Production Supervisor - 1st Shift in City of Industry, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/7/2020

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Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems is looking for a 1st Shift Production Supervisor.  This position is located at our Aerospace manufacturing plant in City of Industry, CA.
This is an opportunity to grow your career at a large, international aerospace company. The position includes competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance (medical, dental, vision), a 401k matching program, and paid holidays and vacation.
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 32 locations. AFS is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE:ARNC).
Primary Purpose:
Prioritize, coordinate, and expedite the daily workflow through manufacturing process for areas of responsibility.
Major Activities: 
  • Coordinates the flow of material, parts, and/or assemblies both inside and outside of assigned work area from the first stage of operation to the last;
  • Provides daily management leadership and guidance for employees and ensures that Environmental Health & Safety compliance, Quality, delivery, and productivity expectations are met. Coordinates communication throughout work area from all levels of associates;
  • Use QAD/MRP systems to ensure accurate labor clocking, efficiency, and utilization for employees in the area as well as managing employee schedules on a daily basis;
  • Participates and coordinates with Planner to ensure all customer delivery dates are met and to maximize efficiencies in the department;
  • Works closely with manufacturing engineer and other team members to resolve problems to root cause;
  • Demonstrates knowledge and ability to drive the culture of Continuous Improvement;
  • Provides information to assist in forecasting labor requirements and recommends equipment or layout changes;
  • Maintain active communication with manager and associates to establish overall work area goals, performance, understand capacity, and identify and communicate the daily workflow;
  • Participates in the employment/termination process; conducts performance evaluations, coaching, and counseling sessions, and salary reviews for personnel and is responsible for the application of organizational policies and procedures;
  • Provides guidance for other supervisors’ development and growth in the department;
  • Proficient computer skills. Proficient math skills, shop math (trigonometry);       
  • Read and understand blue prints;
  • Solid interpersonal skills.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited Institution;
  • Minimum one (1) year of supervisory experience in manufacturing OR 6+ months of experience working in an Arconic manufacturing facility;
  • 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.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree is in Engineering, from an accredited institution;
  • Three (3) years of supervisory experience in manufacturing;
  • Experience with the manufacturing of precision machined metal components;
  • Experience in a machine shop;
  • Experience with Continuous Improvement / Lean Manufacturing principles and programs;
  • Experience in the aerospace industry.