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As a driver of innovation, Viega is one of the most important technology leaders in the installation industry. We develop intelligent systems and integrated digital solutions. Quality is incorporated into everything we do. We believe that this is about much more than supplying pipelines. We turn spaces into living rooms: More comfortable. More intelligent. More secure. More sustainable.

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Metals Support Manager

Job-ID: 12899; Location(s): McPherson, KS 



Responsible for developing, maintaining and implementing policies and procedures; hiring production employees; developing and implementing production plan; determining capacity planning; establishing costs and budget objectives; reviews production lists and reports to establish and prioritize production schedules; coordinating daily with operators to ensure efficient product output and production numbers are met; preparing purchase requisitions; scheduling equipment maintenance; reviewing various metrics for equipment utilization, efficiency, product output and waste; and preparing various reports as needed and/or required.




  • Develops, maintain and implement policies and procedures to improve production, equipment usage, job performance and quality of product methods.
  • Continually and proactively demonstrates strong leadership and managerial skills in recruiting, selecting, training, motivating, reviewing, coaching, developing, and retaining a high performance team.
  • Ensure company policies and guidelines, as set forth in the Corporate Human Resources Policy manual are followed; maintain a safe and clean work environment and collaborate with other Line Managers to ensure compliance with OSHA regulations.
  • Make staffing arrangements to ensure line is adequately staffed, approve vacation and sick leave and hire temporary workers as needed.
  • Conduct timely and accurate employee performance evaluations; addresses performance issues.
  • Review monthly budget with Accounting Department to ensure efficient cost control; make necessary adjustments to keep department running efficiently and effectively



  • Develop and implement production plan in order to meet established goals.
  • Determine capacity planning, coordinate personnel, and machine usage in order to maintain established production goals.
  • Determine and establish cost planning and ensure operations fall within established budget parameters.



  • Reviews production lists, priority lists, and back order reports generated by Material Requirements Planning (MRP) Controller; prioritize and schedules production schedules accordingly.
  • Coordinates daily with operators to ensure efficient product output and production numbers are met; adjust machines and allocate employees according to scheduling needs.
  • Monitors flow of raw materials, parts and miscellaneous items utilizing KANBAN, visual checks and computer reports generated by Line Supervisor and MRP Controller; prepare purchase requisitions and submit to appropriate purchasing agent.
  • Schedules maintenance and setup of all equipment utilizing maintenance schedule and internal maintenance department personnel.
  • Reviews metrics prepared by Line Supervisors, including but not limited to equipment utilization and efficiency, product output and product waste; prepares associated reports and submits to senior management for review



  • Address Safety at Group/Staff Meetings - Managers should ensure that each time a group meeting is held to discuss work and/or production a safety topic should be mentioned and/or emphasized. Managers will consistently put Safety in the forefront of daily tasks and make it a part of the culture.
  • Weekly Inspections - Managers will inspect their areas at least once per week to indentify safety concerns and report any hazards to maintenance for repair or if possible correct themselves.
  • Department MSDS - The Manager should remain aware when a product changes or new products are being used in their department. When a product changes or a new product is introduced the manager should ensure that the department receives an MSDS for that product so that it can be updated in their departments MSDS binder.
  • Safety Initiatives - Managers shall present to the Safety Manager, once per month, a recommendation to improve safety and/or get employees to take a more proactive role in their own safety or within the department.
  • Documentation - Managers shall keep detailed records demonstrating their fulfillment of their safety responsibilities. Their Director will examine these records as part of their annual performance appraisal.
  • Safety Attitude - Managers shall encourage and maintain a Safety Culture within the company through leading by example and ensuring their staff has the tools and knowledge necessary to work safely.



  • Attends meetings as required and/or assigned.
  • Performs other duties as required and/or assigned



Special  Job Dimensions

  • Some travel will be required.



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of policies and procedures regarding Health and Safety issues
  • Knowledge of computer programs including SAP, Kronos, Microsoft Excel, Word;
  • Good organizational Skills
  • Ability to carry out instructions in written, verbal or diagram form
  • Ability to prioritize and resolve problems
  • Ability to comply with quality system procedures
  • Ability to make purchasing decisions up to $1,500
  • Ability to multi task
  • Ability to communicate both written and verbally with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to perform with superior service, reflecting a positive company image while sustaining a positive attitude with those you interact with; always going above and beyond to help others out, regardless of their position or department.
  • Ability to adhere to the highest standards of quality while continually performing at the highest possible level.


Education, Certification/License & Work Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 7+ years of related experience


Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.



Your contact person:

Kristi Davis  - -  

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