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The Boeing Company

FA - 18 Manufacturing Operation Manager

San Antonio, TX

Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We're committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that's welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

Boeing Global Services (BGS) is looking for a First Line Manufacturing Manager to join our FA-18E/F Service Life Modification Program based in San Antonio, TX. We're looking for a dynamic leader who will lead & develop their teams with a strong focus on safety, compliance, One BPS implementation and process improvements. The leader will partner with peers, cross-organization / functional teams and our customers to execute and improve the build work statement.

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This position is expected to be 100% onsite. The selected candidate will be required to work onsite at one of the listed location options.

Must be willing to work variable shifts, including weekends and overtime. Some positions may also be rotating shifts.

Position Responsibilities
  • Building and leading successful teams performing activities within multiple manufacturing disciplines
  • Promoting and supporting a team environment through positive relationships in line with Boeing Values
  • Developing strategies to ensure performance to meet operating budgets
  • Oversees the implementation of policies and procedures in support of daily operational responsibilities.
  • Review and execute plans, make adjustments and resolve issues impeding production
  • Actively manage all resources available to deliver to quality and performance targets
  • Drive a safety and quality culture and environmental stewardship
  • Implement continuous improvement and change initiatives
  • Experience leading, coaching and supporting teams in a complex manufacturing / factory environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross functionally with a range of stakeholders to collaborate and influence others to ensure program deliverables are achieved
  • Experience manufacturing principles and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to manage conflict and negotiate
  • Ability to lead a team's safety culture, setting high expectations and leading via values
  • In this role you are required to be flexible to work across day and afternoon shifts to support operational requirements.

This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship.

An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skill/Experience):
  • 3+ years of experience in a Manufacturing Operations role or environment
  • 3+ years of experience in leading teams and team development
  • 3+ years of experience implementing continuous process improvement, lean processes, and employee involvement and engagement strategies in a manufacturing environment

Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
  • 1+ years of experience working with the F/A-18 platform
  • 3+ years of experience developing solutions to a wide range of complex technical problems, requiring ingenuity and innovation.
  • 3+ years of effective team building skills, develops and motivates employees and first-level managers.
  • 3+ years of experience interfacing with senior and executive leadership.

Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit for this position.

Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.

This position is for variable shift

"At Boeing, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage and retain the top talent. Elements of the Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities.

The Boeing Company also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work.

The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Please note that the salary information shown below is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Summary pay range: $96,900 - $131,100

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Client-provided location(s): San Antonio, TX, USA
Job ID: Boeing-00000345030
Employment Type: Other