Production Supervisor II / LPC-S Precision Castparts Corp. Precision Castparts Corp. 302 reviews

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March 1 2021

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Company Profile

With more than 120 operations and about 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, 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 20,000 people worldwide. PCC has over 120 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 Structurals is the world leader in superalloy, aluminum and titanium investment casting. With applications in jet aircraft engines, airframes, industrial gas turbine (IGT) engines, military armaments, medical prosthesis, and many other industrial markets, we provide a wide portfolio of high-quality components, some as large as 100 inches (250cm).

As the original business unit for Precision Castparts, you can count on PCC Structurals’ extensive experience and knowledge to consistently provide high-quality castings, even at significant volumes.

PCC Structurals also provides solidification modeling, in-house rapid prototyping (including SLA), digital radiography, hot isostatic pressing, precision machining and protective coating services. We operate 11 manufacturing facilities in the United States and Europe.

Location Profile

Located in southeast Portland, PCC Structurals Large Parts Campus, Lean Manufacturing Annex specialize in air and vacuum investment cast components as large as 79" for aerospace, energy and commercial applications. With over 660,000 square feet of manufacturing space, we work with corrosion-resistant, high-strength-to-weight Titanium and Nickel and Cobalt-based alloys with high temperature and mechanical properties.
Position Summary

Responsible for the safe manufacture of company products which may represent a broad diversity of manufacturing processes. Responsible for satisfying all quality and productivity requirements in a most cost-effective manner. May supervises multiple functions and/or shifts typically but not exclusively through shift/department leads. Production Supervisor positions are responsible for a lesser span of control and/or require a lesser level of demonstrated expertise in manufacturing and process skills than an Area Manager.

Span of Control

May be responsible for the entirety department of production employees, numbers of and/or value of manufacturing machines, particularly in comparison to the span of control of an Area Manager. And other duties as assigned.

Manufacturing Expertise

Demonstrates a fundamental knowledge of and ability to apply PCC budgeting process and financial management tools. Demonstrates a fundamental knowledge of and ability to understand and apply the PCC planning process. Demonstrates fundamental knowledge of and ability to apply the PCC manufacturing processes in area of responsibility. Demonstrates fundamental knowledge of and ability to apply “lean”, “TOC”, “interference management” and “NEI” processes in areas of responsibility.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

Responsible for the safe manufacture of products, safety in the areas of responsibility, and maintaining a safe, injury free work environment. Ensures compliance with legal requirements and company safety policies.

Ensures that all employees work in a safe manner and that employees are properly trained in all safety procedures. Ensures that good housekeeping practices are consistently followed.

Ensures effective employee relations. Provides employee coaching and development. Resolves employee issues through problem resolution.

Responsible for adherence to process control procedures, operating instructions, and all quality control instructions.

Plans, organizes, and supervises shift operations in accordance with production schedules and requirements in the most cost-effective manner. Responsible for process control in area of responsibility. Maintains awareness of policies and procedures and assures compliance by assigned employees.

Ensures that thru-put and target earned hours are attained and budget criteria is met or exceeded.

Works with employees to effectively resolve workplace issues, gives necessary feedback on employee performance. Conducts formal performance appraisals and recommends/approves pay increases, transfers, and promotions in accordance with company policy and procedures and state and federal laws.

Interviews and hires (recommend hires) employees.

Develops, trains, and involves employees in maintaining and improving departmental efficiency, productivity, quality, safety, cooperation, and morale.

Maintains adequate staffing to meet required production schedules.

Assists with and provides input for annual budget for areas of responsibility. Thereafter, adheres to budget plans. Meets monthly budgets.

Experience & Education

High school plus college level courses or equivalent training in manufacturing, accounting, mathematics and statistics or equivalent experience required. Bachelor’s in engineering or Business preferred.
Required Skills

Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities and easily adapt to changing situations and priorities.

Requires that the incumbent be organized, self-motivated individual who can work independently as well as work effectively in a collaborative team environment.

Demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others preferred.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills or the ability to develop the skills required.

Computer literate, particularly in spreadsheet; financial; inventory and production planning and tracking applications.

Demonstrated ability to develop, execute and deliver results in conformance with action plans.


Desired Skills

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.

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