Joint Product Operations Manager
Metals Recycling Business
TheJP Operations Manager (JPOM) reports directly to the Plant Manager and oversees the
collection, processing and treatment of Auto Shredder Residue (ASR) prior to shipment to the
landfills. The JPOM communicates with the Maintenance Manager regarding all repair and
maintenance issues. The incumbent oversees nonferrous (NF) metal recovery and fluff stockpiling
processes in compliance with state regulatory requirements. The JPOM assigns daily duties for
pickers I cleaners in this department. The JPOM assists the Shredder Manager, Terminal Operations
Manager, Maintenance Manager, Regional Environmental Manager, Regional Safety Engineer(s) and
facility and regional Commercial teams with issues pertaining to optimizing physical plant operations.
Maintains a safe work environment and assists the Regional Safety Engineer(s) in training employees
on safety procedures.
This position operates within somewhat flexible parameters. The primary goal of this position is to
achieve excellence in all facets of the JP operations. Providing the highest quality product safely,
effectively and efficiently decreases accidents and errors and increases profits. Responsibilities are
to ensure that compliance is maintained according to state regulations. Continuous process analysis
and improvement is required to ensure maximum efficient metal recovery which is measured daily.
High school diploma or equivalent. 5-10 years of manufacturing work experience, with 2-5 years of managerial experience. Strong mechanical aptitude and knowledge of manufacturing processes required. Prior experience managing and leading a work crew is necessary. Maintenance background preferred. Previous exposure to working within a unionized environment is a plus. This is a specialized job that requires intensive in-house training. This position requires possession of a valid drIver's license and the ability to drive an automobile.
Ability to quickly learn and understand ASR treatment systems from shredder discharge to shipment; understand all components of the treatment plant; operate various types of equipment, such as chemical treatment pumps, Induction Sorting System (ISS), eddy current separators (ECS) feeder, screws, shakers, PlC controls; and repair and replace critical components of system. Communicate, both orally and in writing, in a professional manner. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
Must have a proven track record of pro-actively researching new and emerging production systems along with the ability to implement change.
Successful candidate will have previously been involved with continuous improvement initiatives with documented success. Must exhibit analytical skills to manage production metrics and implement new technologies. Must have experience managing a departmental budget, justifying capital expenditures and measuring return o~~investment. Ability and understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written; oral, or diagrammatic .form; deal with problems involving several specific variables in. or from standard situations.