• Maintenance Superintendent, South Casting

    Relocation Available
    Position Type
    Full Time
  • Overview / Job Summary

    Aleris is a global leader in the manufacture and sale of aluminum rolled products, with approximately 14 facilities in three geographically aligned business units in North America, Europe and China.  We serve a variety of end-use industries, including aerospace, automotive, defense, building and construction, transportation, packaging, and consumer goods.

    Our North American division is seeking to add a talented Superintendent in our Casting department. The purpose of this role is to analyze, recommend improvements, efficiently organize and manage the direction of Casting area work teams and processes for the achievement of both short-term and long-term objectives in safety and compliance, equipment reliability, product quality and cost reduction.

    Responsibilities Include

    • Manage the South Casting area to cost effectively supply services to sustain the quality and throughput requirements.
    • Provide effective departmental leadership to encourage supervisor and employee involvement in meeting department goals.
    • Operate safely and within all applicable laws, regulations and company policy.
    • Implement and monitor safety programs and performance.
    • Control and reduce operating costs for the South Casting area.
    • Develop a skilled supervisor team through training, performance measurement, and feedback.
    • Study and standardize procedures to continuously improve the efficient use of financial and human resources in the performance of duties.
    • Develop and initiate yearly department operations plan.
    • Exhibit and ensure supervisors maintain a climate of consistency, trust and employee involvement by following the collective bargaining agreement.
    • Provide effective communication link with all individuals and work groups across the business unit.
    • Lead the efforts of root cause failure analysis, with recommended solutions.
    • Utilizing technical experience and knowledge provide support to production, planning, quality and engineering personnel.
    • Lead the planning of future departmental activities and development of process improvements to enhance equipment reliability.


    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Technology and at least 5 years’ experience in an industrial environment required or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge and skills.
    • Must have experience in a supervisory role.
    • Excellent planning and organizing and time management abilities.
    • Proven technical competence.
    • Strong interpersonal and oral and written communication skills.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience in the aluminum industry and with the casting process.
    • Experience in a unionized work environment.
    • Background in safety leadership, problem solving, process analysis, control plant methodology, continuous improvement methodology and project management preferred.


    Aleris is an equal opportunity employer and supports diversity in the workplace.  Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.  Our HR teams will reach out to the applicants who met the qualifications and most closely align with requirements of the position.


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