Front Line Supervisor - 1st Shift in Washington, MO at Arconic

Date Posted: 8/7/2018

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Job Description

Arconic Titanium and Engineered Products (ATEP) is a world-class producer of titanium aero ingots and mill products—and a leader in multi-material airframe subassemblies and advanced technologies and materials, such as 3D printing and titanium aluminides. Titanium is the world’s fastest-growing aerospace metal, and we’re taking it to greater heights with vertically integrated capabilities and deep materials science expertise. Our engineered products and solutions help build the world’s most advanced aircraft—and help protect our troops and power our world.

The Front Line Supervisor supervises and coordinates activities of Fabrication in processing materials for shipment.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Reviews and distributes production orders to meet productions schedule, quantities, and specifications of products for delivery;
  • Uses production plan for operations and prioritizes shift production sequences for manufacturing materials;
  • Uses operational schedules and coordinates manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meets specifications;
  • Assists the Manufacturing Manager to resolve operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays;
  • Inspects machines and equipment to ensure specific operational performance and optimum utilization;
  • Informs the Manufacturing Manager of issues regarding standard work procedures (SWPs) and working practices;
  • Accountable for following and rewriting the standard work procedures (SWPs)
  • Observes workers to ensure compliance with standards and provides feedback to employees and management;
  • Resolves employee related problems, documents personnel issues, and submits to Management for final for approval;
  • Maintains production data for multiple shifts;
  • Directly supervises production and maintenance employees. Responsibilities include; new employee orientation, training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems; giving both verbal and written warnings in accordance with Company policy;
  • Employee will be expected to handle waste material properly and ensure proper container, labeling, storage and shipping procedures are followed per the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and Arconic Titanium Engineering Product (ATEP) procedures;
  • Employee may be required to respond to chemical, oil or acid spills appropriately using onsite spill response and training provided in accordance with RCRA and ATEP procedures.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution;
  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing 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;
  • 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:

  • Associate’s degree from an accredited institution;
  • Continuous improvement (Lean Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma) training and/or certifications;
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (specifically Excel);
  • Knowledgeable of supervisory practices and principles;
  • Skilled in both verbal and written communication.