Posted by: Newport News Shipbuilding (a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries) on Jan 12, 2021
Newport News , VA
HII Mechanical is hiring an experienced Foreman to support our 2nd shift Machine Shop operations in Newport News, VA.
Position requires hours beyond a standard work week. Must be able to work variable schedule, including weekends as needed.
A successful candidate must have experience with machining operations, to include understanding of drawings and blueprint reading. Candidate must be an effective communicator (oral and written) with a strong commitment to safety and quality.
Supervises, assigns, coordinates and evaluates semi-skilled and skilled trades personnel according to their skill, experience and job knowledge. Supervises and trains employees to improve quality and quantity of work performed. Recommends training to enhance skill and productivity of employees, and assists in development of training procedures. Breaks broad strategies down to practical action plans and ensures employees are trained to perform these plans. Responsible for complying with all technical aspects of the job including adherence to all drawings, procedures, etc. Responsible for manufacturing, installation, operation, testing, and process operations that have a significant financial impact on the company's performance. Supervises qualified trades staff; monitoring job and budget performance for all shifts.
BS/Apprentice OR High School and 6 years related Trade experience.
The candidate must be able to supervise the work of others, motivate and train employees, and possess strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills. Depending on assigned area, specific technical, medical and physical requirements may apply.
May be required to physically access tight, low or high spaces, involving climbing, kneeling, stooping, standing, etc. Depending on area assigned, the job may involve exposure to extreme weather and other environmental conditions encountered in manufacturing, including noise, fumes, chemicals, moving and energized machines and systems, etc. Must be able to work variable schedule including overtime.
*CNC experience is highly preferred
*Ability to edit programs is also preferred
Req ID: 1330
Travel Required: Yes, 10%-25% of the time
Relocation: No relocation assistance available
Education: High School Diploma/GED
Virtual/Telework Opportunity: No-Teleworking is not available for this position
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
Clearance Type: No - Clearance Not Required to Start
Huntington Ingalls Industries is America's largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII's Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII's Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 40,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.
Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.
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