Bar Mill Production Supervisor - New Hartford NY

United States of America
New York
New Hartford
New Hartford/Dunkirk
Full Time


Special Metals


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 shop floor operation of the Cold Finish, Utility, Cutoff/Etch and Rolling departments. Must meet specific daily and weekly goals in these departments for: on time deliveries, safety, dock targets and earned standard hours, (including weekends). Will also coordinate monthly PM schedules with the Maintenance supervisor.

 Essential Functions

 The Production Supervisor must have a broad-based knowledge of the Bar Mill to an extent to understand the process flow and to make spot decisions when required. Must also have working knowledge of the commodity coded consumable supplies as well as schedule overtime to meet production deliveries and targets.

  • Receive information from previous shift foreman from each department and pass on information to foreman on relieving shift.
  • Maintain company policy and ensure contract rules are followed.

 Additional Responsibilities

  1. Man each production department based on priorities set by Production control.
  2. Constant awareness and training in safety.
  3. Enforcing Plant rules and safety rules in “in general Plant and Safety Rule” handbooks.
  4. Must be familiar with IAM Local 2310 contract.
  5. Responsible for keeping the Bar Mill clean and must be a part of and support 5S projects.
  6. Work with Engineering and Quality Assurance to update procedures and improve processes.
  7. Must be familiar with Oracle shop floor front end and applications.

 Duties as assigned by the Manufacturing Manager.



  • Organization
  • Attention to details
  • Technical knowledge
  • Strategic thinking
  • Engagement
  • Communication skills

Education and Experience

A high school diploma/GED is required along with at least three years of supervisory experience. The candidate must be computer literate and capable of navigating in Oracle, Lotus Notes and Microsoft Excel/Word.

Special Skills

·       Computer literacy is a requirement. 

·       Ability to interface with any person in the organization.

·       Organizational skills and attention to detail are critical.

·       Reliable attendance and good communication skills are essential.

·       Ability to work in a high pressure environment.

o   Judgment exercised in the leadership of personnel, materials and processes.

  • Impact of judgment and initiative on quality, safety, productivity, profitability, employee relations – own department.
  • Impact of judgment and initiative on productivity, profitability, safety- other departments.

o   Application of experiential learning to contribute to group, team, department success-

  • Able to plan, monitor, control and report progress on a daily/weekly/monthly basis.

o   Technical Effectiveness

  • Speed with which incumbent becomes well versed in essential technical subject matter.
  • Timeliness, accuracy and thoroughness of information and records used, developed and/or maintained.

o    Timeliness in response

o    Adequacy of planning

Additional Notes

·       The Company retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.

Physical Dimensions

Physical Demands – Frequently moves about the production facilities.  Must be able to detect unsafe conditions from long distances.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Manual dexterity sufficient for  handling materials and data entry; regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, squat, climb; lifts objects up to 50 pounds; visual ability to read, write, supervise, inspect facilities, materials, equipment, use computers; auditory ability sufficient for instructing/directing others, use office equipment (phones, beepers/pagers)

Work Environment – The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid and dry/arid conditions.  Frequently required the use of personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to hazardous materials. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.