Manager, Manufacturing/Forge in Fontana, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 8/22/2019

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Job Description

Job Description
Duties and responsibilities include the following:  Manages the daily activities of the Forge and Grinding departments while ensuring the safety of employees and the efficient manufacture of products which satisfy all quality, productivity, cost and delivery requirements.  Implements quality and production plans, adheres to production schedules, establishes and manages departmental annual budgets, monitor and initiates improvements to throughput, span-time, productivity, and on-time delivery.  Works and communicates with engineers to improve processes and part quality.  Develops supervisors and designs a lean organization with strong key people with a mindset of continuous improvement
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
This is not intended as a comprehensive list, rather, it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional position-specific tasks.
  • Manage resources within given areas of responsibility to ensure staffing and equipment readiness levels match business activity levels.
  • Coach and motivate employees.  Evaluate employee performance and provide disciplinary action as required.
  • Track competencies of subordinates and provide leadership and development as required to achieve the objectives.
  • Promotes, maintains, and enforces safe and healthy working conditions for all employees in accordance with regulatory requirements and Company standards.
  • Assign work according to designated priorities in order to maintain scheduled completion dates and throughput targets.
  • Provide operational input and guidance to technical staff for new product development, process improvement and process capability.
  • Maintain a high standard of product quality in accordance with ISO and the company Quality Manual.
  • Identify and execute cost savings initiatives that directly impact the daily Flex Cost metrics and are aligned with business and operations goals.
  • Read and interpret drawings, specifications, processes and complete attendant paperwork.
  • Prepare daily production reports, employee time sheets and maintain appropriate records.
  • Ensure area Supervisors are trained to drive continuous improvement through TPM and 5S with an open dialogue and a bias for action.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Operations.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving issues.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees, customers, and outside regulatory agencies.
Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra, geometry, percentages circumference and volume
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variable in situations where standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite & MRP Systems.
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 use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee is required to sit frequently.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds; Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration.  The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions to include wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and may require appropriate PPE.



  Basic Qualifications:
•High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution
•Preferred Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
•five to ten years related experience 
•Strong interpersonal and communications skills.
•Experience with a ISO-9000/AS9000