Production Supervisor - Kawneer Lethbridge in Lethbridge at Arconic

Date Posted: 8/17/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Lethbridge
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/17/2019

Job Description

Kawneer is a part of Arconic's Building and Construction Systems (BCS)business and is a leading supplier of architectural systems and services to theglobal construction market, with offices in 11 countries in North America,Europe, North Africa and Asia.
 
Kawneer partners with customers, communities, and the environment toachieve collective success. Through strong links with our partners, we are ableto provide benefit beyond the tangible goods that we produce. For ourcustomers, that means value added services. For our communities, that meansgiving back to employees and enriching the lives of the people who surround andsupport us. For the environment, that means being responsible in our decisionsand careful in our actions.
 
We are committed to innovative and creative product design. Ourproducts can meet the most exacting engineering and technical standards whileovercoming sophisticated design challenges. Kawneer's design expertise,combined with aluminum's flexibility and recyclability, makes our architecturalsystems and products the right solutions for today and tomorrow.
 
Position Summary: The Production Supervisor reports directly to the Plant Manager.Supervisors are the first level of authority in the workplace providingleadership, coaching, and clear direction to ensure people are working safely,meeting customer demands, solving problems, eliminating waste, and meetinggoals.
 
Under the leadership of the Plant Manager, this position isaccountable for supervising, scheduling, and leading a group of employees tomeet departmental goals.  This positionwould provide leadership and implement production plans to support OTIF andquality targets within the assigned department. This position is responsible to apply knowledge and skills in EHS todrive disciplined systems in support of an injury-free work culture.  The Production Supervisor is also responsibleto drive process improvement throughout the assigned department in the pursuitof operational excellence and cost competitiveness.
 
Essential Duties andResponsibilities:
 
  • Strong experience and knowledge in lean manufacturing systems (ABS), Production Control and Quality Systems.
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing systems and processes.
  • Ensure all Environmental & Safety policies are followed.
  • Monitoring performance and implementing corrective action to meet goals.
  • Identifying and implementing improvement plans.
  • Solving problems by identifying their root cause and preventing a recurrence.
  • Effectively communicating with others within and outside the working group.
  • Maintain all production and related quality assurance records.
  • Provide leadership, coaching, establish clear direction, intentions and objectives while being able to gain the support of others and motivate people in assigned area.
  • Must be able to direct multiple tasks and priorities and easily adapt to changing priorities.
  • Effectively manage employee and labor relations issues including contract administration, grievance handling, and day-to-day employee complaints/issues.
  • Responsible for meeting or exceeding production goals including production output, safety, on time delivery, and people initiatives within a traditional unit supervisor role.
  • Direct the implementation of Arconic Business System initiatives (lean manufacturing including 5S, standardized work, work balance, product flow, and TPM improvements.
  • Own cost savings initiatives (degree of implementation).
  • Other duties as required.