Machine Shop Supervisor

Description: Manage and direct a team of at least 15 hourly bargaining unit employees engaged in performing work or activities related to the manufacture and testing of aircraft.

Duties include the day-to-day operation of the Development Flight Center (DFC) machine shop.

Specific roles/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Estimate incoming work for "time to complete" and evaluate work assignments to ensure need date requirements are consistent with cost, schedule, and quality.
• Provide supervision and oversight to ensure all components are completed according to blueprint requirements and delivered to the customer in a timely manner.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Plan and direct department activities necessary to meet the goals of the department and company in accordance with established quality standards.
• Control cost/budget parameters and schedules.
• Create a work place environment where quality improvement tools are used effectively to achieve "world class" lean manufacturing operations and enterprise excellence process objectives.
• Ensure applicable product quality, product safety, and workplace environmental, health and safety requirements imposed by customers, government regulations, and company executive management are met. Comply with all company ethics policies, principles, and practices.
• Assess training requirements to ensure all direct reports receive appropriate training.
• Maintain disciplinary and technical control of the operating unit.
• Transition work requirements between shifts.
• Manage and approve employee(s) timekeeping in SAP.

Duties may also include day-to-day hangar operations.
Desired Skills: The following experience is preferred:
• experience and demonstrated success implementing lean manufacturing process and practices
• working knowledge of equipment used in a typical machine shop environment including blueprints, metrology methods, and setup procedures
• knowledge and experience supervising the use of CNC and manual mills, lathes, and drills
BA/BS degree in business, production management from an accredited college, and/or equivalent experience/combined education.

Successful candidate must have:
• experience in aircraft manufacturing and/or maintenance operations
• demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks and responsibilities in a high pressure operational environment
• demonstrated ability to effectively communicate orally, in writing, and in group sessions as a member or leader with the ability to interface with representatives of suppliers, customers, and governmental oversight organizations.
• ability to effectively lead and manage aircraft modification and maintenance operations and achieve quality, schedule, and cost objectives in a union environment
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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