• Hourly Plant Application- US

    Posted:
    02/03/2017
    Location:
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    Posted:
    02/03/2017
    Location:
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  • Application Specialist III-Installation Services Home Office - Ohio

    Posted:
    02/20/2018
    Location:
    Home Office - Ohio
    Reports To:
    Director, VAS Development
    Job Responsibilities:

    The duties of this position will be to support sales, marketing and VAS installation in development and support of new and existing installation opportunities for all markets but especially for Steel and Glass.

    • Work with Sales/Marketing/R&D to promote the VAS installation services to a broader base of customers
    • Work with Glass Marketing to provide technical support of product installation
    • Work with Steel Marketing/VAS to provide technical support of shotcrete installations
    • Work with C/I's to provide technical support of pumping and shotcrete installation
    • Work with VAS sites and VAS managers to implement basic training/maintenance procedures for pumping/mixing equipment
    • Assist with starting an installation team for the South
    • Work with Equipment Manager to develop Equipment SOP's where appropriate
    Job Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree and related experience required.
    • Requires knowledge of product lines, product characteristics, construction, installations, customer
    • applications, estimating, quality control, manufacturing and sales skills.
    • Also should have proficient knowledge of MS Office (i.e. Excel, Access and PowerPoint).
    • Requires ten (10) years experience as applications engineer or specialist. Prior experience in research, quality assurance, manufacturing, sales and customer service would be helpful.


  • Executive Assistant to the CEOMoon Township, PA

    Posted:
    02/19/2018
    Location:
    Pittsburgh Corp Headquarters
    Reports To:
    CEO
    Job Responsibilities:

    Efficiently manages CEO's time and promotes the corporate image by representing the CEO internally and externally; providing liaison between the CEO, key executives, and employees; provides high level direct administrative and project management support.

    • Represents the CEO by welcoming visitors, reviewing correspondence; arranging company dinners and other corporate functions; answering questions and meeting requests directed to the CEO.
    • Completes projects and special assignments by establishing objectives; determining priorities; managing time; gaining cooperation of others; monitoring progress; problem-solving; making adjustments to plans.
    • Manages the CEO's calendar and schedules appointments.  Screens incoming calls and correspondence and responds professionally and appropriately.
    • Makes all travel arrangements in a manner that maximizes CEO's time/efficiency within the guidelines and constraints of travel budget and corporate travel guidelines.
    • Complete travel and expense reports in a timely and accurate manner.
    • Performs complex and confidential administrative functions.  Creates and maintains database and spreadsheet files.
    • Maintains confidentiality of all corporate and personnel matters.
    • Improves quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes; implementing changes.
    • Enhances CEO's and corporation's reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
    • May at times be required to work outside of the standard 8:00AM to 5:00PM work hours.  May at critical times (ex. During board meeting days) be asked to be on-call or respond to calls and emails outside of business hours.
    • From time to time provide administrative support to other members of the C-Suite, including but not limited to arranging travel, greeting visitors, scheduling meetings, completing expense reports and assisting with Board of Directors and/or key Customer presentations/meetings
    Job Requirements:

    Skills/Qualifications: Organization, Scheduling, Project Management, Presentation Skills, Self-Confidence, Meeting Management, Client Relationships, Written/Oral Communication, Promoting Process Improvement, Decision Making, Administrative/Software Skills, Writing Skills

    Key Personal Attributes and Desired Qualities:  Self-motivated and highly dependable, High level of energy and professionalism, Advanced communication and interpersonal skills, Possess excellent software and project management skills, Demonstrates ability to prioritize tasks and multi-task, Maintains confidentiality and handle matters tactfully

    Education & Experience Required: Five years prior experience in an Executive Assistant position, supporting C-Suite level professionals, Prior project management experience, MS Office proficient, with an emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint, Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field (preferred)

  • Research TechnicianWEST MIFFLIN, PA

    Posted:
    02/19/2018
    Location:
    Technology Center West Mifflin
    Reports To:
    Manager, Technology
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Research Technician is responsible for creating and recording accurate, precise data and controlling experimental variables during prescribed product testing scenarios.  Additionally the technician forms refractory products from raw materials, fabricates test specimens, test materials, for testing scenarios.  

    • Testing of refractory samples including recording data on basic testing procedures
    • Fabrication of refractory samples - typically pressing or casting brick
    • Fabrication of test specimens from refractory samples
    • Routine plant maintenance/housekeeping duties/safety training
    Job Requirements:
    Requires a high school diploma a 2 years degree in science/engineering/technology curriculum preferred 
    Exposure to the scientific method and solid math skills
    Requires computer operation skills (MS Office, with intermediate Excel skills)
  • Service Representative IIOsceola, AR

    Posted:
    02/15/2018
    Location:
    Osceola, AR
    Reports To:
    Director, Value Added Services Development
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Service Representative II will oversee/supervise refractory installation personnel as needed and participate in installation of refractory materials for industrial applications.  Act as on-site technical liaison to customer working directly with sales person to provide customer with most cost effective product to fit their needs and establish our company as the number one supplier to them.  Position requires extensive travel to customer sites.  Additional responsibilities include:

    • Oversee and participate in the installation of refractories.
    • Assessing product performance.
    • Developing and maintaining customer relationships and providing positive customer impression of our products and company.
    • Provide periodic reports on activities and occurrences at site. 
    • Ensure operation and maintenance of on-site machinery.
    • Ensure compliance with safety requirements.
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires Trade School degree or 2 year college degree in manufacturing / engineering or similar discipline.
    • Requires high level of expertise in refractory installation in industrial environment
    • Requires proficiency in MS Office (i.e., Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
    • Requires knowledge of refractory product applications, manufacturing processes, quality assurance and safety standards.
    • The Lead Service Representative requires a minimum of 3 - 5 years refractory installation experience.
  • HR Business PartnerHome Office - Ohio

    Posted:
    02/12/2018
    Location:
    Home Office - Ohio
    Reports To:
    Sr Director, Human Resources
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP), reporting to the Senior Director, Human Resources, will serve as a trusted and collaborative advisor in providing proactive, practical and valued HR thought partnership to field leadership while ensuring alignment with HarbisonWalker's corporate culture and business initiatives. The HRBP is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated geographic areas. Strong skills in building relationships, diagnosing, advising, influencing and guiding all levels of management on the HR implications of business decisions and on all aspects of people-management and leadership. The HRBP formulates partnerships across the HR group to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflect the business objectives of the organization.

