Production Supervisor-Rotational Program in Lafayette, IN at Arconic

Date Posted: 9/3/2019

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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 Aluminum Extrusion serves the global aerospace and automotive markets with the most specialized engineering, highest quality, and the greatest breadth and depth of forgings and extrusions. Our vertically integrated capabilities and deep materials science expertise in aluminum and titanium structural casting is taking the industry to new heights. AEX is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE: ARNC).

Arconic is seeking a Rotational Program Production Supervisor to join our Aluminum Extrusion (AEX) business unit in Lafayette, IN.
Profile: The primary purpose of this role is to be part of our Supervisor Rotational program.  This program will train in the different production areas of Tube Mill, Extrusion, Ingot and Lithium departments for 12-18 months.  This role will enable the supervisor to provide supervision coverage in each of our departments. The supervisor is the front line authority in the workplace providing leadership, coaching, and clear direction to ensure people are working safely, meeting customer demand, solving problems, eliminating waste, and meeting goals.
This role will work off-shifts – rotating 6:00pm – 6:00am shift, 3-11 and/or 11-7 Wednesday-Sunday.
Essential Functions: The Rotational Program Production Supervisor within AEX requires technical and interpersonal skills essential to team work.  Major duties include but are not limited to:
  • Meeting or exceeding production goals and people initiatives within a traditional unit supervisor role.
  • General duties for the Production Shift Supervisor include but are not limited to:
  • Leading safety initiatives.
  • Monitoring performance against goals and implementing corrective actions to meet goals.
  • Identifying and Implementing improvement plans.
  • Solving problems to the root to prevent a recurrence.
  • Effectively communicating with others within and outside the workgroup.
  • Managing labor relations and conflict issues within the workgroup.
  • Maintaining visual systems within area of accountability.
  • Providing leadership and direction, and motivation to people in assigned area.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in a production environment
  • 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 Regulation (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:
  • Minimum of 5 years of industrial manufacturing experience, preferably supervisory experience in a unionized environment
  • Associate degree from an accredited institution
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Products
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are key success factors