• Hourly Plant Application- US

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    02/03/2017
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    Posted:
    02/03/2017
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  • EHS CoordinatorWINDHAM, OH

    Posted:
    04/27/2017
    Location:
    Windham Plant
    Reports To:
    Manager, Plant III
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Environmental, Health and Safety Coordinator (EHS) all plant safety programs including accident investigation, workers compensation management and compliance with federal, state, local and corporate policies and programs.  Other responsibilites include but are not limited to:

    • Ensuring facility is in compliance with occupational EH&S regulations and corporate EH&S policies and programs; Investigating accident/near misses and managing workers compensation issues.
    • Conducting facility audits to verify compliance with EH&S regulatory and corporate requirements.
    • Promoting safety awareness; planning and leading all facility safety activities.
    • Supervision, quality assurance, maintenance, ISO and other plant leadership activities.
    • Assisting corporate EH&S staff with data acquisition, reporting, permitting, etc.
    • Attending EH&S meetings at all levels of the organization. Preparing reports related to meeting agendas/actions.
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires Safety or Engineering Degree 
    • Requires knowledge of OSHA standards
    • Requires knowledge of Quality Assurance and ISO standards.
    • Requires high level MS Office skills
    • Requires three (3) years' experience in manufacturing plant safety including supervisory and engineering capacity.
  • Supervisor, Production IIWINDHAM, OH

    Posted:
    04/27/2017
    Location:
    Windham Plant
    Reports To:
    Manager, Plant III
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Production Supervisor II coordinates and supervises 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 (MS Office).
    • Requires five (5) years supervisory experience in manufacturing preferably in refractory operation.
  • Application Specialist IIIBirmingham GSC

    Posted:
    04/26/2017
    Location:
    Birmingham GSC
    Reports To:
    Director, VAS Development
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Application Specialist III will promote the use of various refractory products and contribute to increased sales and profits through the use of expert knowledge of refractory products, processes and engineering. Additional responsibilities include:

    • Provides technical support for customer assistance, customer quotations, internal and external training, complaint investigation, failure analysis and support for R&D activities.
    • Proposes, alters, or refines lining designs and installation methods.
    • Creates product application concepts for R&D development.
    • Assists in price positioning of various products in the marketplace.
    • Creates product promotions and marketing strategies.
    • Performs market/product portfolio analysis.
    • Develops and controls outside vendors and resale items for specific markets.
    • Offers strategic customer sales and technical support.
    • Assists in product rationalization and shape standardization.
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires B.S. degree in Engineering such as Ceramics, Metallurgy, Chemical, Materials Science or related field. 
    • Requires knowledge of product lines, product characteristics, construction, installations, customer applications, estimating, quality control, manufacturing and sales skills.
    • Must 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.
  • Supervisor, Production IIFAIRFIELD, AL

    Posted:
    04/25/2017
    Location:
    Fairfield Plant
    Reports To:
    Manager, Plant III
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Production Supervisor II coordinates and supervises 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.  Other duties include:

    • 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.
    • Responsibility includes direct department supervision of up to 20 employees, planning work, and accountability for personnel, methods, and costs.
    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 five (5) years supervisory experience in manufacturing preferably in refractory operation.
  • Customer Account Specialist IIMoon Township, PA

    Posted:
    04/24/2017
    Location:
    Pittsburgh Corp Headquarters
    Reports To:
    Sr. Director, Sales Operations
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Customer Account Specialist II is focused on being the first and only call by driving customer satisfaction and loyalty and acting as an advocate for the customer.  CAS II's will serve customers by managing relationships, actively communicating with customers, addressing customer requests and proactively anticipating customers' needs.  The CAS will service inquiries for quotes, entering and managing orders, resolving disputes and customer complaints.

