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Rigging Operations Supervisor

Company: General Dynamics
Location: North Kingstown
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Responsibilities for this Position Rigging Operations Supervisor US-RI-North Kingstown Job ID: 2021-4038 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 2 Category: Management EB Quonset Point Facility Overview RIGGING: The successful candidate will supervise the daily activities of 10-15 Department 920 riggers. D920 plans, schedules, coordinates & accomplishes virtually all lifting & handling activities in support of manufacturing, assembly, outfitting & testing of submarine structures and components while maintaining safety, quality, cost, schedule and continuous improvement. D920 personnel operates all facility cranes (bridge, gantry, mobile, crawler, and cantilever), transporters, transfer car system, Traksporter and air pallets. Responsibilities involve attending Plan of the Day (POD) to assist with prioritizing the daily workload, assign and execute the work to meet company goals. The candidate will perform risk assessment of each task prior to job assignment in accordance with ODD-027 and provide oversite during execution of lifting and handling activities including and technical guidance. The candidates responsibilities shall also include the following: * Ensure first time quality and compliance with Navy Crane Center standards, the EB Safety Manual, lifting & handling policies, procedures, and engineered drawings * Perform safety, forklift, and lifting and handling surveillances regularly and assist middle management with corrective actions to minimize negative trends * Minimize the department training delinquency and no show rate to meet company goals * Capture EBos delays and assist middle management with corrective actions to control cost * Complete Near Miss Reports and lower level crane/rigging accident reports for areas of responsibilities * Provide mentoring/counselling to subordinates that do not follow directions or policies and procedures * Develop and mentor subordinates that are capable of acting as substitute supervisors * Must have the ability to motivate, mentor and develop all subordinates to support business goals and needs. * Must have the ability to drive team performance to support business demands such as required O.T. and extended hours when the business dictates Additional responsibilities include assisting the D920 Area Superintendent with planning, scheduling, training, safety performance, equipment inspection & maintenance, development & implementation of process improvement projects, review of construction methods/sequencing and lifting and handling drawings. Occasional travel may be required. The candidate will supervise other support trades (e.g. stage builders) where required. This position is located at the North Kingstown, RI location. Responsibilities * Ability to evaluate risk and execute plans that minimize risk * Highly motivated individual requiring minimal oversight * Ability to motivate peers and subordinates to achieve daily goals * Comfortable with public speaking * Strong leadership, communication, interpersonal, organizational and writing skills Qualifications Required: * A minimum of 2 years of experience in lifting and handling * Proficient with lifting and handling policies, procedures and drawings * Knowledge of basic safe work practices and have the ability to comprehend, follow and issue verbal and/or written instructions * Willing to work extended work hours to support production schedules (including weekends, holidays and plant shutdowns) as business needs dictates * Must be available to work all assigned shifts * Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance through the department of defense Preferred: * Previous experience in shipbuilding * A working knowledge of ship systems and procedures pertaining to submarine construction * Previous supervisory experience * Previous scaffolding experience and familiarity with Universal Scaffolding * Knowledge of OSHA scaffolding regulations * Previous Military experience * Prior lifting and handling experience in a manufacturing environment preferred. * High School/GED; apprentice graduate preferred; college desired * MDU graduate

Keywords: General Dynamics, Warwick , Rigging Operations Supervisor, Other , North Kingstown, Rhode Island

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