Triumph Group

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2nd Shift - Production Manager

2nd Shift - Production 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.

Currently seeking a highly motivated, Production Manager to join our team working in a hands-on, collaborative environment. The Production Manager supports Operations and Production for United Technologies Aerospace Systems.


  • Foster a positive employee relation’s climate, which encourages buy-in, teamwork and full participation by employees across the organization.
  • Lead Visual Management activities and maintain communication lines with department managers and support teams.
  • Oversee and coordinate manufacturing operations to ensure on-time starts and completions within estimated standards and quality levels.
  • Ensure operations employees are compliant with procedures, manufacturing operation sheets, and work instructions.
  • Interfaces with others in the organization to ensure customer deadlines are met.
  • Directs workers in adjusting processes and equipment to repair products which fail to meet standards.
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
  • Develops, recommends, and implements measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment and technology to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.
  • Maintains time and production records.


  • At least 5 years management experience with progressive responsibilities in the areas of Operations Management in a manufacturing enviroment.
  • At least 3 years’ experience working with machinists.
  • Strong technical, interpersonal, teamwork, organization and time management skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to manage employees in a pressure-filled environment and working as a team to meet highly aggressive goals.
  • Thorough understanding of operation planning principles
  • Demonstrated success in developing tactical plans and carrying through to successful execution.
  • Numeracy skills- financial analysis + business acumen - must be data driven
  • Ability to manage multiple product lines to ensure on-time deliveries
  • Proficient in use of procurement functions of ERP systems and Microsoft Office products
  • Extensive knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and/or six sigma principles
  • Familiarity with FAR, DFAR and other related Government regulations a plus.
  • Continuous Improvement experience e.g. ACE, Six Sigma, LEAN etc. strongly desired.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills with proven ability to facilitate teamwork across functions.
  • Ability to influence and motivate in a matrix organization.
  • Experience in recruiting, developing, and staffing high performance operations talent.
  • Possess strong decision making, analytical, problem solving, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Must be comfortable working as a team to meet highly aggressive goals and satisfy both program and process requirements successfully.
  • Must be comfortable training or presenting to large groups including upper levels of management. Ability to influence and motivate in a matrix organization. Bias for action and sense of urgency to obtain results.
  • Aerospace industry experience highly desirable.
  • Advanced software application skills in Microsoft suite, SAP, Business Warehouse, Excel macro's and pivot tables. Experience in programming languages (R, STATA, etc.) preferred.


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