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Foundry Supervisor - 2nd Shift

Franklin, NH
Job description
  • Create and maintain a safe work environment for all associates, enforcing all safety regulations
  • Ensure that all associates understand and achieve the quality requirements of their job functions
  • Ensure that all foundry procedures and processes maintain compliance with ISO and other certifying entities.
  • Meet or exceed the pace requirements for all foundry processes
  • Develop and implement activities that reduce foundry costs.
  • Create an environment of mutual respect for all foundry associates
  • Develop and maintain a culture of process discipline throughout all foundry operations
  • Train foundry associates to achieve desired goals for Safety, Quality and Pace in all foundry processes.
  • Foster the Big Ideas through respect for employees, customer focus, flow, waste elimination, and employee involvement
  • Provide leadership in accordance to CIE-ME leadership approach (challenge the process, inspire a shared vision, enable others to act, model the way, encourage the heart)
  • Lead team to world class manufacturing capability through the advancement of the Lean Keys
  • Analyze and resolve work problems, drive problem-solving, and/or assist workers in solving issues.
  • Understand and actively promote the Watts Performance System
  • Plan and direct production activities and establish production priorities to insure high levels of customer service, keeping in mind efficiency and costs.
  • Coordinate with support groups such as maintenance, planning, engineering and quality control  to achieve efficient utilization of labor, machines, and equipment
  • Respond to associate concerns accordingly and work with subordinates and human resources to discuss and eliminate potential problems. 
  • Drive Tiered Daily Management efforts, monitor  local metrics throughout the work shift and analyze summary data for trends and improvement opportunities
  • Coach and mentor associates to increase capabilities and develop skills
  • Insure the area help chain is functioning properly
  • Develop and initiate plans to motivate workers to achieve required goals Oversee employee training efforts and drive cross training program to increase production flexibility
  • Create, implement and update standard work documents. 
  • Audit for appropriate use of standard work.
  • Work with engineering to develop and implement methods and procedures designed to eliminate waste and improve product quality
  • Manage staffing levels, work schedules, vacations, and overtime to meet customer delivery schedules while simultaneously meeting productivity objectives
  • Ensure that required time and production data are recorded, archived and communicated.
  • Manage associate responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsible for:  interviewing, training and assimilating new associates; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining associates; addressing associate complaints and resolving issues
  • Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree with 2-4 years related experience or equivalent education and Foundry experience
  • 5+ years’ Experience in Green Sand foundry technology and Hunter automatic molding systems
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing operating system and experience utilizing Microsoft Office
  • Strong supervisory, leadership and communication skills
  • Experience with silicon brass casting, alloys chemistry, processing
  • Sustain routine housekeeping to ensure area operates within parameters that conform to environmental and safety standards.
  • Must wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and abide by safety rules.
  • Must report any job related injury and/or illness immediately to your direct supervisor.
Manage a group of 20-40 foundry employees
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk, talk, and/or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, sit, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds, 80 pounds with assistance.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Work in manufacturing environment
*As required by the Americans Disabilities Act (ADA)

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