Production Supervisor - IGT

Production Supervisor - IGT

locationHampton, VA, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Full Time

Howmet Aerospace, headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading global provider of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. The Company’s primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems and titanium structural parts necessary for mission-critical performance and efficiency in aerospace and defense applications, as well as forged wheels for commercial transportation. Howmet Aerospace is transforming the next phase of more fuel-efficient, quieter aerospace engines and sustainable ground transportation. For more information, visit Follow @howmet: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

Howmet has challenging opportunities for individuals who are excited to engage with us in growing our business. Join us where you will be part of a dedicated team to manufacture high tech products, safely, accurately, and efficiently, you will perform a variety of hands-on operations in accordance with standardized processes within customer specifications.

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for providing leadership in manufacturing excellence, ensuring customer satisfaction and continuous improvement of responsible areas’ performance measurements (quality, productivity, cycle time, delivery, and cash flow).  Supervises and coordinates activities of team leaders and workers engaged in production. Establishes and coordinates departmental activities to meet objectives to coincide with plant goals and business metrics.

Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities:
  • The Production Supervisor is required to follow all Howmet safety regulations, work rules and all departmental specific requirements.
  • The IGT Production Supervisor will record data either manually or by computer as required.  Examines castings and products at various stages of processing procedures for conformance to both internal and external specifications. 
  • Observes machines and equipment for malfunction and orders adjustments or repairs and directs workers to make adjustments or repairs.  Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment.  Explains company policies to employees and assures compliance to EHS responsibilities.
  • Conducts employee training, practices incident prevention techniques, facilitates between Managers, EHS resources, employees and conducts self-inspections with verification regarding compliance. 
  • Explains specifications, and job orders to workers, and assigns duties. Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules. 
  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.  Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew. 
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems or assists workers in solving work problems.  Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
  • Maintains time and production records. 
  • Estimates, provides requisitions for, and inspects materials.  Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments. 
  • Establishes project plans and coordinates activities for continuous improvement initiatives. Makes recommendations for employee status (hiring / terminations and promotions of employees. 
  • Resolves grievances and employee relations issues as they arise.  Completes performance evaluations on his/her employees as required.  Administers employee corrective action for his/her employees. 
  • Responsible for training and mentoring team leaders for their individual development.  Must comply with all company attendance policies and guidelines; this includes, but is not limited to, regular attendance and occasional overtime.
  • Maintains measurement/metrics for departmental performance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • This position requires a minimum of a High School diploma/G.E.D.
  • Preferred degree in Business or Management related field.

Skills and Abilities:
  • Experience with Team building, leadership, cost reduction/cost analysis and problem resolution preferred.

    Ability to read and follow work instructions.  Must be have demonstrated leadership abilities and/or experience.

  • This position requires a minimum of three-years related manufacturing experience in a leadership role.

Additional requirements:
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

About Howmet Aerospace

Howmet Aerospace Inc. (NYSE: HWM), headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading global provider of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. The Company’s sales for 2022 approximated $5.7 billion. The Company’s primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems, titanium structural parts and forged wheels. With nearly 1,150 granted and pending patents, the Company’s differentiated technologies promote more fuel efficiency for aircraft and commercial transportation. For more information, visit, including content shared during the Company’s May 2022 Technology Day.

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Howmet is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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