• Hourly Plant Application- US

    Posted:
    02/03/2017
    Location:
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    Posted:
    02/03/2017
    Location:
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  • Warehouse ManagerRock Island, IL

    Posted:
    09/13/2018
    Location:
    Rock Island GSC
    Reports To:
    Plant Manager & Director Global SIOP
    Job Responsibilities:The Warehouse 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 D.C. 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.
    • Includes direct department supervision, planning work, and accountability for personnel, methods, and costs. Directly supervises 3 to 5 employees.
    • Receives general instruction, analyzes work, and determines action to be taken within standard practice and procedure. For example, must discount prices to resolve pricing conflicts, reviews best Tier II prospects for maximum results and pursues other industries to broaden customer base.


    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 distribution center management experience including inventory control, budgeting, shipping, purchasing, and managing safety programs. 
    •  3-5 years of general supervision
    • Physical Activity: Requires 1/3 to 2/3 of time sitting, using hands/fingers to handle and/or feel, reach with hands and arms and talking/hearing. Requires less than 1/3 of time standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling.
    • Lifting: Requires lifting up to 50 pounds less the 1/3 of the time.
    • Vision: Requires accurate close and distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.
    • Environment: Requires more than 2/3 of time in an office setting with very limited exposure and less than 1/3 of time working near moving mechanical parts, fumes/airborne particles or outdoor weather conditions.
    • Noise: Requires working in quiet conditions.


  • Warehouse Coordinator Buffalo, NY

    Posted:
    09/13/2018
    Location:
    Buffalo, NY
    Reports To:
    Distribution Center Manager
    Job Responsibilities:The Warehouse Coordinator maintains a clean, safe, efficient warehouse by keeping costs down, maintaining assets, turning inventories, as well as loading/unloading trucks and preparing shipments for delivery.

    • Prepares orders, loads shipments and processes/distributes all related shipping documents.
    • 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.
    • Provides back up for the D.C. manager and CSR's as necessary.


    Job Requirements:
    • Requires High School Graduate.
    • Requires knowledge of warehouse operations including inventory control, safety and operation of a fork lift.
    • Requires computer operation skills including MSOffice 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.
  • Refractory TechnicianButler, PA

    Posted:
    09/13/2018
    Location:
    Butler, PA
    Reports To:
    Regional Business Manager
    Job Responsibilities:The Refractory Service Technician takes command of daily activities in the steel mill determining what jobs take priority.
    • Works with the customers 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
    • The Refractory Service Technician is responsible for service rep and installation of refractories

    Job Requirements:
    • Requires high school diploma.
    • Some mechanical aptitude.
    • Ability to understand safety requirements.
    • Refractory knowledge helpful.

  • Accelerated Career Development Program 2019Moon Township, PA

    Posted:
    09/13/2018
    Location:
    Pittsburgh Corp Headquarters
    Reports To:
    Job Responsibilities:
    COMPANY INFORMATION:

    Every day around the world, HarbisonWalker International's people and products stand up to the challenges and pressures of every job. For over 150 years, we've served virtually every industry that needs refractory products to do its job.

    We deliver one of the industry's widest, deepest lines of solutions. Our world-class refractory products perform to the highest degree. And by bringing intensity, reliability, and passion to work every day, we're able to provide superior value to our customers and their businesses.

    We are the refractory products that stand the test of time. We are the people who respond like no one else. And the ideas that will change tomorrow. We're nearly 2,000 people with one goal: to keep businesses moving forward.

    HarbisonWalker operates 19 manufacturing plants and 30 distribution centers in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia and Indonesia. Our Corporate Headquarters is in Moon Township, PA, a suburb of Pittsburgh and directly beside the Pittsburgh International Airport.

    OUR PROGRAM:
    The Accelerated Career Development Program (ACDP) will strengthen our talent by providing opportunities to contribute across HWI business and operations disciplines. You will gain first-hand experience across a broad range of functions and departments. Our program provides promising new technically-oriented graduates with challenging developmental assignments designed to quickly build new skills and contribute to the organization. You will take part in complex projects, receive on-the-job training, and gain visibility throughout our organization.

    Through this robust rotational program, you will be a crucial member of the organization with the opportunity to make a lasting impact on the business by sharing your innovative ideas with team members and leadership. Developmental assignments will vary in length, and you will receive additional learning and personal development opportunities to supplement your technical growth. Upon successful completion of the Program, you will be assigned to an HWI location/role.

    DEVELOPMENT COMPONENTS:
    • You will obtain first-hand experience to accelerate your cross-functional knowledge within the following business functions:
    o Operations
    o Research and Development
    o Sales
    o Technical Marketing
    o Customer Service
    o Supply Chain
    o Logistics
    • Participation in projects contributing to the success of the organization;
    • Defined onboarding program including Lean Manufacturing, Business Acumen, and Leadership training;
    • Mentorship and coaching

    HarbisonWalker International offers a competitive compensation package including: salary, paid time off, 401(K) match, continuing education reimbursement, paid family leave and health benefits. We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to hiring a diverse workforce and building an inclusive and engaged culture.

    Job Requirements:
    WHO ARE YOU?

    Are you an innovative thinker? Do you thrive on new experiences and collaborations? Can you work efficiently with people of all ages, backgrounds and viewpoints, at every level of an organization? Do you bring intensity, reliability and passion to work every day? Get to know the experts who anticipate, respond and deliver like no one else. And who make it all look easy. Apply now.


