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SPS TECHNOLOGIES INC Melt Shop Supervisor in Morgantown, Pennsylvania


United States of America State / County

Pennsylvania City

Morgantown Division



Morgantown Function

Operations Workplace Type

On-Site Position type

Full Time

Opportunity ID

13333 Company Profile

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. Job Description

3rd shift 12 to 8 AM Supervise Melt Shop hourly and non-exempt salary production personnel and operations on the assigned shift. Issue work assignments to Lead Operators, Furnace Crews, Finished Product Technicians, Set-Up/Maintenance Technicians as appropriate to meet department objectives. Provide leadership, coach, and train personnel to achieve product quality, efficiency, housekeeping, and equipment maintenance standards. Review operations and documentation for compliance to procedures and fixed practice requirements. Coordinate use of manpower between furnaces and support assignments to meet priorities and objectives. Essential Functions: Lead train, supervise and coach assigned personnel. Use positive reinforcement and discipline as appropriate. Complete annual performance appraisals and quarterly (new employee) evaluations. Issue work assignments to Lead Operators, Furnace Crews, Finished Product Technicians, Set-Up Technicians and other employees as appropriate to meet department objectives. Assist Lead Operators with planning work and use of resources (people, tools, and equipment) to maximize the efficiency and quality of the work performed. Also, supervise personnel to achieve throughput, delivery performance, and changeover and product yield goals. Delegate assignments and responsibility to the Lead Operators. Follow-up to be sure assignments are completed properly and productively. Allocate resources (people, tools, equipment, and materials) between furnaces and support activities (maintenance, set-up, grit blasting, conditioning and packaging, material handling, etc.) to meet objectives. Develop operating and maintenance procedures; assist with optimization of preventive maintenance. Conduct accident investigations and periodic safety checks / inspections; work with the HSE Dept to take action and/or generate safety corrective action requests (SCARs) as appropriate. Review customer specifications, sales orders, schedules, blend sheets, daily chemistry reports, etc. to issue schedules, changeover and chamber preparation checklists, and melt release forms to furnace crews. Review furnace documentation, completed forms, etc. for compliance to fixed practice requirements. Follow-up with employees as required, approve and submit heat and campaign paperwork to the Technical Department for quality review. Review equipment operations (vacuum systems, power supplies, controls, material handling equip, etc.) to ensure reliability. Take action to ensure that equipment is being properly operated and maintained. Assist Furnace Operators and Technicians with troubleshooting problems and developing solutions. Coordinate raw material delivery activities with the Raw Material Processing Department to ensure timely pick-up and delivery of blends and other furnace feedstock. Education and Experience: High School diploma, or G.E.D. required Supplemental college, technical, and supervisory training highly desired Ability to work a flexible schedule. Ability and willingness to participate in holiday management coverage and weekend duty. Strong organizational and communication skills; good writing skills. Lead Operator experience is helpful; engineering or other technical education is helpful. Ability to focus on details and understand the overall impact of events and decisions. Strong leadership skills; demonstrated competency in the supervisory and technical skills required to fulfill the position's responsibilities. Ability to manage multiple priorities and work with personnel at all organizational levels. Good computer skills (MS Word and Excel). Relocation

Relocation is authorized for this position. This position requires use of information or access to production processes subject to national security controls under U.S. export control laws and regulations (including, but not limited to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR)). To be qualified to work in this facility, a successful applicant must be a U.S. Person, as defined in those regulations, and able to supply evidence of that qualification prior to starting work or be authorized to receive controlled information under a specific license or permission from the relevant government agency. The U.S. export control regulations define a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), and certain categories of Asylees and Refugees.

Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.