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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 8/24/2017

Joseph T. Ryerson & Son, Inc Kansas City, MO

Kansas City, MO
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Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Position Description

Joseph T. Ryerson & Son, Inc, one of the largest metals distributors in the US, is currently seeking a Service Center Operations Supervisor to our join warehouse team in Kansas City, MO. Reporting to the Operations Manager, responsibilities include:

* Direct the efficient function of plant operations
* Understand production goals and implement actions necessary to meet objectives
* Supervise the filling of time-sensitive orders
* Coordinate shipments
* Ensures on time deliveries and error-free shipments
* Provides leadership to direct reports; coaches and counsels employees
* Provide daily reporting
* Facilitates problem solving team building activities
* Carries out and supports company policy, goals and objectives
* Understands quality goals and implement actions necessary to meet goals
* Ensure training is effectively carried out and oversee completion of training checklist
* Communicate with other departments within 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 in safe work practices: support safety goals
* Review unsafe conditions and ensure corrective actions are carried out to eliminate workplace hazards

Position Requirements

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

Joseph T. Ryerson & Son, Inc. is an EOE/AA employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.



Ryerson is a processor and distributor of metals with operations in the United States, Mexico, Canada and China. Founded in 1842, Ryerson is headquartered in Chicago and employs approximately 3,400 employees in around 100 locations.

Company Size:
1,001-5,000 Employees
227 W. Monroe
Chicago, IL 60608

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