g. fork lift, crane, first aid, a plus

  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

  • Demonstrated verbal, written and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills

  • Experience working in a team-focused environment

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, and pregnancy), age, national origin, religion, disability or genetic information, marital status, status as a veteran, or any other federal, state or local protected class or artificial barrier.

Job ID: 5865

Functional Area: Operations Management

Position Type: Full-Time Employment

Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years

Location: IA-Eldridge

Department: Operations Management

Education Required: High School Diploma

Relocation Provided: Yes

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