United States of America
PW100: East Hartford 400 Main Street, East Hartford, CT, 06118 USA
The sky has no limits. Flight is an instrument of human progress. It not only gets people where they want to go, it carries humanity to places it never thought possible. At Pratt & Whitney, you'll be part of an evolving, globally diverse company that's moving fast to shape the future of aviation. Customers all over the world depend on our technology and the people behind it. As part of the team at Pratt & Whitney, you'll help answer today's challenges in powered flight while crafting and supporting tomorrow's solutions. Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, industrial gas turbines and space propulsion systems. The company's 36,000 employees support more than 11,000 customers in 195 countries around the world.
Are you highly motivated and enjoy operating in a dynamic environment? Do you enjoy the challenges of process improvement and "lean" manufacturing initiatives? We are seeking a highly motivated, technically talented individual, who has a true desire to lead and coach in a dynamic operations environment to support our HSMC Turbo Blades as a Blades Supervisor 1st shift. In this role you will be proving direction to skilled bargaining unit employees, leading employee engagement and continuous improvement efforts guided by our Roadmap and Control Tower objectives. Additionally you will lead sustained improvements in safety, quality, production, material procurement, and cost reduction through the system's various elements. In conjunction to daily supervisor responsibilities, project management, effective communication and execution with support group members is critical to the department's success.
Establish work schedules taking into account customer requirements, resource availability and other priorities
Provide leadership and direction with emphasis on team building through daily toolbox meetings, effective communications, and in developing an efficient team that is responsive to production requirements and changes
Delegate effectively to develop personnel and balance workload
Work dedicatedly to address issues and engage the workforce in achieving cell goals
Demonstrate a 100% dedication to Quality, Environment Health and Safety (EHS), foreign object debris (FOD) prevention, and Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE)
Understanding and ability to drive quality and customer satisfaction through ACE operating system
Develop, motivate and coach a production team and establish standards and expectations for work effort and performance
Perform administrative functions as related to bargaining unit employees including maintaining training, quality and attendance records, handle cell overtime and equitably distribute among employees
Ensure department equipment is clean, properly maintained, records and labels properly affixed, and uptime optimized while meeting all safety requirements
Ensure elite safety culture is maintained and respond to all EH&S requirements promptly.
Utilize ACE tools to improve production, performance, and reduce scrap, rework, and repair.
Control quality, productivity and process flow to meet customer MRP requirements while ensuring a high level of customer satisfaction and ensure compliance to P&W policies and procedures
Hold employees accountable while maintaining a key working relationship and ensuring a premier safety culture
2+ years of leadership experience preferred
working knowledge of shop practices, processes and procedures
Clear, concise and effective communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
Experience working with all levels of management and in a union environment
Highly self-directed, quick learner, strong drive and results driven
Experience with Continuous Improvement principles (lean manufacturing, ACE, QCPC, etc.)
Consistent track record in team leadership roles
Computer proficiency in MS Office applications specifically Excel and Powerpoint, as well as SAP
Analytical, problem solving & mathematic skills
United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.
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