Lead I in Fullerton, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 11/3/2019

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Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems is looking for a Lead I for our 2nd Shift Wrenchables  Department. This position is located at our Aerospace manufacturing plant in Fullerton, CA.
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 31 locations.  AFS is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE:ARNC).
Join Arconic and join a network of people who are passionate about industry-changing technology that advances the world. You’ll have the opportunity to work with leading global companies that operate in world-changing industries—such as aerospace, automotive, building and construction, defense and commercial transportation. It’s not just a job. It’s a career and a path to the future. You’ll be part of a diverse culture of learning, teaching and mentorship. Arconic is fully committed to developing people: providing employees with the resources and learning and development opportunities they need to excel and build a career.
Under the direction of the Department Supervisor/Manager, is responsible for assisting in the directing of activities of all assigned employees to ensure the efficient and productive performance of the department.  Ensures and promotes a safe working environment that meets the daily production goals in Quality, Output, and On-Time delivery. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Supports supervisor/manager in meeting the product line goals & objectives;
  • Assists in directing assigned areas in manufacturing, processing, or support areas to meet customer quality, output and on-time delivery;
  • May prepare daily production reports and may attend daily production meeting;
  • Assists department supervisor/manager in the daily production and quality goals and ensures that these goals are achieved for the assigned areas;
  • May complete timekeeping requirements for assigned hourly employees and have supervisor/manager approve;
  • Assists in scheduling employee shifts, may approves overtime, vacations and other personnel administrative requests with supervisor/manager approval;
  • Ensures employees are taking all breaks and lunches within the required time period;
  • Assists in planning of short- and long-term department requirements;
  • Interfaces with other departments to ensure goals and deadlines are accomplished;
  • Walks shop floor to ensure all employees are maintaining productivity standards;
  • Employee relations: in conjunction with the department supervisor/manager, promoting team work, coaching and counseling employees;
  • Ensures employees are in compliance with all company policies and procedures;
  • Coaches employees in their continuous improvement efforts;
  • Maintains procedures for shop floor housekeeping and 5S implementation;
  • Promotes ABS where applicable;
  • Cultivates leadership on the production floor by encouraging problem solving;
  • Works in a safe manner that promotes the health and well-being of the individual and the environment;
  • Assists in implementing department training plans;
  • Keeps work area clean, safe and in an orderly fashion on a daily basis;
  • Runs machines 51% of the time;
  • Performs other tasks of equal or lesser skill as required.


Basic Qualifications:
  • High school diploma/GED
  • Internal employees must be in good standing with the Company. (no active disciplinary action, performance issues, etc.)
  • Requires complete knowledge of all processes, Safety requirements, tooling, material, and quality requirements within the department
  • 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.