Operations Supervisor | Lansing
Lansing, MI 
Posted 25 days ago
Job Description
Operations Supervisor | Lansing
  • Job ID:6106
  • Functional Area:Operations Management
  • Position Type:Full-Time Employment
  • Experience Required:3 - 5 Years
  • Location:MI-Lansing
  • Department:Operations Management
  • Education Required:GED
  • Relocation Provided:No

Position Description:
Fostered in over 178 years of history and expansion, Joseph T. Ryerson & Son, Inc. continues paving the way for ingenuity and innovation as one of North America's largest metal distributers. Ryerson provides high quality, essential products that our customers rely on, while creating teams of individuals who are ambitious and hard-working.

We are always looking for talented and motivated individuals because we understand that our people are our most valuable asset. We believe in promoting from within and providing the resources for long-term career progression and development.

If you are interested in working for an essential business with a global reach that is dedicated to a great work atmosphere, and a say yes attitude, Ryerson is looking for you!

Ryerson is currently seeking a Warehouse Operations Supervisor to our join warehouse team in Lansing, MI. The ideal candidate will have experience leading others to operational excellence while focusing on team safety, delivering a quality product, eliminating waste, developing effective and skilled teams and meeting operational metrics. Reporting to the Operations Manager, responsibilities include:

* Direct the efficient function of plant operations, including daily supervision of up to 15 warehouse employees
* Provide leadership to direct reports, including coaching and counselling employees as necessary
* Understand production and quality goals; implement actions necessary to meet objectives
* Supervise the filling of time-sensitive orders and coordinate shipments
* Ensure on-time deliveries and error-free shipments
* Facilitate problem solving and team building activities
* Carry out and support company policies, goals and objectives
* Provide daily reporting
* Ensure all required training is completed and oversee completion of training checklist
* Communicate with other departments within the facility, as well as other Ryerson locations
* Understand customer requirements, participate and advise on decisions regarding suitability of material and processing capabilities
* Provide direction and coaching on safe work practices and support safety goals
* Review unsafe conditions and ensure corrective actions are carried out to eliminate workplace hazards

Position Requirements:
* High School Diploma or GED required; Bachelor's Degree preferred
* 3 - 5 years of supervisory experience in a warehouse setting
* Sound knowledge of various employment laws (i.e. OHSA) and government regulations (i.e. DOT)
* Solid understanding of all warehouse machine and equipment operations
* Experience with LEAN or CI is preferred
* Basic knowledge in mechanical, electrical, hydraulics is an asset
* Knowledge in Slitting, Cut to length, oxy fuel cutting, plasma cutting, and laser cutting is an asset
* Certifications in training obtained, e.g. fork lift, crane, first aid
* Proficient knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
* Demonstrated verbal, written and interpersonal skills
* Effective problem solving and decision making skills
* Experience working in a team-focused environment

Benefits of working for Ryerson:
* Competitive total rewards package
* Paid time off
* Casual work environment
* Heath & Wellness programs
* Tuition Reimbursement program
* "Ryerson Gives Back" initiative
* and more!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, and pregnancy), age, national origin, religion, disability or genetic information, marital status, status as a veteran, or any other federal, state or local protected class or artificial barrier.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
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