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Operations Manager

Company: Harris Steel
Location: Burbank
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:


Oversee and direct the activities of Harris Rebar Branch office, shop and Harris and third-party field placing operations consistent with Harris Rebar's vision and values to achieve strategic goals, including the oversight and development of teammates at the branch under direction of Branch Manager.


  • Must adhere to and ensure implementation of Harris Rebar's safety programs and standards to achieve company goal of zero accidents.
  • Demonstrate conduct consistent with Harris Rebar's vision and values.
  • Ensure effective implementation of all other Harris Rebar Policies and directives relevant to estimating, sales, detailing, shop fabrication, profit/loss, and Harris or third-party field placing operations.
  • Direct supervisors/foremen with respect to safety, production volume, cost, quality, and meeting production schedules and delivery dates.
  • Manage and understand market conditions and market forces that drive the business.
  • Manage workforce levels of all shop-related personnel and oversee the scheduling of their work hours, including managing overtime hours, so that customer needs are met and costs are managed effectively.
  • Oversee the hiring, training, motivation, evaluation and work of shop and office personnel so that all employees perform effectively and efficiently.
  • Coordinate plant inventory at levels established by Branch Manager and order reinforcing steel as needed so that customer needs can be met within established inventory goals.
  • Assure that machinery, equipment, and facilities are properly maintained for efficient production.
  • Oversee proper authorization and purchase of needed replacement parts and recommends to management any capital expenditures so that the shop can operate with the most up-to-date and efficient plant and equipment as possible.
  • Provide Branch Manager with appropriate operating data so that accurate costs can be maintained, and efficiency can be improved.
  • Maintain good employee relations and adherence to company policy, take proper and judicious disciplinary measures when required.
  • Implement, in coordination with Branch Manager, all Harris Rebar policy and practices to all personnel so that all employees know what is expected of them and, in turn, what they can expect from their employer.
  • Assure efficient and economical utilization of materials, improvement of methods, and elimination of wasteful practices within the department.
  • Establish accountabilities and goals used for performance evaluation.
  • Ensure that appropriate corporate controls and policies are implemented and adhered to.
  • Act as "landlord" for location so that adequate work environment and necessary support services are provided.


  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.
  • Five to eight years of reinforcing steel fabrication or related experience, with at least three years' experience as a supervisor.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of OSHA Industrial Safety Standards


  • Knowledge of related business, labor relations, cost accounting and industrial regulations and standards
  • Experience implementing continuous improvement and/or related project management experience in implementing improvements
  • 5 Years construction industry experience (field, engineering, other construction products)


  • Ability to work as a team leader/member on projects with an aptitude for problem solving
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Able to manage time effectively and prioritize responsibilities
  • Effective verbal and communication skills


  • Respond to urgent issues that arise at plant location.
  • Work in noisy manufacturing environment with known hazards.


  • Typical shop activities, walking, some heavy lifting may be necessary
  • Walking, sitting, standing, bending
  • Using hands to operate objects, tools, computers and other electronic equipment
  • Lifting/handling computers and related equipment
  • Working conditions can be noisy, dusty, hot, cold

EJN - Harris Rebar

In exchange for your hard work and dedication, Harris Rebar offers the following benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision insurance, Short-Term Disability; Long-Term Disability; Life Insurance; Vacation Days; Holidays; 401K; Nucor stock purchase program; and a Tuition Scholarship Program for dependents of employees.

Harris Rebar is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, age, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. Individuals who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act, as Amended, may be eligible for a reasonable accommodation in Harris Rebar's selection process. A request for an accommodation will not affect your opportunity for employment with Harris Rebar. If you require an accommodation in completing our application, please notify the HR Department (508-377-1135.) Harris Rebar seeks to hire the most qualified applicant for each position.

Harris Rebar is an AA/EEO Employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled, and a drug-free workplace.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required No
  • Required Education High School

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  • Seattle, WA, USA
  • Tacoma, WA, USA
  • US Northwest, 577 2nd Avenue, Burbank, Washington, United States of America

Keywords: Harris Steel, Yakima , Operations Manager, Other , Burbank, Washington

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