    • Managing Customers and their needs.  This will include the following duties:
      • Service incoming customer requests and address issues via phone, email, chat, written communication and personal contact in a manner allowing the team to achieve its service goals.  These include:
        • Quotes
        • Order entry and management
        • Shipping
        • Inventory management and product sourcing
        • Post sale Maintenance
      • Effectively follows up on commitments to customers and internal constituents; meeting internal service levels.
      • Has knowledge of product lines, pricing, delivery time and marketing initiatives.
      • Maintains liaison with other departments for order completion .
      • Resolves complaints and issues in a timely fashion.
      • Processes received orders in a timely fashion, meeting customers' expectations.
      • Maintains customer records in various sources such as QAD.
      • Provides "help desk" support when customers require help with our customer facing tools and resources.
      • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
      • Provide feedback to improve internal processes and the customer experience.
    • Communicate proactively to internal and external customers on:
      • Order delivery issues.
      • Clarification of requests.
      • Customer Complaints and quality issues.
    • Other duties:
      • Participate in improvement teams.
      • Provide feedback on improvement opportunities.
      • Testing of new systems and capabilities.
      • Manage individual development plan.
    Job Requirements:
    • Associate degree or equivalent experience.
    • Exceptional customer care skills, such as showing empathy, being accountable, listening, action oriented and acts well as a customer advocate.  Strong analytical ability, Strong communications skills, Working knowledge of refractory products is required.
    • Two to four (2-4) years in a customer care role with refractory knowledge.
  • Service RepresentativeGhent, KY

    Posted:
    04/19/2017
    Location:
    Ghent, KY
    Reports To:
    Supervisor, Service
    Job Responsibilities:

    A Service Representative for HarbisonWalker International prepares steel / iron vessels for installation of refractories. Duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Prepares steel / iron vessels for installation of refractories
    • Stage refractories to be used
    • Work with customer installing / supervising refractories
    • Work with customer cleaning up the job site
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires high school diploma.
    • Some mechanical aptitude.
    • Ability to understand safety requirements.
    • Refractory knowledge helpful.
  • Service RepresentativeAK Steel Mansfield Ohio

    Posted:
    04/19/2017
    Location:
    AK Steel Mansfield Ohio
    Reports To:
    Supervisor, Service
    Job Responsibilities:

    A Service Representative for HarbisonWalker International prepares steel / iron vessels for installation of refractories. Duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Prepares steel / iron vessels for installation of refractories.
    • Stage refractories to be used.
    • Work with customer installing / supervising refractories.
    • Work with customer cleaning up the job site.
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires high school diploma.
    • Some mechanical aptitude.
    • Ability to understand safety requirements.
    • Refractory knowledge helpful.
  • Plant FacilitatorWINDHAM, OH

    Posted:
    04/18/2017
    Location:
    Windham Plant
    Reports To:
    Manager, Plant III
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Plant Facilitator will implement and administer organizational functions or processes, ensuring that they are completed accurately, on time, and in compliance with established policies and regulations. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Track processes, preparing reports for management detailing quality or quality of departmental actions. Monitor team or department efficiency and ensures that output meets expectations.
    • Knowledge of Lean initiatives and the Brady System.
    • Lead and direct the work of other employees.
    • Assist/fill in for Plant Supervisors as needed.
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires a high school diploma.
    • Requires two (2) or more years of experience.
    • Requires the ability to work as part of a team.
    • Requires analytical thinking skills.
    • Must be detail oriented.
    • Must have the ability to meet deadlines.
    • Must have the ability to understand and follow directions.
  • Traffic Operations SpecialistMoon Township, PA

    Posted:
    04/17/2017
    Location:
    Pittsburgh Corp Headquarters
    Reports To:
    Category Manager
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Traffic Operations Specialist will assist and support the corporate commodity manager and traffic team with various traffic duties and responsibilities. Other duties include but are not limited to:

    • Freight Invoice payment management in coordination with 3PL.
    • Data collection and management to facilitate analysis and report generation.
    • Monitor vendor performance against corporate defined metrics.
    • ISO SOP and work aid maintenance.
    • Assists with Import/Export Rate maintenance, quotes and carrier bookings.
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires a college degree.
    • Must be highly proficient in MS Excel (required skills to include Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts -preferred skills to include Vlookups, Macros and Conditional Formatting), Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint.
    • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Must be a self-starter, be able to prioritize work, adapt to change, meet strict deadlines and deal with change.
    • Logistics analyst experience is preferred but not required.
  • Supervisor, Production IIGARY, IN

    Posted:
    04/13/2017
    Location:
    Gary Plant - Ladles
    Reports To:
    Manager, Plant II
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Production Supervisor II coordinates and supervises 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.
    • Responsibility includes direct department supervision of up to 20 employees, planning work, and accountability for personnel, methods, and costs. 
    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 five (5) years supervisory experience in manufacturing preferably in refractory operation.
  • Sourcing Center CoordinatorROCK ISLAND, IL

    Posted:
    04/11/2017
    Location:
    Rock Island GSC
    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 Diploma. (Entry Level Position)
    • 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.
  • Research Technician IIWEST MIFFLIN, PA

    Posted:
    04/10/2017
    Location:
    Technology Center West Mifflin
    Reports To:
    Manager, Analytic Services
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Research Technician II prepares test samples to determine physical properties at ambient and elevated temperatures.  Data obtained are used to characterize/evaluate used and unused samples by Research and Development, Quality Assurance, Sales, and Marketing.

