General Dynamics - Bath Iron Works

Assistant Superintendent, Outside Machinist

Location US-ME-Bath
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Job Description

To provide craft based technical and resource management across areas. Facilitate movement of resources to balance and optimize cost outcomes.

Responsibilities across assigned area includes:
• Provides and implements solutions to resource plan requirements through personnel moves, loans, transfers, hiring/layoffs for the O04 classification;
• Determine personnel moves (who) in accordance with staffing plans that optimize mechanic skills and qualifications to assignments;
• Identify and resolve skill inadequacies through training, assignments, hiring, etc;
• Provide technical guidance, training, and oversight to supervisors and mechanics;
• Be visible on the deckplates in all areas of the yard to provide support, communication, and greater trade identity;
• Provide leadership and single point authority in determining trade preferred practices. Ensure practices/processes are safe, efficient, and produce quality;

• Work with area based management to assign resources and resolve craft-oriented deckplate problems;
• Joint responsibility with Area Management for trade performance;
• Interface between all shifts and help establish priorities;
• Analyze and develop safety policies and procedures to ensure goals are achieved;
• Ensures best usage of trade facilities (shop, tooling);
• May periodically run a crew in addition to Assistant Superintendent duties.

Required/Preferred Education/Training

• High School Diploma or GED required
• Graduate BIW Apprentice or PDP preferred

Required/Preferred Experience

• At least 3 years of supervisory/management experience required
• At least 5 years of extensive working knowledge in outside machinery processes with application in a manufacturing/shipbuilding environment required
• Basic computer skills required
• Must demonstrate proficiency in blueprints and job estimating
• Knowledge and experience with earned value management system
• A solid foundation in labor contract administration required
• Excellent administrative skills, interpersonal skills, communication skills, and problem solving/decision making skills required


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