    Essential Functions:

    • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
    • Manages and resolves complex employee relation issues.  Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations. Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation.
    • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g. coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
    • Assists in the recruiting process in the assigned geographic areas by working with hiring managers to develop an understanding of open positions, screen resumes, conduct interviews and assist with on-boarding on new employees.
    • Drives change as a proactive and valued member of the function's management team driving strategic plans and objectives across their geographic area.
    • Provides guidance and input on organizational design, workforce planning and succession planning.
    • Participates in evaluation and monitoring of success of training programs. Follows-up to ensure training objectives are met.  Delivers training as needed.
    • Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs and policies.
    • Provide organizational development interventions and support including organization design, leadership transitions, enhance communication processes and reward/recognition programs.
    • Assess organization capabilities; identify competency and talent gaps, ensure development of people resources; support talent assessment and succession planning.
    • Be a trusted partner and initiate and maintain effective communications with management and employees; provide coaching and guidance on matters related to performance management, offer feedback on style and behaviors to improve employee productivity and engagement.
    • Ensure and maintain the alignment of all corporate HR initiatives and programs, implement and deliver HR programs within the assigned geographic area.
    Job Requirements:

    Required Education and Experience:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business, Management or related field
    • At least 7 years of overall Human Resource Management operating as an HR Business Partner or HR Manager supporting multiple lines of business/locations.
    • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, talent management, employee and labor relations, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws.
    • Strong influencing skills with people/teams and experience operating successfully in a complex organization with multiple stakeholders and competing priorities.  Relationship building, and change management skills will be essential.
    • Demonstrated ability to impact organizational effectiveness and excel on high performing teams capable of delivering strategic results.
    • Significant experience with workforce analytics plus the ability to use data and reporting to drive strategic decisions.
    • Demonstrated strong business knowledge and capability to assess HR implications of business priorities.
    • Ability to travel to assigned locations at least 60% of the time
    • Must live in Ohio or near Pittsburgh, PA

    Additional Qualifications:

    • Master's Degree Human Resources, Business, Management or related field preferred
    • SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP or PHR/SPHR Certification
    • Strong intellectual capacity to assimilate and analyze complex qualitative and quantitative data for making solid business decisions
    • The ability to establish alliances with key decision makers and demonstrated acumen for consulting with functional leaders in the development of talent and business strategies
    • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills, including presentation planning and delivery skills
    • Effective change agent, constantly challenging conventional thinking, approach and methodology to drive breakthrough results, with a process focused, continuous improvement mindset
    • Strong desire to be held accountable for results
    • Excellent collaboration and negotiation skills
    • Unquestionable personal and business integrity with credibility both within the company and externally
  • Supervisor, ProductionVANDALIA, MO

    Posted:
    02/12/2018
    Location:
    Vandalia Plant
    Reports To:
    Plant Manager
    Job Responsibilities:

    Supervises and coordinates off-shift operators on assigned shift to maximize safety, quality, and productivity. Communicates with other supervisors, managers, and subordinates to maintain process, operational, and procedural continuity.

    • Promotes safety and a safe work environment.
    • Observes pressed product to assure Quality Control compliance.
    • Analyzes equipment operations, performance, and problems.
    • Organizes shift activities to maximize productivity.
    • Advises maintenance regarding changes and problems.
    • Calculates and reports production quantities.
    • Records payroll and other personnel records.
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires a technical degree. A minimum of an associate's degree with the expectation of achieving a bachelor's degree.
    • Requires knowledge of hydraulic equipment.
    • Requires computer operation skills, preferably QAD accounting system or similar products.
    • Requires five (5) years work experience and one (1) year supervisory experience in manufacturing preferably in refractory operation.
    • Require supervision of a union shop.
  • Financial Analyst IIMoon Township, PA

    Posted:
    02/08/2018
    Location:
    Pittsburgh Corp Headquarters
    Reports To:
    Manager, Financial Accounting
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Analyst, Financial Controlling will be responsible for assisting with the preparation of the financial statements.   Duties include monthly closings, preparing reconciliations on complex accounts, and assisting with ongoing efforts related to the ERP system.  Must possess strong analytical skills to research and resolve complex financial issues.  Will be involved in other daily general accounting functions as needed.  Provides assistance to other staff as necessary.  Assists with other special projects as assigned.

    • Performs accounting functions and monthly closing procedures.
    • Assists with preparation of financial statements including BS, P&L, and CF
    • Analyzes and reconciles balance sheet accounts
    • Assists with ERP implementation and enhancements
    • Performs ad-hoc analysis as needed
    • Provides assistance to staff as needed.
    • Performs other miscellaneous duties and projects as assigned.
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires Bachelors degree in Accounting or related field.  CPA and/or MBA preferred.
    • Requires computer operation skills (MS Office, ERPs).
    • Requires two to five years experience in an accounting position.  Public accounting experience is a plus.
  • Quality ManagerPRYOR, OK

    Posted:
    02/07/2018
    Location:
    Pryor Plant
    Reports To:
    Plant Manager
    Job Responsibilities:

    For the Quality Manager, the safety and health of employees takes precedence over any other duties of this position. The Quality Manager is responsible for insuring all quality programs are in place and being adhered to including product testing, customer complaint investigation and correction, supplier audits and visits, documentation and maintenance of the lab.

