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Production Director, West

Glen Gery Corporation Sergeant Bluff, IA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Glen Gery, one of the nation’s leading brick manufacturers, is looking to hire an experienced and driven professional to be our Director, Production for the organization’s western territory. This region includes plants located in: Sergeant Bluff & Adel, IA; Marseilles, IL and Caledonia & Iberia, OH. This person will assure production of appropriate quality products, provide technical and production management assistance to plant managers and technical support employees.

Coordinates with:       Regional Production Managers; Technical Managers; Financial Managers; Environmental Manager; Director of Labor Relations and Safety; Director of Human Resources; all other management personnel as required

 

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversight and management of production facilities within the region
  • Responsible to ensure that all corporate goals and objectives are met at the locations
  • Responsible for insuring the implementation of the Plant Daily Fundamentals, Safety; Quality; Productivity; Housekeeping; Preventive Maintenance
  • Management of major improvement projects such as production equipment installation and maintenance, capital expenditure requests and justification to include follow up and implementation activities
  • Budgeting and profitable operation of production facilities in the region
  • Training and development of subordinate management and technical resources
  • Maintaining required safety, product quality, production efficiencies and plant profitability
  • Provide technical and production management assistance for factory managers and technical support personnel
  • Coordinate production requirements and inventories with sales and market demand
  • Assures production of appropriate quality products at a profitable cost of production
  • Coordinates with the selling resources in developing new products as required by the market and customers
  • Assist in the resolution of job/customer complaints
  • Coordinate the training and development of supervisory and factory floor technical, maintenance and operative personnel
  • Responsible for plant compliance with area regulatory agencies such as EPA, and Water Authority
  • Responsible to ensure compliance with all Federal, State and Local laws and regulations in regards to the environment such as operating permits
  • Responsible to ensure compliance with all State or Federal OSHA and MSHA requirements
  • Reporting on plant progress toward safety, production, and general operating objectives as may be required by the Vice President of Production

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to manage competing priorities
  • Good oral and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills such as analyzing and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative manner with various levels of the organization, including outside contractors
  • Ability to manage, coach, train and motivate personnel at all levels
  • A desire to develop and work in a team environment on all plant related issues

 

Educational and Experience Requirements: 

  • College or Technical Degree or a minimum of a High School Education and 10 years of experience in supervising all phases of manufacturing from maintenance to quarrying with a high level of technical/production engineering skills
  • Computer skills, i.e. Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • General knowledge of all maintenance fields:  mechanical, electrical, burning, welding, hydraulics, pneumatics, as well as electronic pumping, compressed air, and vacuum systems
  • Training and/or experience in:  budgeting, quality assurance, drying and firing instrumentation, fuel consumption control, computerized equipment installation and troubleshooting equipment
  • Training and/or experience in OSHA, MSHA, EPA, and DER compliance

 

This job description is not intended to be all inclusive, and as such the employee will also be required to perform other reasonably related business duties as may be assigned by the Vice President Production and/or the Executive Committee

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Description
Glen-Gery is the superior choice among architects, builders and homeowners who require high quality building products that meet both innovative design challenges and demanding construction specifications. Glen-Gery is an industry leader for it's diversified product line of more than 600 brick products, which are available in a wide-array of sizes and textures. These products include extruded brick, molded brick, glazed brick, klaycoat brick, handmade brick, thin brick and paving brick.

In addition to brick, Glen-Gery is also known for its superior line of manufactured stone veneer, Landmark Stone. Glen-Gery Landmark Stone is available in eight different profiles including stackstone, fieldstone, ledgestone, fieldledge, glen ridge, limestone, cut cobble and ashler. Glen-Gery Landmark Stone is manufactured with the same attention to detail and craftsmanship that have defined all Glen-Gery products for over a century.

Glen-Gery's other brands include Glen-Gery Thin Tech, Glen-Gery Natural Stone, Glen-Gery Color Mortar and Glen-Gery Pre-blended Mortar. The addition of these complimentary brands has kept Glen-Gery a leader in the building products industry.

Founded in 1890, Glen-Gery Corporation is one of the nation's largest brick manufacturers and operates 10 brick manufacturing facilities and one manufactured stone facility. Glen-Gery products are sold nationally through a network of over 500 distributors as well as in Canada.

Glen Gery Corporation

Why Work Here?

This is a great opportunity in an exciting market for a person who is looking to develop their career with an organization that is growing.

Glen-Gery is the superior choice among architects, builders and homeowners who require high quality building products that meet both innovative design challenges and demanding construction specifications. Glen-Gery is an industry leader for it's diversified product line of more than 600 brick products, which are available in a wide-array of sizes and textures. These products include extruded brick, molded brick, glazed brick, klaycoat brick, handmade brick, thin brick and paving brick. In addition to brick, Glen-Gery is also known for its superior line of manufactured stone veneer, Landmark Stone. Glen-Gery Landmark Stone is available in eight different profiles including stackstone, fieldstone, ledgestone, fieldledge, glen ridge, limestone, cut cobble and ashler. Glen-Gery Landmark Stone is manufactured with the same attention to detail and craftsmanship that have defined all Glen-Gery products for over a century. Glen-Gery's other brands include Glen-Gery Thin Tech, Glen-Gery Natural Stone, Glen-Gery Color Mortar and Glen-Gery Pre-blended Mortar. The addition of these complimentary brands has kept Glen-Gery a leader in the building products industry. Founded in 1890, Glen-Gery Corporation is one of the nation's largest brick manufacturers and operates 10 brick manufacturing facilities and one manufactured stone facility. Glen-Gery products are sold nationally through a network of over 500 distributors as well as in Canada.

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Sergeant Bluff, IA
51054 USA

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