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Production Supervisor - Metal Finishing - 3rd shift in Waco, TX at Arconic

Date Posted: 3/25/2019

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Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems is seeking a 3rd Shift Production Supervisor in our Metal Finishing departments in Waco, TX.  This position is responsible for overseeing operations in various manufacturing departments throughout the facility.  Monitors plant operations to ensure safe and efficient manufacturing processes.  Promotes a safe, healthful, and environmentally compliant workplace.  Identifies and corrects operational deviations.  Acts as a resource to Group Leaders, Production Technicians, and management.  Leads by example, demonstrating a firm commitment to employee involvement, participative leadership, and continuous improvement.
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 Fastening Systems, a business unit of Arconic, holds the number one global position in aerospace fastening systems, and we’re the North American leader in commercial transportation fasteners.  Our high-tech, multi-material fastening systems are found nose to tail on aircraft and aero engines.  Our products are also critical components of industrial gas turbines, automobiles, commercial transportation vehicles, and construction and industrial equipment.  Headquartered in Torrance, CA; AFS employs over 6,000 people in 11 countries at 31 locations.
Specific Responsibilities:
  • Works closely with Group Leaders to assist them in dealing with issues that are either outside their scope of authority or that are outside of their areas of expertise.
  • Provides team members with direction on work assignments, operational priorities, time recording, and technical troubleshooting resources.
  • Collaborates with Manufacturing Managers to optimize and prioritize resources and to make decisions regarding these resources and their impact on plant operations.
  • Facilitates and supports employee teams and ensures that they have required resources, such as information and training, to increase the effectiveness of these work teams.
  • Identifies training and development opportunities for team members to improve their ability to perform assigned duties effectively and to maintain current job knowledge.
  • Offers assistance and guidance to team members on processes, techniques, methods and practices in areas of expertise.  May perform a limited amount of hands-on manufacturing activity.
  • Participates in decisions regarding staffing, performance evaluation, and corrective actions for off-shift employees.
  • Prepares requisitions to secure equipment, supplies and materials required to support plant operations, ensuring that best value is secured for the company.
  • Manages assigned budget by tracking costs on a regular basis and reducing expenditures wherever practical.
  • Utilizes manual and automated systems to prepare reports and process information, maintaining a high degree of data integrity.
  • Contacts internal and external resources as needed to secure support required to accomplish assigned responsibilities.
  • Follows regulations and requirements of the SPCC Plan, RCRA regulations, and operating procedures involving hazardous chemicals outlined in the Environmental Management System when performing any tasks involving hazardous chemicals or hazardous wastes.
  • Ensure that all work activities are performed in accordance with established safety and environmental standards.
  • Maintains full compliance with Company policies and procedures and conducts all activities in accordance with the Arconic Guide to Business Conduct.
  • Demonstrates a knowledge of and commitment to Arconic Business Systems manufacturing principles and techniques.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Basic qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience in Production, Manufacturing or Distribution facility.
  • Minimum of 1 year of leadership 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 requires use of information or access to or use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. Green Card Holder), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma and or Toyota Production Systems (TPS)
  • Team Development and team building
  • Change agent