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Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Fincantieri Marine Group
Minimum Qualifications: High School DiplomaCommitment to qualityEither certification in, or immediate willingness to complete ASNT NDT Level II Certification ProgramExtensive knowledge of shipyard processesPassage of basic ABS Weld Test (3G Vertical Up, Wire Size .052, straight CO2, on 3/4" Steel)Excellent communication skillsHighly accountableMinimum of 5 years of management experience in steel fabrication / weld Desired Qualifications: Prior shipyard experience a plus7+ years management experience or commensurate educationDegreed in one of the following: Welding Technology; Welding and Fabrication Engineering; Industrial Engineering; Production Engineering; General Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; or Materials ScienceExperience in Quality Control and InspectionPrior use of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and OutlookExperience using Time and Attendance tracking software .Position Title: General ForemanLocation of Position: United States -- Wisconsin -- Sturgeon BayBusiness Group: Fincantieri Bay ShipbuildingDepartment: Production ManagementPosition Type: Full-Time; Permanent; ExemptReports To: Hull Superintendent Position Summary: This position is responsible for supervising and coordinating all department activities and schedules for our second shift employees at our vast, 63-acre facility. Significant heavy manufacturing takes place both in several fab shops, as well as on the waterfront. The successful candidate will support the 1,000+ working men and women on our waterfront by ensuring the operational effectiveness; overseeing the fabrication efforts for new construction of both commercial and military build, as well vessel repair, repowering, and conversion. There is a heavy emphasis placed on Quality Assurance. Detailed Description: Direct and coordinate activities of the business concerned with 2nd shift.Establish and implement departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures. Coordinate budget activities to fund 2nd shift operations, maximize investments and increase efficiency.Monitor suppliers to ensure that they efficiently and effectively provide needed good and services.Direct administrative activities directly related the 2nd shift process. Plan and program sequence of tasks.Conduct tests and inspections of products and processes to evaluate quality and performance.Complete documentation needed to support testing procedures.Optimize 2nd shift productivity and performance.Examine work pieces for defects to ensure conformance with specifications.Plan and direct work on new construction and repair projects.Train and instruct employees on most efficient ways of completing a job. Develop and Implement a Quality Control program with internal auditing.Develop and maintain 2nd shift procedures and work instructions / acceptance criteria.Propose and implement Capital Projects / Investments in the fabrication trades, and justify the expense.Enter time, enforce company policies, and appraise employee performance.Serve as a resource to key stakeholders (i.e. crews, leaders, boat reps, senior leadership, etc.).Read and interpret blue prints and engineering drawings to determine materials required and task sequences.Work with the Purchasing Department to requisition materials, supplies, equipment, etc.Manage foremen and front line supervisors working on 2nd shift.Confer with supervisors in other trades to coordinate operations and activities between departments.Plan and develop new production processes.Study production schedules and estimate worker hour requirements for completion of job assignments.Work within collective bargaining agreement and enforces safety regulations.Interpret specifications and job orders to workers, and assigns duties.Establish or adjust work procedures to meet production schedules.Recommend measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.Analyze and resolve work problems, or assist workers in solving work problems.Initiate or suggest plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.Maintain time and production records.Estimate requisitions of all materials for 2nd shift.Confer with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.Provide training and guidance to hourly staff.Ensure that action items are tracked to closure in a timely manner. Complete supervisory safety leadership training to include the following: incident investigations, inspections & interactive audits, hazard awareness, JSA development and any other EHS training pertaining to the department. Attendance is an essential function of the job.Ability and willingness to engage in highly energetic pursuits on the waterfront. Maintain a commitment to and promote the Quality and Environmental, Health & Safety Policies. Abide by all organizational policies and procedures. Supervisory Responsibilities: Directly supervises 1 to 10 employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding's policies, and procedures. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Willingness to be a mentor, and demonstrate leadership skills that align with the mission, vision, and values of Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding. Core Competencies: Decision Quality -- Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.Communicates Effectively -- Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.Builds Effective Teams -- building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.Optimizes Work Processes (Quality & Continuous Improvement) -- Knowing the most effective and efficient processes to get things done, with a focus on continuous improvement.Ensures Accountability -- holding self and others accountable to meet commitments. Company Overview:Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding (FBS) is located in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. With roots dating back to 1918, we currently exist as an industry leader in new construction, repair, and major conversions. The FBS portfolio includes articulated tug-barge units, OPA 90-compliant vessels, dredges and dredging support equipment, and offshore supply vessels along with specializing in Great Lakes self-unloading vessels. We strive to be the shipbuilder of choice in safety, quality, value and dependability by offering innovative and competitive maritime solutions tailored to our customers' needs. Our mission is to build, repair and sustain maritime vessels that proudly supply, service and defend our nation and the world. EEO Statement:Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We promote a Drug Free Work Environment and require pre-employment drug testing as well as mandatory random drug testing.