Textron Production Supervisor in Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Production Supervisor

Description

Lycoming Engines seeks a Supervisor to lead a dynamic team of production associates, including mechanics, technicians and skilled trades to support production, development, assembly and testing of engine products and systems. This person will be a charismatic leader and change agent capable of driving relentless improvement, motivating team members and leading them to achieve safety, quality, delivery and cost goals.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for hiring, coaching, training, developing, directing, counseling and disciplining employees in a fair and consistent manner

  • Lead and direct employees in various size operations departments

  • Develop and improve operations towards best in class standards including but not limited to talent, processes and facilities

  • Assists in developing plant Lean competencies including Value Stream Mapping, 5S, Visual Controls, Materials / Tools at Point-of-Use, SMED (setup reduction), Flow, Kanban, Cell Layout, Waste Reduction, supplier interface and development.

  • Supervise bargained personnel to insure efficient manpower utilization and assist with planning

  • Proactively participate in cross-functional efforts and teams to support Lycoming Premier initiatives

  • Responsible for the training and development of all bargaining unit personnel

  • Administer the provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and collaborate with union leaders in the resolution of shop issues

  • Assist with selection, installation, operation and on-going maintenance of equipment and systems

  • Ensure compliance with company procedures and policies

Qualifications

Position Requirements:

  • Leadership experience

  • Engine assembly, engine test, dynamometer operations and machining – both CNC and conventional is a plus

  • Excellent communication, organizational and leadership skills

  • Demonstrate ability to influence work culture and drive change in organizations

  • Demonstrate strong problem solving, team building, and conflict resolution skills

  • Possess strong work ethic

  • MS Office skills

  • Knowledge of general aviation engine and airframe applications is preferred

  • Knowledge of advanced engine control systems and troubleshooting is preferred

  • Machine shop experience utilizing statistical process control is preferred

  • Lean manufacturing experience is a plus

  • Six Sigma training and experience is preferred

Specialized Requirements:

  • Knowledge of data acquisition, electronic and test control systems is preferred

  • Possess the ability to develop, implement, and maintain facility infrastructure

  • Coordinate and prioritize work to meet customer requirements for both production and development demands

  • Work with and support the FAA to ensure that investigations are conducted accurately and on schedule

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related work experience

  • Technical degree is preferred

  • Employee must be dedicated to continuous learning

Additional Competency Requirements:

Teamwork approach, ability to resolve conflicts, presentation skills, Strong organizational, interpersonal and communications skills; Interface with all levels of Management

License and Certification Requirements:

  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt Certification is a plus

  • A&P mechanics license preferred

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Manufacturing

Primary Location US-Pennsylvania-Williamsport

Recruiting Company Textron Systems: Lycoming Engines

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Team Leader

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 260547