    • Forms samples for Quality Assurance testing (casting, gunning, etc.)
    • Performs dimensional measurements used as testing parameters.
    • Saws, cuts and core drills specimens to prescribed shapes and sizes for testing.
    • Measures physical properties at room temperature.
    • Measures physical properties at elevated temperatures.
    • Performs general maintenance and cleaning duties.
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires two (2) years college training or equivalent experience.
    • Requires math skills, aptitude and discipline to recognize abnormal test results, and self-motivation.
    • Requires computer operation skills (MS Office, LIMS system or similar products).
    • Requires one (1) year experience in refractory or related research.
  • Site CoordinatorCPT SITE Charter Cleveland

    Posted:
    04/03/2017
    Location:
    CPT SITE Charter Cleveland
    Reports To:
    Supervisor, Service
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Site Coordinator is responsible for administration of inventory control, placing orders for material, consignment billing and ladle profiles. Prepare reports for management, providing technical support to ladle liners, and assisting with furnace relines.  Other duties include:

    • Administration of inventory control.
    • Consignment billing.
    • Placing orders for raw materials.
    • Creating ladle profiles.
    • Serve as technical support to assist installers with ladle liner installation.
    • Preparation of reports for site.
    • Perform ladles closeouts for Cost Per Ton.
    • Assist with furnace works.
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires High School diploma.
    • Knowledge of Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and the internet.
    • Ability to work with customers and direct their employee.
    • Requires two (2) years' experience working with refractory installation and tear out, preferable in the steel industry.
  • Manager, Global Sourcing CenterSALEM, VA

    Posted:
    03/28/2017
    Location:
    Salem GSC (Roanoke)
    Reports To:
    Manager, District Global Sourcing
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Global Sourcing Center 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 GSC 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 5 years of global sourcing center management experience including inventory control, budgeting, shipping, purchasing, and managing safety programs.  
    • Requires 3-5 years of general supervision experience.
  • EHS CoordinatorPRYOR, OK

    Posted:
    03/28/2017
    Location:
    Pryor Plant
    Reports To:
    Manager, Plant II
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Environmental, Health and Safety Coordinator (EHS) coordinates all plant safety programs including accident investigation, workers compensation management and compliance with federal, state, local and corporate policies and programs.  

    • Ensuring facility is in compliance with occupational EH&S regulations and corporate EH&S policies and programs; Investigating accident/near misses and managing workers compensation issues.
    • Conducting facility audits to verify compliance with EH&S regulatory and corporate requirements.
    • Promoting safety awareness; planning and leading all facility safety activities.
    • Miscellaneous supervision, quality assurance, maintenance, ISO and other plant leadership activities.
    • Assisting corporate EH&S staff with data acquisition, reporting, permitting, etc.
    • Attending EH&S meetings at all levels of the organization. Preparing reports related to meeting agendas/actions.
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires Safety or Engineering Degree 
    • Requires knowledge of OSHA standards
    • Requires knowledge of Quality Assurance and ISO standards.
    • Requires high level MS Office skills
    • Requires three (3) years' experience in manufacturing plant safety including supervisory and engineering capacity.
  • Sales RepresentativeGONZALES, LA

    Posted:
    03/23/2017
    Location:
    Gonzales GSC (Baton Rouge)
    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.
  • Director, Environmental, Health & SafetyMoon Township, PA

