Operations Leader

Job Description
This posting for Operations Leader will be used to fill an open 1st shift position of technical leadership support for production operators in our Air Transport Unit Integration team.

Operations Leader:

To facilitate the effective operations of production teams, ensuring that they are enabled to execute to business requirements and customer needs, and driving quality improvement and performance through accountability. This position is first level escalation for all aspects of operational efficiency and effectiveness.

• Maintain smooth flow of delivery according to agreed metrics
• Operate as 1st level escalation for all issues identified that may be hindering the smooth flow of
• Ensure that shift handovers are conducted effectively
• Monitor, control and report on overtime, shift preference, etc.
• Support and maintain effective communication within, to and from Operational teams
• Monitor and maintain inventory control at agreed upon target

• Ensure team members understand roles and responsibilities
• Support team members to execute effectively within their team to achieve objectives
• Coach, mentor and train team members to enable them to successfully meet expectations and
• Monitor and review team and individual performance
• Drive continuous improvement within the teams
• Drive collaboration between teams
• Address employee issues in the teams (1st level escalation)
• Drive a culture of Inspirations at shop floor level

• Drive reductions in MAUC, overhead, free cash flow

• Proactively support quality initiatives relating to design and process compliance and improvement.
• Reduce defects
• Support purge and NOE events

• Ensure compliance to all aspects of Safety
• Proactively maintain a safe working environment
• Comply with audits

Typical Education & Experience
Bachelor's Degree and 5 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Bachelor's Degree and 5 years work experience or equivalent experience
  • Technical qualification is preferable and highly recommended
Preferred Skills and Education
• Exposure to Lean Manufacturing essential
• Skills and experience in Oracle, Windchill, Data Analysis Software & MSOffice

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.
The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

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