Triumph Group

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Operations Manager

Operations Manager

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Full time
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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.

This position will report directly to the Director of Operations. The candidate will
lead a team of salaried and hourly employees who put together component parts to make assemblies, subassemblies, or completed units. The ideal candidate will have proven operations management leadership experience in aerospace structures/manufacturing, successfully leading operational teams and providing daily, hands-on knowledge of assembly requirements.




  • Reviews and establishes production schedules based on product introduction or sustaining programs, efficiency, materials supply and personnel resources; manage activities through subordinate managers to maximize production objectives, maintain quality and attain output requirements that are consistent with cost and delivery conditions.
  • Manages production activities, schedules and personnel requirements for assigned areas collaborating with other functions such as materials, customer service, manufacturing engineering, quality inspection, HR, continuous improvement.
  • Effectively manages tasks, resources and risks to make timely decisions regarding safety, quality and objectives of the business and company.
  • Embraces and takes an active role in promoting continuous improvement.
  • Plans and manage procedures and budgets; provide recommendations on quality and cost improvements and objectives of the facility.
  • Manages and monitor operational processes, recommend/execute proactive action to facilitate correcting budget, quality and schedule variances.
  • Collaborates cross-functionally to ensure all activities in support of production are coordinated and executed to achieve maximum effectiveness and efficiency, (on cost, on quality, on time).
  • Provides hands-on knowledge in an aerospace environment.
  • Manages employee development.





The successful candidate will typically have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 10 years of related experience, including a minimum of 8 years of progressive growth and experience in Manufacturing Management within the aerospace, military or defense industries with a focus and hands-on experience in manufacturing assemblies. AS 9100 knowledgeable with extensive FOD control background Proficiency with Enterprise Requirements Planning (ERP) systems to carry out the stated responsibilities, preferable SAP.  Possess outstanding verbal and written skills and the ability to work with all levels. Ability to lead and develop other managers.


Other Preferred Qualifications:

Lean/6 Sigma


Project management experience

Microsoft suite




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