    • Managing all plant QMS and audit activities: Establish procedure and process to ensure process based approach and compliance to ISO 9001:2015, Facilitating Risk based Management, performing product and process data review and analysis.  Insuring pre-manufacturing and mix management processes are adhered to: based on QC data, taking appropriate actions to ensure product quality remains within specification.  Ensuring Raw Material supplier quality performance measurements are in place and adhered to, working with key material suppliers to facilitate data-driven continuous improvement and ensuring Lab equipment and supplies are properly maintained
    • Managing Customer Complaints; ensure excellent communication and drive analysis and corrective action in a timely manner applying basic problem solving \ root cause analysis tools, managing Certificate of Analysis preparation process; periodically visiting customer sites to obtain direct feedback
    • Supporting manufacturing in establishing, monitoring and improving product and process capability (using SPC methodology), interfacing with product Technical Managers to develop and implement product specifications. Implementing and sustaining Quality Best Practices based seeking knowledge from external sources such as ASQ, Implementing and sustaining Lean Principles according to HBS - Internal Operational Excellence Program
    • Leading, developing, coaching and evaluating Quality Team; Keep current on Quality, Lean, and Data Analysis technical skills; working with management peers help develop and maintain a positive work environment for all employees.
    • Reporting out on key performance indicators (KPIs) and driving actions to continuously improve them (#Complaints, PPM, Complaints Management, Product consistency, Internal Non-conformity)


    Job Requirements:

    Requires B.S. in Engineering, preferably Chemical Ceramic or Industrial, Technology or Operations Management or substantial equivalent experience.

    • Knowledge of refractory products a plus
    • Requires interpersonal skills in dealing with employees and customers, mechanical aptitude.
    • Experience with continuous improvement models/programs; participated in related improvement projects
    • Good practice and knowledge of ERP (Oracle preferred)
    • Strong team player with the ability to teach others (coaching) and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization

    Experience or knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Standards

    Requires two (2) to six (6) years of experience in a manufacturing environment, refractories/ceramics preferred; preferably with some direct quality leadership experience.

  • Sales RepresentativeDORAVILLE, GA

    Posted:
    02/02/2018
    Location:
    Doraville GSC (Atlanta)
    Reports To:
    Manager, Regional Sales
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Sales Representative makes sales calls, trouble shoots customer problems, develops estimates and quotations, visits customer job sites for installation visits and documentation, monitors pricing and managing levels and assists with collections. Goal to drive and increase sales revenue and profit across a broad range of applications.

    • Schedules and makes sales calls (in person) with new and established customers, end users, and contractors.
    • Prepares estimates and quotations including follow-up.
    • Initiates joint sales calls and jobsite visits with customers including troubleshooting problems.
    • Monitors material inventories, Global Sourcing Centers business levels, handles complaints, assists with collections, follow-up on orders and deliveries and other miscellaneous activities.
    • Performs business reporting, forecasting, and planning including CRM input.
    Job Requirements:
    • B.S. degree in Engineering, Industrial Technology or related fields, and/or equivalent practical field experience with refractories desirable. Ability to read and understand refractory drawings across many applications.
    • Requires strong knowledge of refractories, proficient in MS Office, CRM, MS Outlook and Heat Transfer Program.  Must also have excellent organizational and time management skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Willing to interact directly with application technicians, demand planners, GSC personnel. Team oriented in achieving goals - yours and others.
    • Minimum 3-4 years experience in refractories and applications. Willing to cover broad range of applications such as steel, aluminum, refineries, biomass.
  • Refractory Service TechnicianMiddletown, OH

    Posted:
    02/02/2018
    Location:
    Middletown, OH
    Reports To:
    Edwin Kay
    Job Responsibilities:

    This is a Contract position for up to 6 months. At that time, the candidate will be evaluated and considered for a full-time position if the business still supports the need.

    Takes command of daily activities in the steel mill determining what jobs take priority.

    • Works with the customer determining what jobs need to be done when.
    • Works with the customer / service rep staging and installing refractories.
    • Performs post-mortem tear-outs of refractory and reviews with salesmen.
    • Makes call on refractory installation where decisions need to be made based on zoning and construction.
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires a high school diploma.
    • Some mechanical aptitude.
    • Ability to understand safety requirements.
    • Refractory knowledge helpful.
  • Engineer, Electrical / ManufacturingWHITE CLOUD, MI

    Posted:
    02/01/2018
    Location:
    White Cloud Plant
    Reports To:
    Manager, Plant III
    Job Responsibilities:

    Supervise Plant Electrical Department. Analyzes plant processes to determine capability and best practices to improve processes.  Utilizes tools such PLC Programming, Access, Data Base management, etc.

    • Analyze plant processes
    • Determine process capability
    • Determine and implement best practices for all plant processes
    • Writes technical reports and develop presentations
    • Administrative duties
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires B.S. in Electrical Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering, or equivalent work experience.
    • Requires knowledge of development process, PLC programming, Visual Basic coding, data base proficiency in Access or similar systems.
    • Requires motivation, ingenuity and creative thinking skills.
  • Sourcing Center CoordinatorMiddleburg Heights, OH

    Posted:
    02/01/2018
    Location:
    Middleburg Heights GSC (Cleveland)
    Reports To:
    Manager, District Global Sourcing
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Sourcing Center Coordinator maintains a clean, safe, efficient Sourcing Center by keeping costs down, maintaining assets, turning inventories, as well as loading/unloading trucks, preparing shipments for delivery and insuring timely and accurate information/actions in the QAD system.

    • Prepares orders, loads shipments and processes/distributes all related shipping documents.
    • Performs all Customer Service related functions including order entry, inventory replenishment, customer pricing, order tracking and searching for inventory.
    • Inspects inbound loads for damage and accuracy.  Unloads and properly stows inbound materials and enters into QAD inventory system.
    • Establishes stocking parameters, maintains standard and customer specific stock levels, manages shelf life and turnover ratio's of inventories.
    • Maintains a clean, safe work environment.
    • Schedules pick ups and deliveries.
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires High School Graduate.
    • Requires knowledge of Sourcing Center operations including inventory control, safety and operation of a fork lift.
    • Requires computer operation skills including MS Office and QAD accounting system.
    • Requires 2 years experience loading and unloading trucks, inventory procedures, operation of a fork lift, scheduling and making deliveries and dealing directly with customers.