    Posted:
    03/22/2017
    Location:
    Pittsburgh Corp Headquarters
    Reports To:
    Executive VP, Integrated Supply Chain
    Job Responsibilities:
    The Director, EH&S will effectively lead the EH&S department in the development, implementation, and management of the Company's Environment, Health & Safety programs and procedures, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and company objectives.
    • Develops, directs, and manages the company EH&S programs.
    • Specifically supervises any company environmental closure and cleanup projects.
    • Responsible, along with the manufacturing, for the EH&S programs at all company locations.
    • Conducts or coordinates facility environmental and safety compliance reviews.
    • Oversees the facilities regarding workers' compensation and other insurance related issues, including working with outside vendors/brokers regarding workmen's compensation insurance claims.
    • Develops and controls department budget.
    • Provides updates to executive staff on relevant environmental, health & safety issues.
    • Provides for professional development and advancement of department staff.
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires a passion for EH&S excellence, strive for constant/continual improvement.
    • Requires exceptional ability to influence others, without direct reporting control.
    • Requires the leadership skills necessary to not only manage EH&S implementation, but to develop the entire organization to have the same passion for EH&S excellence.   
    • Requires B.S. in environmental/safety or related field.
    • Requires knowledge of applicable government regulations (air, water, waste), OSHA, workers compensation and industry practices.
    • Requires excellent interpersonal skills and both verbal and written communication skills.
    • Requires ability to manage multiple projects, people, and meet deadlines.
    • Requires ability to prepare regulatory environmental reports and permits.
    • Requires computer operation skills (MS Office, QAD accounting system or similar products).
    • Requires ten (10) years of experience with environment and health/safety compliance for multiple facilities including program development, implementation, and management.  Should be able to provide specific examples of negotiating with regulatory agencies.
  • Process Engineer IIMoon Township, PA

    Posted:
    03/16/2017
    Location:
    Pittsburgh Corp Headquarters
    Reports To:
    Sr Director, Engineering & Process Improvement
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Process Engineer II analyzes plant processes and determines capability and best practices to improve processes. The Process Engineer works with Research Engineers on all plant trials. The Process Engineer is responsible for analyzing and determining process capability and implementing best practice procedures utilizing Statistical Process Control.

    • Analyze plant processes
    • Determine process capability
    • Manage plant trials
    • Determine best practices for all plant processes
    • Writes technical reports and develops presentations
    • Administrative duties
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires B.S. in Engineering or Material Science.
    • Requires knowledge of development process, material science/chemistry, forming and firing processes, refractory materials, and refractory applications.
    • Requires motivation and ingenuity.
    • Requires three (3) to five (5) years experience in development or process engineering including ceramics, materials science, or related research.  Incumbent must have a systematic process engineering approach utilizing statistical process control techniques.
  • Refractory TechnicianNucor Memphis

    Posted:
    03/16/2017
    Location:
    Nucor Memphis
    Reports To:
    Supervisor, Service
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Refractory Technician 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 high school diploma.
    • Some mechanical aptitude.
    • Ability to understand safety requirements.
    • Refractory knowledge helpful.

    This position will start out as a Contract Service Employee for up to 6 months.  After the 6 month evaluation, depending on performance, we will move the qualified candidate to a Refractory Technician position that will support and maintain our ladle installation business.

  • Sourcing Center CoordinatorCHEEKTOWAGA, NY

    Posted:
    03/16/2017
    Location:
    Cheektowaga GSC (Buffalo)
    Reports To:
    Manager, Global Sourcing Center
    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 Diploma. (Entry Level Position)
    • 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.
  • Process Engineer IIMoon Township, PA

    Posted:
    03/15/2017
    Location:
    Pittsburgh Corp Headquarters
    Reports To:
    Sr. Director, Engineering & Process Improvement
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Process Engineer II analyzes plant processes and determines capability and best practices to improve processes. The Process Engineer works with Research Engineers on all plant trials. The Process Engineer is responsible for analyzing and determining process capability and implementing best practice procedures utilizing Statistical Process Control. 

    • Analyze plant processes
    • Determine process capability
    • Manage plant trials
    • Determine best practices for all plant processes
    • Writes technical reports and develops presentations
    • Administrative duties


    Job Requirements:
    • Requires B.S. in Engineering or Material Science.
    • Requires knowledge of development process, material science/chemistry, forming and firing processes, refractory materials, and refractory applications. 
    • Requires motivation and ingenuity.
    • Requires three (3) to five (5) years experience in development or process engineering including ceramics, materials science, or related research.  Incumbent must have a systematic process engineering approach utilizing statistical process control techniques.
  • Service Representative - CADHSB Hamilton

    Posted:
    03/10/2017
    Location:
    HSB Hamilton
    Reports To:
    Manager, Installation & Services
    Job Responsibilities:

    A Service Representative for HarbisonWalker International prepares steel / iron vessels for installation of refractories. Duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Prepares steel / iron vessels for installation of refractories
    • Stage refractories to be used
    • Work with customer installing / supervising refractories
    • Work with customer cleaning up the job site
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires high school diploma.
    • Some mechanical aptitude.
    • Ability to understand safety requirements.
    • Refractory knowledge helpful.
  • Sales Representative CALUMET CITY, IL

