Manager, Operations in Kingston, NY at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/13/2020

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Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems is looking for a Manager, Operations accountable for management of all resources assigned to product oriented Focused Factory with full profit and loss responsibility.  This position is in their manufacturing facility in Kingston, NY.
Arconic Fastening Systems (AFS) holds the number one global position in aerospace fastening systems, and we’re the North American leader in commercial transportation fasteners.  Our high-tech, multi-material fastening systems are found nose to tail on aircraft and aero engines.  Our products are also critical components of industrial gas turbines, automobiles, commercial transportation vehicles, and construction and industrial equipment.  Headquartered in Torrance, CA; we employ over 6,000 people in 11 countries at 31 locations.  AFS is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE:ARNC).
Join Arconic and join a network of people who are passionate about industry-changing technology that advances the world. You’ll have the opportunity to work with leading global companies that operate in world-changing industries—such as aerospace, automotive, building and construction, defense and commercial transportation. It’s not just a job. It’s a career and a path to the future. You’ll be part of a diverse culture of learning, teaching and mentorship. Arconic is fully committed to developing people: providing employees with the resources and learning and development opportunities they need to excel and build a career.
Job duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensures full compliance with all Arconic and government Environmental Health & Safety standards, policies, and procedures;
  • Ensures that profit targets are consistently met or exceeded;
  • Directs the Focused Factory in producing desired volume and quality of products according to production schedules and engineering specifications;
  • Directs production, inventory control, and purchasing activities.  Coordinates with Quality Assurance to produce products conforming to documented specifications;
  • Provides input to the Division budget development process for assigned Focused Factory;
  • Provides technical assistance to sales personnel and other Arconic manufacturing operations;
  • Analyzes and directs the preparation of Capital Appropriation Requests to secure required capital equipment for projects which meet or exceed capital return targets;
  • Analyze manufacturing operations within the focused factory and fosters an environment of lean manufacturing, continuous improvement and teamwork;
  • Directs the activities of assigned human resources and makes recommendations on hiring, disciplinary actions, promotions, terminations and salary adjustments;
  • Maintains regular contact with Focused Factory personnel to monitor operations and remedy employee relation’s issues, seeking HR Department involvement when required;
  • Interfaces with the Division management team to develop and evaluate policies and programs;
  • Makes frequent contacts with suppliers to investigate quality problems, expedite orders, and negotiate pricing;
  • Establishes and maintains positive relationships with all levels of internal and external customers;
  • Performs all tasks involving hazardous chemicals or hazardous wastes in accordance with the SPCC Plan, RCRA regulations, and operation procedures outlined in the Huck Environmental Management System;
  • Maintains full compliance with Company policies and procedures and conducts all activities in accordance with the Arconic Guide to Business Conduct;
  • Demonstrates a knowledge of and commitment to lean manufacturing principles and techniques;
  • Performs all work activities in accordance with safety and environmental standards;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Education Requirements
Minimum of Bachelor's degree is required, preferred to be in Engineering, Business or Operations.
Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment
  • Minimum of three (3) years of that time in leadership roles.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position;
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status.  ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.