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Production Supervisor - Metal Finishing Off Shift

Company: Howmet
Location: Waco
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description
Howmet Fastening Systems is seeking a 3rd Shift Supervisor in our Plating department. Monitors plant operations to ensure safe and efficient manufacturing processes. Promotes a safe, healthful, and environmentally compliant workplace. Identifies and corrects operational deviations. Acts as a resource to Group Leaders, Production Technicians, and management. Leads by example, demonstrating a firm commitment to employee involvement, participative leadership, and continuous improvement.


  • Works closely with Group Leaders to assist them in dealing with issues that are either outside their scope of authority or that are outside of their areas of expertise.
  • Provides team members with direction on work assignments, operational priorities, time recording, and technical troubleshooting resources.
  • Collaborates with Manufacturing Managers to optimize and prioritize resources and to make decisions regarding these resources and their impact on plant operations.
  • Facilitates and supports employee teams and ensures that they have required resources, such as information and training, to increase the effectiveness of these work teams.
  • Identifies training and development opportunities for team members to improve their ability to perform assigned duties effectively and to maintain current job knowledge.
  • Offers assistance and guidance to team members on processes, techniques, methods and practices in areas of expertise. May perform a limited amount of hands-on manufacturing activity.
  • Participates in decisions regarding staffing, performance evaluation, and corrective actions for off-shift employees.
  • Prepares requisitions to secure equipment, supplies and materials required to support plant operations, ensuring that best value is secured for the company.
  • Manages assigned budget by tracking costs on a regular basis and reducing expenditures wherever practical.
  • Utilizes manual and automated systems to prepare reports and process information, maintaining a high degree of data integrity.
  • Contacts internal and external resources as needed to secure support required to accomplish assigned responsibilities.
  • Follows regulations and requirements of the SPCC Plan, RCRA regulations, and operating procedures involving hazardous chemicals outlined in the Environmental Management System when performing any tasks involving hazardous chemicals or hazardous wastes.
  • Ensure that all work activities are performed in accordance with established safety and environmental standards.
  • Maintains full compliance with Company policies and procedures and conducts all activities in accordance with the Company Guide to Business Conduct.
  • Demonstrates a knowledge of and commitment to Howmet Business Systems manufacturing principles and techniques.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
    ,Responsibilities
    Howmet Fastening Systems is seeking a 3rd Shift Supervisor in our Plating department. Monitors plant operations to ensure safe and efficient manufacturing processes. Promotes a safe, healthful, and environmentally compliant workplace. Identifies and corrects operational deviations. Acts as a resource to Group Leaders, Production Technicians, and management. Leads by example, demonstrating a firm commitment to employee involvement, participative leadership, and continuous improvement.

    • Works closely with Group Leaders to assist them in dealing with issues that are either outside their scope of authority or that are outside of their areas of expertise.
    • Provides team members with direction on work assignments, operational priorities, time recording, and technical troubleshooting resources.
    • Collaborates with Manufacturing Managers to optimize and prioritize resources and to make decisions regarding these resources and their impact on plant operations.
    • Facilitates and supports employee teams and ensures that they have required resources, such as information and training, to increase the effectiveness of these work teams.
    • Identifies training and development opportunities for team members to improve their ability to perform assigned duties effectively and to maintain current job knowledge.
    • Offers assistance and guidance to team members on processes, techniques, methods and practices in areas of expertise. May perform a limited amount of hands-on manufacturing activity.
    • Participates in decisions regarding staffing, performance evaluation, and corrective actions for off-shift employees.
    • Prepares requisitions to secure equipment, supplies and materials required to support plant operations, ensuring that best value is secured for the company.
    • Manages assigned budget by tracking costs on a regular basis and reducing expenditures wherever practical.
    • Utilizes manual and automated systems to prepare reports and process information, maintaining a high degree of data integrity.
    • Contacts internal and external resources as needed to secure support required to accomplish assigned responsibilities.
    • Follows regulations and requirements of the SPCC Plan, RCRA regulations, and operating procedures involving hazardous chemicals outlined in the Environmental Management System when performing any tasks involving hazardous chemicals or hazardous wastes.
    • Ensure that all work activities are performed in accordance with established safety and environmental standards.
    • Maintains full compliance with Company policies and procedures and conducts all activities in accordance with the Company Guide to Business Conduct.
    • Demonstrates a knowledge of and commitment to Howmet Business Systems manufacturing principles and techniques.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
      ,Qualifications
      Minimum of three years of experience performing skilled work in a Howmet Fastening Systems facility OR a bachelor's degree from an accredited university in Industrial Technology, Business Administration, or a related field, is required. Additional experience providing guidance and direction to other employees performing manufacturing duties is highly desirable. Skills

      • Ability to work with a high degree of independence.



        • Ability to understand data from a variety of sources and use it to make correct decisions.



          • Knowledge of complex electronic EHS systems and productivity software (Word, Excel, Access, Lotus Notes, PowerPoint).



            • Ability to work effectively with employees, peers, managers, customers, and vendor representatives.



              • Strong communication, presentation, and persuasion skills.



                • Possesses a "can do, do it now" attitude. Able to establish priorities effectively and push for completion.



                  • Solid technical knowledge of manufacturing equipment and processes and of continuous improvement techniques.

Keywords: Howmet, Waco , Production Supervisor - Metal Finishing Off Shift, Other , Waco, Texas

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