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Precious Metals Manager

Kelly Services
Houston, TX 77007

**Direct Hire**

**Houston, TX**

The Precious Metals Manager is the senior manager of the Business Group, and is accountable for financial performance, quality of service, personnel safety, and personnel development for all business units (Precious Metals Operations, Precious Metals Lab, and Audits). Scope of work includes managing both lab and field operations as well as business development activities. The Precious Metals Manager will provide quality and quantity determination for all precious metal commodities: catalysts (reforming, chemical, pharmaceutical, and automotive), dor, electronics, jewelry scrap, and manufacturing sweeps.


+ Accountability for the performance of the Precious Metals group

+ Financial Management of Profit & Loss financial forecasting, strategic planning, business development, service pricing, contract negotiation, and cost controls

+ Quality of Service manage technical operations, determine quality and quantity for settlements, represent clients for settlement, use net promoter score (NPS) results to identify service gaps, root cause analysis and corrective actions for quality gaps

+ Customer Satisfaction Meet business partners regularly, manage client expectations through clear contract requirements and service delivery

+ Health and Safety for all personnel ensure job hazard analysis and critical task analysis is performed for all locations, identify, and track leading indicators for mishaps, implement training to mitigate and control risks

+ Resource Planning Support Field and Lab operations with personnel resource planning, material procurement and equipment management including Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) projects

+ Business Development collaborate with Business Development Manager to grow and diversify customer base and service offerings, utilize resources such as Sales Force to manage lead follow up and to track sales metrics

+ Contract Negotiation lead the proposal processes including evaluating and screening RFP/RFQs for feasibility and profitability

+ Account Management Ensure Account Management team maintains strategic client relationships to ensure retention and to grow key accounts

+ Personnel Development - Build strong regional teams, coaching managers to achieve business group, regional, and individual development goals

+ Cost Control efficiently manage employee hours and use of independent contractors as necessary to minimize operational cost

+ Budgetary planning and forecasting assist in developing business unit budgets, manage end of month close, and maintain running forecast for the Precious Metals group

+ Represent company at trade shows and industry committees to maintain strategic partnerships, market visibility and standing within the Precious Metals industry


Directly manages the overall operations of the Precious Metals group. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; setting goals; appraising performance; disciplining employees; addressing complaints; and resolving problems.


+ Well organized, disciplined, and self-motivated, with the ability to drive multiple priorities simultaneously

+ Understanding and experience of good business management practices, including basic finance, business strategy, human resources, sales, and marketing

+ Possess business acumen including detailed technical knowledge and operations management

+ Data-Driven approach to management and decision making, able to develop and maintain key performance indicators

+ Knowledge of the Precious Metals Industry: Primary Mining, Manufacturing, Scrap Collection, Refining

+ Knowledge of Platinum Group Metals (PGM) and application if Petroleum and Automotive Catalyst

+ Knowledge of Precious Metals Vault Audits

+ Knowledge and experience with commercial laboratories

+ 15% travel required


+ A minimum of a bachelors degree in Engineering, Chemistry, or related technical field

+ 15 years of direct experience to be considered in lieu of degree.

+ Prior engineering, refining, operations, and/or business development experience in the metals industry is required.

**CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:** Valid drivers license is required.

**OTHER:** Ability to travel via airlines (U.S. and Abroad)

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **Science & Clinical?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goalsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-09-05 Expires: 2022-10-06

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