• Director of Operations

    Location US-TX-Grand Prairie
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/28/2018 1:08 PM)
    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.


    A key member of the leadership team, who provides overall direction, leadership and oversight to the assigned management team and workforce, with a goal of generating maximum profitability, ensuring safety and quality while meeting customer commitments.

    • Plan and monitor the day-to-day running of business, oversee employee productivity
    • Assists company officers and senior staff members in the development and formulation of long and short-range planning, policies, programs and objectives
    • Responsible for production, financial performance and operational budgets to promote profitability
    • Identifies, recommends and implements changes to improve productivity and reduce cost. Directs the establishment, implementation and maintenance of production standards.
    • Manage procurement/supply chain processes and coordinate material and resources allocation
    • Ensure that the company runs with legality and conformity to established regulations, AS9100, ISO, FAA, EASA, CAAC, etc.
    • Drive safety, quality and on time delivery of products and services
    • Establish and drive company initiatives that advance improvement in both delivery, cost and support of the site’s strategy
    • Establish performance goals and metrics for continuous improvement and performance measurement in support of Triumph Operating System initiatives
    • Create and distribute weekly performance reports detailing performance to play
    • Evaluate regularly the efficiency of business procedures according to organizational objectives and apply improvements
    • Oversee customer support processes and organize them to enhance customer satisfaction, i.e. On-Time Delivery
    • Provides strong leadership and timely, effective interface with in-house staff support teams (Facilities, Quality, Operations, Supply Chain, etc.) to achieve production goals
    • Determines roles and responsibilities of personnel within the operation in order to accomplish business objectives
    • Hires, trains, develops and evaluates staff. Takes corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy. Ensures compliance with current federal, state and local regulations. Consults with Human Resources Department as appropriate.
    • Develop and implementing guidelines for employee evaluations, recruitment and promotion
    • Initiates and coordinates major projects (e.g., plant layout changes, installation of capital equipment, major repairs, etc.).
    • Acts as liaison between department management/subordinate levels, as well as executive/department manager levels to inform personnel of communications, decisions, policies and all matters that affect their performance, attitudes and results.
    • Other duties may be assigned







    Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience. Aerospace industry experience preferred


    Thorough knowledge of:

    • Applying Lean Manufacturing techniques and AS9100 principles
    • ERP use and working knowledge of Syteline
    • P&L statements, cost analysis reports and labor utilization reports

    Skill to:

    • Promote the company vision; communicating effectively both verbally and in writing
    • Effectively communicate to all levels of the organization and customers, both verbally and presentations
    • Plan strategically; to scope tasks and set goals and tactically execute the plan
    • Effective listen, coach/mentor, delegate & follow-through
    • Proficiently use Syteline Item Maintenance, SRO Maintenance, Incident Maintenance and BI Reporting


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