    HWI is looking for energetic candidates with the following qualifications:

    • BS Degree in Engineering [electrical, mechanical, chemical, process, ceramic]; Materials Science;
    • At least one work experience, internship, co-op, or team-related experience during school or college
    • Able and excited to travel (and potentially relocate) to a variety of locations across the US
    • Highly motivated to learn new skills, adapt to new environments, and help drive our culture of innovation

  • Global Supply Planner IIMoon Township, PA

    Posted:
    09/07/2018
    Location:
    Pittsburgh Corp Headquarters
    Reports To:
    Director Global SIOP
    Job Responsibilities:The Global Supply Planner is accountable for coordination of centralized and plant planning activities and supporting execution activities. Critical processes to be managed in the role include the Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning process (SIOP), ABC-XYZ / inventory segmentation, min/max planning, ERP Health and E&O Health. This is a service position and is responsive to the needs of internal and external (suppliers) customers. Role may include cross-functional team participation.
    • Leading and facilitating SIOP process relating to specific product lines to be used to execute a production schedule at specific production facilities. Developing the processes and parameters needed to ensure production facility has the tools to achieve planned schedules.
    • Serving as the liaison between sales and operations; making the right decisions on production priorities and expedites based on the overall needs of the business; developing efficient methods of communication on production and shipping schedules.
    • Managing ABC/XYZ, PFEP, min/max levels and lead time alignments for assigned areas; Executing a release/placement strategy to ensure that these support a flawless execution in our scheduling and order fulfillment activities at the local level in support of our ongoing customer commitments including the execution of materials to support production plan
    • Owning the overall ERP Health for assigned areas; responsible for monitoring and maintaining accuracy of critical system parameters and protecting integrity of execution activities driven by the ERP; working with the local sites to analyze and monitor the MRP forecast for his/her items to ensure accuracy for proper planning by suppliers and plant planning/scheduling personnel
    • Completing daily/weekly/monthly reporting on critical process control measures need to sustain ongoing process integrity - SIOP execution reporting and ongoing make-to-stock health (min/max in range) reporting
    • All other duties as required or assigned.
    • Rresponsible for the effective coordination of centralized and plant planning activities and in supporting execution activities to meet the needs of Harbison Walker International customer base, internal and external. The Global Supply Planner is actively involved in the training and development of plant personnel regarding activities related to the planning and execution requirements to meet the needs of HWIs effective business performance surrounding On-Time Delivery, Inventory Management, Schedule Attainment and in meeting the needs of both internal and external customer base as it relates to planning and scheduling.
    Job Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Business of related field
    • 6-8 years of business experience, CPIM certification required
    • Intermediate skills in ERP systems; Oracle experience a plus
    • Experience in working towards Lean production ideals
    • Knowledge of supply chain programs (Campaigns, Rhythm Wheels, Advanced Supply Chain Planning, Finite Scheduling) and ability to manage project execution of these programs.
    • MRP knowledge and ERP experience in a high-mix, low-volume manufacturing environment.
    • Experience participating in planning performance metrics: Work in Progress-WIP and finished goods inventory levels, customer service levels, work order management performance, Manufacturing (MFG) capacity, and quality metrics
    • Requires two (2) to five (5) years Supply Chain / Scheduling experience in manufacturing environment.
    • Previous Project management experience a plus

  • Production Department ManagerVANDALIA, MO

    Posted:
    09/04/2018
    Location:
    Vandalia Plant
    Reports To:
    Plant Manager
    Job Responsibilities:
    The Production Department Manager manages the burning department at the Vandalia Facility an provides additional technical support for the burning department at the Fulton Facility.

    Responsibilities:
    • Coordination and Supervision
      • Coordinate, manage and monitor the workings of the burning department.
    • HBS / Continuous Improvement
      • Improve processes and policies in support of organizational goals. 
      • Formulate and implement departmental and organizational activities, policies and procedures to maximize results as it relates to SQDIP.
    • Fulton Kiln 
      • Technical support for burning department at the Fulton location.
    • Electrical / Technical Support 
    • Provide additional support for the maintenance department as needed
    • Responsible for direction and coordination of the burning department and accountable for objectives.
    • Responsible for the overall performance of the kiln performance at Vandalia as well as providing technical support for the Kiln at Fulton Brick.
    • Directly supervises 8 to 10 employees.



    Job Requirements:
    • B.A. or B.S. in Engineering, or related technical field.
    • Understanding of maintenance processes to including electrical, PLC, & mechanical process.
    • Verbal and written communication skills.
    • Computer operation skills (MS Office, ORACLE accounting system or similar products).
    • Five (5) years manufacturing managerial experience preferably in refractory operation.


  • Accounts Payable LeadMoon Township, PA

    Posted:
    08/28/2018
    Location:
    Pittsburgh Corp Headquarters
    Reports To:
    Accounts Payable Supervisor
    Job Responsibilities:
    The Accounts Payable Lead is responsible for processing and analyzing accounts payable transactions including verifying and paying invoices and/or employee expenses and reconciling supplier accounts and the general ledger.
    • Responding to inquiries from vendors or employees and researching and resolving concerns or discrepancies; this includes taking on more complex and or difficult vendors/concerns
    • Verifying and paying invoices or employee expenses, executing check or payment runs, reconciling balances and maintaining records
    • Assist with ongoing ERP implementation, enhancements, and process improvements
    • Preparing journal entries and reconciling supplier accounts or general ledger on a regular basis
    • Setting up and maintaining vendors or suppliers in the accounting system
    • Assisting with year-end or monthly/quarterly accounting procedures
    • Responsible for processing and analyzing accounts payable transactions and for assisting with the coordination of month-end and year-end accounting procedures along with additional ad hoc reporting when necessary. The Lead acts as the back up to the Accounts Payable Supervisor and may take on certain roles and responsibilities of the Supervisor.
    • Receives general instruction, analyzes work, and determines action to be taken within standard practice and procedure.
    • Requires general supervision and minimal direction. While working independently, by using standard procedures is able to know when take action or seek guidance when in doubt.

    Job Requirements:
    • Bachelors degree in Accounting preferred or Equivalent work experience in lieu of degree
    • Requires strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
    • Knowledge of Accounts Payable applications (including freight, expense reporting and 1099s)
    • Requires organizational skills
    • Requires computer operation skills (MS Office, Oracle)
    • Requires four (4) - six (6) years of Accounts Payable experience

  • Credit and Collections AnalystMoon Township, PA

    Posted:
    08/28/2018
    Location:
    Pittsburgh Corp Headquarters
    Reports To:
    Credit and Collections Manager
    Job Responsibilities:
    The Credit and Collections Analyst will analyze credit risk and business evaluation of customers, minimize bad debt risk, maximize accounts receivable collections, review accuracy of customer invoicing, review order management, authorize credit limits based on trade/bank references and evaluation of financial statements, assist with the cash application as appropriate, provide customer service, actively participate in process improvement projects, support other management directives, and reconcile customer accounts.