  • MachinistMexico, MO

    Posted:
    01/31/2018
    Location:
    Mexico, MO
    Reports To:
    Machine Shop Manager
    Job Responsibilities:

    Equipment & Tools:  CNC Machining Centers, Wire EDM Machine, Manual Milling Machine, Manual Lathes, Drill Presses, Surface Grinders, Band Saws, Hand Files, Die Grinders, Metal Shear, Heat Treating Furnace, Lift Truck, Calculator, and Computers.

    Machinist Hand Tools consisting of: Micrometers, Digital Calipers & Depth Gages, Digital Height Gages, Combination Square, Gage Blocks, Sine Plates. Must have personal tools required to perform job related tasks.

    Materials: Various Tool Steels- 4140 A-2, D-2, S-7, bronze, Bass Aluminum.

    Duties & Responsibilities:  Set up and operate all of the above equipment. Setup of the machines may require computations using trigonomic functions. Interpret Shop Blueprints. Must have ability to understand / modify / write (simple) CNC Program Code.  Perform simple maintenance tasks on above machines (maintain fluid levels, grease & lubricate as required) Report labor and materials charged to Jobs using JobBoss  Shop Floor Control System. 

    Job Conditions: Job Conditions:  Mainly inside a heated building. Some exposure to outside elements of nature.  Must use care in handling steel and other materials to avoid eye injury, cuts, abrasions, or back strain.

    The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all of the work requirements involved.  Multiple tasks will be required as instructed by your supervisor.

    Job Requirements:
    • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent, 2-year college degree preferred
    • 3 - 5 years relevant experience
    • Some mechanical aptitude
    • Ability to understand safety requirements


  • Sales RepresentativeA.K. Steel - Ashland, KY

    Posted:
    01/29/2018
    Location:
    A.K. Steel - Ashland, KY
    Reports To:
    Manager, District Sales
    Job Responsibilities:

    A Sales Representative for HWI is responsible for establishing, developing and maintaining on-going communications with customers with the purpose of selling refractory products.  The Sales Representative also makes sales calls, trouble shoots customer problems, develops estimates and quotations, visits customer job sites, monitors pricing and managing levels and assists with collections.

     

      • Schedules and makes sales calls (in person) with new and established customers, end users, and contractors.
      • Prepares estimates and quotations including follow-up.
      • Initiates joint sales calls and jobsite visits with customers including troubleshooting problems.
      • Monitors material inventories, Global Sourcing Center business levels, handles complaints, assists with collections, follow-up on orders and deliveries and other miscellaneous activities.
      • Performs business reporting, forecasting, and planning including CRM input.
      Job Requirements:
        • Requires B.S. degree in Engineering, Industrial Technology or related fields, or equivalent practical field experience.
        • Requires general knowledge of refractories, proficient in MS Office, familiar with QAD, CRM, MS Outlook and Heat Transfer Program.  Must also have excellent organizational and time management skills.
        • Ability to read and sketch prints and understand drawings.
        • Requires three (3) years engineering based field experience with emphasis on sales and marketing.

         

      • Supervisor, Production - CADACTON, ON

        Posted:
        01/29/2018
        Location:
        Acton Plant
        Reports To:
        Department Head, Production
        Job Responsibilities:

        Supervises and coordinates press department operators on assigned shift to maximize safety, quality, and productivity.  Communicates with other supervisors and subordinates to maintain process, operational, and procedural continuity.

        • Promotes safety and a safe work environment.
        • Observes pressed product to assure Quality Control compliance.
        • Analyzes equipment operations, performance, and problems.
        • Organizes shift activities to maximize productivity.
        • Advises maintenance regarding changes and problems.
        • Calculates and reports production quantities.
        • Records payroll and other personnel records.
        Job Requirements:
        • Requires high school diploma including mechanical drawing.
        • Requires knowledge of hydraulic equipment.
        • Requires computer operation skills, preferably QAD accounting system or similar products.

        Requires three (3) to five (5) years supervisory experience in manufacturing preferably in refractory operation.

      • Sales RepresentativeHome Office - Kent, WA

        Posted:
        01/24/2018
        Location:
        Home Office - Kent, WA
        Reports To:
        Manager, Regional Sales
        Job Responsibilities:

        The Sales Representative makes sales calls, trouble shoots customer problems, develops estimates and quotations, visits customer job sites for installation visits and documentation, monitors pricing and managing levels and assists with collections. Goal to drive and increase sales revenue and profit across a broad range of applications. Territory - Pacific NW, covering Washington, Oregon and British Columbia.

        • Schedules and makes sales calls (in person) with new and established customers, end users, and contractors.
        • Prepares estimates and quotations including follow-up.
        • Initiates joint sales calls and jobsite visits with customers including troubleshooting problems.
        • Monitors material inventories, Global Sourcing Centers business levels, handles complaints, assists with collections, follow-up on orders and deliveries and other miscellaneous activities.
        • Performs business reporting, forecasting, and planning including CRM input.
        Job Requirements:

        B.S. degree in Engineering, Industrial Technology or related fields, and/or equivalent practical field experience with refractories desirable. Ability to read and understand refractory drawings across many applications.

        Requires strong knowledge of refractories, proficient in MS Office, CRM, MS Outlook and Heat Transfer Program.  Must also have excellent organizational and time management skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Willing to interact directly with application technicians, demand planners, GSC personnel. Team oriented in achieving goals - yours and others.

        Minimum 3-4 years experience in refractories and applications. Willing to cover broad range of applications such as steel, aluminum, refineries, biomass. Travel to include Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia CA.


      • Compliance and Corporate Governance AttorneyMoon Township, PA

        Posted:
        01/23/2018
        Location:
        Pittsburgh Corp Headquarters
        Reports To:
        General Counsel
        Job Responsibilities:

        The Compliance and Corporate Governance Attorney provides legal assistance on issues assigned by General Counsel.  Additionally, the Compliance and Corporate Governance Attorney develops and is responsible for corporate compliance and ethics initiatives, overseeing investigations and appropriate responses to complaints by employees.  This position ensures integrity and compliance are incorporated into the corporate culture and advises executive management of any corrective actions.

