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Aircraft Engine Shop Production Supervisor

Date posted 07/10/2018

Job ID#: 19567BR
Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
Job Title: Aircraft Engine Shop Production Supervisor
Job Category: Manufacturing
City: Adelanto
State: California
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary

Job Summary

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

This position develops, schedules and implements work activities for the manufacturing and assembly area. Coordinates day to day activities of the production process, including personnel supervision, work assignments, and coordination of the product flow through the production phase. Requires complete familiarity with and understanding of the general aspects and technical phases of the job.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervises assemblers and technicians through all phases of production in accordance with established schedules. Offers guidance and coaching to manufacturing personnel.

  • Schedules and coordinates work assignments. Ensures accurate time charging.

  • Examines defective equipment details to determine cause of malfunction and reports need for repairs. Assists engineering staff to resolve design and documentation issues. Interfaces with planning personnel in the generation of process flows, as well as with quality assurance personnel.

  • Analyzes work orders and blueprints to determine information such as material to be used, type of operations, and sequence of operations required. Monitors usage and supply of all production materials and tooling; reorders when necessary. Interfaces with production control to help prevent material and equipment shortages.

  • Formulates and recommends plans, policies, procedures and schedules for the section. Seeks methods to improve product quality, repeatability and efficiency.

  • Evaluates work standards and performance levels ensuring uniformity, effectiveness and appropriate staffing levels. Inspects work in progress and finished products.

  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product. Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop.

  • Interviews prospective assembly employees. Responsible for training, qualification and certification when applicable. Provides mentoring to employees in developmental stages.

  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Expected to work and lead the workplace in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.

  • Additional Functions:

    • May interface with outside vendors and sales representatives to stay current on new products and services.

    • Other duties as assigned or required.


Job Qualifications
  • Typically requires an associate's degree and six or more years of progressive professional experience in a related technical field. May substitute equivalent experience in lieu of education.

  • Must have a thorough technical understanding of production and assembly concepts and practices, with the ability to organize, schedule, and coordinate workloads and staff to meet established milestones.

  • Must be customer focused and possess:

    • the ability to identify issues, analyze and interpret data and develop innovative solutions to a variety of moderately complex matters of diverse scope and nature;

    • strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present findings to a variety of audiences;

    • strong interpersonal skills to influence and guide all levels of employees and external representatives;

    • the ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information;

    • the ability to represent the company on external projects; and

    • strong computer skills. The ability to work extended hours and travel is required.

Travel Percentage Required :
0% - 25%

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