    • Through continued learning of HWI portfolio, assess credit risk and customer viability, using trade articles, publications, and industry or association news /meetings.
    • Contact customers for the collection of delinquency and resolution of disputed invoices to ensure prompt payment of receivables. Abide by the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act & HWI Ethics Policy at all times.
    • Review customer invoices for accuracy
    • Review orders for credit hold review and releases.
    • Analyzes credit references, customer financial statements, and customer ratings to establish/recommend credit limits in accordance with authority matrix.
    • Develop strong relationships with internal and external customers while supporting HWI cultural beliefs and provide customer service support.
    • Participate in department goal setting & major projects. Take an active role in cross-functional teams to assist in driving quality improvements, processes and initiatives to exceed personal and team Key Performance Indicators.
    • Process sales credits as needed
    • Provide management with support/ recommendations to control credit exposure, effect timely payments and minimize risk of customer disputes of Watch List Customers.
    • Conduct cash application and support deduction resolution efforts (tax, freight and price) assigned to portfolio.
    • Responsible for the timely completion of department tasks. Maintaining accurate credit & collection records in a 5s environment and maintaining electronic collection notes for each customer account. This is accomplished with a high importance in the support of company key results, company vision and cultural beliefs.
    • Receives general instruction, analyzes work, and determines action to be taken within standard practice and procedure.
    • Good verbal and writing skills required and are accentual to obtain cooperation from internal and external customers. The candidate must build strong working relationships, using excellent tact and negotiation skills with sales and management teams. Email communication etiquette is crucial.

    Job Requirements:
    • B.S. Degree in Business Administration (Accounting or Finance) or a minimum of 5 years of relevant job experience
    • Proficiency in business evaluation and excellent communicative skills.
    • Microsoft Office (Proficiency in Pivot and VLOOKUP)
    • 5 + years' experience in the credit and collection field. (Manufacturing industry preferred)
    • Experience with D&B or other Credit information providers/ Credit Associations
    • Export / International experience a plus

  • Human Resources AdministratorMoon Township, PA

    Posted:
    08/28/2018
    Location:
    Pittsburgh Corp Headquarters
    Reports To:
    Director, Talent
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Human Resources Administrator performs the day-to-day administrative functions related to human resource programs and services provided to employees including administrative/clerical support to HR management requiring detail-orientation, multi-tasking, confidentiality, and thoroughness.
    • Assist in the employment process with applicant tracking and correspondence, scheduling of interviews, initiating and tracking background checks and physical/drug screenings and onboarding
    • Provide support to HR Management including: schedule appointments, meetings and travel itineraries; coordinate meeting and training arrangements including event planning; prepare correspondence, compose and initiate routine correspondence; develop and maintain filing system.
    • Assist in the administration of the Service Awards and Tuition Reimbursement Programs
    • Maintain electronic personnel files including creation adding documents and filing/destroying according to the record retention policy
    • Coordinates the payment of all HR invoices through ipurchase including reconciliation with budget.
    • Answer HR phone line or written inquiries including responding to employment verification requests, unemployment claims, routine inquiries and routing to appropriate resource when necessary.
    • Responsible for assisting in employee and retiree record keeping and services and general Human Resource team administrative support.
    • Receives general instruction, analyzes work, and determines action to be taken within standard practice and procedure.
    • Requires general supervision, usually operating alone using standard procedures and requesting guidance when in doubt

    Job Requirements:
    • High school diploma, college preferred
    • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects with a high level of organization skill
    • Training or knowledge of human resources and/or employee benefit programs
    • Advanced MS Office skills particularly word, excel and power point
    • Requires three to five years' experience in providing administrative support in a corporate setting. Human Resources experience is a plus.


  • Project ManagerMoon Township, PA

    Posted:
    08/27/2018
    Location:
    Pittsburgh Corp Headquarters
    Reports To:
    Manger Project Management
    Job Responsibilities:The Project Manager coordinates and manages the deliverables lifecycle from quotation stage through project completion. This includes providing direction to Sales, Project Specialists and Advanced Engineering and liaising with internal and external customers for clarity on open issues. The Project Manager will facilitate on-time completion of timelines and deadlines through coordination of drawing reviews, specification reviews and other requirements of a project quote and order. 
    • Project management of technical requirements, design and engineering as required for project sales opportunities
    • Act as interface with sales, advanced engineering, project estimators and CAS's to streamline RFQ's and orders
    • Provide guidance for specifications, branding and terms in conjunction with appropriate internal departments and external groups including vendors, OEM's and engineering firms
    • Participate in inspections, outside testing requirements and documentation of such (internally and externally)
    • Provide support to sales during quoting and order stage, through project completion, which may include job site visits
    • Manages the request deliverables lifecycle from quote to order for project sales opportunities.
    • Devises methods and determines actions to be taken based on functional precedents and policies.
    • Plans his/her own work and checks with situations deviate from objectives.

    Job Requirements:
    • B.S. Engineering or technical degree with relevant working experience
    • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office suite particularly Excel and Access
    • CAD proficiency a plus
    • PMP preferred
    • Five (5) plus years of experience in refractory applications.
  • Warehouse ManagerLEETSDALE, PA

    Posted:
    08/27/2018
    Location:
    Leetsdale GSC (Pittsburgh)
    Reports To:
    Manager, District Global Sourcing
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Warehouse Manager is responsible for the management of warehouse operations including but not limited to safety, profitability, personnel, facilities, inventory, equipment, expense, and pricing.    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.

