Production Supervisor in Lafayette, IN at Arconic

Date Posted: 8/9/2018

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Job Description

We are looking for full time Production Supervisors to join the Lafayette Operations group of Arconic Forgings and Extrusions in Lafayette, Indiana.
  • This Supervisor will be assigned to one of the following shifts: 7AM-3PM, 3PM-11PM, 11PM-7AM, 6AM-6PM, or 6PM-6AM.
  • These positions are responsible for meeting or exceeding production goals and people initiatives within a traditional unit supervisor role.
    These positions are first level of 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. Under the direction of the Department Manager this position is accountable for supervising, scheduling and leading a group of union employees to meet departmental goals including but 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 : -High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution
-Minimum of 3 years’ 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.
Preferred Qualifications : Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution.
  • 3 years of industrial manufacturing experience in the areas of blending aluminum alloys, and a working knowledge of direct gas fired furnace
  • Experience in a unionized environment
  • Demonstrated Environmental, Health and Safety orientation
  • Proven leadership, organizational, communication, problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Knowledge and experience in applying lean manufacturing/six sigma
  • Ability to establish sound priorities and objectives and can function in a high-pressure work environment characterized by constant change
  • Must be self-motivated, able to motivate others, able to set direction and expectations and follow-up to ensure success.