Director of Steel

Job Details

Job Ref: # EB-2086610547
Date Posted: 3/26/2024 8:00:00 AM
City, State: Houston, TX
Job Type: Full Time
Salary (USD): $70,000 - $90,000


Orion Talent, the nation’s largest military recruiting firm, is currently recruiting transitioning or former military professionals for a Director of Steel position with one of the fastest growing independent pipe fabrication and distribution companies in America.

Position Details
Location: Houston TX
Compensation: $70K-$90K depending on experience
Shift: Flexible** five 7:30am-4:30pm shifts OR four 10hr shifts (Monday-Thursday 6:00am-4:30pm)
Benefits: Company pays 75% of employee benefits, 25% for spouse. Employer paid life insurance; 401k match up to 3%.

Position Description
As the Director of Steel Fabrication, you will manage all aspects of fabricated carbon and stainless-steel piping projects from inception to completion and client satisfaction. This will be a hands-on role where if assistance is needed on the floor, you can/will step in. This role will require great leadership qualities as well as critical thinking that is for the weeks and months ahead. Responsibilities will include:
• Work with executive team, sales, and PM staff, as well as steel shop foreman to build an accurate production schedule.
• Ensure the production schedule is adhered to so that orders meet their required shipment date.
• Assist in developing and evaluating time required by shop staff to complete fit up and weld out in order to accurately estimate costs for future projects.
• Oversee inventory levels for pipe, flanges, fittings, structural components, welding consumables, etc. are maintained to meet requirements of open orders.
• Coordinate with shop staff to confirm all products requiring paint/galvanizing/pickling are scheduled and completed before the required shipment date.
• Supervise steel fab shop employees, including the creation of and implementation of a system of accountability for all direct reports, and hiring/firing decisions with approval of Executive Management.
• Work with shop foreman to ensure that all safety procedures are being followed in the shop.
• Actively suggest operational improvements to enhance quality, production, and to reduce cost.
• Handle issues that arise in relation to fab shop maintenance (machines/equipment/facilities) and daily warehouse operations.
• Expert in all things relating to the AWWA water pipe industry and SPFA requirements to better train and educate company welders, fitters, and helpers.
• Oversee the company's SPFA, NSF-61, and safety programs.
• Assist Executive team in enhancing the culture, reputation, and profitability of the company by being on time, having a great attitude, and setting the example of hard work and dependability for the team you manage.

Position Requirements
• BS/BA in related discipline.
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in a manufacturing or similar experience acquired through military service.
• Experience managing 10 + people.
• ISO9001 experience is a plus.
• Typically located in a comfortable indoor area. There may be regular exposure to mild physical discomfort from factors such as dust, fumes or odors, temperature extremes, loud noise, strong drafts, or bright lights. Must be able to lift 15 pounds at a time.

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