Triumph Group

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Operations Manager

Operations Manager

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Manufacturing/Production/Operations - All
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Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.


Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.

Direct and coordinate activities within manufacturing by leading and managing production decisions concerning process, changes and implementation of new programs.   Has overall responsibility for production schedule, conformance to quality expectations and production budget.



  • Financial decisions specific to site operations, company expenses, profit and loss, capital improvements.
  • Management oversight, decisions pertaining to business operations profits, growth and capital expenditures.
  • Attend conferences as needed interfacing with customers, prospects and business development. 
  • Carryout / execute activities to meet customer satisfaction ( on-time delivery, accurate status, et. al.) 
  • Know and support Company Quality procedure and standards. 
  • Provide leadership to company team by establishing company goals, standards and target improvements in safety, quality, cost, delivery and customer satisfaction.
  • Promote shop safety practices and policies ensuring a safe, healthy and environmentally acceptable work place.
  • Organize, staff, and train supervisors and operators. 
  • Willingness to support company training and cross-functional efforts. 
  • Sponsor changes required achieving manufacturing strategy, providing priorities, resources, counsel, rewards and managing consequences for positive/negative behavior.
  • Assure effective sustained sponsorship throughout organization.
  • Exercises sound judgment, tact and diplomacy.  
  • Evaluate and effectively address highly complex issues and problems
  • Appropriately delegate work, set expectations and monitor and develop activities of team members supporting and motivating a team culture
  • Represents company in a professional and effective manner to various associations, customers, vendors and the general public
  • Travel as needed to understand and serve customer needs.


  • Bachelors degree in Business or Engineering. Master Degree or MBA preferred.
  • 15+ years of experience in aircraft services or parts industry.
  • 10+ years of experience in a management or supervisory role. 
  • Working knowledge of Business Finance with demonstrated understanding of P7L accounting and reporting. Success in profit and loss management/leadership of $30M+ manufacturing site is required. 
  • Broad technical understanding of materials, designs, processes, manufacturing operations, and applications is required. 
  • Extensive communication skills including the ability to read and interpret documents such as: (a) safety rules, (b) company policy and procedure instructions, (c) business periodicals, professional journals, technical or government regulations/reports. Ability to write general business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and responses to questions from customers and employees.
  • Ability to apply mathematical concepts to ensure work within budgeting requirements and manufacturing production schedule.
  • Work independently to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where no standardization may exist. Ability to interpret and provide a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Extensive computer knowledge in MS office products; MS Project, Word, Excel, Access, Power Point.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing, ASO9100 principals to improve production and quality.
  • Demonstrated leadership improving operational efficiency and team leadership.


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