    • Assures all warehousing and inventory procedures are adhered to.
    • Reinforces that all customer service is effectively handled.
    • Manages and maintains all safety programs, meetings, records, etc., control of fixed assets and grounds to maintain a clean safe work environment. 
    • Monitors operations to ensure activities are within budget.
    • Assures personnel are trained, motivated, and effective in achieving site goals.
    • Working collaboratively with Sales department to ensure appropriate market coverage.
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires a four-year degree or equivalent of 3 years of warehouse supervisory experience or 7 years of experience in lieu of a degree. 
    • Requires knowledge of safety, traffic/logistics, inventory control functions, financial reports, and methods to motivate employees.
    • Previous experience dealing directly with customers (internal & external) on a daily basis.
    • Requires computer operation skills including MSOffice.
  • Lead Service RepresentativePortland, OR

    Posted:
    08/27/2018
    Location:
    Portland, OR
    Reports To:
    Regional Business Manager
    Job Responsibilities:The Lead Service Representative oversees/supervises 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. 
    • 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.
    • Responsible for intermittent maintaining of work flow. Directly supervises up to two (2) people.
    • Subject to general work instructions, analyze and determine action to be taken within standard practice and procedure.
    • Requires general supervision, usually operating alone using standard procedures and requesting guidance when in doubt.
    • Requires communication skills using considerable tact; influence and persuade to affect operating results.

    Job Requirements:
    • Trade School degree or 2 year college degree in manufacturing / engineering or similar discipline.
    • High level of expertise in refractory installation in industrial environment
    • Proficiency in MS Office (i.e., Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
    • Knowledge of refractory product applications, manufacturing processes, quality assurance and safety standards.
    • Minimum of 3 - 5 years refractory installation experience.
  • Sales Representative IIGONZALES, LA

    Posted:
    08/27/2018
    Location:
    Gonzales GSC (Baton Rouge)
    Reports To:
    Regional Business Manager
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Sales Representative II solicits sales orders by visiting customers and assists customer in choosing the best refractory products for their particular application. The SSRP provides technical assistance through the sales lifecycle from selection to installation of the product and is focused on obtaining the maximum amount of business with the best profit margin. The position is responsible for ongoing relationship development with customers.

    • Soliciting sales orders from customers; providing customer service and technical support and resolving customer problems
    • Making sales and product presentations
    • Monitoring the sales order lifecycle, providing support and eliminating obstacles where needed and expediting orders
    • Providing timely and accurate sales quotations and proving timely follow up to customer inquiries/complaints
    • Reviewing sales budgets and miscellaneous company data
    • Responsible for conducting the sales solicitation program with current customers and developing new customers in accordance with company business plans, policies and procedures.
    • Determines action to be taken and devises plan/methods based on functional precedents and policies. For example - Based on application, specifications and project requirements - Proceed with inquiry and order to determine brands, testing, pricing and terms.




    Job Requirements:
    • Requires B.S. Degree in Business, Engineering, Ceramics, Chemistry or related field.
    • Requires general knowledge of refractory applications in all product areas, construction skills, sales and communication skills and some chemistry knowledge.
    • Requires computer literacy in MS Word and Excel.
    • Requires Ten (10) years of industrial sales experience with emphasis in refractory products.


  • Buyer I, Domestic Resale ProductsMoon Township, PA

    Posted:
    08/07/2018
    Location:
    Moon Township, PA
    Reports To:
    International Product Sourcing Manager
    Job Responsibilities:
    HWI is seeking a highly motivated and qualified team member to join our Product Supply group in Integrated Supply Chain as a temporary Buyer.

    • Product Supply group is a key contributor to HWI's vision of being "The First and Only Call" in the refractory industry. The primary responsibility of the Buyer, International Products, is to be the single point of contact for quotation, purchase, and shipment for assigned international suppliers and/or product lines. S/he will work closely with both cross-functional internal partners and external suppliers. Internal partners include Customer Service, Technical Marketing, Sales, Quality, Transportation, and Finance. External suppliers are based worldwide with a sizable network of suppliers based in China. Specific tasks include:
    • Provide and/or facilitate quotation of products from domestic vendors in a timely manner to support HWI revenue growth goals
    • Process purchase orders, monitor and communicate order status and delivery dates. Process invoices. Prioritize orders for suppliers by understanding HWI business needs
    • Lower freight cost to support overall cost reduction goals
    • Assist in resolving issues related to assigned international suppliers and/or product lines including delivery, quality, and claims
    • Identify and implement opportunities for continuous process improvement as metrics warrant

    Job Requirements:


    This is an entry level position
    .

     

    • Entry-level work experience in a supply chain function of a manufacturing company is desirable. Willingness and ability to learn is a must.
    • BS degree in Science, Engineering, Business, Economics, Supply Chain or related field is required.
    • Excellent analytical, communication, and project management skills is required.
    • Proficiency in MS Office with high skill level in MS Excel is preferred.
  • Research Engineer IISOUTH SHORE, KY

    Posted:
    08/07/2018
    Location:
    South Shore Plant
    Reports To:
    Manager, Technology
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Research Engineer II conducts research on site at our South Shore, KY plant.  Analyzes samples, issues project reviews and final reports and evaluates new raw materials.  Determines best use of recycled and scrap materials.  Additional responsibilities include:

    • Conduct research and development projects.
    • Plant and process assistance.
    • Plan and implement new or alternate raw material strategies.
    • Technical reports and presentations.
    • Maximize the benefits of data collection, including production data and QA data. Verify the need of current data collection, collect new data as needed, and set up review processes for the data to create information needed to run the processes, and verify the quality.  Optimize the methods of data collection to minimize the cost required for collection, analysis, retention, and retrieval.
    • Solve manufacturing process issues through experimental evaluations, including modifications to the processes and product formulas, under the guidance of research. 
    • Act as the liaison between the plant and the research group.  Support the efforts around work trials, troubleshooting, and modeling the plant process at the ATRC (R&D facility) pilot plant.
    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.
    • Require motivation and ingenuity.
    • Requires three (3) years experience in development or process engineering including ceramics, materials science, or related research.
  • Quality EngineerWINDHAM, OH

    Posted:
    08/03/2018
    Location:
    Windham Plant
    Reports To:
    Mgr, Plant III
    Job Responsibilities:

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The Quality Engineer is responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of management systems for compliance with ISO 9001 certification, oversee the quality inspection and test lab activities as well as analyze product and process, identify and implement process improvements to eliminate waste and drive LEAN principles.  This position is also responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of systems to ensure conformance to customer requirements.
    • Develop and enhance management systems for compliance with ISO 9001 compliance and to support site continuous 
      improvement efforts.
    • Oversee the quality inspection and test lab activities.
    • Analyze product and process data to identify trends and drive actions to improve.
    • Identify and implement process improvement to eliminate waste and drive productivity through application of LEAN principles.
    • Administer corrective and preventative action programs, act as a liaison between customers and internal/external groups.
     
