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Foundry Superintendent

Company: Grede
Location: Saint Cloud
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

We will be hosting open interviews Mon-Thursday from 12pm - 3pm. Applicants can stop by 5200 Foundry Circle, St. Cloud, MN 56303 and be interviewed on the spot.Are you passionate about starting your career with an organization that values integrity, dedication, and hard work every day? If you're ready to join a reputable independent company with a 100-year history of success, Grede is the place for you, and we value all our employees and their roles as an important part of our united team.At Grede our mission is to drive industry-leading design and manufacturing solutions in key markets that lead to increase partner value. As the premier ductile, gray and specialty iron casting provider, we have broad capabilities across multiple product lines that can deliver efficient, powerful and innovative solutions for its customers. We deliver world-class value to our customers and associates through teamwork, communication, innovation, operational excellence, safety and continuous improvement!The Foundry Superintendent is responsible for the direct melt operations over all shifts by setting goals, prioritizing and assigning work, selecting and developing employees, and maintaining a productive work environment in order to meet established production schedules.Your Responsibilities as a Foundry Superintendent:

  • Direct, plan, and coordinate melt operations over all shifts to maintain production schedules and quality and cost standards and to improve efficiency.
  • Ensure quality of work, efficient material and work flow, accurate use and care of equipment and machines, and accurate application of production methods.
  • Plan, prioritize, and assign work to melt supervisors and/or nonexempt employees to apply skill and experience to the best advantage which ensures efficient use of labor hours, materials, and equipment consistent with production and profit requirements.
  • Maintain close observation over melt operations, providing guidance concerning proper melting techniques.
  • Select and train supervisors and/or nonexempt employees in melt operations to ensure a sufficient work force to meet short and long-term objectives.
  • Evaluate work performance and counsel and coach employees to maintain efficient work performance.
  • Maintain adequate supply of raw materials, production supplies, and tools to support continuous operations for the department.
  • Maintain related inventory records, as the need arises.
  • Analyze equipment or machine problems, quality problems, and production delays, expediting repairs and/or corrective actions to minimize downtime and work schedule interruption.
  • Schedule and supervise furnace maintenance activities such as shaving or relining furnace or replacing coil.
  • Prepare budget for all melt operations and administer and control budget during the business year.
  • Maintain open communications with employees and work with employees to mutually resolve problems to enhance morale and promote a union-free environment.
  • Maintain conformance with Company policies, work rules, and regulations, coaching employees and/or initiating disciplinary actions, as required.
  • Enforce the proper use of safety equipment and maintain departmental housekeeping to produce a safe work environment.
  • Maintain awareness of improved operational methods, production processes, or equipment which improve quality and efficiency and reduce cost.Why You'll Love Working for Us (Our Benefits):
    • Competitive wages and benefits
    • Low cost comprehensive insurance plans
    • Paid vacations and holidaysWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Keywords: Grede, Saint Cloud , Foundry Superintendent, Other , Saint Cloud, Minnesota

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