A progressive and profitable, well established process oriented environment is searching for a Plant Manager. The position reports to the General Manager and is located in the Pittsburgh area.
Responsibilities & Experience
This is a five day a week two shift operation managing four Production Supervisors and indirectly 75 union personnel
Very fast paced deadline oriented culture requiring a hands on approach and accountability by the Plant Manager
The candidate must have five years of significant management experience in a fast paced environment with lean experience as well a very hands on approach to leadership
The successful candidate will have a history of developing managers into leadership roles
Salary $80-$100K base with excellent benefits.
To apply, contact Bill Brundage.
MAJOR GOAL - The major goal of the General Manager is to build the customer base and to satisfy those customers through effective service while remaining within established P&L guidelines.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Interview managers, employees, and customers to stay in touch with their thoughts, problems, etc.
Consult and cooperate with the departmental managers to improve their managerial effectiveness and productivity. Follow up to see that they are performing their jobs in accordance with job descriptions.
Approve vacation and personal leaves for all managers in the line of authority. Assume their responsibility in their absence or approve a temporary replacement.
Interview, select, hire, and terminate managers in accordance with established Human Resource procedures. With the support of Human Resources, determine their compensation and request Vice President of Operations approval.
Conduct performance appraisals for all department personnel.
Keep “Administrative Control Books” current.
Participate as a member of Strategic Leadership. Negotiate performance goals with the Vice President. Strive to meet performance goals.
Negotiate with each Manager the departmental performance goals and action plans necessary to achieve the objectives set forth by the business plan.
Keep professionally abreast of the industry by periodic visits to other plants, seminars, and pertinent exposure.
Sales (Interim Shared Responsibility with Sales Manager)
Develop sales through cold calls, references, direct mail advertising and telemarketing as well as any other means found to be reasonable.
Process, distribute, and follow-up on all leads.
Participate in establishing, maintaining and achieving departmental and personal performance goals.
Develop and constantly evaluate pricing plan to conform to new strategic objectives. Recommend to the Vice-President.
Maintain a systematic intelligence profile on all competitors.
Train and Develop sales representatives.
Conduct regular route meetings for departmental personnel.
Strive to meet sales goals as established in the business plan.
See that all new accounts sold by route salesmen conform to the criteria determined by the business plan. This includes size type, profitability, location, etc.
Administer all Company policies.
Maintain a system of routinely measuring how well customers are serviced (surveys), taking corrective action when necessary. Maintain records of customer satisfaction.
Take corrective action as a result of surveys if necessary.
Train and Develop Inside & Outside Service Managers.
See that customer deliveries are complete and on time.
Manager customer inventory thru regularly schedules visits.
Oversee the training and development of Route Service Representatives (RSR) in all aspects customer relations.
Maintain a system of customer audits thru direct regular visits to site location.
Interview all lost accounts and all new accounts to learn why they switched.
To apply, contact Bill Brundage.
Small and profitable multi-faceted commercial, residential and industrial construction company is searching for a jack of all trades construction professional.
Our client needs a construction professional who is flexible and willing to involve themselves in all facets of construction management.
This position reports directly to the President.
Responsibilities for this position will include: purchasing, material sourcing, expediting, and when required construction project supervision.
This position requires someone who is willing to get their hands dirty and willing to jump into any area when required.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone to bring all of their skills to a small organization that is committed to growth.
BS degree preferred
5+ years supervision experience required
Experience in purchasing and project management required
Experience in construction management and construction supervision is a plus
To apply contact Frank Caligiuri.
This client is located in Southern Butler County in Western Pennsylvania and is a leader in their industry. They are profitable and growing and have made two acquisitions over the past two years.
The position will contribute to the architecture, design, and development of software used in the control of machinery and data collection; Create electrical and controls engineering drawings and documents; Specify electrical controls equipment and panel components; Review proposed changes to existing designs for compliance with engineering standards, accepted practices and safety standards; Review specifications to support proposal efforts; Work with suppliers to specify and procure engineered components; Develop PLC and HMI projects and control logic diagrams; Working knowledge of IEEE, UL, NEC, CSA, C+++ Programing, and EU/CE standards as they apply to our applications. Engineering training and experience is critical for this position.
Duties and Responsibilities / General Competencies
Software engineering, machine/industrial automation, product and prototype testing
Creating and refining structural and logical/algorithmic designs.
Utilize C++ Programing on a daily basis
Design, Operate, and Test systems and applications using low to medium voltage (480 VAC, 3-phase, and below), DC Circuits, and various analog distribution systems.
Develop, read, and check electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, control descriptions, I/O lists, Bills of Materials, and PLC/HMI code for control of various electro-mechanical systems.
Ensure compliance with industry, engineering, and customer standards and specifications.
Working knowledge and application of electric codes and standards.
Familiar with design and programming of PLC, HMI and Ethernet interfacing.
Exceptional analytical and applied problem-solving skills; troubleshooting, problem identification, and resolution of programs and systems.
Understanding of industry best practices and process associated with software development, including technical writing, system documentation, and design document management.
Demonstrable knowledge of troubleshooting, design methodologies, coding practices, and testing strategies.
Support Field Service Technicians on equipment installation, startup, troubleshooting, and continuing maintenance
Support Production efforts; resolve on-floor design and assembly issues as needed
Sales communication and customer support as required.
Education, Certificates, Licenses, and Experience
Bachelor’s degree Computer Science, Software, Electrical, or other engineering field of study with programming course work
4 years required, 5 to 8 years of applicable experience preferred
Equivalent combination of education, experience and training may be substituted
Thorough knowledge of modern PLC programming (IEC-1131).
Experience with UI design and HMI’s.
Experience using LabView for machine control and data collection.
Proficient working knowledge of MS Office Suite
Capacity to learn other software as necessary
Must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship. ATS does not provide US work authorization sponsorship for this position. OPT and CPT visa holders are not eligible for employment if they will need work authorization sponsorship at any time in the future.
Experience programming and configuring temperature controllers such as Watlow, Eurotherm, and Honeywell.
Experience programming and configuring Yaskawa motion controllers and drives. Heidenhain experience a plus.
Experience using LabView real-time or other embedded software development.
Programming experience in C++ development.
Programming experience with Python.
Knowledge of Autodesk products: AutoCAD, AutoCAD Electrical, Inventor Pro.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to stoop and kneel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. These physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Travel: Occasional travel may be required to customer locations. <10%
Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
Exemption Status: Exempt
Reporting: Reports to the Engineering Manager
Benefits: medical/dental/vision insurance, a list of supplemental insurances, 401(K), tuition reimbursement, paid vacation and sick days, and nine paid holidays.
Base Salary $75,000 - $90,000
Contact Bill Brundage
We have a client in the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia searching for a hands on Quality Engineer. This is an international company growing its presence in the USA. This Quality Engineer will have an opportunity to grow into the Quality Manager position. The position reports to the Chief Operating Officer.
An International/Global manufacturing and assembly operation with a facility in the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia is searching for a Quality Engineer who can be promoted to Quality Manager over the next two years.
This Quality Engineer will be responsible for ISO compliance, root cause analysis, 6 Sigma and 5S initiatives in a fast paced assembly operation that is growing quickly with business spread out across the US.
This is a rapidly growing operation adding personnel monthly to support the growth plan. This is a very sense of urgency environment meeting customer deadlines and quality.
Base salary $65.000-$80,000 plus bonus
Contact Bill Brundage