    Education / Skills / Knowledge:

    • B.S. in Engineering; Industrial or Materials required.
    • Knowledge of LEAN Manufacturing and LEAN Management principles.
    • Strong analytical, communication and organizational skills.
    • Proficiency with database applications and administration systems. Specifically, Microsoft Office and the use of statistical  
      software.
    • Strong communication skills both oral and written.
    • Ability to read and comprehend GDT/blueprints.   
    • Self-motivated, strong decision making and problem solving skills in a multi-task environment.

    Experience:

    Requires one to four (1 to 4) years' experience in a manufacturing environment with Quality Engineering, Quality Control or other related work experience and background.  

    Certifications Required:
    Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) preferred or working toward Certified Quality Engineer certification.














        
  • Sales Representative II Quebec, Canada

    Posted:
    08/03/2018
    Location:
    Quebec, Canada
    Reports To:
    Mgr, Regional Sales - CAD
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Sales Representative 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, 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 Oracle, CRM, and Heat Transfer Program. Must also have excellent organizational and time management skills.  Also, ability to read and sketch prints and understand drawings.
    • Requires three (3) years engineering based field experience with emphasis on sales and marketing. 
  • Plant ManagerMINERVA, OH

    Posted:
    08/03/2018
    Location:
    Minerva Plant
    Reports To:
    Sr. Director, Operations
    Job Responsibilities:

    Plant Manager is responsible for developing and managing a high performance manufacturing team at the plant that is committed to accomplishing key initiatives and delivering expected results in safety, quality, productivity, capital efficiency and optimal utilization of resources through effective planning, organizing, directing, and controlling all phases of the plant's operations.  Ensures adherence to ANH Corporate policies and guidelines. The safety and health of employees takes precedence over any other duties of this position.

    • Reports to operations and executive management as required
    • Responsible for plant costs and initiates corrective action if needed
    • Reviews and directs all aspects of plant quality system
    • Controls inventories of supplies, raw materials, and finished goods
    • Directs  plant safety programs
    • Develops and assigns duties / responsibilities to plant management team
    • Assesses and reviews performance and provides training to plant management team
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires B.S. in Engineering or Science, preferably Chemical or Mechanical.
    • Requires interpersonal skills in dealing with employees and customers, mechanical aptitude.
    • Requires knowledge of refractory materials, products, and operations, Department of Labor and Environmental regulations, ASTM standards, ISO 9000 standards, and Quality Assurance principles.
    • Requires computer operation skills (MS Office, Oracle or similar products).
    • Requires three (3) to five (5) years refractory experience including operations, service, and supervisory functions.
  • Equipment Maintenance TechnicianAlabama

    Posted:
    08/02/2018
    Location:
    Alabama
    Reports To:
    Manager, Installation & Service
    Job Responsibilities:
    The VAS Equipment Maintenance Technician is responsible for insuring equipment/machinery is functioning properly and performing routine preventative maintenance of equipment used at customer sites. The VAS Equipment Maintenance Technician will create and maintain service and maintenance logs for the equipment within the region. The VAS Equipment Maintenance Technician will also keep track of the spare parts inventory and storage to make sure it is maintained at an acceptable level. The VAS Equipment Maintenance Technician will train VAS service employees to perform routine adjustments and maintenance to the equipment and will follow up with account reps to schedule major equipment rebuilds. The VAS Equipment Maintenance Technician will need to operate the equipment at customer sites as needed throughout the region for training and refractory installation needs.

    • Ensuring operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by managing and scheduling preventive maintenance and repairs on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, pumps and conveyor systems, robots, etc. which are used to install refractory materials or measure the units/linings.
    • Working with OEM and technical literature to set up Preventive Maintenance, Systematic maintenance, Predictive Maintenance, Critical Spares; Developing and sustaining maintenance systems applying standard PM principles and ensuring maintenance tasks (planned, PM and unplanned) are performed promptly and on-time; Performing a wide variety of preventive maintenance (PM) functions on all VAS equipment adhering to published PM schedules. This includes inspecting drives, motors and belts, checking fluid levels, replacing filters, and performing other maintenance actions according to the work order PM checklist.
    • Appling 5S principles and taking part in 5S activity throughout the work area, continuously proposing actions to improve housekeeping and organization; Learning and applying principles in the day to day activity to remove waste and non-value activity; Suggesting alternative technical/mechanical solutions to meet company & customer requirements more efficiently, and/or with greater reusability, and /or longer life; Controlling downtime by informing Service Representatives of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance. Maintaining continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs; Understanding and owning reliability metrics and machine performances (Uptime, MTBF, PM% completion, ...); Proposing and executing projects to improve performances.
    • Complying with established internal and external safety policies and procedures, including lockout/tagout (LOTO), machine guarding and other regulations as applicable. Writing and updating Safe Operating Procedures: Maintaining safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations and identifying, reporting and correcting at risk situations.
    • Controlling downtime by informing Service Representatives to perform routine maintenance and adjustments to machinery and acting as a technical resource for field issues.
    • Communicate with VAS Equipment Readiness Manager on equipment needs, commissioning and decommissioning of HWI's equipment. The VAS Equipment Maintenance Technician will also will help with the facilitate the movement of the equipment within the region which may require the ability to pass DOT physical and drug screen, as well as having the ability to drive large truck and tow equipment.
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires high school diploma or GED
    • Ability to read drawings, schematics and blueprints
    • Strong computer skills with strong knowledge of Microsoft Office
    • Requires 5 or more years operating and maintaining shotcrete equipment
    • Requires interpersonal skills in dealing with coworkers, contractors and vendors, mechanical aptitude.
    • Basic Diesel engine repair is preferred.
    • Five (5) years of experience operating and maintaining equipment to install refractory or similar materials in industrial settings.
    • Five (5) years of experience on a shotcrete machine being an operator as well as troubleshooting issues on the shotcrete machines
    • Knowledge of safety policies and procedures (e.g lock out/tag out) etc..
    • Must be a self-starter and have excellent troubleshooting skills

