Plant Superintendent Sioux City, IA Responsibilities:Summary: The Plant Superintendent is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the facility and directs its staff to maximize the effectiveness of plant processing operations.Responsibilities:Directs and coordinates all plant activities regularly reviewing performance against operating plans and established standards and provides reports to subordinates and management on results. Makes changes and corrections to operations as indicated. Employs innovative solutions and creative approaches when possible.Provides positive, credible, energetic, hands-on leadership to assigned staff to ensure the achievement of plant and company strategic and operational goals. Proactively provides training and development for the staff.Develops and sustains four (4) - 5S projects a year.Inspects shadow boards on a daily basis.Develops and maintains appropriate employee-management relationships through proactive leadership, effective regular communications, organizational efficiency and profitable operations.Analyzes staffing needs to ensure the facility is properly staffed with qualified individuals at all times to meet business goals and customer requirements.Assists in planning and ensuring the effective and timely execution of all projects and strategies including any required coordination with other departments to positively resolve all issues.Keeps management informed on all critical operations related matters on a timely basis so issues can be addressed in an expeditious manner. Maintains effective communications within the plant, with other divisions of the company, with the corporate organization and the local community as appropriate.Develops operational programs, policies, procedures and controls. Makes recommendations to improve production flow, equipment performance, quality of products, and cost savings.Ensures maintenance and security of all necessary company information.Ensures compliance with all applicable government regulations and guidelines for both plant and personnel and maintains a safe and healthy workplace.Operates overhead cranes to transport and move material to assist production as needed.Prepares annual reviews, updates attendance records and documents disciplinary actions for all supervised personnel.Supports and maintains a culture of safety, quality, and cleanliness.Performs other duties as assigned. Requirements:Minimum of 5 years of successful manufacturing and operations experience and 3 years of supervisor experience in steel fabrication (or similar manufacturing environment).Knowledge of and experience with Six Sigma and/or lean manufacturing preferredMust have strong interpersonal and communication skills.Substantial business acumenClear understanding of lean manufacturingAbility to develop and/or identify, prioritize, and build organizational capabilities, behaviors, structures, and processesAbility to build, engage, influence and effectively manage teams of individualsAbility to identify areas for improvement, problem solve and implement solutionsAbility to develop and maintain appropriate employee-management relationships through proactive leadership, effective regular communications, organizational efficiency and profitable operations.Strong analytical skillsAbility to assess a variety of abstract facts, formulate reasoned alternatives and positively communicate decisions and solutionsMust be detail-oriented, have strong organization and time-management skills and be able to efficiently multi-task in a changing environment.Proficient working knowledge of general office equipment and computer applications including Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel and Outlook.Extensive knowledge of MRP/ERP systems.Must have a current and valid driver's license and meet company DMV requirements to travel on company business.Required PPE includes safety glasses, steel-toe metatarsal boots and hearing p