        • Designs and develops programs, policies, and practices to ensure that all business units comply with federal, state, and local regulatory requirements.
        • Manages the monitoring of business activities for compliance with applicable rules and regulations.
        • Responsible for analyzing proposed and established legislation, preparing legal documents, and reviewing company employment and compliance policies.
        • Tracks relevant laws and regulations and updates operating manuals and procedural documents when regulations change.
        • Plans and implements company-wide educational efforts.
        • Advises management on legal matters and ensures compliancy to protect company against legal liability.
        • Prepares compliance status reports for internal management and regulatory agencies as required.
        • Demonstrates expertise and broad understanding in a variety of corporate compliance concepts, practices, and procedures in the relevant industry.
        • Responsible for all oversight of all compliance items, including, without limitation, supporting the human resources, environmental health and safety, and export compliance departments.
        • Supports the Corporate Secretary in drafting and maintaining all required official corporate filings, documents, reports and records according to applicable laws and regulations, for example, drafting meeting minutes, organizing Board presentations, aid in translating Board decisions into management actions, preparing Board consents, etc.
        • Manages correspondence with representatives of foreign corporations regarding corporate governance when necessary.  Responsible for the coordination of Board and shareholder meetings and the preparation of all necessary agendas and documents required for the meetings.
        Job Requirements:
        • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
        • Strong attention to detail and efficient management of time, including ability to prioritize assignments, solve problems and meet deadlines. 
        • Demonstrates sound legal and business judgment; strong counseling skills.
        • Ability to deal effectively with individuals at all levels, both within and outside HWI. 
        • Self-motivated and Team-oriented.
        • Works generally independently and collaborative in nature. 
        • Requires a bachelor's degree and law degree (J.D.) from an accredited law school. 
        • Requires admittance to practice law in the United States in good standing.
        • Certified Compliance and Ethical Professional (CCEP) or similar certification a plus.
        • Knowledge and previous experience with Anti-Bribery laws (FCPA & UK Bribery Act), US Federal Sentencing guidelines, Export & Anti-Boycott Compliance, Whistleblower/Non-Retaliation Laws, Risk Assessment, Internal Controls and Corporate Governance a plus.
        • Three or more (3+) years of experience in a compliance, corporate governance, and/or attorney role. 
        • U.S. and international corporate governance and/or employment law background a plus.
      • Manager, District Global SourcingDORAVILLE, GA

        Posted:
        01/19/2018
        Location:
        Doraville GSC (Atlanta)
        Reports To:
        Sr Director, Sales Operations
        Job Responsibilities:

        Manages  multiple distribution centers (8) to ensure maximum operational and financial effectiveness.  Monitors each location for compliance with accepted practices and implementation of new methods.  Motivates employees to provide the highest possible level of service to our customers.

        • Designs and implements district business for each site to meet or surpass goals (i.e. financial safety, customer services).
        • Motivates employees to meet or surpass district goals.
        • Fills in for absent personnel as needed.
        • Effectively communicates with other departments to resolve problems.
        • Monitors district functions to ensure all objectives, budgets and projects are achieved.
        • Provides timely information to corporate personnel upon request.
        • Processes Monetary Disputes and other corporate communications.
        • Works with DC Mgr and Warehouse Coordinator when necessary.
        Job Requirements:
        • Requires B.S. Degree in Business Management, Logistics or related fields.
        • Requires knowledge of refractory products, financial reports (i.e. P & L Statements, budgets, costing), methods improvement activities, inventory control functions, safety, traffic/logistics and methods to motivate employees.
        • Requires computer operation skills MS Office and QAD.
        • Requires five (5) years distribution center management experience including inventory control, budgeting, shipping, purchasing, supervising and exposure to safety programs. Also, three(3) years general supervisory experience.
      • Manager, Steel SiteGerdau Long Steel NA Wilton, IA

        Posted:
        01/18/2018
        Location:
        Gerdau Long Steel NA Wilton, IA
        Reports To:
        Director, CPT
        Job Responsibilities:

        Provides a full time, on-site presence to customers participating in long-term CPT agreement/contract. Serves as the primary liaison between the company and the CPT account.

        • Participate with customer managers to steer future refractory and operating practices.
        • Manage interaction of our technical resources with customer technical team.
        • Manage site overhead and expenses in accordance with budget.
        • Establish and maintain positive customer impression of our products and company.
        • Collect operational data for analysis to determine correct refractory qualities.
        • Provide customer with refractory expertise.
        • Prevent untimely removal of installed refractory materials.
        • Provide internal and external monthly reports on activities and occurrences at site.
        • Provide external monthly reports on refractory consumption and cost.
        • Ensure operation and maintenance of on-site machinery.
        • Manage inventory to ensure sufficient supply in a timely fashion.
        • Manage personnel to ensure timely installation of refractories.
        • Support installation of refractories
        Job Requirements:
        • Requires a four year college degree in Metallurgy, Ceramic or Industrial Engineering or equivalent, with project management, steelmaking or refractory installation experience.
        • A high level of expertise in refractory applications in a mini-mill environment particularly relating to ladles and furnaces.
        • Proficiency with MS Excel and MS Word.
        • Understanding of the steelmaking process.
        • Requires 3 to 5 years experience in a mini-mill steelmaking environment and/or 3 to 5 years experience in a refractory analysis and troubleshooting.
      • Manager,Global Sourcing Center - CAD SMITHVILLE, ON

        Posted:
        01/18/2018
        Location:
        Smithville GSC
        Reports To:
        Manager, District Global Sourcing
        Job Responsibilities:

        The Global Sourcing Manager is responsible for the management of distribution operations including but not limited to safety, profitability, personnel, facilities, inventory, equipment, expense, pricing and Tier II programs.    Also performs on going cross training of personnel, ensures customer service, and maintains effective customer and vendor relationships as well as utilizing and maintaining control of fixed assets.

