Preventative Maintenance Supervisor in Barberton, OH at Arconic

Date Posted: 6/5/2018

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Job Description

Arconic Wheel and Transportation Products invented the first forged aluminum truck wheel in 1948—and by doing so, we created an entire industry. Seven decades later, we’re proud to be the global market leader in the forged, aluminum heavy-duty truck wheel market, holding the number one position. We’ve helped customers around the world to increase payload while saving fuel and reducing maintenance by switching out heavy steel wheels for lightweight aluminum.

We have an immediate need for a Preventative Maintenance Supervisor at our Arconic Barberton Wheels and Casthouse. The PM supervisor is primarily responsible for scheduling, oversight & coordination of day-to-day planned/scheduled maintenance execution of facility, equipment and machinery at the Barberton Wheels and Casthouse.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • Manages the daily activities of assigned employees (including assigned Work Leaders).
  • Manage safety of subordinates utilizing the concepts of Human Performance.
  • Leading individual safety discussions and job specific safety reviews.
  • Supervises maintenance personnel engaged in setting up, installing, repairing, and maintaining machinery and equipment.
  • Assesses training needs and assists in training.
  • Recommends adjustments to pay.
  • Completes performance appraisals.
  • Initiates timely corrective action as appropriate (including attendance/tardiness).

Essential Duties:
  • Diagnoses and assists in solving difficult maintenance problems and recurring malfunctions.
  • Support operating results through the management of subordinates with emphasis on quantity, quality, timeliness, safety, recovery, and delivery performance.
  • Ensure work is allocated fairly and clearly assigned to crew members; formulate and assign tasks within guidelines established by department management.
  • Decide and deploy appropriate crewing arrangements for planned and unplanned situations based on absences, schedule requirements, equipment availability, and vacations within labor agreement guidelines.
  • Identify opportunities for problem-solving teams targeting waste elimination.
  • Determines maintenance and inspection methods and directs maintenance workers in operating procedures.
  • Requisitions materials, supplies, and parts for department.
  • This position must frequently seek cooperation from, persuade or influence others, and must develop relationships and persuade others to resolve problems, change people's minds, or directly produce customer satisfaction. Occasionally, the position deals with sensitive interpersonal situations and must motivate others, negotiate with others to obtain desired results. Understanding the maintenance philosophy and implementing the maintenance strategic plan to ensure cost effective asset management, long term viability of equipment, long term improvement of the maintenance organization and competent, well-rounded individuals to support operations.
  • Understanding and utilizing department measures which enable tracking of performance and progress towards achieving department goals.
  • Leading the maintenance forces in rapidly responding to breakdown situations.
  • Completing the work which occurs on their shift in a cost-effective manner to ensure proper process and environmental equipment operation and availability.
  • Working with craftspeople to apply root cause analysis and rapid problem-solving techniques to minor exceptions to find and eliminate the fundamental problems.
  • Develop individuals in the organization by providing challenging assignments for the craftspeople and by providing training, coaching, and mentoring for the people.


Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience performing mechanical maintenance.
  • Minimum one (1) year experience supervising/managing a team
  • 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.
  • 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

  • Associates degree from an accredited institution
  • Electrical and Manufacturing experience.
  • 1+ years’ experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • 1+ years’ experience with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)