Triple-S Steel

  • Director of Operations

    Job Locations US-TX-San Antonio
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/2/2018 12:32 PM)
    Location : Name
    Triple-Steel Supply- San Antonio
    Location : Address
    2042 West Thompson Place
    Location : City
    San Antonio
    Location : Postal Code
    Job ID
  • Overview




    Intsel Steel, a subsidiary of Triple-S Steel, is a distribution business and metals processing center with over 30 locations across the United States.  We supply carbon and alloy steel, as well as aluminum and stainless steel to a variety of metal consuming Markets including Energy, HVAC, Oil and Gas, and Structural Fabrication.  We also service the Agricultural industry with pre-manufactured fence and corral panels.  Our retail business offers metal roofing products to Roofing Contractors and the general public along with welding supplies, ornamental iron, and trailer supplies.


    The Operations Director oversees the safe receipt, storage, retrieval and timely delivery of materials, product and services to our customers in the San Antonio territory.  He/she ensures Workplace Health and Safety requirements are met and maintained according to Federal, State and Local laws, along with all company issued training.  The Operations Director is accountable and responsible for the security of the assets in the office and warehouse, and is responsible for the regular audit and inventory of materials. He/she is also responsible for the repair, maintenance and upkeep of the Physical Building and Grounds, by utilizing the Vendors approved by the company. They are responsible for local Quality Assurance activities, logistics, procurement of Operating Supplies, and training of employees.


    • Manages all plant distribution efforts to ensure that product is delivered in a timely and cost effective manner.
    • Ensures standards for product quality, equipment, and operator performance are maintained and that cost-effective technology is used to maximize capabilities. Ensures fixed assets are preserved. Initiates recommendations on purchases of new equipment and improvements to plant property.
    • Develops, monitors, and reports on operating costs within functional areas. Alerts management of cost and labor over run. Makes recommendations and implements solutions to problems related to same.
    • Ensures orders are fulfilled according to specifications and quality standards are met. Develops and ensures compliance with Quality processes that will meet or exceed customer standards.
    • Advises supervisors on labor issues including safety, security, employee relations, scheduling, training, etc. Ensures supervisors are adhering to company policy and administering practices in fair and equitable manner.
    • Manages budget and controls expenses effectively.
    • Hires, trains, develops and appraises staff effectively. Takes corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy. Consults with human resources as appropriate.
    • Keeps up-to-date on information and technology affecting functional area(s) to increase innovation and ensure compliance.
    • Key member of the site leadership team. Provides consistent site leadership for San Antonio operations.
    • Develops department goals and leads continuous improvement initiatives.
    • Act as a change agent in building efficiency into operations processes that will drive yearly productivity improvements.
    • Determines cadence and operating rhythm for quarterly site operations reviews.
    • Revises objectives and plans in accordance with current business conditions.
    • Provides direction to the Operations Team to include setting and monitoring targets.
    • Plans and manages the expense and capital budgets within the Operations function.
    • Effectively communicate with sales and other departments within the branch to ensure proper customer satisfaction is met.

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

    • This position is directly responsible for leading all operations leadership of the division and indirectly responsible for all operations employees within the division.
    • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws to include OSHA, DOT, and other corporate safety programs.
    • Responsibilities include San Antonio site leadership, interviewing, hiring and training employees; employee development; planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance; rewarding and correcting employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


    Education and Experience:

    • Minimum, BS or BA degree in business, industrial engineering, distribution or related field
    • Minimum seven (7) years of experience in distribution/production
    • Minimum five (5) years of experience in management/supervisory position
    • Knowledge of industrial engineering, human resources laws and regulations, and employee relations skills.
    • Experience managing other managers


    • Problem solving.
    • Business Acumen.
    • Change Agent.
    • Collaboration Skills.
    • Communication Proficiency.
    • Decision Making.
    • Initiative.
    • Leadership.
    • Problem Solving/Analysis.
    • Results Driven.
    • IT literate, Microsoft, Excel, PowerPoint, ERP system
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Organizational skills, able to handle multiple priorities and results orientated
    • Knowledge of commercial and employment law applicable to position


    • Physical Requirements: 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. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands/fingers to handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.


    • Working Conditions:  The working conditions of this position will consist of both an office and distribution plant environment with periodic exposure to noise levels, chemical compounds and fumes associated with the processing of structural steel.  Please refer to the MSDS Notebook in this department for specific details regarding chemical exposure.


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