        • Promotes programs, ensuring valid pricing and maintaining Tier II relationships.
        • Manages and maintains all safety programs, meetings, records, etc., control of fixed assets and grounds to maintain a clean safe work environment. 
        • Assures all warehousing and inventory procedures are adhered to.
        • Reinforces that all customer service is effectively handled.
        • Monitors operations to ensure activities are within budget and to assure all capital expenses are planned and approved.
        • Assures personnel are trained, motivates, and effective in achieving site goals.
        Job Requirements:
        • Requires B.S. Degree in Business, Logistics or related fields.
        • Requires knowledge of refractory products, financial reports (i.e. P & L Statements, budgets), cost improvement activities, inventory control functions, safety, traffic/logistics and methods to motivate employers.
        • Requires computer operation skills including MSOffice and QAD accounting system.
        • Requires 3+ years of distribution center management experience including inventory control, budgeting, shipping, purchasing, and managing safety programs.
        • Requires 3+ years supervision experience in a distribution environment
        • Requires forklift certification
      • Manager, Maintenance DepartmentSouth Point, OH

        Posted:
        01/17/2018
        Location:
        HWI South Point Plant
        Reports To:
        Plant Manager
        Job Responsibilities:

        Company Description

        With more than 150 years of industry leadership and global recognition, HarbisonWalker International (HWI) is the largest supplier of refractory products and services in the United States. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company's international network spans North America, Europe, and Asia, with 20 manufacturing plants, 30 global sourcing centers, and technology facilities in both the United States and China. Serving virtually every major industry that requires refractory solutions to enhance production and protect assets, HWI is consistently recognized for its talented experts, industry firsts, and intensely driven excellence.

        Job Description

        As a key member of the plant leadership team, the Manager, Maintenance Department directs and coordinates all aspects of equipment asset management (stationary and mobile), including budgets, life costs, selection and replacement as well as the implementation of optimum maintenance excellence strategies in order to optimize equipment efficiency, improve product quality, while improving costs.  The manager is responsible for management of all employees in the maintenance department, including such duties as selection, hiring, assignment, training and development, discipline, and discharge, fostering an attitude of continuous improvement.  Works with all departments to maintain process equipment to the highest standards to assure product quality and equipment availability.

        Qualifications

        • Responsible for the smooth and cost efficient operations of the equipment assets in service of the company. Main areas of focus include ensuring equipment availability and performance to meet the cyclical demands of discrete manufacturing.
        • Directing and coordinating Maintenance activity, including direct supervision of salaried and hourly workforce. Develops processes, protocols to improve the skills of hourly employees, both new and existing performers.
        • Serves as the Maintenance Excellence Champion and as such, leads the maintenance excellence activities for respective teams and implements the technical support/training for the maintenance excellence effort.
        • Drives improvements in asset utilization, procedures and policies, organization, and overall costs without loss of labor/asset performance or quality.
        • Develops and tracks appropriate key performance indicators for the maintenance function; establishes performance benchmarks for maintenance function.
        • Prepares and administers the department's budgets and provides input to capital requirements. Managers or assists regional engineers with plant capital projects.
        • Working with vendors and contractors to enhance the PPM process including spare parts inventory and predictive maintenance tools.


        Job Requirements:

        Education / Skills

        • Prefer Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
        • Prefer advanced training in Maintenance Excellence techniques and supervision.
        • Has demonstrated ability to identify potential issues and resolve complex problems, often involving large groups of people. Can research difficult maintenance issues and determines effective courses of action.
        • Exhibits strong interpersonal skills and the ability to influence and motivate others.
        • Requires computer operation skills, preferably MS Word and Excel, as well as in depth knowledge of computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS)
        • Local, state, and federal laws and regulations relevant to maintenance as well as OSHA safety standards.

        Work Experience
         

        Requires a minimum of five (5) years plant maintenance and supervisory experience in an industrial manufacturing operation.

      • Quality ManagerVANDALIA, MO

        Posted:
        01/15/2018
        Location:
        Vandalia Plant
        Reports To:
        Plant Manager
        Job Responsibilities:

        For the Quality Manager, the safety and health of employees takes precedence over any other duties of this position. The Quality Manager is responsible for insuring all quality programs are in place and being adhered to including product testing, customer complaint investigation and correction, supplier audits and visits, documentation and maintenance of the lab.

        • Managing all plant QMS and audit activities: Establish procedure and process to ensure process based approach and compliance to ISO 9001:2015, Facilitating Risk based Management, performing product and process data review and analysis.  Insuring pre-manufacturing and mix management processes are adhered to: based on QC data, taking appropriate actions to ensure product quality remains within specification.  Ensuring Raw Material supplier quality performance measurements are in place and adhered to, working with key material suppliers to facilitate data-driven continuous improvement and ensuring Lab equipment and supplies are properly maintained
        • Managing Customer Complaints; ensure excellent communication and drive analysis and corrective action in a timely manner applying basic problem solving \ root cause analysis tools, managing Certificate of Analysis preparation process; periodically visiting customer sites to obtain direct feedback
        • Supporting manufacturing in establishing, monitoring and improving product and process capability (using SPC methodology), interfacing with product Technical Managers to develop and implement product specifications. Implementing and sustaining Quality Best Practices based seeking knowledge from external sources such as ASQ, Implementing and sustaining Lean Principles according to HBS - Internal Operational Excellence Program
        • Leading, developing, coaching and evaluating Quality Team; Keep current on Quality, Lean, and Data Analysis technical skills; working with management peers help develop and maintain a positive work environment for all employees.
        • Reporting out on key performance indicators (KPIs) and driving actions to continuously improve them (#Complaints, PPM, Complaints Management, Product consistency, Internal Non-conformity)


        Job Requirements:

        Requires B.S. in Engineering, preferably Chemical Ceramic or Industrial, Technology or Operations Management or substantial equivalent experience.

        • Knowledge of refractory products a plus
        • Requires interpersonal skills in dealing with employees and customers, mechanical aptitude.
        • Experience with continuous improvement models/programs; participated in related improvement projects
        • Good practice and knowledge of ERP (Oracle preferred)
        • Strong team player with the ability to teach others (coaching) and communicate effectively with all levels of the organization

        Experience or knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 Quality Standards

        Requires two (2) to six (6) years of experience in a manufacturing environment, refractories/ceramics preferred; preferably with some direct quality leadership experience.

