Manufacturing Manager in Fontana, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 8/7/2018

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Job Description

Arconic Engines (AEN) is seeking a Manufacturing Manager to manage the daily activities of the Forge and Grinding departments, ensuring the safety of employees and the efficient manufacture of products which satisfy all quality, productivity, cost and delivery requirements. The Manufacturing Manager will Implement quality and production plans; adhere to production schedules; establish and manage departmental annual budgets; monitor and initiate improvements to throughput, span-time, productivity, and on-time delivery; work and communicate with engineers to improve processes and part quality; develop supervisors and design a lean organization with strong key people with a mindset of continuous improvement. This position is located at our Aerospace forged rings manufacturing plant in Fontana, CA.

Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) creates breakthrough products that shape industries. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build and power. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we deliver these products at a quality and efficiency that ensure customer success and shareholder value. Arconic Engines, a business unit of Arconic, is a world-class producer of aero engine and industrial gas turbine components, including airfoils, rings, disks and forgings. Arconic Engines excels in vacuum melted superalloys, machining, performance coatings and hot isostatic pressing for high-performance parts that enable the next-generation of quieter, more fuel-efficient aero engines and cleaner power generation. For more information: Follow @arconic: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

Key Responsibilities
  • Manage resources within given areas of responsibility to ensure staffing and equipment readiness levels match business activity levels.
  • Coach and motivate employees. Evaluate employee performance and provide disciplinary action as required.
  • Track competencies of subordinates and provide leadership and development as required to achieve the objectives.
  • Promotes, maintains, and enforces safe and healthy working conditions for all employees in accordance with regulatory requirements and Company standards.
  • Assign work according to designated priorities in order to maintain scheduled completion dates and throughput targets.
  • Provide operational input and guidance to technical staff for new product development, process improvement and process capability.
  • Maintain a high standard of product quality in accordance with ISO and the company Quality Manual.
  • Identify and execute cost savings initiatives that directly impact the daily Flex Cost metrics and are aligned with business and operations goals.
  • Read and interpret drawings, specifications, processes and complete attendant paperwork.
  • Prepare daily production reports, employee time sheets and maintain appropriate records.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities - Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving issues.
  • Ensure area Supervisors are trained to drive continuous improvement through TPM and 5S with an open dialogue and a bias for action.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees, customers, and outside regulatory agencies.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra, geometry, percentages circumference and volume
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variable in situations where standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience in manufacturing
  • Minimum 3 of years of supervisory experience in manufacturing
  • 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:
  • Bilingual Spanish/English strongly preferred
  • Management experience in heavy industrial manufacturing
  • Experience in the Aerospace industry
  • Experience with heavy manufacturing equipment (maintenance, troubleshooting, or working with maintenance personnel)
  • Experience in the forging or other metal working industry
  • Experience with AS9100 Quality standards
  • Experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and MRP systems
  • Experience working in a union environment