Operations Supervisor - 2nd Shift

United States of America
Alloy Processing
Full Time
January 1 2021



With more than 150 operations and about 22,000 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, forgings, and clad products 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.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, this over 10 billion dollar company employs more than 29,500 people worldwide.  PCC has over 160 plants and has a presence in twenty-six states in the US and in over a dozen countries. PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers and shareholders while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.

Effective early February 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

Business Profile: 
PCC Aerostructures is a leading supplier of complex components and assemblies to the global aerospace industry.
PCC Aerostructures now includes more than 20 plants in the U.S, Europe and Asia with over 5000 employees and has ambitious growth plans. Businesses within PCC Aerostructures include Primus International, SPS Aerostructures, Centra, Avibank and AVK, Klune, ProCoat, Southwest United Industries, Progressive Incorporated, Synchronous, and Kalistrut.  Plants locations include Washington, Utah, California, Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Ohio, Canada, Mexico, the UK and China. 
Location Profile:
Alloy Processing is a plant within PCC that processes a wide variety of aluminum and titanium aerospace parts for PCC and external companies. Along with processing, Alloy also performs nondestructive inspection, anodization, and painting services. Alloy has a 100,000 square foot facility consisted of two buildings in Compton, CA and employees approximately 125 employees.  

This position is responsible for the day-to-day management of a metal processing operation.

As a member of the Operations Team, the Manufacturing Supervisor interacts and cooperates with team members in Quality, and Shipping and Receiving to contribute to the daily delivery of on time and quality products.

Reporting Relationships: The Manufacturing Supervisor will report to the Director of Operations

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
• Ensure equipment and resources are managed to meet daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly Throughput, Shipping and Productivity Targets.
• Use Daily Jobs Report and the Staffing Report to track and plan personnel according production plans
• Review Priority Dispatch Report to ensure past due work orders are prioritized and completed
• Prepare and communicate results and challenges at the daily Line Walk.
• Complete production plans by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results of the processing flow on shift production summaries.
• Maintain work flow by monitoring steps of the process; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources; studying methods; implementing cost reductions; developing reporting procedures and systems; facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.
• Communicate and work with other departments as required to provide data, and resolve operational issues.
• Identify, research, and coordinate plans to resolve any Quality Hold issues
• Maintain and improve Quality First Pass efforts by establishing and enforcing organization standards, and participate in MRB team meetings
• Develop and Manage plans to limit Rework
• Elevates production issues to Director of Operations
• Accomplish manufacturing staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
• Maintain adequate staff levels by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees;
• Resolve Personnel problems by analyzing data; investigating issues; identifying solutions; recommending action
• Maintain Safe and Clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all PPE, control points, and equipment; maintaining compliance with established Safety policies and procedures
• Ensure operation of equipment by calling for repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
• Build and promote a lean culture through the use of tools such as 6S, 7 wastes, kaizen, PDCA, kanban, takt, etcof daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly financial reports and statements
• Work on special projects, implementations and report preparation as requested
• Must be able to work weekends at Month, and Quarter End.
Required Experience:
• University/College Engineering Degree preferred
• Experience in manufacturing supervision, and/or scheduling/planning, Aerospace Industry preferred.
• A minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in Aerospace Manufacturing
• Expereince in AS9100 and NADCAP Quality system environments
Required Skills:
• Demonstrated proficiency with ERP Systems and Microsoft office products
• Effective, clear, and precise communication skills
• with all levels of the organization
• Ability to manage and track multiple priorities
• Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced and growing environment
• Superior problem solving skills
• Excellent written and oral communication skills required with demonstrated ability to interact effectively with individuals at all levels in the organization.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.