Building Operations Manager in Cranberry Township, PA at Arconic

Date Posted: 2/23/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This opening is in our Kawneer (TRACO) business line located in Cranberry Twp., PA. We are the leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum products and systems for the commercial construction industry. Kawneer is part of Arconic’s global Building and Construction Systems (BCS) business unit, which manufactures and markets architectural systems and products in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

The Building Operations Manager is responsible for providing overall leadership and strategic direction to the Fabrication and Assembly department. In addition, the role is responsible to manage the departmental managers and supervisors, and assist them to build sustainable systems to meet customer demands.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Provide leadership and coordinate strategic business initiatives required to drive process improvement throughout the manufacturing operations in pursuit of operational excellence;
  • Apply knowledge and skills in EHS to drive disciplined systems in support of an injury free work culture;
  • Apply knowledge in quality systems and ABS to drive disciplined systems, robust processes, and focused standardization of best practices; in conjunction manage a cohesive set of key performance metrics that provide objective insights into the health and effectiveness of business operating systems;
  • The manager will focus on productivity, order fulfillment, schedule adherence, process control and inventory management to ensure customer satisfaction, product quality and the smooth flow of material within the operation;
  • Conduct deep dives to identify the root cause of manufacturing issues and bring them to successful resolution;
  • Engage the workforce in problem solving initiatives and ensure the discipline execution of manufacturing processes and procedures;
  • Build a high-performance support team by actively managing the hiring, on-boarding and development strategy. Utilize a strategy that enhances a diversity of cultures, thoughts and perspectives through the quality team. Manage the development of all quality talent with a focus on individual development and succession opportunities with Arconic;
  • Develop a structure to identify and deploy best practices for the core process areas (saw, fabrication and assembly).

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution;
  • Minimum of 7 years of manufacturing and / or industrial plant experience;
  • Minimum of 3 year managerial and / or supervisory experience;
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Business from an accredited institution;
  • Minimum of 10 years of manufacturing and / or industrial plant experience;
  • Minimum of 10 year managerial and / or supervisory experience;
  • Experience with Statistical / Data Analytics;
  • Experience with Curtain Wall and / or Window Wall products;
  • Experience leading assembly lines or people paced manufacturing processes;
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing Processes.