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Production Coordinator in Alcoa, TN at Arconic

Date Posted: 12/28/2018

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Production Coordinator
Arconic is currently seeking a Production Coordinator to join our Global Rolled Products (GRP) Operations business unit at our Tennessee Operations location in Alcoa, TN.

At Arconic, our goal is to be the best company in the world! Arconic is the world's leading producer and manager of light-weight materials. Arconic serves the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, and industrial markets, bringing design, engineering, production, and other capabilities of Arconic's businesses as a single solution to customers.

The Production Coordinator will have responsibility for safety, housekeeping, quality and production on a shift for North Ingot. This includes environmental health & safety (EHS), employee motivation, training, equipment needs, employee scheduling, continuous improvement and productivity issues. Job duties include but are not limited to:

Job Responsibilities and Duties:
Provides adequate direction for each team and crew leader; maintaining clearly stated work assignments and providing assistance when needed
Ensures the production schedules are followed, and in consultation with the Area Manager and/or Metallurgical Engineer; develops or modifies the production schedule as needed.
Work in conjunction with the Metallurgical Engineer to carry out casting practices and trials
Identify, recommend, and implement changes to improve productivity and reduce cost and scrap, monitor scrap and revert data
Implement various programs essential to manufacturing procedures (e.g., 5S, training, safety, housekeeping, cost reduction, worker involvement, security, problem solving A3, etc.);
Support the team structure and promote semi-autonomous work teams;
Manage, lead, and be accountable for team environmental, health, and safety performance and practices;
Ensure that EHS incidents and quality issues are appropriately investigated and corrective actions implemented on a timely basis;
Work with internal and external (when applicable) customers and suppliers to communicate expectations and priorities;
Effectively and consistently enforce workplace rules, policies, procedures, and labor agreement
Exhibit strong leadership abilities, coach employees and recommend improvement plans; Resolve conflict; coach and counsel employees;
Must be able to work flexible hours as needed.


Basic Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution;
Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience;
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:
Associate’s degree from an accredited institution;
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution;
Minimum of 2 years of experience in a heavy manufacturing environment;
Demonstrated success in coaching and developing high performance teams;
Experience with continuous improvement/lean manufacturing principles
Proficient in Microsoft Office tools (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
Experience working in a union environment