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Company: Alcoa
Location: Massena, NY
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


Alcoa (NYSE: AA) is a global industry leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminum products, with a strong portfolio of value-added cast and rolled products and substantial energy assets. Alcoa is built on a foundation of strong values and operating excellence dating back nearly 130 years to the world-changing discovery that made aluminum an affordable and vital part of modern life. Since inventing the aluminum industry, and throughout our history, our talented Alcoans have followed on with breakthrough innovations and best practices that have led to efficiency, safety, sustainability and stronger communities wherever we operate.

The Shift Supervisor is accountable to provide leadership for the operational, and administrative services in the Potrooms to meet both safety and production goals. Operate pot lines at peak efficiency to gain maximum quality production. Monitor operations to ensure proper SOP's are being performed and utilize materials and process control computer to control quality and costs. Handle experimental projects and maintains manpower requirements.

Major deliverables:
  • Manage assigned resources in compliance with EHS policies to assure that environment, health and safety are the first priority of the business. Support key safety initiatives such as Behavior Based Safety, Audit processes, Safety Council activities, Safety Advisors, etc.

  • Manage the day-to-day operation of the Potrooms to ensure costs meet, or better, the departmental expense budgets. Accountable to ensure work hours, headcount, KPI's, and inventories meet Plan.

  • Support departmental APS activities. Apply APS principles to identify and implement improvements to production process.

  • Provide mentorship, counseling and support to direct reports to ensure their personal development and positive contribution towards achieving departmental goals.

  • Accountable for direct reports following standard operating procedures such that processes remain stable and product quality consistently meets or exceeds customer requirements. Maintain open line of communications with his/her counterpart in the customer's organization.

  • Serve as shift decision maker/SPA for such items as planned maintenance priorities, special engineering projects, production / process and crew scheduling, etc.

  • Coordinate the delivery of molten metal to meet the needs of the Ingot Plant.

  • Work with Technical Process Leader reports to coordinate efforts on developmental projects and to correct pot inefficiencies.

  • Work to improve communication processes between hourly and salary.

  • Assign daily tasks and audit performances to ensure conformance. Take corrective action when required.

  • Directs and controls activities during emergency operations in the Potrooms during off shifts.


This position requires a broad understanding of the Smelting facility, the process, materials, and people with demonstrated knowledge of Potroom operations is preferred. Supervisor experience or successful completion of the Supervisor Assessment Center is a mandatory requirement. Demonstrated ability in providing leadership, achieving results and driving change is required.

Demonstrated PC skills are required, including: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS-Schedule/Exchange.

Alcoa encourages applications from women, people of diverse backgrounds and those with different skills and life experiences. Alcoa is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

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