• Assembly Supervisor

    Location US-KS-Wichita
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/8/2018 8:27 AM)
    Requisition Number
    # of Positions Remaining
    Position Type
    Full time
    Experience (Years)
    Manufacturing/Production/Operations - All
    Security Clearance Required?
  • Overview

    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.

     Triumph Aerospace Structures Wichita produces close-tolerance parts built to customer design and model-based definition for a wide range of aluminum, exotic and hard metal structures. Core competencies include machining, turning, fabrication, processing and assemblies produced for OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers serving the commercial, military, and industrial sectors.

    Purpose: Assist Operations Manager in daily manufacturing activities and reporting meeting the requirements of Triumph Aerospace Structures- Wichita procedures and policies.


    Responsibilities include:

    • Organizing, planning and coordinating plant assembly activities on multiple shifts.
    • Prepares work schedules, assigns work, and oversees the workflow of product.
    • Ensures operations and employees follow proper policies and procedures.
    • Balance quality, productivity, cost, safety and morale to achieve positive results in all areas. Must work to continuously improve productivity in department.
    • Manage departmental performance measures, including detailed information about daily production, quality, sales, engineering and shipping. Report all information to Operations Manager.
    • Track absenteeism and timekeeping.
    • Performance management and hiring of the employees within department.


    • Leadership
    • Performance Management
    • Problem Solving/Analysis
    • Results Driven
    • Communication Proficiency
    • Time Management


    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work experience
    • 3 years in a Supervisor role or related experience
    • Experience with Microsoft Office Applications
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree
    • 3-5 years of Supervisory experience with demonstrated ability to lead work of others, assign work and follow up on work assignments given.
    • Lean Manufacturing or Six Sigma training or experience
    • Experience in CNC Machine Operation
    • Expert knowledge about tooling
    • Expert experience reading/interpreting blueprints
    • Aircraft/aerospace industry experience is highly preferred


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