Production Supervisor in Cleveland, OH at Arconic

Date Posted: 9/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Arconic Wheel and Transportation Products invented the first forged aluminum truck wheel in 1948—and by doing so, we created an entire industry. Seven decades later, we’re proud to be the global market leader in the forged, aluminum heavy-duty truck wheel market, holding the number one position. We’ve helped customers around the world to increase payload while saving fuel and reducing maintenance by switching out heavy steel wheels for lightweight aluminum.
We have an immediate need for a Production Supervisor at our Cleveland, Ohio Operations Facility.  This position is the first level of authority in the manufacturing plant providing leadership, coaching and clear direction to ensure people are working safely, meeting customer demand, solving problems, eliminating waste and meeting goals.
The duties & responsibilities of this role include:
  • Accountable for supervising, scheduling and leading a group of employees to meet departmental goals;
  • Ensure all Environmental & Safety policies are followed;
  • Monitoring performance 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 work group;
  • Maintain all production and related quality assurance records;
  • Providing leadership, direction and motivation to people in assigned area;
  • Effectively manage employee and labor relations 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).
Major Activities and Key Challenges Include:
  • Knowledge and experience in applying lean manufacturing principles.
  • Demonstrated ability to train, develop and motivate subordinates.
  • Well-developed communication, leadership and problem-solving skills.
Please note:  This position is 7 pm to 7 am and works a 2-2-3 schedule.



Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) from an accredited institution;
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in a Manufacturing or Industrial Military environment;
  • Minimum 2 years 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.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Engineering or Business from an accredited institution;
  • 5+years of experience in a manufacturing / plant environment;
  • Supervisory or team lead experience with a union workforce
  • Toyota Production Systems/6 sigma/Oracle