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DOD SkillBridge Intern - Supervisor Production

ITT Corporation

ITT Corporation

People & HR, Operations
Seneca Falls, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

DOD SkillBridge Intern – Supervisor Production

Job Locations US-NY-Seneca Falls
Position Type
Contingent Worker

Position Summary

ITT Inc. is proud to be a military-friendly company and an approved DoD SkillBridge partner, committed to providing engaging, meaningful and impactful opportunities to transitioning military service members. ITT values the experience that you have gained during your time in the military, and we look forward to welcoming you onto a team that recognizes and appreciates the unique skillsets that you bring to the workplace.

We are excited to offer our hardworking and talented transitioning service members real-world, hands-on training in today’s in-demand fields. As an ITT SkillBridge participant, you will receive key professional opportunities and support from experienced managers, who will guide you in transferring your skills to the civilian workplace and thriving after separation.

Please note: You must be a transitioning service member within the last 180 of U.S. military service to qualify for this position. Per DoD SkillBridge regulations, this program does not provide compensation through ITT Inc.

ITT, headquartered in Stamford, CT, operates competitively in 35 countries with demanding sales in 125 countries around the globe. ITT partners with engaged customers to deliver enduring solutions to the vital industries that continuously advance our modern way of life. ITT employees thrive in an inviting and professional company culture.


We are seeking a proactive and attentive Production Supervisor Skillbridge Participant who will be trained to provide supervision support to the Seneca Falls, NY site. The Production Supervisor’s role is to support, direct, and manage the workforce and work area to safely produce customer requirements within budgeted costs. Supervisors should spend 80% of their workday on the shop floor and 20% off the floor to perform their assigned responsibilities.

Training in efficient and effective management of areas to meet goals including:

Safety Management

Policy/Employee Management

Time and Attendance

Productivity Management


On-Time Delivery

MOS/Ratings that align best with this opportunity:

Navy: All Rates encouraged E-6 and Above ranks with atleast 5 years of supervisory experience.

Army: All MOS encouraged E-6 and Above ranks with at least 5 years of supervisory experience.

Airforce: All Rates encouraged E-6 and Above ranks with atleast 5 years of supervisory experience.

Marines: All MOS encouraged E-6 and Above ranks with at least 5 years of supervisory experience.

Coast Guard: All Rates encouraged E-6 and Above ranks with at least 5 years of supervisory experience.

Essential Responsibilities


  • Assist the Director of Operations to accomplish plant wide goals by managing employees, selecting jobs, selection and placement of personnel for daily job assignments.
  • Inspect as needed completed material utilizing hand inspection equipment, i.e. Vernier calipers, micrometer and drop dial indicators as well as Profilometer and CMM machines
  • Enforce Company Rules and Regulations, which apply to this department.
  • Responsible for working with hourly employees, human resources and union representatives to staff the department.
  • Assist department personnel with any technical guidance necessary.
  • Ensure compliance with PPE and Safety procedures. Correct behavioral or conditional risks immediately. Investigate and write accident reports.
  • Improve workplace 6S through daily observations and improvements.
  • Assign work daily and move labor to operations necessary to support customer requirements.
  • Attend and participate in shift start up Gemba walks
  • Track Labor and Optimize use of straight and overtime hours
  • Manage department spending within budget
  • Develop/follow a daily production plan that supports customer needs
  • Ensure employees are properly trained and submit all training records
  • Maintain visual displays of work group activity and goals.
  • Address underperformance/workmanship issues with coaching, counseling, and/or progressive discipline, utilizing Human Resources.
  • Assist in make-up of schedule; Direct and guide the dispatching and schedule execution.
  • Support/Assist/Lead Lean initiatives
  • Establish and support team atmosphere within assigned area.
  • Cross training and creating/maintaining a flexible workforce.
  • Conduct team Meetings with all direct reports reviewing safety and productivity goals.

Position Requirements

Skills and Experience


  • 2 or 4year degree in business management is preferred
  • Supervisory experience in a union environment
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Handle multiple priorities/tasks
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience with Excel, Word, AS400, Kronos, and SAP are preferred
  • Familiar with grievance process, Lean manufacturing concepts, and OSHA requirements

Safety is a core value at ITT. Our employees understand and follow all ITT safety policies and procedures, participate in workplace inspections, safety training, and in the development of job safety analyses.

This position requires the use of information subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

“ITT Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.”


Equal Pay Act Statement

We aim to pay our ‘ITT’ers’ fairly and competitively in the locations that they live and work. Pay-for-performance is a principle that we believe in, and employees are rewarded based not only on ‘what’ they accomplish, but also on ‘how’ they reflect ITT’s values. ITT offers a competitive salary and robust total rewards package, such as health insurance, 401(k), short and long-term disability, paid time off, growth and developmental opportunities, and other incentive compensation programs. Specific benefits are dependent upon whether or not the position is part of a collective-bargaining agreement. The salary offered to a candidate is based several factors such as candidate experience and qualifications, location, as well as market and business considerations.

Equal Pay Act Range

This is a nonpaid internship in accordance to the DOD Skillbridge guidelines.


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ITT Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to age, color, gender, gender identity, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran, race, religion, sexual orientation, or any or any other characteristic protected by law. (Government security rules may restrict certain work to specific individuals based on government criteria.)
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