Shift Supervisor

Oct 18, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Overview: GBC Metals, LLC doing business as Olin Brass, utilizes more than 60 different copper-based alloys to produce specialized sheet and strip products for a variety of end uses. Primary markets for our high-performance products include automotive, microelectronic, and communication interconnects, as well as a long history in the supply of standard alloys in the manufacture of ammunition, coinage, and builders' hardware. We draw strength and success from the dedication of our employees, many of whom have spent decades working in our industry. We currently have opportunities for a Shift Supervisor at our Somers Thin Strip plant in Waterbury, Connecticut.

Responsibilities: Purpose of Role

Supervise and coordinate activities of employees engaged in complex metal manufacturing processes in all departments on a particular shift. Apply knowledge of products, processes and production methods to assure the production of quality product. Strive for continuous improvement in all areas of responsibility. Utilize creativity and positive outlook to accomplish a wide variety of tasks. The Shift Supervisor has accountability for all employees and production output for a particular shift and follows the schedule of work set in place by the Manufacturing Manager.

Core Accountabilities

    Exhibit a true commitment to the vision of Olin Brass including; creating an environment of safety excellence; being passionate about improvement, everywhere, all the time; and being empowered by communication, collaboration, and teamwork. Instruct and coach employees in the proper operating, quality and safety procedures for each position under direct supervision. Participate in Continuous Improvement activities including Safety Excellence, Maintenance Excellence/TPM and Lean Manufacturing. Support and encourage employee involvement in these areas. Make decisions on product quality, issue and dispose of non-conforming tags as needed. Report out on department performance on a regular basis. Input and maintain MOS metrics for all machines scheduled on a particular shift. Maintain adherence to specified production schedules; make changes as necessary as required due to unexpected circumstances, such as staffing outages or equipment breakdown.
Qualifications: Position Requirements

    Technical, manufacturing or business degree with minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience or equivalent manufacturing supervision experience; Familiar with manufacturing, safety, and quality concepts, practices and procedures; Strong communication and leadership skills; Experience with continuous improvement activities including Safety Excellence, TPM, and Lean Manufacturing; Strong computer skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office. Problem solving and root cause identification skills.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran