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Manufacturing Supervisor- Supervisor in Verdi, NV at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/15/2019

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Job Description

Arconic Engines is looking for a Machine Shop Supervisor who has technical knowledge, will take ownership and coordinate activities of Machine Shop personnel to ensure that daily production is processed in the most safely and efficient manner according to customer specifications; enforces company policies and procedures as well as state and federal employment regulations.  This position is in our Verdi / Reno, Nevada location
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. We excel 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
Key Responsibilities
  • Executes daily productions plans through coordination with other lead personnel and production employees.
  • Observes machines and equipment and takes action to correct malfunction as necessary.
  • Provides clear verbal and written direction to subordinate employees related to safety, quality and production. 
  • Ensures that each operation under his /her supervision performs according to plan.
  • Examines materials and products at various stages of production to evaluate conformance to specifications.
  • Executes production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignments.
  • Executes and adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules as necessary.
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product as part of continuous improvement.
  • Ensures that daily production targets are met during his/her shift and assists other shifts met their daily goals.
  • Approves employees “timecards” and monitors overtime assignments to ensure it complies with policies and legal requirements.
  • Executes “5S” plan in the Machine Shop and contributes to improvements to the plan.
  • Identifies opportunities for new tooling and insert usage.
  • Maintains a safe, clean and organized work environment.
  • Conducts and ensures that standard operating procedure training is conducted daily, weekly or monthly as required.
  • Conducts regular operational audits to ensure that safety, quality, production and housekeeping practices are followed according to plan.
  • Writes daily production, quality and safety reports as necessary.
  • Assists in writing Work Instructions, under the direction of the appropriate Quality personnel, to ensure machine shop activities are up to date with current approved practices.  
  • Works with machine shop inspection personnel to resolve dimensional issues on applicable parts when required and ensures that measuring tools are kept organized and in good condition.
  • Performs injury investigations and injury prevention improvements.
  • Participates in teams and committees as necessary.
  • Prepares requisitions and orders supplies and materials as necessary.
Directly supervises 20+ employees in the Machine Shop department. Carries 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 problems


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited Institution
  • Minimum 5 years of management 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:
  • Prefer the Bachelor’s degree is in Operations Management, Business, or Engineering, from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in the forging industry
  • Experience in the aerospace industry
  • Experience in the jet engine rings manufacturing industry