Team Leader Manufacturing HSC in Hampton, VA at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/1/2020

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Job Description

Job Summary
Coordinate work activities on a daily (shift to shift) basis to meet customer delivery schedules under the direction of Department Supervisor.
Basic responsibilities
Follow Howmet’s Safety Regulations and Work rules Handbook along with all departmental specific safety requirements.


Coordinates work flow through department on a daily basis to meet production schedule.
Ensures daily production goals are met in both quantity and quality.
Utilizes production methods that reduce cost and increase productivity.
Observes and adheres to standards of performance, identifies and reports shortfalls to supervisor.
Ensures maintenance of equipment by application of TPM or other methods.


Upholds and demonstrates Howmet’s values in approach to work, decision making and interpretations of ethical guidelines and polices for subordinates.
Maintains relationships with peers, subordinates, superiors, external and internal customers, promotes teamwork within and between departments.
Accepts and seeks individual/self developmental opportunities.
Works on assigned projects to meet department goals and objectives.


Communicates verbally and in writing to peers, superiors, internal and external customers and suppliers.
Maintains communication during shift turnover through the use of turnover sheets, updated status boards or other verbal and written means.
Make and receives verbal and written assignments.
Conduct meetings with team members.



Executes assignment instructions for work during shift to align for changes, absences, equipment downtime, or necessary overtime.
Coordinates scheduling needs with Shared Resources, Central Stores, Tool Room, and Maintenance


Identifies, evaluates, and documents training, communicates needs to supervisor.
Trains operators utilizing one on one training method or other techniques.


Monitors work environment for safety issues and acts to correct problems
Utilizes the 5S program to maintain a clean and safe workplace.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Other duties as assigned.


Basic Requirements
This position requires a minimum of a high school diploma or general education degree.
This position requires a minimum of one-year manufacturing experience. 
Preferred experience
Prior manufacturing experience in a leadership role preferred.