BlueLinx Corporation

  • Fabrication Supervisor

    Job Locations US-IN-Elkhart
    Posted Date 7 months ago(1/24/2018 11:31 AM)
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Facility
    Job ID
    4803
  • Overview

    Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx, is a leading distributor of building products in North America. BlueLinx offers thousands of products from suppliers all over the world to service over 10,000 customers nationwide, including dealers, industrial manufacturers, manufactured housing producers and home improvement retailers. The Company operates its distribution business through a vast network of distribution centers located throughout the U.S. BlueLinx is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BXC.

     

    Position Purpose Summary

    Supervises all operations and related costing/utilization of a single fabrication facility engaged in cut-to-size and other value added processes for logistics customers.   This position manages all fabrication activity and related costing/raw material utilization for a Regional Sales Center OEM fabrication shop(s). Oversees equipment and personnel, including scheduling, and is responsible for troubleshooting and blending business and operational issues/strategies, and providing a close link to Inside Sales.

    Responsibilities

    • Understands the company’s vision, mission, and strategy; understands business unit objectives and sets/accomplishes individual performance goals accordingly.
    • Supervises personnel and equipment usage and maintenance including production and maintenance scheduling.
    • Implements operations strategies identified by the fabrication manager.
    • Ensures product quality.
    • Interacts closely with business units, sales, warehousing, transportation, and customers to ensure orders are fulfilled in a timely and quality manner.
    • Selects and develops fabrication personnel. 
    • Supervises personnel and equipment usage and maintenance including production and maintenance scheduling.
    • Implements operations strategies identified by the fabrication manager.
    • Interacts closely with business units, sales, warehousing, transportation, and customers to ensure orders are fulfilled in a timely and quality manner.
    • Selects and develops fabrication personnel. 
    • Manages the scheduling and planning of production.
    • Communicates with Inside Sales regarding orders and price quotes.
    • Establishes costing.
    • Determines utilization.
    • Makes equipment recommendations to the National Unit Fabrication Mgr.
    • Evaluates with procurement whether product should be purchased from dealer or fabricated (cut-to-size) in-house.

    Qualifications

    Industrial Hygiene, Human Resources, OSHA Regulations, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering; Enforce & Enhance BlueLinx Safety Program.

     

    5 or more years of production supervision; equipment procurement/design/set up; production scheduling; human resources.

     

    Years of experience: 5-8 years experience in related field preferred.   6+ years experience w/ MS/MA/MBA.

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