Assistant Graphite and Machining Manager
at SGL Carbon

Date Posted: 11/28/2019

Job Description


This position assists in the management of graphitization, & machining. Responsibilities include staffing, budgeting, objective setting, performance evaluations, prioritization and scheduling, organization of departments, cost controls, training, compliance with plant rules, all regulations and laws, and disciplinary action.
SGL Carbon LLC

Key Accountabilities


•Directs production, processing, and distribution activities within the graphite and machining departments.
•Close interaction with Engineering, Maintenance, and Quality Control to ensure optimization and efficiency of the department processes.
•Analyzes production, quality control, maintenance, or other operational reports, to detect production problems.
•Reviews operations and confers with technical or administrative staff to resolve production or processing problems.
•Prepares and maintains production reports.
•Creates production schedules.
•Management of departmental raw materials and consumables.
•Interacts with functional support positions when needed, to initiate corrective action or to resolve technical as well as personnel problems.

Job Requirements


• Direct – 2 Supervisors.
Indirect – ~ 30 employees.

Preferred Qualifications


•4-year college degree preferred.
•Minimum of 5 years experience managing operations in a manufacturing environment.
•Experience using SAP
•Experience managing in a union environment preferred.
•Strong verbal and written communication skills.
•Excellent planning and organizational skills.
•Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
•Experience in technical and maintenance related functions.
•Strong management skills, including the ability to motivate, coach and discipline.

Physical Demands


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear, and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee may occasionally be required to stand, walk, stoop or kneel, reach with hands and arms. On occasion the employee may be required lift up to 25 pounds and carry up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision. Requires communication (face-to-face, by telephone, radio or otherwise) with individuals or teams. May require dealing with unpleasant, angry, or discourteous people and may include conflict situations. Requires being exact or highly accurate and meeting strict deadlines. Requires coordinating or leading others in accomplishing work activities. Requires frequent use of a computer.
Some jobs may require entering confined spaces or working at heights.

Work Environment


The work environment described here is representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position works between an office environment and a plant environment. Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions. Occasionally requires working outdoors or indoors in non-controlled conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The position may require work near moving mechanical parts, and may on occasion, be exposure to fumes or airborne particles, outdoor weather conditions, risk of electrical shock, high, precarious places, or toxic or caustic chemicals. May require some exposure to pits, tanks, and extremely dirty environments.

This position may require occasional travel.

Special Instructions to Applicants


Core Competencies, Job Family Competencies*

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Morganton, NC
  • Job Type: Management
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 11/28/2019

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Innovative technologies and material-specific expertise have made us what we are today: the world's leading manufacturer of carbon products and materials. We work on specialty graphite and composite solutions for and with customers in key global industries. Our employees are at the heart of SGL Carbon. Use your talent and new ideas to help us to develop smart solutions for the future – as more than 5,000 employees at over 30 sites worldwide are already doing.

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