Company: Mercer Forge provides steel forgings to the heavy truck, heavy equipment, as well as a variety of other industries. Mercer Forge has been in the forging business for over 70 years with a strong market niche as a job shop facility.
Job Description: Oversee daily operations to ensure the completion of forging production requirements, quality, and shipping deadlines, per customer requirements. In addition, this position is responsible for supervising and coordinating the activities of hourly employees engaged in the production process of steel forgings.
Expected Areas of Competence
Knowledge of basic business management principles such as resource allocation, strategic planning, production methods and coordination of people and processes.
Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control concepts and techniques for effective manufacture and distribution of products.
The ability to effectively communicate with other individuals in order to give direction and provide recommendations.
Thorough knowledge of production and capacity planning concepts.
Strong persuasion and negotiation skills in order to persuade others into action and reconcile interpersonal conflict.
Critical thinking skills in order to analyze information and data and suggest alternative solutions to problems.
Well-developed interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively with others while also engaging in active listening.
Ability to convey information accurately and effectively so that others are able to understand.
Ability to prioritize and mange time in order to accomplish work tasks in a timely manner.
Education/ Experience Requirements: BS or AS degree in business, operations management, or other related discipline is desired. Minimum seven (5) years previous production/ manufacturing planning or scheduling experience required; previous supervisory experience a strong plus. Previous experience in a close die foundry or similar industry strongly preferred. Lean experience in a manufacturing environment is also desired.
Qualified applicants should send their resume to:
Mercer Forge, 315 Erie Street, Suite F
Mercer, PA 16137
Mercer Forge provides steel forgings to the heavy truck, heavy equipment as well as a variety of other industries. Mercer Forge has been in the forging business for close to 70 years, with a strong market niche as a job shop facility.