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Zekelman Industries Galvanizing Operations Manager in Rochelle, Illinois

Wheatland Tube, a divison of Zekelman Industries, seeks a Galvanizing Operations Manager for our state-of-the-art plant, located in Rochelle, IL. Reporting to the Plant Manager, this experienced team leader directs the day-to-day activities of the Galvanizing Department.


  • Ensure work is done in accordance with established safety regulations, legal regulations, quality standards and in compliance with Company procedures.

  • Hire, train and develop a team through coaching and mentoring. Set performance parameters, assess and monitor performance of team, and conduct performance reviews.

  • Achieve monthly and yearly galvanization production targets within budgeted time and cost parameters.

  • Maintain galvanizing facility and west building operations, identify needed capital investments and ensure timely completion of projects.

  • Manage departmental operating costs such as consumables, R&M and manpower to meet budget targets. Identify opportunities for improvement.

  • Delegate work to appropriate team members by providing accurate, complete, and timely instructions with defined expectations for work completion.

  • Develop and manage annual KPIs for Galvanizing department to include productivity, utilization, throughput, quality, and continuous improvement.

  • Partner with production planning and contractors to schedule effective routine outages.

  • Drive high standards by providing guidance and technical assistance during operations or equipment breakdowns.


  • Minimum of 5 years of operations, production and/or manufacturing management. Previous galvanizing management experience is essential.

  • Solid analytical skills with the ability to resolve complex business problems and identify priorities

  • Demonstrated leadership, team building, organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Professional communication skills for problem solving within all levels of the organziation

  • Well organized, detailed orientated, with the ability to handle all tasks with sense of urgency

  • Regular, full-time, predictable onsite attendance per the posted schedule is an essential function of this role

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Zekelman Industries offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including low cost, high quality medical and dental benefits. In addition, we have an amazing tuition assistance program, a bonus plan, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, immediate vesting and much more.


ID: 2022-3395

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Street: 1600 Ritchie Ct.