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Manufacturing Supervisor - SLC

Company: Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC)
Location: Irvine
Posted on: May 27, 2023

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Company Profile

With more than 120 operations and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, we are the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. We also manufacture extruded seamless pipe, fittings, and forgings for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials for the casting and forging industries. With such critical applications, we insist on quality and dependability - not just in the materials and products we make, but in the people we recruit.PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.In 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

Job Description

Position Summary: The Manufacturing Supervisor provides leadership and supervises direct labor employees involved in manufacturing Shur-Lok products. Manages assigned company resources (personnel, equipment, and materials) to achieve work schedules and satisfy customer requirements efficiently and cost-effectively. May occasionally operate production equipment or perform hands-on production tasks, not to exceed 20 % of the workday (such activities must be cleared in advance by the Manufacturing Manager).Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Complies with and enforces all company safety rules and regulations. These include using company-provided personal protective equipment/supplies (i.e., safety glasses, hearing protection, safety shoes); maintaining a clean work area; operating equipment and using tools safely; correcting unsafe conditions or practices.
  • Effectively leads a team of employees and manages performance to set expectations. Tasks for effective performance management include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Update the Daily Management board and communicate the status of the Dispatch list, RYG report, weekly shipment plan, Flex performance, and projections during the daily walk thru with management. Escalate any issues/concerns needing management support during this walk thru.

  • Schedule jobs to maximize machine and operator efficiencies and report capacity constraints to production control.
  • Achieve daily metrics, including ESH, productivity, scrap, dock, sales, and other significant measures.
  • Use the daily Flex tool to monitor and manage critical metrics, especially variable spending. Each supervisor must understand spending details daily.
  • Maintain proper staffing levels to achieve budgeted levels of performance.
  • Use the Productivity Pipeline form to update and manage cost reduction projects and report status every week.
  • Analyze processes to improve efficiency (including purchasing new capital equipment, planning equipment arrangement, and using cost-effective production techniques) and achieving cost reduction expectations.
  • Implement lean manufacturing methods (6S, flow, visual organization, etc.)
  • Ensure that manufacturing documentation procedures and protocols are always followed.
  • Monitor scrap, yield, and part efficiencies on existing programs to ensure budget achievement.
  • Holds weekly employee communication meetings and ensures their team understands the status and future of the business.
  • Ensure machinery is at optimum repair by implementing preventative maintenance programs, assigning repair tasks, and maintaining spare parts.
  • Obtain tooling, gages, and other supplies needed for production before the release of the router to machines. Implement set-up time reduction methods.
  • Train personnel in production tasks, safety requirements, teamwork, and lean manufacturing principles.
  • Check quality and quantities of product runs, SPC charts, first article charts, and accuracy of routers.
  • Resolve technical and administrative problems.
  • Other tasks as assigned.Required Skills and Experience:
    • 1 - 5 years of technical experience in a fast-paced manufacturing setting is highly preferred
    • Demonstrated strong leadership abilities.
    • Working knowledge of ERP software, AS400/Mapcis preferred, but not required.
    • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability, statistical inference, plane and solid geometry fundamentals, and trigonometry fundamentals. Applying fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with various concrete variables in situations with limited standardization. Ability to interpret multiple instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to work under deadline pressure.
    • Ability to concentrate on specific objectives while managing multiple priorities, people, and functions.Education
      • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Manufacturing Technology, or a related discipline from a four-year college or university highly preferred.Physical Demands
        • The physical demands described here represent those that an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
        • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to operate a forklift as needed.Work Environment
          • The work environment characteristics described here represent those an employee encounters while performing this job's essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.
          • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving .mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

            For informational purposes only, the range of pay for this role is $78800 to $118200 US Dollar (USD) Salaried based on a variety of factors. For informational purposes only, this role is eligible to participate in the Company's Quarterly Cash Bonus Plan, paid out at the quarterly bonus factor of 2X the Company's bonus multiple, based on the Company's performance in the applicable quarter. Employees will receive 120 hours paid time off every year. Employees will also receive 10 paid holidays. Employees (and their families) are eligible to participate in the company's medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are eligible to enroll in the Company's 401(k) plan.

Keywords: Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC), Irvine , Manufacturing Supervisor - SLC, Other , Irvine, California

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