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Alcoa Corporation Electrode -Supervisor/ERT in Massena, New York

About the location

Alcoa's U.S. portfolio includes Alcoa's corporate headquarters (ACC), Alcoa's Technology Center (ATC), four smelters, hydroelectric power and a calcined coke plant. Our Massena facility in New York State, established in 1902, is home to the longest continuously operating smelter in the world. Located on the St. Lawrence River, Massena, NY is the center for commercial, industrial, and manufacturing success in St. Lawrence County. Its four seasons of natural beauty and abundant outdoor recreational activities attract tourists and local residents to enjoy year-round. Massena's caring sense of community, affordable cost of living, and extremely low-cost locally-supplied energy, coupled with four public and private universities nearby, make Massena a great place to call home. From the Thousand Island region to explore by boat, to fishing in the St. Lawrence River, to swimming in three beautiful nearby riverside beaches, to experiencing beautiful foliage and hiking in the Fall, to snowmobiling, and many other winter sports, there's always something fun to see and do. And within a two hour drive (or less) are cosmopolitan and historic Montreal and Ottawa, Canada to the north, and to the south are the tall, beautiful views of Adirondacks and within it is Lake Placid, The Olympic Village.

About the job

This position is accountable for managing the activities of bargaining unit employees and overseeing daily operations in the Electrode Department. Additionally, the incumbent will be uniquely qualified to provide emergency response to fires, injuries, environmental spills, or other critical incidents on plant property on an as-needed basis.

Manage assigned resources in compliance with policies to assure that environment, health and safety are the first priority of the business. Lead and conduct key safety initiatives such as employee safety meetings and "toolbox" discussions, risk assessments, environmental, health and safety audits, and compliance monitoring.
Accountable to ensure production schedules, staffing scheduling, and production equipment maintenance meet departmental objectives.
Supervise the day-to-day activities associated with the flow of carbon anodes to the Potroom department.
Monitor departmental labor/management activities and issues to ensure that business needs are met.
Provide coaching, counseling, and support to direct reports to ensure their personal development and positive contribution towards achieving departmental goals.
Accountable for ensuring department personnel follow safe standard operating procedures such that processes remain stable and product quality consistently meets or exceeds customer requirements. Maintain open line of communication with his/her counterpart in the customer's organization.
Respond to emergencies including fires, environmental spills, and serious injuries.
Escort outside "911" medical/ambulance calls.
Provide emergency assistance under various conditions including, natural disaster, bomb threat, civil disobedience, etc.
Demonstrated ability in providing leadership and achieving results is required.
Specialized training in emergency response is also required. The incumbent must be trained in First Aid, CPR, and AED operation. Also, he/she have experience with firefighting, rope rescue, and hazardous material spills techniques and be able to provide training in these areas to the Emergency Response Team.
Demonstrated PC skills are required, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS-Outlook.
A high school diploma is required.
A broad understanding of the Electrode facility, processes, and materials is preferred.
Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

To support our teams and their families beyond the workplace, Alcoa provides an outstanding benefits package effective day one of employment! In addition to medical benefits, we offer structured work-from-home programs, employee resource group opportunities, 401K options and a first-rate vacation plan for valuable work-life balance.

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.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.