      • Sourcing Center CoordinatorLenexa, KS

        Posted:
        01/09/2018
        Location:
        Lenexa GSC (Kansas City)
        Reports To:
        Manager, District Global Sourcing
        Job Responsibilities:

        The Sourcing Center Coordinator maintains a clean, safe, efficient Sourcing Center by keeping costs down, maintaining assets, turning inventories, as well as loading/unloading trucks, preparing shipments for delivery and insuring timely and accurate information/actions in the QAD system.

        • Prepares orders, loads shipments and processes/distributes all related shipping documents.
        • Performs all Customer Service related functions including order entry, inventory replenishment, customer pricing, order tracking and searching for inventory.
        • Inspects inbound loads for damage and accuracy.  Unloads and properly stows inbound materials and enters into QAD inventory system.
        • Establishes stocking parameters, maintains standard and customer specific stock levels, manages shelf life and turnover ratio's of inventories.
        • Maintains a clean, safe work environment.
        • Schedules pick ups and deliveries.
        Job Requirements:
        • Requires High School Graduate.
        • Requires knowledge of Sourcing Center operations including inventory control, safety and operation of a fork lift.
        • Requires computer operation skills including MS Office and QAD accounting system.
        • Requires 2 years experience loading and unloading trucks, inventory procedures, operation of a fork lift, scheduling and making deliveries and dealing directly with customers.
      • Manager, Facility Quality Assurance IIGARY, IN

        Posted:
        01/09/2018
        Location:
        Gary Plant - Ladles
        Reports To:
        Manager, Plant II
        Job Responsibilities:

        The Manager, Facility Quality Assurance implements and maintains Quality Management System compliant with ISO 9001 standards as interpreted by CICS Auditing Group. The Manager maintains quality system which ensures that reasonable and effective measures are in place to prevent non-compliant product from reaching HarbisonWalker International customers. The Manager introduces new products into plant as directed by Corporate QA and/or Research and participates in plant manufacturing meetings and activities as appropriate taking lead role in quality system related activities such as scrap reduction and consumption.

        • Maintains and monitors employee training program
        • Maintains ISO9001 program including management review, internal audits, corrective actions and preventive action program.
        • Travels as needed to audit installations and processes at remote locations
        • Interfaces with manufacturing, marketing, purchasing, R&D and Corporate QA to provide technical assistance, resolve customer complaints and address quality issues for both raw materials and products.
        • Maintain plant QA database validate and analyze data.
        • Regularly audits products and processes on plant floor for compliance to internal and external standards.
        • Coordinates new product introductions and installations; communicates results to Corporate QA and R&D.
        • Investigates and recommends process improvements.
        Job Requirements:Requires two-year degree in Ceramic Engineering or related associate or bachelor's degree. Equivalent knowledge and experience in lieu of degree acceptable.
        Knowledge of quality systems and ceramic materials, ability to read and interpret technical documents, organizational skills, and the ability to manage large amounts of information and data required.
        Must have good computer skills.
        Position may require travel at some locations.
      • Production TechnicianSouth Point, OH

        Posted:
        01/08/2018
        Location:
        HWI South Point Plant
        Reports To:
        Production Team Leader
        Job Responsibilities:

        The Production Technician will be responsible for the safe manufacturing of refractory monolithic products.  This includes the movement of materials for production both replenishment and upon completion, the set up and operation of equipment and machinery to support production processes, operating materials moving tools to load/unload production vessels on the production line and finished goods into storage and/or trailers for shipment.

        • Setting up adjusting and operating machinery in support of the production process; adhering to productions schedules quality standards and project specifications; troubleshooting equipment stoppages and reacting accordingly, reading work orders or following oral instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be used, counting, weighing, and recording number of units of materials used, checking for and adhering to quality standards, loading and unloading materials operating industrial trucks or electric hoists to assist in loading or moving materials and products, securing lifting attachments to materials and conveying load to destination
        • Reviewing blueprints, schematics, or other documentation to determine appropriate machine set up and checks in process or completed materials for compliance; performs routine maintenance and adjustments after each production run/change over.
        • Documents changes to process in SOP manuals; planning, assisting, documenting, and implementing process improvement techniques and devices
        • Working with Maintenance Technicians to perform routine maintenance and adjustments to machinery and acting as a diagnostic resource for troubleshooting
        • Supporting the HarbisonWalker Business System (HBS) including 5S and participating in Root Cause Analysis 
        • Complying with established facility safety policies and procedures, and other regulations as applicable; maintaining a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
        Job Requirements:
        • High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent required
        • Basic computer skills; ability to enter data into a computer and navigate software; MS Office experience a plus
        • Strong reading and math comprehension
        • Two (2) to four (4) years of previous machine operating or production related experience preferred
        • Experience in basic mechanical troubleshooting a plus
        • Previous experience working in a flexible team based Production/Manufacturing environment
        • Must be able to work overtime
        • Excellent attention to detail
      • Quality TechnicianSouth Point, OH

        Posted:
        01/08/2018
        Location:
        HWI South Point Plant
        Reports To:
        Quality Manager
        Job Responsibilities:

        The Quality Technician is responsible for the safe execution of all plant quality related sample preparation, reporting and testing.  The Quality Technician will monitor and interpret test result data and make and communicate product adjustment decisions within guidelines.  The Technician will insure all testing and adjustments are documented per HWI policy and procedure.  The Technician is responsible for driving quality improvement thru active involvement in process observation and audit programs.  The Technician will perform Production Technician jobs as-needed.  This includes execution of the essential job functions detailed as well as safely working on the production floor operating machinery and material movement equipment. 

