Manufacturing Plant Superintendent/Asst. Plant Manager
Company: Harsco
Location: Houston , TX (+1 more)
Category: Professional, Manufacturing, Management, Administrative / Clerical
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 9/24/2019

Job Summary: Harsco's Industrial Group has been providing tailor-made products in a broad spectrum of industries for nearly 100 years.


Our consultative approach to sales provides our customers with practical, meaningful solutions and top-flight support, along with the best known and most respected products in their markets. Maintaining significant business relationships over the long haul is no accident - it's our tradition. Harsco Industrial IKG has been leading the grating industry by providing value-added solutions to our customers.


We have an opportunity for a Manufacturing Plant Superintendent with plant management experience at our Channelview, TX (Houston) IKG location.




  • Plans and coordinates the overall manufacturing operation for the plant, including production and shipping schedules.
  • Reviews production and inspection reports. Assures proper reporting from plant to office. Follows up on problem areas to assure schedules are met and problems are resolved.
  • Oversees the plant maintenance function to assure plant is maintained.
  • Manages plant operations and maintenance with hands on approach.
  • Oversees plant quality systems.
  • Promotes a world-class safety culture in the facility.
  • Assists with reduction of overall product costs through the use of world-class manufacturing techniques, such as Lean Manufacturing.
  • Assists in the design and modification of systems and equipment and assures compliance with HARSCO, Industrial IKG and governmental rules and regulations in the plant.
  • Interviews, trains and supervises the plant supervisory work force which is directly responsible for the direction of the daily activities of an hourly work force engaged in production, maintenance and shipping.
  • Attends production meetings and conducts monthly safety meetings.
  • Handles some customer problems directly.
  • Assures the implementation of IKG's policies and procedures relating to manufacturing, safety, and personnel.
  • Conduct all EHS Safety Training, including Monday morning safety meetings/training sessions.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of good employee relations in the plant and for the proper administration of the company/union contract.
  • Consistent enforcement of all safety, attendance, and general work rules.


This position directly supervises all Channelview, TX (Houston) Production Foremen, Inventory Control Specialist, and hourly shop employees in the performance of their assigned duties.




1. At least 2 years of a college education or an associate's degree in industrial engineering. Four-year degree from an accredited college or university is desirable.

2. Minimum of 5 years experience in a plant supervisory role. Specific experience within a manufacturing environment is highly desirable.

3. Lean manufacturing and/or Continuous Improvement experience desirable.

4. Mechanical aptitude - prefer hands on experience with mechanical and/or electrical background.

5. Hands on management style

6. Must have excellent written, oral communications, and administrative skills.

7. Must have excellent people, supervisory, and problem-solving skills

8. Proven leadership ability to influence, develop, and empower employees to achieve objectives with a team approach.

9. Must be extremely detail oriented and able to effectively manage large amounts of information.

10. Proven ability to self-manage in a dynamic, fast-paced, high-pressure environment

Salary requirements must also be included in the email. Candidates that do not possess the basic qualifications stated above will not be considered. Harsco is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities, females and veterans are encouraged to apply.

1514 S. Sheldon Rd
Houston, TX 77015
1514 S. Sheldon Road
Channelview, TX 77530
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