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 good. Our Production department is seeking to add a talented Front Line Leader/Production Supervisor to our Ashville, Ohio facility.
The FLL leads the execution of plans for his/her area of responsibility. The FLL monitors and keeps production running with the task of maximizing productivity and quality. The FLL engages the team to drive a continuous improvement culture by utilizing AOS to eliminate waste, overburden and variability in manufacturing processes. The FLL is a role model for safety; demonstrates behaviors that aligns with the Aleris safety principles and holds the team accountable for results. The FLL provides leadership, direction, coaching, and development to motivate and sustain high levels of employee performance.
Health, Safety, & Environmental:
Leverage the Aleris Safety System and Safety Principles to create a zero injury culture.
Support the implementation of processes that reveal safety hazards, and develops sustainable corrective actions. Ensures that company policies and procedures are being executed by his/her team in order to ensure compliance with all health, safety and environmental regulations.
Ensures the team is being retrained on the relevant safety procedures at least once a year.
Ensures that the daily production goals for throughput, quality, target date and cost are being achieved by his or her team. Ensures that a safe job execution has priority over a quick job execution. Conducts capacity planning and resource allocation for short and medium term production demands. Ensures the availability of materials needed to complete production requirements. Participates in and conducts Safety and Production Meetings. Ensures that quality requirements, sample taking, documentation and report keeping are being executed by his/her team. Ensures deviations from the standard process are effectively communicated to the relevant people/functions. Monitors correctness of material used for production.
Engages with his/her team to develop and implement standard work. Engages his/her team to drive a continuous improvement culture by utilizing AOS to eliminate waste, overburden and variability in manufacturing processes. Participate in productivity and quality improvement projects. Supports developing solutions for cost reduction and yield improvement.
Management and Leadership:
Inspires employees to perform at high levels. Sets and communicates clear performance standards and holds direct reports accountable for results. Conducts performance appraisals and maintains performance metrics to monitor employee results; identify and initiate improvements for development and/or training. Provides on-going coaching, feedback and development to increase employee performance and production. Communicates effectively with direct reports and resolves conflicts within and between individual team members.
Technically competent and capable of backfilling team members. Understands the manufacturing process and has technical knowledge to ensure product quality and flow. Understands how activities impact cash conversion, EBITDA and other key financial metrics. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety policies and procedures, HR policies, standard work documents, maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, charts etc.
Behaviors & Skills:
Highly motivated and goal oriented. Strong decision making / sense of urgency and problem solving skills. Ability to work flexibly in a fast-paced and results-oriented environment. Effective interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills. Computer skills in applications such as Microsoft Word & Excel. Effectively demonstrate the Aleris Behaviors and Skills.
Engineering and/or Technology degree, with a combination of experience in Operations and/or Technology.
At least 5+ years related work experience with leadership responsibility is 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 aligned with requirements of the positions.