Project Newton, Hot Line Lead



United States, West Virginia, Ravenswood

Remote Position: 


May 18th, 2023



Job Summary:

To provide leadership and management for all activities in Project Newton. Provide support to Constellium’s overall business goals and objectives.




  • Provide the necessary leadership to manage all aspects of efficient Coil processing operations 
  • Position is responsible for coordinating safety, quality, productivity, maintenance and continuous improvement.  
  • Provide support to central and corporate engineering groups.
  • Position holder must have at least 4 years of operating experience inside an aluminium rolling mill to fully understand the relationships between the different departments and the process flow necessary for optimum throughput
  • Position holder should have continuous improvement and lean manufacturing expertise in order to provide the leadership necessary to identify and resolve problems.
  • Must be willing and able to act independently and lead the effort to determine root cause and implement corrective actions, as required 
  • Must identify key process indicators required for executing Constellium’s annual objectives and provide the leadership to see that the necessary action plans required to achieve the targets are developed and put into motion
  • Position holder must develop and execute an annual spending budget.



  • Strongly preferred: Clear understanding of the rolling process with a minimum 4 years’ experience
  • Strongly preferred:  Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering or related discipline
    • Extensive, aluminum industry experience will be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Requires strong leadership skills
  • Ability to manage and develop in a team environment
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Requires strong employee development skills
  • Knowledgeable of production and maintenance functions in rolling operations.
  • Strong leadership skills and commitment to Environment, Health and Safety
  • Requires commitment to established Standard Operating Procedures, problem solving, and best quality practices


Reporting Structure:


  • Reports to the Director of Manufacturing 
  • Direct Reports:  None
  • Indirect Reports:  None
  • Job Family:  Engineering / Management


About Constellium:

With over 1,100 employees, Constellium’s plant in Ravenswood, West Virginia, is one of the world’s largest rolled products facilities, offering customers the most powerful plate stretchers in the world, as well as one of the largest cold rolling mills. Built in 1957, the plant houses 62 acres (about 250,900 m²) of production facilities, and is one of the top 50 businesses in West Virginia. 

We produce plate, sheet, and coil products for aerospace, defense, transportation, marine, and industrial uses. As the global leader in aluminium aerospace technology, we specialize in high performance plates, sheets, extrusions, and precision castings that bring cost benefits to space programs and military and commercial aircraft. Our pre-machining and custom designed components can be found in products for Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, Lockheed Martin, NASA, and others. 

The Ravenswood facility is nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, along the Ohio River. It is the largest employer in Jackson County, and one of the top 50 businesses in West Virginia.

A culture of family, community, and hard work runs deep in Jackson County. Located in the western region of West Virginia, it is one of the most productive regions in the state, with Ripley as its county seat and Ravenswood serving as its largest municipality. Ripley sits between the Parkersburg and Charleston metropolitan areas.

The region offers plenty of activities, both open-air and indoors, for a wide range of interests. These include parks, lakes, forests, Civil War trails, golf courses, historical landmarks (covered bridges, a heritage house, a castle), museums and galleries, conference centers, the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences, the Charleston Light Opera Guild, and much more.






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An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without

regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.