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Project Management

Job Description: Shop Manager

As our Shop Manager, you develop and manage methods for monitoring safety, quality, productivity and delivery. You effectively balance your time between office work and being physically present to assist with Machining challenges on the shop floor. You routinely communicate with other members of the Leadership Team to ensure priorities and expectations are aligned.  Your day may start out with review of job status and check in with your team. You monitor load versus capacity by function and develop both short and long term plans to meet demands. You are responsible for performance of the machining team and routinely manage this through daily huddles, one on one meetings, performance evaluations, positive recognition and following up on issues that arise.  You effectively use technology tools to measure results of these actions and make adjustments based on data. You align improvements with a documented process and drive standardization of best practices. You collaborate with other Operational Leaders to identify meaningful Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) (ex. Meeting shop due dates, Billable %, shop expenditures) and promote understanding within your team. It is critical to ensure transparency in expectations and that the team is driving toward continuous improvement.  You effectively balance the day to day responsibilities of your position with expectations of all managers including review of safety incidents, demonstrating ROI for capital expenditures, developing training tools and partnering with HR in the staffing process.

The typical schedule would be Monday – Friday from 7:00 am to 4:30 pm with some flexibility. This position typically requires 45+ hours a week in the office to be successful.

Responsibilities• Coordinate projects to ensure proper completion of all projects effectively and efficiently.• Direct crew employees in the to ensure proper production of all products.• Assign work to specific employees based on their skills and abilities to maximize productivity.• Ensure all employees are performing their assigned duties to their maximum potential.• Communicate closely with Project Managers, shop leads, and other employees to ensure all aspects of the job run smoothly.• Work closely with the shop leads to ensure proper scheduling, completion of projects, and material issues.• Other Duties as Assigned• Attend Daily Assembly Team calls• Perform Annual employee reviews, along with HR (HR would request/gather info layout review for you to review/approve)• Approve Employee PTO requests (While keeping enough staff to keep projects flowing)• Assist the Inspection Department when non conforming parts come up• Track/know status of all parts/jobs in the shop• Prioritize/distribute jobs in BOTH PC and VH shops• Train staff on CNC’s and set up• Programming• Assist Staff with programming of difficult parts

Assistant Project Manager

Specific Duties Include:
• Proactively works with States sales, engineering, and production teams to meet customer needs and
resolve issues.
• Actively participates in coordinating, analyzing, and acting upon inputs from sales to schedule projects
and internal company resources.
• Creates jobs and coordinates ERP system data, entering and organizing applicable sales documents and
specifications.
• Creates and manages project documents, schedules, submittals, and manuals utilizing engineering
inputs and managed documents.
• Manages and documents the purchasing and delivery of project materials while communicating lead
times and delivery updates to engineering and production.
• Provide excellent customer service with timely follow-ups and response to inquiries.
• Actively participates in coordinating, analyzing and acting upon information and feedback of customer
needs or requests.
• Provide support for maintaining and tracking catalog items, part numbers, software, tools and
applications utilized by States, both for internal and external use.

Skills and Qualifications:
• Minimum 2 years’ experience in a production and/or engineering environment preferred.
• Knowledge of Electrical Power Distribution Equipment preferred.
• Experience with an ERP system, Epicor experience highly recommended.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
• Ability to pass background and drug test prior to employment.
• Ability to work in a team environment to accomplish daily tasks.
• Superior problem solving, project management and analytical skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently making sound design decisions for multiple weeks at a time.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment:
• This position requires the ability to sit, and bend or stand for extended periods of time.
• Performance of duties will mostly be in the office and production floor.

Material & Project Coordinator

Specific Duties Include:
• Proactively work with Engineering and Manufacturing to ensure inventory levels are accurate.
• Set and monitor inventory levels in Epicor, generating requests when needed to ensure inventory is at
acceptable levels.
• Actively participate in creating part numbers for purchased and manufactured parts.
• Enters Orders, Creates Jobs, and assigns operations for project processes.
• Purchase raw materials based on pricing and lead times.
• Issue purchase orders in Epicor.
• Manage materials and coordinating delivery and release of product based on job requirements.
• Tracks open vendor purchase orders, contacting vendors when needed.
• Creates stock jobs for inventoried items.
• Leads cycle counts and bar-coding or other inventory activities.
• Maintains products and processes to established company standards and codes.
• Other duties as assigned by leadership or management groups.

Skills and Qualifications:
• Minimum 3 years’ experience in a production and/or engineering environment.
• Experience with an ERP system, Epicor experience highly recommended.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
• Ability to pass background and drug test prior to employment.
• Ability to work in a team environment to accomplish daily tasks.
• Superior problem solving, detail orientated, and analytical skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently making sound design decisions for multiple weeks at a time.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment:
• This position requires the ability to sit, and bend or stand for extended periods of time. Light lifting may be
required.
• Performance of duties will mostly be in the office and production floor

Plant Manager

This is a full-time, salaried position. Typical working hours will be Monday – Friday, with hours ranging from 6:00a.m.
To 4:30p.m. Plant hours may vary based on company requirements.

Specific Duties Include:
• Proactively works with States production supervisors to determine manufacturing floor needs.
• Responsible for employee relations by providing leadership, communication, coaching, and developmental
training of production supervisors and union manufacturing staff.
• Collaborate with Operations, Sales, and Engineering groups to determine resource planning, prioritization,
and company outlook goals.
• Communicate with management and production supervisors regarding performance goals, and production
targets based on developed standards.
• Manage the application of company safety, training, and environmental policies. Interface with internal
resources, and external partnerships to manage necessary compliance programs.
• Support an environment focused on continuous improvement. Implementation of employee generated
improvements to facilities, processes, and programs.
• Lead the development of standard schedules and systems for facility and machinery maintenance.
• Develop forward looking plans for company resource needs including labor and capital equipment.

Skills and Qualifications:
• Minimum 10 years’ experience in a Manufacturing environment.
• Minimum 3 years’ leadership/management experience.
• Knowledge of Manufacturing, Engineering, and Production scheduling preferred.
• Experience with an ERP system.
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
• Ability to pass background and drug test prior to employment.
• Ability to work in a dynamic team environment with a strong ability to multitask.
• Superior problem solving, project management and analytical skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently making sound design decisions for multiple weeks at a time.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment:
• This position requires the ability to sit, and bend or stand for extended periods of time.
• Performance of duties will mostly be in the office and production floor.

Seeking a Project Manager.

This position is responsible for the overall coordination and project management in the installation of fire alarm, pre-engineered and engineered systems. This opportunity has growth potential as we continue to expand our market share, customer base and services. Responsibilities include overall project management of design and installation on assigned jobs; providing support to field technicians; assisting in specified job designs; monitoring job progress; coordinating work order changes and ensuring all quality and design standards are met on every engagement; outstanding client service skills; highly effective in a team atmosphere with a strong ability to multi-task.

Fire Alarm background preferred.

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