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Team Leader III in Hampton, VA at Arconic

Date Posted: 11/25/2018

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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.
Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions
Follow Howmet’s Safety Regulations and Work rules Handbook along with all departmental specific safety requirements.

Production Skills 20%

  • 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.

Leadership 30%

  • 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.

Communications 15%

  • 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.

Operator Skills 5%

  • Working knowledge of all non-certified operations in department.
  • Performs a minimum of 50% of the essential department operations.

Scheduling 15%


  • 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

Work Systems 5%

  • Ensures adherence to work systems to include: work instructions, labor reporting, visual controls and Integrated Process Control, and audits.

Training 5%

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

Safety 5%

  • Monitors work environment for safety issues and acts to correct problems
  • Utilizes the 5S program to maintain a clean and safe workplace.


  • Must comply with all company attendance policies and guidelines; this includes, but is not limited to, regular attendance and occasional overtime.
  • Other duties as assigned.
 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 Regulations (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.


This position requires a minimum of a high school diploma or general education degree.

Prior manufacturing experience, at least 2 years, in a leadership role preferred.