We are looking for a SHIFT MANAGER BLAST FUIRNACE – IMS ELECTRICAL MAINTNANCE. The Shift Manager will report to the Area Manager of the Blast Furnace Maintenance and will be responsible for applying engineering principles, troubleshooting and problem-solving techniques to evaluate and make decisions that resolve operational conditions and improve reliability. In addition, this role will supervise, direct, and coordinate efforts of experienced technicians, craftsmen, and project planners to repair and maintain mechanical and/or electrical equipment to maximize operating efficiencies and improve reliability. Qualified candidates must be able to effectively engage teams and promote an environment of respect, communication, and collaboration through two-way communication and encouraging new ideas and different perspectives that drive individual, team, and company success.
Administer the safety program to ensure a safe work environment, including proper housekeeping.
Directly supervise union employees and work closely with vendors and contactors.
Interpret specifications, blueprints, and job orders to workers and assign duties accordingly.
Coordinate, organize, and direct activities of electrical maintenance crews.
Assists workers in diagnosing malfunction in machinery and equipment.
Maintain proper inventories of required spares in order to provide efficient operations.
Coordinate repairs and preventative maintenance with a team of electrical maintenance staff.
Use technical knowledge, equipment documentation, safety procedures, and maintenance schedules to follow, improve, and develop preventative and routine maintenance programs.
Devise and implement cost saving strategies.
Develop and implement methods and procedures designed to eliminate maintenance problems and improve product quality.
Perform administrative activities such as scheduling crews, completing reports, conducting safety conversations, and complying other reporting as necessary.
High school diploma or GED required.
Minimum of 2 years work experience supervising crews in a manufacturing or industrial environment.
Ability to work rotating shifts which will include extended workdays, weekends, and holidays.
A Bachelors degree or Associates degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology or similar degree program or similar military leadership experience.
Desired skills, knowledge and qualifications for the role:
• Strong leadership skills
• Good communications skills
• Sense of urgency and the ability to handle multiple projects and assignments
• Computer skills including good keyboarding skills
• Planning and organizational skills
• AC/DC theory and application
• Motors and Control Circuits
• Experience with bulk material handling and transfer equipment
• Power supply and distribution
• Both Digital and Analog Electronics
• Fabrication, Construction, Distribution and Installation
• Test Instruments, Regulators and Radio Controls