Olin Brass

  • Manufacturing Supervisor - Somers Thin Strip

    Location US-CT-Waterbury
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Manufacturing Salary - All Openings
  • Overview

    GBC Metals, LLC, doing business as Olin Brass, utilizes more than 60 different copper-based alloys to produce specialized sheet and strip products for a variety of end uses. Primary markets for our high-performance products include automotive, microelectronic, and communication interconnects, as well as a long history in the supply of standard alloys in the manufacture of ammunition, coinage, and builders’ hardware. We draw strength and success from the dedication of our employees, many of whom have spent decades working in our industry.


    Somers Thin Strip, a division of Olin Brass (NYSE: BRSS), manufactures and markets a wide range of specialty high-performance light gauge strip and ultra-thin foil metals including copper and copper alloys, nickel alloys, and stainless steel.  We serve global end use markets such as energy, consumer electronics, automotive and building and construction. We currently have an opportunity for a Manufacturing Supervisor at our Waterbury, Connecticut, facility


    Role Purpose

    Supervise and coordinate activities of employees engaged in complex metal manufacturing processes in all departments on a particular shift.  Apply knowledge of products, processes, and production methods to assure the production of quality product.  Strive for continuous improvement in all areas of responsibility.  Drive MOS process to maximize productivity and hold subordinates accountable.  Utilize creativity and positive outlook to accomplish a wide variety of tasks.  The Shift Supervisor has accountability for all employees and production output for a particular shift, and follow the schedule of work set in place by the Department Supervisors. 


    Core Accountabilities


    • Utilizing MOS process, implement and direct work activities/plans/schedules and assess shift performance for operations and equipment for all operations on a given shift.
    • Instruct and coach employees in the proper operating, quality and safety procedures for each position under direct supervision. Assist operators regarding setup and adjustments of machines as required to meet product specifications.
    • Establish and enforce performance levels and expectations in areas of safety, quality and productivity.
    • Participate in Continuous improvement activities including Safety Excellence, Maintenance Excellence/TPM, and Lean Manufacturing. Support and encourage employee involvement in these areas.
    • Make decisions on product quality, issue and dispose of non-conforming tags as needed.
    • Report out on Department performance on a regular basis, directly input and maintain shift MOS metrics.
    • Maintain adherence to specified production schedules; make changes as necessary as required due to unexpected circumstances, such as staffing outages or equipment breakdown.
    • Input and maintain MOS metrics for all machines scheduled on a particular shift.


    Competencies and Qualifications

    • Technical, Manufacturing or Business degree with a minimum of 5 years’ experience or equivalent manufacturing supervision experience.  A Bachelor's degree is preferred.
    • Familiar with manufacturing, safety and quality process concepts, practices, and procedures.
    • Strong communication and leadership skills.


    If you are interested in a dynamic career with competitive salary and comprehensive benefits, please visit www.olinbrass.com and click on the Careers link at the top of the page to complete an online application.


    Olin Brass is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veteran





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