Production Crew Leader in Alcoa, TN at Arconic

Date Posted: 4/13/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Alcoa, TN
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  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
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Job Description

Arconic is currently seeking a Production Crew Leader 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 Crew Leader will have responsibility for safety, housekeeping, quality and production on a shift for the assigned area. This includes environmental health & safety (EHS), employee motivation, training, equipment needs, employee scheduling, continuous improvement and productivity issues.

  • Support the team structure and promote semi-autonomous work teams.
  • Manage, lead, and be accountable for team environmental, health, and safety performance and practices.
  • Monitor production and information flow paths and production rates to ensure objectives are being met.
  • Demonstrate commitment to servicing the customer. Work with internal and external (when applicable) customers and suppliers to communicate expectations and priorities.
  • Set, communicate and implement priorities in alignment with the business case of Tennessee Operations, the location, and the department of responsibility.
  • Maintain all quality, process management and production standards.
  • Plan, manage, and execute departmental operating plans and tactical operations, including scheduling, team assignments, and overtime.
  • Exhibit leadership and ownership of lean manufacturing (ABS).
  • Exhibit strong leadership abilities, coach employees and recommend improvement plans.
  • Lead and engage hourly teams in process improvement and problem-solving activities. Lead/Facilitate Root Cause Analysis.
  • Resolve conflict; coach and counsel employees.
  • Facilitate shift meetings, engaging employees in all aspects of the business case.
  • Develop and execute 90 day A3’s demonstrating ABS Thinking.
  • Develop, share and implement best practices throughout team.
  • Effectively and consistently enforce workplace rules, policies, procedures, and labor agreement (if applicable).
  • Develop, implement, and maintain current standard work for reports and leaders.
  • Complete Leaders Standard Work and review with immediate supervisor.
  • Other duties as needed to meet business objectives.
  • Must be able to work all 3 shifts.

Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 1 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.
  • 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

  • Associate's degree in a technical discipline.
  • Supervisory experience in a union environment.
  • Supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of ABS or Lean Manufacturing principles.
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills in order to communicate with all levels of the organization required.
  • Good computer skills including use of Microsoft Office.
  • Requires a progressive thinker who can initiate change.
  • Experience implementing and driving a team structure in a manufacturing environment.