Focus Factory Supervisor - PEC

United States of America
South Carolina
Wyman Gordon
Full Time



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.

•    Coordinate and provide technical, quality and production leadership to assigned team to meet quality, schedule, and cost goals 
•    Provide ongoing support in scheduling resources, technical leadership and facilitating the flow of hardware to meet customer requirements
•    Support Team Leaders with decision making in areas of process improvement and/or production to make appropriate resource decisions (manpower, machines, methods) to facilitate the flow of hardware through the manufacturing process
•    Support process improvement initiatives to reduce cycle time, improve inventory turns and reduce manufacturing losses 
•    Direct the activities of an hourly team within the department and participate in department activities to meet identified goals 
•    Perform administrative duties to support the business, including timecards, labor vouchers, self-audits, absence reviews, and missing time corrections, etc.
•    Coordinate all first line activities (i.e., Methods, Production Control) to assure the meeting of production schedules and customer satisfaction, cost goals, and maintaining the highest standards of quality 
•    Coach and counsel team members regarding individual performance and development needs 
•    Practice sound human relations and communications skills to motivate the work force
•    Review production orders and ensure production schedules are being met 
•    Analyze and diagnose machine and tooling problems and takes corrective measures to minimize downtime and interruption of schedules 
•    Achieve highest safety levels in the plant 
•    Experience with implementing lean manufacturing improvements
•    Employ Six Sigma rigors to all functions within the department 
•    Mentor and motivate team in safety, quality, and productivity improvements
Qualifications / Requirements
•    Bachelor’s degree in Business, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering from an accredited university or college preferred.  
•    Minimum five (5) years of work experience as a CNC Machine Shop Supervisor / Manager required.  
•    Prior supervisory / leadership experience in a manufacturing environment; prior aerospace experience a plus.  
•    Ability to manage multiple priorities under tight deadlines and bring to successful completion.
•    Strong team building / coaching skills.
•    Knowledge of manufacturing operations and practices.
•    Ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
•    Ability to counsel and motivate team members.
•    Strong attention to detail
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills
•    Strong negotiation skills and ability to lead by example
•    Six Sigma training is preferred
•    Strong propensity for excelling in a demanding environment
•    Must be able to support a 24/7 operation

This requisition is closed to applications.