Evraz Inc. NA is a leading North American steel manufacturer built on the pedigree of successful steel companies formerly known as Oregon Steel, Claymont Steel and IPSCO.
Evraz has the capacity to produce more than 5 million tons annually of flat, long and tubular steel products for major markets including infrastructure, defense, energy and rail. Its manufacturing facilities are located in Portland, Ore.; Regina, Saskatchewan; Pueblo, Colo.; Claymont, Del.; Calgary, Camrose and Red Deer, Alberta; and Surrey, British Columbia.
In North America, Evraz is the No. 1 producer of large diameter pipe, the second largest producer of steel plate and the largest producer of rail.
Evraz is a wholly owned subsidiary of Evraz Group S.A., one of the largest vertically integrated steel and mining businesses in the world.
The incumbent is responsible for developing and implementing overall operational strategies throughout the plant including process, equipment and manufacturing improvements, maximizing plant throughput and creating synergies between and within facilities. The incumbent will work with the VP / GM and collaborate with the Divisional Director of Operational Excellence to ensure the exchange of best practices.
The candidate must possess good problem solving and communication skills as well as being able to think on their feet. In addition they must have good computer skills, including familiarity with Microsoft Office applications and Lean Manufacturing software.
The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 3 years in a manufacturing environment in an engineering, lean manufacturing, strategic operational role as well as a degree in Engineering, Accounting, Project Management or Organizational Development or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience in the steel industry is considered an asset. Strong facilitation and training skills are a must. Organizational skills, conceptual thinking and the ability to plan and implement project are considered assets.
Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.