        • Preparing samples and executing required tests on of refractory monolithic finished goods. Ensuring tests are properly documented and any issues outside or specifications are reporting promptly.
        • Preparing lab scale batches in accordance with rigorous procedures and technical guidelines to test product in advance of production.  Documenting test findings and elevating any issues to the leadership team.
        • Monitoring raw material and finished goods data and making decisions within established guidelines on batch formula adjustments.  Insuring any adjustments are reported/distributed in a timely manner.
        • Obtaining and executing required tests on incoming raw material samples.
        • Conducting process related quality observations and audits in support of plant quality management system.


        Job Requirements:
        • High school diploma with proven competency in math and sciences required; one (1) to two (2) years minimum of college education or technical training with demonstrated competence in math and science preferred
        • Good fundamental computer skills
        • Strong reading comprehension, math and science related competencies
        • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a flexible team environment
        • Desire to gain and share knowledge to identify and solve problem

        Minimum one (1) to three (3) years previous experience in a flexible manufacturing environment quality inspection\testing role preferred; experiences in refractories (or similar) manufacturing operation strongly preferred

        Prior training and certification in quality related functions such as auditing a plus

        Must be able to work overtime

        Excellent attention to detail

      • Maintenance TechnicianSouth Point, OH

        Posted:
        01/08/2018
        Location:
        South Point, OH
        Reports To:
        Operations Manager
        Job Responsibilities:

        Company Description

        With more than 150 years of industry leadership and global recognition, HarbisonWalker International (HWI) is the largest supplier of refractory products and services in the United States. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company's international network spans North America, Europe, and Asia, with 20 manufacturing plants, 30 global sourcing centers, and technology facilities in both the United States and China. Serving virtually every major industry that requires refractory solutions to enhance production and protect assets, HWI is consistently recognized for its talented experts, industry firsts, and intensely driven excellence.

        Job Description

        HarbisonWalker International is looking for 3 experienced Maintenance Technicians to be members of high performing teams at our new South Point, OH plant.  The new facility will be one of the most technologically advanced monolithic refractories built in the U.S. and will be operational by early 2018. 

        The Maintenance Technicians will join the team during the construction phase of the plant.  He/She will play an active part in developing and implementing the maintenance systems which will optimize uptime of the production lines.  They will also execute the maintenance plan and troubleshoot breakdown/technical issues in: mechanic, pneumatic, electric, instrumentation and automation.

         

        Adhering to our #1 value: Safety

        Respect key safety rules: LOTO, machine guarding, electrical safety, etc.

        Write and update Safe Operating Procedure

        Perform Risk assessment prior to tasks

        Identify, report and correct at risk situation and behavior

         

        Learning, developing and being part of a Team

        Must be curious and willing to continuously learn

        Able and willing to teach others his/her own skills

        The Maintenance Technician will be part of a team and should be willing and prepared to assume other tasks to ensure success of the operation

         

        Setting the System (during construction and plant start up)

        Working with OEM and technical literature to set up Preventive maintenance, Systematic maintenance, Predictive maintenance, Critical spares

        Developing Standard Work on Critical tasks

        Supporting the Implementation of the Work Order Management System

        Furnishing the maintenance department with the right tools

        Identifying outside contractors and service providers

         

        Doing the job

        Ensure efficient troubleshooting and repairing of technical issues and breakdown - control panels, telemetry systems and SCADA systems

        Analyze equipment failure, propose and implement actions to continuously improve uptime

        Manage spare part inventory

        Execute Preventive, Systematic and Predictive maintenance

        Use, maintain and improve Work Order Management System using Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

        Job Requirements:

        Education / Skills

        Requires high school diploma

        Requires five (5) to ten (10) years of experience working on PLC both Siemens S5 and Allen Bradley Prologic

        Strong electrical and/or mechanical aptitude. 

        Ability to read and interpret drawings, schematics and blueprints

        Strong computer skills and previous experience using on-line work order/preventive maintenance tracking system

      • Manager, Global Sourcing CenterSALEM, VA

        Posted:
        12/18/2017
        Location:
        Salem GSC (Roanoke)
        Reports To:
        Manager, District Global Sourcing
        Job Responsibilities:

        The Global Sourcing Manager is responsible for the management of distribution operations including but not limited to safety, profitability, personnel, facilities, inventory, equipment, expense, pricing and Tier II programs.    Also performs on going cross training of personnel, ensures customer service, and maintains effective customer and vendor relationships as well as utilizing and maintaining control of fixed assets.

        • Promotes programs, ensuring valid pricing and maintaining Tier II relationships.
        • Manages and maintains all safety programs, meetings, records, etc., control of fixed assets and grounds to maintain a clean safe work environment. 
        • Assures all warehousing and inventory procedures are adhered to.
        • Reinforces that all customer service is effectively handled.
        • Monitors operations to ensure activities are within budget and to assure all capital expenses are planned and approved.
        • Assures personnel are trained, motivates, and effective in achieving site goals.
        Job Requirements:
        • Requires B.S. Degree in Business, Logistics or related fields.
        • Requires knowledge of refractory products, financial reports (i.e. P & L Statements, budgets), cost improvement activities, inventory control functions, safety, traffic/logistics and methods to motivate employers.
        • Requires computer operation skills including MSOffice and QAD accounting system.
        • Requires 3+ years of distribution center management experience including inventory control, budgeting, shipping, purchasing, and managing safety programs.
        • Requires 3+ years supervision experience in a distribution environment
        • Requires forklift certification
      • Contract Service EmployeeChicago, IL

        Posted:
        12/14/2017
        Location:
        Chicago, IL
        Reports To:
        Manager, Installation & Services
        Job Responsibilities:

        This is a Contract position for up to 6 months. At that time, the candidate will be evaluated and considered for a full-time position if the business still supports the need.

        • Takes command of daily activities in the steel mill determining what jobs take priority.
        • Works with the customer determining what jobs need to be done when.
        • Works with the customer / service rep staging and installing refractories.
        • Performs post-mortem tear-outs of refractory and reviews with salesmen.
        • Makes call on refractory installation where decisions need to be made based on zoning and construction.
        Job Requirements:
        • Requires a high school diploma.
        • Some mechanical aptitude.
        • Ability to understand safety requirements.
        • Refractory knowledge helpful.