• Brock Plant Superintendent

    Job Locations US-MO-Kansas City
    Posted Date 2 months ago(4/12/2018 10:12 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Summary

    This role is located in Kansas City, Missouri.


    Want to be a part of a global, high-tech company that is launching innovative agricultural solutions and experiencing phenomenal growth for themselves and their high performing employees? Enjoy working in an environment where integrity and a passion for success is valued and where people work together to get things done?  


    Then, Brock Grain Systems has a place for you!    


    Who We Are:


    Brock Grain Systems is a division of CTB, Inc. a Berkshire Hathaway Company and we have a long-standing tradition of demonstrating inspirational leadership in developing, marketing and supporting grain facility solutions worldwide. Our company operates facilities in Indiana, Iowa and Missouri.  We are part of the CTB family and have a history going back more than 60 years. Our national and global success comes from our company strength and dependability, innovative solutions, global capacity, and exceptional service.  We take pride in our reputation for delivering Brock Solid® reliability and durability – as well as being at the forefront of the worldwide challenge to feed a growing population.  So, as a team member you will be part of our mission in developing new technologies to help feed the world!


    Our Vision: Leadership through Innovation®


    What We Offer:   


    • Challenging and progressive career development
    • Competitive wages
    • 401k
    • Excellent Comprehensive Health, Dental & Life Insurance programs
    • Vacation time and paid holidays
    • And much more to motivated, results-oriented individuals who want to make a real difference in their community and role

    Specific Responsibilities

    What You’ll Do:


    As the Plant Superintendent, you will lead and manage the overall operations of the facility to meet the ever-increasing quality, delivery, order quantity, and time expectations of the customers and business.  


    Your Accountabilities in the Role:


    • You will provide leadership and direction for the day to day operation, involving a team of entry-level production employees, to meet the quality, delivery, order quantity, and time expectations of the customers.
    • You will lead and manage the maintenance team to reduce machine downtime through efficient and effective on-going maintenance.
    • You will research, develop, and implement performance initiatives to enhance output, quality standards, and cost reductions year over year.
    • You will actively coach, develop, and counsel employees so that they are continually growing in their skillsets and able to be accountable for their growing job functions.
    • You will manage and oversee the processes to ensure Standard Operating and Safety Procedures are always current and being followed.


    Position Requirements:


    • Education: BS degree in a Technical major, Business, or equivalent; would consider a combination of course work and experience.
    • Experience: 5 + years of progressive supervisory experience in a fabrication, metal, or welding manufacturing company, preferably in a union environment. 
    • Functional Skills: In-depth Operational Management, technical aptitude, and lean thinking skillsets are required to meet the core functions of the role; excellent forward-thinking, prioritization, analytical, and project management skills are also required.  Must maintain a non-commercial driver’s license for sporadic deliveries and pick-ups.  
    • Technical Aptitude/PC/Other: Intermediate Microsoft Office and PC skills; ERP experience required, with JD Edwards background a plus. 
    • Language Skills: Solid written and verbal communication skills
    • Leadership/Behaviors: Strong abstract thinking, sense of urgency, and problem-solving abilities are needed to work through a very broad and diverse set of opportunities in a short amount of time.  Excellent leadership skills to develop, empower, and hold others accountable to the goals of the operation.
    • Culture Fit: Ability to collaborate and work in a small team environment effectively.  Excellent drive with a role-model work ethic and assertiveness to maintain core values, integrity, and policies.   


    Other Important Information:     


    Salary:   The salary is commensurate with proven experience.


    Reports To:     Operations Manager                                                                                                                       


    Core Hours:   6:30 - 4:30 pm (before and after standard shift and to overlap 2nd shift)


    Typical Work Week:  M-F; some Saturdays and Sundays as needed


    Direct Reports:     Hourly production and contract maintenance employees


    Travel:   Limited; less than 10%


    Work Conditions:  Some sporadic lifting (as needed) up to 50 lbs.  Hard hats, safety glasses, ear plugs, and steel toed shoes required in the production areas.  Some high-heat areas; not air-conditioned; heated in the winter.



    Visit our website at:     www.brockmfg.com



    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed