Production Line Supervisor 1

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Date: 11-Aug-2022

Location: Hornell, NY, United States

Company: Alstom

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 36 300 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  

 

Alstom’s approach can be summarized in one word – “fluidity”.  Alstom is a global leader in passenger, freight and mining rail transportation, signalling, and infrastructure, and sets the benchmark for innovative and environmentally friendly technologies.  We are a global leader in the transportation sector, in the digital age. As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems, equipment and services for the transport sector. Alstom offers a complete range of solutions (from high-speed trains to metros, tramways and e-buses), passenger solutions, customised services (maintenance, modernisation), infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Alstom is a world leader in integrated transport systems. The company recorded sales of €8.1 billion and booked €12.1 billion of orders in the 2018/19 fiscal year. Headquartered in France, Alstom is present in over 60 countries and employs 36,300 people. Visit www.alstom.com to learn more about our business.

 

Job Title: Production Line Supervisor

 

Responsibilities:

 

Environment, Health and Safety

  • Enforce safety rules and maintain production means in good working order. Take all appropriate measures in case of risk,
  • Ensure safety training is provided to newcomers,
  • Improve Safety in the scope: communicate, perform GPI, evaluate risks, react to each incident by implementing improvement actions…etc.),
  • Analyze accidents; make sure that related action plans are implemented.

 

Quality

  • Ensure production according to quality required by the customer :
  • Ensure that procedures are respected and self-inspection performed,
  • Ensure rework, « reserves » and non-conformances (internal and external) are treated,
  • Organize problem solving : participate, escalate information if necessary, call for assistance from support functions, track eradication,
  • Organize the update of specific technical work permits (gluing, vacuuming, welding, brazing…) and self-inspection capacitation.

 

Delivery

  • Drive autonomous teams’ work in order to comply with production planning (anticipate problems),
  • Define and implement corrective actions when late versus planning.

 

Cost

  • Ensure costs are in line with concerned work packages, stick to and manage the monthly cost base
  • Optimize the allocation of available resources, track individual time sheets,
  • Manage budget through indicators (direct manpower, overheads)
  • Participate with Manufacturing Engineering to the continuous improvement of processes.

 

Management

  • Manage autonomous teams around QCDP objectives : by using visual management, participates to daily meetings of the autonomous teams, communicate objectives and information needed for their achievement, bring teams problems up and organize their solving (request assistance from support functions when necessary),
  • Drive the continuous improvement of results : communicate objectives, involve teams, implement actions, pull and implement improvement ideas, initiate improvement workshops (SWIP) and problem solving groups (PDCA methodology), track improvement (visual management), communicate results,
  • Develop individual performance : track individual performance (evaluate, discuss with each team member at least during the annual performance review), propose salary reviews,
  • Develop individual and collective competences: define and implement multi-skills. Develop team autonomy: make operators able to manage their daily performance on their own and to deal with 1st level problems. Implement the adequate training plan.
  • Site management representative and first contact with Union Representatives
  • Support Production Line Manager in
    • Preparing the reporting for the Line
    • Preparing the bi-monthly Productivity meeting
    • APSYS improvement plan on the Line
    • Usage of Information tools on the line and for reporting (MES, Qlikview, data crushing and analysis)

 

Educational Requirements:  Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience

 

Experience:  One to two years related manufacturing and/or supervisory experience and/or training

 

Technical competencies & behavior:

Knowledge of production systems (lean manufacturing), and basics in Supply Chain

Personality : Leadership, autonomy, pro-activeness, resistance to stress, organization, management skills, interpersonal skills

 

An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   

 

Alstom offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package, and flexible work options, as well as a uniquely diverse and unified team of professionals. Our culture supports an environment where employees can continuously learn and gain professional growth through education, exciting projects and career mobility.  Alstom recognizes your achievements and excellent performance through various performance incentive, recognition and reward programs.  Our commitment is to you, the employee. Come work in an environment that is driven by integrity, innovation and visionary thinking.  Make switch to a new track and join Alstom today! 

 

Alstom abides by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

 

Accommodations for Applicants with Disabilities

Alstom provides reasonable accommodations and/or assistance to applicants with disabilities and disabled veterans (including but not limited to other protected veterans and individuals with known physical and mental limitations).  If you need a reasonable accommodation/assistance for any part of the application and/or hiring process, please note this in our online application.

 

Successful applicants will be required to undergo pre-employment drug testing for unauthorized substances. Marijuana and medical marijuana are considered unauthorized substances. Additionally, upon date of hire, applicants will be required to complete the U.S. Department Homeland Security's I-9 form confirming identity and authorization to work in the United States.

 


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