Extrusion Manager in Cranberry Township, PA at Arconic

Date Posted: 2/24/2018

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Job Description

This opening is in our Kawneer 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 Extrusion Manager is responsible for all the information flow between the Extrusion Department and the Building C Operations Manager.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Supervise 70+ employees thru positive leadership by planning and assigning work, implementing policies and procedures and recommending improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions;
  • Provide verifiable progression of operational experience in increasingly responsible positions;
  • Perform performance measurement, including preparing and administering performance reviews and disciplinary action when appropriate;
  • Manage, lead, and be accountable for Environmental, Health, and Safety performance and practices;
  • Lead and engage hourly teams in process improvement and rapid problem-solving activities;
  • Assist with Inventory management.

Major Activities and Key Challenges Include:
  • Improve working conditions (safety and employee relations);
  • Increase efficiency/productivity, quality, cost; and improve worker’s skills and capabilities;
  • Ability to think ahead and plan over a 30/60/90-day time span and prepare action plans to achieve results;
  • Assist with Quality management, Kaizen training, Safe Work environments, and Toyota Production Systems;
  • Ability to measure performance to goals and standards

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution;
  • Minimum of 5 years of managerial and / or supervisory experience in a manufacturing / industrial plant environment;
  • 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 5 years of experience with Extrusion processes in a heavy industrial manufacturing environment;
  • Minimum of 10 years of managerial and / or supervisory experience in a manufacturing / industrial plant environment;
  • Experience with Project management;
  • Experience with Digital Automation processes;
  • Detailed knowledge on developing and organizing process maps;
  • Familiar with aluminum fenestration products;
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing Processes.