EP Minerals, a U.S. Silica company, mines, processes and markets quality diatomite, perlite and clay products. We are one of the top producers and distributors of diatomaceous earth and Bentonite clay worldwide. Our products are used as filter aids, absorbents, functional additives and soil amendments. EP Minerals products are used in a wide array of applications including food & beverage, swimming pool, biofuel, landscape, sports turf, insecticides, energy, paints, plastics, automotive, and many others. EP Minerals also produces patented water purification media and arsenic removal products. Our business is global and we ship direct to nearly 100 countries worldwide. Our substantial ore reserves, multiple manufacturing sites, rich new product pipeline and global distribution network position us for continuous growth well into the future. The Site Manager at Fernley manages all plant activities related to operations and development of company products by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Promotes, teaches and leads efforts to disseminate and model The EP Way as defined by the 25 Fundamentals
Develops and maintains the business plans for manufacturing operations including all program requirements, labor hours, cycle, production costs, and company image.
Provides input to the development of product strategy and research and development of new and emerging products.
Establishes production and quality control standards, develops budget and cost controls, and obtains data regarding types, quantities, specifications, and delivery dates of products ordered.
Provides guidance to the development of a manufacturing process plan, including personnel requirements, material needs, subcontract requirements, facility needs, and tooling and equipment needs.
Identifies and establishes requests for capital requirements.
Assists in the planning, development and execution of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) negotiations.
Ensures both staff and Union are properly operating under the confines of the CBA.
Ensures all established safety, environmental, costs, quality, and delivery commitments are met.
Coordinates manufacturing activities with all other functions of the organization and suppliers to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines, and equipment.
Reviews production and operating reports and directs the resolution of operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.
Determines responsibilities of assigned organization and staff positions to accomplish business objectives.
Trains and ensures all assigned employees are aware of and comply with company, government, and customer policies, procedures, and regulations.
Coordinates efforts with corporate Directors of EHS, Marketing, Sales, Logistics, Procurement, Finance, Quality Engineering, Master Scheduling, Customer Service and Continuous Improvement to meet business needs.
Manages subordinate supervisors who supervise the Safety Department, Engineering Department, Maintenance Department, Production Department and Shipping Department.
Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education / Certifications:
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must have valid driver s license
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization. Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations. Listens and gets clarification. Responds well to questions. Demonstrates group presentation skills.
Participates in meetings.
Writes clearly and informatively.
Edits work for spelling and grammar. Varies writing style to meet needs.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Presents numerical data effectively.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Synthesizes complex or diverse information.
Collects and researches data.
Uses intuition and experience to complement data.
Designs work flows and procedures. Generates creative solutions.
Translates concepts and information into images.
Uses feedback to modify designs.
Applies design principles.
Demonstrates attention to detail.
Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization s strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities;
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have general knowledge of Accounting software; Contact Management systems; Human Resource systems; Internet software; Inventory software; Manufacturing software; Order processing systems; Payroll systems; Project Management software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
Lifting (include weight): Regularly up to 10 lbs.; frequently up to 25 lbs.; occasionally up to 50 lbs.
Reaching: Multiple times each day
Crawling: Occasionally each day
Standing: Up to 6-8 hours per day
Walking: Up to 6-8 hours per day
Sitting: Up to 12 hours per day
Range of Motion: Twisting multiple during day
Climb/Balance: Occasionally during the day
Bend/Stoop/Kneel: Occasionally during the day
We are proud to offer our employees:
Medical (PPO w/FSA, HDHP w/HSA), Dental, Vision Insurance
Basic Life Coverage
Supplemental Life Coverage
Employee Assistance Program
Voluntary Group Critical Illness Insurance
Voluntary Group Accident Insurance
Voluntary Group Disability Insurance
Paid sick and vacation
Tuition Reimbursement Program
401(k) Retirement Program
If you are a self-motivated individual with strong procurement, business management, and leadership skills and a desire to build a stronger, more advanced organization, you may be just what EP Minerals is seeking.