Manufacturing Supervisor

Website Precision Castparts Corporation

Job Highlights

Title Manufacturing Supervisor
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Irvine, CA, United States
Company Precision Castparts Corporation

Company Profile

Precision Castparts is a market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures, and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. The company also produces airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market.

Job Profile

The company is recruiting a Manufacturing Supervisor who will manage approximately 5-15 employees performing machining, welding, deburring, and extrusion.

Must be a US citizen to be in the position.

Education Level

  • Bachelor’s Degree in technical/business (preferred but not required)

Work Experience

  • 2-5 years of manufacturing experience (2+ years of lead/supervisory experience)
  • Experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment
  • Metal extrusion and CNC Lathe experience (preferred but not required)


  • Act as Subject Matter expert on machinery and procedures
  • Assist with managing employee performance and increasing team engagement
  • Drive a culture of safety, quality, and teamwork
  • Drive safety projects and actions as required
  • Ensure that manufacturing documentation, procedures, and protocols are followed at all times.
  • Implement lean manufacturing methods (6S, flow, visual organizations, etc.)
  • Improve machine utilization through setup reduction and enhanced scheduling
  • Manage cost reduction projects
  • Manage team to meet daily schedule, throughput targets, and customer satisfaction
  • Monitor scrap, yield, and part efficiencies on existing programs to ensure the achievement of budget targets.
  • Perform housekeeping tasks to maintain a clean and orderly workstation
  • Operate equipment to produce parts and meet quality standards on a need basis
  • Weekly or bi-weekly employee communications meetings.
  • Work closely with Area Manager to increase productivity/reduce variable cost
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Ability to analyze production data and develop solutions
  • Ability to manage high-performance teams
  • Ability to manage several tasks and priorities at a time
  • Demonstrated accomplishments in a manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated accomplishments in leadership accomplishments
  • Effective communication skills with employees and the upper management team
  • High visible energy, sense of urgency, and ownership

Physical Demands

  • Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • Frequently is required to sit.
  • Occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Occasionally lift or move up to 20 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

  • Occasionally exposed to airborne particles and vibration.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Employer’s Statement

Precision Castparts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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