  • Service RepresentativeReading PA

    Posted:
    07/24/2018
    Location:
    Reading PA
    Reports To:
    Supervisor, Service
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Service Representative prepares steel / iron vessels for installation of refractories.  Other 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.
  • Warehouse ManagerKENT, WA

    Posted:
    07/12/2018
    Location:
    Kent GSC (Seattle)
    Reports To:
    Manager, District Global Sourcing
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Warehouse Manager is responsible for the management of warehouse operations including but not limited to safety, profitability, personnel, facilities, inventory, equipment, expense, and pricing.    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.

    • Assures all warehousing and inventory procedures are adhered to.
    • Reinforces that all customer service is effectively handled.
    • Manages and maintains all safety programs, meetings, records, etc., control of fixed assets and grounds to maintain a clean safe work environment. 
    • Monitors operations to ensure activities are within budget.
    • Assures personnel are trained, motivated, and effective in achieving site goals.
    • Working collaboratively with Sales department to ensure appropriate market coverage.
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires a four-year degree or equivalent of 3 years of warehouse supervisory experience or 7 years of experience in lieu of a degree. 
    • Requires knowledge of safety, traffic/logistics, inventory control functions, financial reports, and methods to motivate employees.
    • Previous experience dealing directly with customers (internal & external) on a daily basis.
    • Requires computer operation skills including MSOffice.
  • Technical Marketing Manager II (Steel Ladle Application)Moon Township, PA

    Posted:
    07/02/2018
    Location:
    Pittsburgh Corp Headquarters
    Reports To:
    Sr Dir, Marketing
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Technical Marketing Manager, coordinates marketing and technical selling to the Steel Ladle market.  Develops market knowledge, product knowledge, and operational information for making informed business decisions.  Supports Steel Marketing Director and sales representatives. 

    • Provides technical support and assistance for training, customer inquiries, engineering review, specifications review, presentations, quotations, and R&D.
    • Develops marketing, sales and application engineers' product and application knowledge, training programs, and assists in their growth through field installations.  Also prepares new product promotion literature.
    • Maximizes lining design concepts with a balanced product portfolio and shape standards.
    • Drives product rationalization in responsible market segments based on sales, ideal lining concepts, and market situations.
    • Develops research plans for new product development.
    • Develops new product promotion materials and solicits field trial candidates.
    • Offers strategic customers sales and technical support.
    • Develops competitive marketplace strategies.
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires Bachelor's degree in Engineering, such as Ceramics, Chemical, Metallurgy, Materials Science, or related field.
    • MBA and/or higher engineering degree such as master/PhD helpful
    • Requires skilled knowledge in MS Office (i.e., Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
    • Requires knowledge of refractory products, installation requirements, customer processes, marketplace conditions, estimating and ability to read blueprints and drawings.
    • Minimum of five years (5), preferably ten(10) years technical refractory experience, preferably in steel ladle applications.  Must have five(5) years refractory product experience involving installation, research and new product development.
  • Plant Environmental Health & Safety Administrator IIGARY, IN

    Posted:
    07/02/2018
    Location:
    Gary Plant - Ladles
    Reports To:
    Manager, Plant II
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Plant EH&S Administrator ensures compliance with occupational safety and health regulations, environmental regulations and corporate policies and programs.  Outlines and implements training programs for employee safety and EHS regulatory compliance. He/She investigates accidents and worker's compensation claims and implements strategies for reduction. Leads plant executive safety team and company/union safety team. 

    • Ensuring facility is in compliance with occupational safety & health regulations, environmental regulations, and corporate safety & health policies and programs.
    • Conducting facility audits to verify compliance with EHS regulatory and corporate requirements.
    • Assisting/advising facilities regarding workers' compensation/accident investigation related issues.
    • Promoting safety awareness and regularly participates in facility safety activities.
    • Assisting corporate environmental engineers with data acquisition for reporting, permitting, etc.
    • Coordinates/oversees and/or conducts industrial hygiene monitoring and medical surveillance programs.
    • Preparing monthly safety status reports.
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires BS degree or equivalent experience in safety/environmental or a related field.
    • Requires strong computer skills (MS Office).
    • Requires knowledge of OSHA, EPA, and workers' compensation regulations and practices.
    • Must possess effective interpersonal, communication (oral and written) and presentation skills.
    • Requires five (5) to eight (8) years of industrial/manufacturing safety experience with a general knowledge of environmental regulations.
  • Production Supervisor IISOUTH SHORE, KY

    Posted:
    06/22/2018
    Location:
    South Shore Plant
    Reports To:
    Manager, Plant III
    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 five (5) years supervisory experience in manufacturing preferably in refractory operation.
  • Manager, Applications (Cement & Lime)Moon Township, PA

    Posted:
    06/18/2018
    Location:
    Pittsburgh Corp Headquarters
    Reports To:
    Sr Director, Marketing
    Job Responsibilities:

    This position leads the technical marketing support efforts for the HWI cement and line segment globally and ensures that we are fully appreciating customer needs and that we are developing both incremental and innovative solutions to address those needs thereby outpacing competitors.  This position must be fully knowledgeable regarding the refractory and process needs of a specific market segment and is intended to partner with counterparts in R&D, Sales, and Operations to ensure a concerted effort in support of the customer.  This position is also accountable for developing world class technical solutions and recommendations including new products and process recommendation to R&D and the field implementation of new products and processes within their customer segment.  This position is responsible for leading application specialist for sub sets of technology in their customer segment and to support the efforts of product managers and sales as required.

