Foundry Supervisor

Job Locations US-NY-Elmira
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Kennedy Valve



Kennedy Valve is currently seeking a professional, self-motivated individual to fill the role of Foundry Scheduler/No Bake Supervisor.  This position reports to the Foundry Manager and has daily team interactions within the Foundry Departments.  Top level priority of the Foundry Supervisor is to lead their team by managing their own words and behaviors, setting an example that engages employees, and own the Scheduling  process that leads to safely producing quality castings and on time delivery to our customers.  The Foundry Supervisor works closely with the Foundry Manager to direct the day to day activities of the No Bake area up to 4 hourly employees.  The Foundry supervisor will also be responsible for support in other departments to fill in when needed.




  • Work with all Foundry Departments to ensure we meet or exceed our On-Time Delivery to all our customers by scheduling out the Foundry needs
  • Analysis multiple due customer reports and schedule multiple departments to achieve timely delivery to customers
  • Work with Foundry Manager and area supervisors to provide support to hourly employees, assuring that the right tools and training are present to do the job safely.
  • Collect and record daily production information and identify opportunities for improvement based on the data.
  • Maintain payroll system for assigned employees including submitting vacation and approving hours worked on a weekly basis.
  • Assure all Safety and Environmental training is up to date while promoting a people first environment where the expectation is to keep each other safe.
  • Perform monthly safety inspections as assigned with a focus on improvements.
  • Direct workforce on a day to day basis, making changes as needed to meet our goal of 100% on time all the time.
  • Promote an environment of accountability and trust
  • Support maintenance in trouble shooting of equipment
  • Support the Foundry Quality Engineer identifying tooling needs/repairs
  • Identify areas needing support through daily interactions and walk throughs on production floor




  • Minimum 1 – 3 years of experience in leadership role within a manufacturing environment is preferred, but not required.
  • Proficient user knowledge of MS Office programs; especially Excel.
  • Knowledge of No bake and Foundry scheduling



  • Attention to detail through ambitious goal setting and productive project management.
  • Firm foundation of trust through excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Projects a consistent, reliable presence that inspires calm and confidence in our team members.
  • Ability to embrace a culture based on the McWane Way required principles, values and behaviors




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