    Posted:
    03/07/2017
    Location:
    Calumet City GSC (Chicago)
    Reports To:
    Manager, Regional 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.
    This position can be located in Iowa, St. Paul, MN or Chicago, IL.
  • Accountant IIIMoon Township, PA

    Posted:
    03/02/2017
    Location:
    Pittsburgh Corp Headquarters
    Reports To:
    Chief Financial Off & Treasure
    Job Responsibilities:
    • Monthly Preparation of Individual Entity and Consolidated Financial Statements.
    • Monthly Review and approval of month end General Accounting Journal Entries and Account Reconciliations.
    • Assist in the analysis of variances and make recommendations for adjustments.
    • Assist in providing Financial Information as requested under Banking, External Audit and Tax requirements.
    • Assist in coordinating year end closing and reporting requirements.
    • Prepare annual SUB Financial Statements.
    • Prepare month end entries to insure proper revenue recognition.
    • Supervise General Accounting supporting staff's daily functions. Provide direction and assistance where needed.
    • Work with all levels and departments Company wide to provide details on requests of information handled by General Accounting.
    Job Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting - (CPA required, or MBA preferred, but not required).
    • Solid experience with Financial Statement preparation on an individual and consolidated level accompanied by a solid. understanding of Cash Flows and the effects of foreign currency transactions and translations as they relate to the presentation of Financial Statements.
    • Prior experience with ERP systems (QAD, Cognos Finance preferred), and other data related reporting tools. Proficient use of Microsoft Office products, with above average skills in MS Excel.
    • Solid understanding of GAAP, and Accrual Based Accounting.
    • Able to function independently and effectively communicate internally and externally with all levels and departments.
    • Highly motivated proactive individual with the ability to identify issues, make suggestions to improve current practices, and the flexibility to meet month end, year end, and other reporting deadlines.
  • Facility Quality Assurance TechnicianSOUTH SHORE, KY

    Posted:
    03/01/2017
    Location:
    South Shore Plant
    Reports To:
    Manager, Plant III
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Facility Quality Assurance Technician performs pressroom product verification, physical testing of finished products, additional testing and analyses as required. Cuts and prepares samples for testing at QATC. Enters data into Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).

    • Verifies in process product.
    • Performs physical testing of finished goods.
    • Performs final inspections.
    • Enters LIMS data and judges acceptability of product.
    • Screens analysis of raw materials and mixes.
    • Sample preparation.
    • Performs additional testing as required.


    Job Requirements:
    • Requires high school diploma and one (1) year of college education or technical training with emphasis on math and science.
    • Requires computer operation skills (MS Office and LIMS system or similar products).
    • Requires abilities to follow directions, take initiative, and both work independently or as a team member.
    • Requires knowledge of refractory industry and quality assurance.
  • Manager, Steel SiteSt. Paul, MN

    Posted:
    02/28/2017
    Location:
    St. Paul, MN
    Reports To:
    Director, CPT
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Steel Site Manager provides a full time, on-site presence to customers participating in long-term FLS agreement/contract. This role serves as the primary liaison between the company and the FLS account.

    • Manage inventory to ensure sufficient supply in a timely fashion.
    • Manage site overhead and expenses in accordance with budget.
    • Support installation of refractories.
    • 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.
    • Identify further sales opportunities at customer site outside scope of contract.
    • Manage personnel to ensure timely installation of refractories.
    • Determine refractory selection to optimize cost.
    • Supervision of 2-12 personnel depending on site.
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires a four year college degree in Metallurgy, Ceramic Engineering or equivalent, with 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 Office Products (Excel, Word, etc.).
    • Understanding of the steelmaking process.
    • Requires 5 to 8 years experience in a mini-mill steelmaking environment and/or 5 to 8 years experience in a refractory installation.
  • Refractory TechnicianAKS Middletown, Oh

    Posted:
    02/09/2017
    Location:
    AKS Middletown, Oh
    Reports To:
    Supervisor, Service
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Refractory Technician 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 high school diploma.
    • Some mechanical aptitude.
    • Ability to understand safety requirements.
    • Refractory knowledge helpful.

    This position will start out as a Contract Service Employee for up to 6 months.  After the 6 month evaluation, depending on performance, we will move the qualified candidate to a Refractory Tech position that will support and maintain our ladle installation business at AK Middletown.

  • Sourcing Center CoordinatorMIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, OH

    Posted:
    01/18/2017
    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 Diploma. (Entry Level Position)
    • 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.