    • Direct support to sales and customers with product recommendations and product / process reviews.
    • Supply sales with needed information and support to build solid value propositions.  This may include CPT, SSM or other non-traditional paths to market.
    • Develop application skills of their team members in both products and process.
    • Working with Product Managers, develop trial plans for new product introduction and execute these plans to the point of complete commercial entry to the market.
    • Working with field sales, customers, and engineering companies, develop market needs and recommend product and process developments to R&D.
    • Train HWI Sales and customers in the values of HWI products and technologies. 
    • Recommend and Support Strategic Marketing with the development of catalogs and other tools needed by sales to support their market segment.
    • Work with Manufacturing, Quality and Technical to insure the voice of the customer is heard within their specific market segment.
    Job Requirements:
    • College degree or equivalent in materials engineering or related field.  Advanced degree preferred not required.
    • Deep understanding of the needs of a specific HWI customer segment and the products and services  which HWI offers to this customer segment.
    • The Manager, Applications should have five or more years in field experience with the specific customer service or ten or more years of experience with the HWI products and technologies in other markets.
  • Sales Representative IITrevose, PA

    Posted:
    06/18/2018
    Location:
    Trevose, PA
    Reports To:
    Manager, Regional Sales
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Sales Representative II, solicits sales orders by visiting customers and assists customer in choosing the best refractory products for their particular application.  The SR II provides technical assistance through the sales lifecycle from selection to installation of the product and is focused on obtaining the maximum amount of business with the best profit margin.  The position is responsible for ongoing relationship development with customers.

    • Soliciting sales orders from customers; providing customer service and technical support and resolving customer problems.
    • Making sales and product presentations.
    • Monitoring the sales order lifecycle, providing support and eliminating obstacles where needed and expediting orders.
    • Providing timely and accurate sales quotations and proving timely follow up to customer inquiries/complaints.
    • Reviewing sales budgets and miscellaneous company data.
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires B.S. Degree in Business, Engineering, Ceramics, Chemistry or related field.
    • Requires general knowledge of refractory applications in all product areas, construction skills, sales and communication skills and some chemistry knowledge.
    • Requires computer literacy in MS Word and Excel.
    • Requires Ten (10) years of industrial sales experience with emphasis in refractory products. 
  • Refractory TechnicianMiddletown, OH

    Posted:
    06/13/2018
    Location:
    Middletown, OH
    Reports To:
    Field Service Manager
    Job Responsibilities:

    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.
  • Regional Maintenance ManagerFULTON, MO

    Posted:
    06/13/2018
    Location:
    Fulton Plant
    Reports To:
    Manager, Plant III
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Regional Maintenance Manager directs and coordinates all aspects of Facility Maintenance activity including Preventative and Predictive Maintenance (PPM) for multiple plants. Develops and fosters an employee atmosphere of preventive rather than reactive maintenance. Responsible for effective and economical use of manpower and materials.  Maintains effective housekeeping standards. Responsible for monitoring process historical data via MP2/CMMS Program to insure quality service to all plant departments.  Works with all departments to schedule repairs and maintain process equipment to the highest standards to assure product quality and equipment availability.

    Included in key responsibilities is to identify gaps in development of skilled trades such as electrical, electrical controls, general maintenance and skilled tradesmen.  This individual should have the ability to develop tactical plans to close key resource gaps in the regions maintenance skill sets.

    • Monitoring work orders, improving PM work orders, and developing historical PPM Data via CMMS system
    • Directing and coordinating Maintenance activity, including direct supervision of salaried and hourly workforce
    • Planning and scheduling Maintenance activities for all shifts
    • Evaluating and directing mechanics to better improve performance. Fosters atmosphere of preventive rather than reactive maintenance.
    • Researching purchases, parts, equipment, and supplies to facilitate prompt repairs of equipment
    • Working with vendors and contractors to enhance the PPM process including spare parts inventory and predictive maintenance tools.
    Job Requirements:
    • Requires Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering.
    • Prefers advanced training in Maintenance Management, Supervision or PPM / CMMS.
    • Requires knowledge of the entire manufacturing process.
    • Requires computer operation skills, preferably MS Word and Excel.
    • The Regional Maintenance Manager requires five (5) years plant maintenance and supervisory experience in an industrial manufacturing operation. Experience needs to include managing multiple functional groups within the skilled trades along with contractors.  Individual should have some level of experience in heavy manufacturing processes that utilize automation to be more productive.
  • Director of Talent ManagementMoon, PA

    Posted:
    06/08/2018
    Location:
    Moon, PA
    Reports To:
    VP of HR
    Job Responsibilities:

    The Director, Talent Management is accountable for leading the development and execution of the organization's talent management/acquisition strategy. The Director manages and oversees all aspects of talent management including talent and leadership development, succession planning, performance management, talent acquisition, and workforce planning. This role reports to the Vice President, Human Resources and provides leadership to a team consisting of direct reports, external recruiters and consultants.


    Key Responsibilities
    • Develop strategies around talent management, talent acquisition, performance management and workforce planning.
    • Develop and implement organizational development strategy aligned with core competencies and heavy focus on leadership development.
    • Manage and oversee competency development, talent management systems and tools, leadership development programs, recruitment, performance management, and workforce planning.
    • Partner with the functional leaders to lead the implementation and integration of corporate wide organizational development and talent management initiatives.
    • Provide leadership in the deployment of HWI's mission, vision and values and integrate into people programs and processes (recruitment, performance management, development, etc.)
    • Develop, design and manage training programs and materials based on trends, knowledge of training design and instruction for individuals and/or groups.
    • Collaborate with HR operations in the development and implementation of tools needed to support employee development plans.
    • Develop, analyze and report on Talent metrics.
    • Provide leadership in the development and optimization of talent management processes and methodologies that maximize utilization of resources while meeting business objectives.
    • Partner with Legal to ensure training content is aligned with company, state and federal guidelines.
    • Enhance and/or develop, implement and enforce HR policies and procedures of the organization that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of HWI. Establish audit/review process to comply with company policies and procedures.


