Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.
To provide production leadership to a manufacturing value stream team, utilizing lean business systems as the keystone of the daily activities required to deliver business results in the areas of safety, quality, delivery, inventory, and cost. Establish a world-class manufacturing organization to support current and future challenges. This position will have direct reporting responsibility for a value stream team consisting of Supervisor, Team Leads and Assemblers, and Manufacturing Engineers / Technicians.
Job Core Responsibilities
Provide motivational leadership and communication to all team associates to ensure understanding and attainment of Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, Inventory performance objectives and weekly shipments.
Coordinate material and resource planning to ensure daily delivery and productivity goals are met.
Utilize, drive, and promote understanding of Lean tools and principles to ensure the delivery of business objectives and a culture of continuous improvement. Develop and implement kaizen plans, daily management, lean conversion, and countermeasures.
Ensure compliance with company policies and procedure. Take active role in safety awareness and accident prevention.
Develop a world-class operations organization by providing training, coaching, and counseling as appropriate.
Ensure proper staffing levels, quality and quantity, to meet customer requirements and achieve productivity targets.
Support and nurture a healthy work culture based on respect, equal treatment, and positive growth
Identify, implement, and support cost-out opportunities relative to materials management at point-of-use, productivity improvements, waste reduction, and make/buy.
Ensure general safety, compliance with relevant legislation, regulations and company requirements.
Manage staff selection, performance, development and training processes to ensure team competencies and capabilities to reach the business goals and expectations.
Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary during unique periods based on business needs
Other responsibilities as assigned.
Education : Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing / Technology, or equivalent required.
Years Experience : 5 + years of relevant experience in a manufacturing environment required.
Minimum 2 year proven shop floor front line operations leadership / supervisory experience in a multi-functional manufacturing environment, preferred
Working knowledge and advanced training in Lean manufacturing concepts, preferred.
Proven ability to develop and enhance an organization including the formal development of direct reports, preferred
Demonstrated ability to lead in a rapid changing, intense, and demanding environment.
Outstanding spreadsheet utilization skills along with proficiency in word processing and presentation software (MS Office).
Significant exposure to and working knowledge ofmultiple MRP functions (shop floor, planning, procurement, quality) in SAP or equivalent, preferred
Ability to understand and interpret blueprints and engineering specifications
Previous experience in an military &/or aerospace setting with ISO and FAA regulations, preferred
Excellent Communicator and Team-builder
Exceptional leadership skills including ability to drive improvements / results across departments
Independent with strong sense of initiative (Self-directed)
Strong ability to balance the need for Results with a focus on Processes
Strong Interpersonal and organizational skills
Mentorship passion and ability
Strong Negotiation skills
Multi-tasked, Flexible, open minded
Analytical, fact based problem solver
Commitment to Continuous Improvement
Decisive, fair, consistent
High Degree of attention to detail
Strong sense of urgency
Stress tolerant in a fast paced, result orientated manufacturing environment
Ability to positively motivate teams around stretch goal success
This position requires use of information which is 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.
Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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