The Craft Supervisor oversees the daily work performed in the Craft Supervisor's Plate Shop. The Craft Supervisor is responsible for assigning and monitoring the completion of work, as well as providing technical assistance, and generally managing the workforce within the Shop. The Craft Supervisor is expected to identify and ensure that appropriate actions are taken to support the timely and effective completion of assigned tasks. This includes ensuring that company policies and practices are followed in all phases of project performance and personnel-related functions, including but not limited to the hiring and supervision of union employees, employee performance management, terminations, promotions and demotions. The Craft Supervisor also is responsible for ensuring that employees comply with Company policies and procedures, and the requirements of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). The Craft Supervisor reports directly to the Craft Manager.
Some of the key Craft Supervisor duties and responsibilities include:
Ensuring that the Shop is pursuing Company goals for Safety, Quality and Productivity.
Developing and/or reviewing project schedules and budgets during the planning phase.
Allocating personnel and resources to efficiently support all contracts (including shift work).
Overseeing and monitoring schedule performance, including review of ongoing and upcoming projects, investigation of late activities, project supervision, and the development of practical solutions.
Monitoring and evaluating project budget performance, including review of ongoing and upcoming projects, development of productivity enhancements and investigation of over-budget items.
Monitoring productivity across all shifts, including the amount and type of work assigned as well as the quality and quantity of work accomplished.
Performing personnel related functions including, but not limited to, the supervision of employees, performance management, workforce reductions, promotions, demotions and discipline.
Ensuring that employees understand and adhere to Company policies.
Training and motivating employees in the areas of technical knowledge, safety, environmental and communication.
Ensuring that requirements of the labor agreement are satisfied.
Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience
Required Skills and Education
Required Experience and Education:
11+ Years with HS
7+ Years with AA
5+ Years with BS or Apprentice Graduate
The selected candidate must have knowledge of effective supervisory methods and techniques. Ability to
layout schedules, and supervise the work in an effective and cost efficient manner. Considerable knowledge of the policies and procedures that is relevant to the Plate Shop. Previous supervisory experience in the Plate Shop
Candidates selected for this position are expected to work the time required to accomplish the responsibilities of this position (more than 40 hours including weekends). This position is eligible for Extended Work Time Compensation (EWTC) for hours worked in excess of 45 weekly.
Candidates selected for this position must be willing to work off-site including travel to other sites to support work assignments. Candidates must be able to obtain a Rapid Gate badge for work at government facilities.
1. Must have a minimum of 5 years' experience in the trade
2. Responsible for ensuring that company goals for Safety, Quality and Productivity are aggressively pursued.
3. Oversee and monitor schedule performance including review of ongoing and upcoming projects, investigate late
activities, and assist project supervision in development of practical solutions.
4. Monitor and evaluate project budget performance including review of ongoing and upcoming projects, develop
productivity enhancements and investigate over-budget items.
5. Review project schedules and budgets during the planning phase.
6. Ensure that inter-departmental relations are maintain
7. Monitor productivity across all shifts including the amount and type of work assigned as well as the quality
and quantity of work accomplished.
8. Ensure that requirements of the labor agreement are properly enforced.
9. Must have knowledge of 5xxx aluminum process.
10. Ensure that Company policies are adhered to and the policies are clearly understood by subordinates (ISO
Environmental and Safety). Train and motivate employees in the areas of technical knowledge, safety, environmental and communication.
11. Familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and Outlook
12. Must be able to obtain DBIDS access.
Preferred Skills and Education
Apprentice Graduate preferred
About BAE Systems Platforms & Services
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