    Job Requirements:
    • Bachelors' degree in business or related field. Masters' preferred.
    • Eight plus years of progressive organizational development/talent management experience.
    • Expertise in the design, development, implementation and administration of training programs and materials.
    • Experience in leading and applying organizational development and change theories in a geographically dispersed workforce.
    • Working knowledge of and demonstrated track record of developing, implementing and managing talent management strategies.
    • Ability to travel 15% including international travel.

  • Maintenance Department ManagerGARY, IN

    Posted:
    05/17/2018
    Location:
    Gary Plant - Ladles
    Reports To:
    Manager, Plant II
    Job Responsibilities:

    Responsible for the day to day management of welding services, inspection services and machining services in a heavy plate job shop environment. Responsible for the development and review of repair procedures and welding procedures, as well as estimating and project management. Oversee the inspection, repair and fabrication of steelmaking equipment to include ladles, tundish boxes and hot metal transfer cars. Provide technical consulting and problem solving to steelmaking customers.
    Manage multiple locations.

    • Oversees, directs and assigns skilled craft personnel in a union environment; Maintains SOP's, JSA's, and Quality related forms.
    • Reviews NDE inspection reports and develops scope of work for repairs based on industry standards and or national codes. Develops timelines and target completion dates.
    • Monitors production processes, quality of workmanship and inventories of materials and supplies.
    • OSHA / Corporate / Customer safety training requirements and inspections.
    • Prepares requisitions for replacement inventory, equipment and shop supplies.
    • Reviews and maintains equipment calibrations, maintenance and replacement.
    • Review job cost and prepare paperwork for customer approval and sign-off
    • Assist Sales and customers with problem solving and technical support.
    Job Requirements:
    • Bachelors degree or equivalent preferred, with emphasis on math / science.
    • Technical trade school or formal apprenticeship is acceptable with proper background and experience.
  • Demand Planner IIIMoon Township, PA

    Posted:
    05/03/2018
    Location:
    Pittsburgh Corp Headquarters
    Reports To:
    Director, Global S&O Planning
    Job Responsibilities:

    This Demand Planning position is responsible for all forecasting activities associated with customers and products. The Demand Planner creates and maintains forecast models for customers, incorporating business intelligence and forecast information gathered from sales, marketing, finance, fulfillment planners, and other sources (i.e.: Nielsen or other syndicated consumer data). This position is the talent pool for the Demand Planning Manager position within the Organization.

    The Demand Planner is the integration point into the sales and commercial organization. Advanced forecast modeling is the responsibility of this position. This position leads the dialogue each month for their respective customers and products with key counterparts in Sales and Marketing.

    • Develop demand forecasts (operational forecasts) at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons as part of a demand planning function. 
    • Create statistical forecasts:
      • Gather, analyze and validate data
      • Execute statistical modeling software
      • Review resulting statistical forecast model
      • Apply error analysis techniques to improve forecasting
      • Summarize/aggregate statistical forecasts
    • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models, and evaluate forecast results.
    • Review sales plans , customer finance Budget Updates or Latest Estimates and demand drivers:
      • Present, solicit, and assess feedback on the various forecasts from sales, and finance
      • Recommend adjustments for operational forecasts
      • Review promotional plans with sales
    • Coordinate cross-functional research activities to reconcile significant variances and refine the forecast model to reflect updated sales and marketing assumptions. Interact with sales, marketing, and customer finance to understand demand forecast drivers.
    • Provide input to the Supply Planning organization in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs. Closely coordinate and communicate customer action plans with supply planning
    • Achieve consensus for operational demand forecasts by facilitating a collaborative planning process with sales, marketing and finance personnel:
    • Prepare relevant material to facilitate research and discussion
    • Utilize a collaborative and consensus approach by working with Sales, Marketing and Customer Finance to obtain and ensure that current and accurate information is used for demand forecasts. Use and maintain the Demand Planning software as the primary forecasting system tool.
      • Provide input to volume planning ( Latest Estimates / annual process)
      • Facilitate and manage demand planning/customer meetings
      • Achieve consensus with the business side and the demand chain
      • Maintain demand planning system and software
      • Enter and modify data and ensure the correctness of product hierarchy
      • Monitor trends in forecast error
      • Identify relevant market-related data and competitive intelligence
      • Prepare and maintain relevant reports pertaining to demand planning process


    Job Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Business of related field, MBA preferred
    • 4 - 6 years of business experience, CPIM or other forecasting certification, preferred
    • Previous experience with SIOP/S&OP solutions
    • Knowledge of Oracle, Manugistics, or SAP/APO/HANA Demand Planning or other software related to demand planning is preferred.  Experience in working towards Lean production ideals
    • Experience in a high-mix, low-volume manufacturing environment.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in statistics, forecasting and forecasting methods with an understanding of their financial and operational impacts.
    • Experienced with other software packages including Windows, and Microsoft Office. This position requires strong analytical, organizational, decision making, and presentation skills. Strong interpersonal skills are also essential to effectively interact with all teams, areas and levels of business affecting the forecast process. Good facilitation skills are required.
    • Requires (3) to five (5) years Demand Planning experience in manufacturing environment.
    • Previous Project management experience a plus
  • Sales Representative ILEETSDALE, PA

    Posted:
    04/16/2018
    Location:
    Leetsdale GSC (Pittsburgh)
    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.
  • MachinistMexico, MO

    Posted:
    04/10/2018
    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


  • Engineer, Electrical / ManufacturingWHITE CLOUD, MI

    Posted:
    04/09/2018
    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.
  • Refractory TechnicianMiddletown, OH

    Posted:
    04/09/2018
    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.
  • Compliance and Corporate Governance AttorneyMoon Township, PA

    Posted:
    03/28/2018
    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.
  • Executive Assistant to the CEOMoon Township, PA

    Posted:
    03/26/2018
    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)

  • Refractory Technician -Contract Service EmployeeBurns Harbor, IN

    Posted:
    03/05/2018
    Location:
    Burns Harbor, IN
    Reports To:
    Manager, Installation & Services
    Job Responsibilities:

    This is a Contract position for as needed coverage. 

    • 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.