Cast House Manager

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Job Type
Direct Hire
Jul 17, 2018
Job ID
  • Reports to Plant Manager
  • Direct reports:  30
  • Relocation:  Yes
  • Location: South Eastern South Dakota.

Position Summary
This position reports to the Plant Manager. This position is a key role for the plant and is responsible for the overall direction and management of the day to day operation of the Cast House and its employees.
Job Responsibilities
  • Drive Safety to be engrained in the culture of all Cast House employees.
  • Responsible for performance management evaluation process for the Cast House employees, both salaried and hourly.
  • Ensure teamwork, accountable for staffing plan, and responsible for developing Cast House Leads.
  • Responsible for maintaining quality standards and keeping training up to date for all employees.
  • Develops or revises standard operational and work practices and observes workers to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Reviews production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing problems to ensure to improve equipment reliability and minimize unplanned downtime.
    • Pulls from all resources to ensure that continuous improvement is ingrained in the workforce culture.
    • Ensure record keeping is done in a timely manner.
    • Inspection of all equipment to ensure proper working order.
    • Responsible for maximizing scrap utilization.
    • Any other tasks as assigned.
 Key Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or four to ten years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 5+ years in aluminum casting or related industry
  • In-depth knowledge of the casting process, the operation of equipment, aluminum alloys and standards, use of precision instruments and customer orders and specifications. Ability to use various systems to track, understand, report and improve on all KPI’s.)
  • Must have good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate on all levels
  • Demonstrated ability to work in and through teams at all levels of the workforce
  • Computer proficiency is required
  • Must have the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization (verbal and written), self-motivated