Triumph Group

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Operations Manager

Operations Manager

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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 Group is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.
Triumph Integrated Systems provides a full range of integrated solutions for aircraft manufactures around the globe. We partner with key manufacturers to produce crucial components, systems and subsystems required to help maintain a competitive and technological advantage. We provide design, development and support of internally designed components, subsystems and systems, as well as production of complex assemblies using external designs. 
Based in Windsor, CT, Triumph employs approximately 120 personnel. The Company’s key products and services include design, development, manufacture and support of highly engineered mechanical actuation and components for fixed wing and rotary commercial and military aircraft and military systems. 
We are currently in search for Operations Manager to lead the  Facilities of a $55mm plant operations.
Reporting into the General Manager, the Operations Manager will be responsible for leading the site’s Manufacturing organization to drive best in class performance and drive a positive continuous improvement culture to effectively manage the business. This includes defining processes, standards, specifications, and other technical data necessary to meet manufacturing process requirements, FAA and Company quality requirements as well as supporting other functions in the pursuit of excellence. S/he will also oversee, monitor, and document employee training, performance, and compliance with Company policies and procedures. Responsibilities also include regular interactions with site specific high level customers.
The successful candidate will play a key role in supporting the implementation of the site’s business strategy as well as promoting close collaborative interactions with all departments.


  • Assure customer expectations are consistently satisfied, products and services always meet quality specifications and all resources are fully utilized to provide cost-effective solutions.
  • Lead the Operations team of supervisors and Manufacturing Engineers in meeting and/or exceeding all company / customer expectations for quality, delivery and safety.
  • Identify and resolve resource and technological constraints as well and ensure that resources are appropriately identified and assigned. Participates in the acquisitions and set-up of new equipment and processes.
  • Develop Operations budgets for the business plan and analyze monthly performance metrics to attain production and shipping goals within Company objectives.
  • Establish and drive company initiatives that advance improvement in both delivery and cost and ultimately support the sites’ strategy aligned to Corporate Core Value Drivers and Business Unit / OpCo level KPIs.
  • Promote employee development by actively engaging in coaching/mentoring, knowledge transfer, training, performance management and career development.
  • Partnering with Human Resources, actively foster good working relationships within the site to enhance productivity and create a safe, secure, satisfying work environment for our employees.
  • Actively interface with customers to promote positive, constructive relationships.
  • Ensure that the quality of products/processes meet or exceed customer requirements.
  • Establishes performance goals and metrics for continuous improvement and performance measurement in coordination with TOS Lead to support both TGI and TIS Mechanical Solutions initiatives.
  • Provide oversight and reporting of Production Accountability.
  • Proactively interact with all levels and departments of the company to ensure company goals and expectations are met.
  • Lead the plant safety team and promote a safe working environment in support of TIS/TGI initiatives.
  • Strict adherence to the Environmental, Health and Safety guidelines and policies as well as Federal, State, and Local laws.
  • Support TIS Mechanical Solutions' efforts regarding TIP, TOS, and ERP implementation.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Operations Management. Master’s Degree a plus
  • 5 years of management experience
  • 8-10 years of Manufacturing experience in Aerospace or other complex manufacturing or highly regulated industries with exacting and demanding requirements.
  • Strong experience and working knowledge of FAA and EASA regulations.
  • AS9100 QMS body of knowledge experience preferred.
  • Possess a leadership style that is effective at influencing organizational cultural change.
  • Demonstrated success at delivering superior business results through the effective execution of company initiatives and objectives.
  • Accomplished in building positive relationships with co-workers, suppliers and customers.
  • Possess Lean 6 Sigma skills and experience a plus.
  • Overall knowledge, skills, and abilities that reflect: Leadership, Strategy Development, Financial Acumen, Negotiation Skills, Organization Skills, Communication Skills, Team Work, Creativity, and Visionary Forward Thinking.