BlueLinx Corporation

Fabrication Supervisor

Job Locations US-IN-Elkhart
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/24/2018 11:31 AM)
Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Facility
Job ID
4803

Overview

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, BlueLinx Holdings Inc., operating through its wholly owned subsidiary BlueLinx Corporation, is a leading distributor of building products in North America. Employing over 1,700 people, BlueLinx offers greater than 10,000 products from over 750 suppliers to service approximately 11,500 customers nationwide, including dealers, industrial manufacturers, manufactured housing producers and home improvement retailers. The Company operates its distribution business from sales centers in Atlanta and Denver, and its 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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