Production Manager - Monroe

Damar Aerosystems - 14767 172nd Dr SE, Monroe, WA 98272

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Senior Aerospace AMT
Vacancy title
Production Manager - Monroe
Damar Aerosystems - 14767 172nd Dr SE, Monroe, WA 98272
Employment type
Closing date

Who is Senior plc?

Senior plc is an international, market-leading, engineering solutions provider with 30 operating businesses in 13 countries. Senior designs, manufactures and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the worldwide aerospace, defense, and land vehicle and power & energy markets. The Group is split into two divisions, Aerospace and Flexonics, servicing five key sectors.

Our global values underpin what we do, and how we do it …

Safety – Integrity – Customer Focus – Respect & Trust – Accountability – Excellence

Who is Senior Aerospace AMT/Damar?

We are a manufacturer of structural parts for the leading original equipment manufacturers (OEM's) in the large business and regional jet markets. Our experience and capabilities span multiple segments of an aircraft, including the engine pylon, struts, wing box, wings, wheel well, and the interior. Our success is based on utilizing proprietary manufacturing techniques to manufacture high quality complex parts through cost effective production.

Given its breadth of capabilities and strong customer relationships, we have substantial content on the aviation industry's most popular aircraft.

What does the job involve?

The Production Manager is responsible for coordinating production activities to meet on-time delivery and quality for machined components. This includes a variety of activities, such as teambuilding, manpower management, employee training, and technical troubleshooting. In addition, this role will oversee the Maintenance and Raw Materials groups. The role will also require coordination with multiple support resources including Production Control, Machining Process Engineering, Programming and Quality.

What will my responsibilities include?

  • Ensure the efficient management of operations of a multiple shift production facility
  • Establish and meet goals for On-time Delivery, Utilization, Efficiency, and Scrap
  • Act as a leader in terms of continuous improvement and change management
  • Upkeep the communication boards regarding Manpower, Efficiency, Scrap, etc.
  • Establish and ensure that robust processes and procedures are in place and being followed. Ensure compliance with Standards and Operation Procedures (S&OP)
  • Ownership of area regarding safety, organization, cleanliness, and consumption of supplies
  • Administer company safety procedures, ensuring compliance with required training and OSHA safety procedures
  • Manpower Management
      • Initiate Employment Requisitions (Addition or Replacement)
      • Conduct interviews, correspond feedback to HR, if applicable submit offer details to HR
      • Employee Reviews and Corrective Actions
      • Manager Manpower chart
      • Selection, training, and management of Leads
      • Develop and maintain a strong team
  • Communicate goals and info to your team via Toolbox meetings and weekly meetings
  • Develop and maintain a cross training plan for stability, position vacancies and succession planning.
  • Ensure the proper functioning of equipment and identify potential problems
  • Active in Maintenance Activities
      • PM's conducted on-time at high quality
      • Coordination with Maintenance Leaders to schedule machines for downtime repairs
  • Ensure Daily Completion of Machine Downtime Log
  • Ensure the product quality standards are met through inspections procedures
  • Approval of MRR dispositions
  • Oversight of SyteLine job collection transactions
  • Communicate, implement and apply company policies and procedures
  • Support the company business plan
  • Work with other Operations Manager to establish goals and track to metrics for successful achievement of established goals
  • Participate in management of capital improvement projects including design, engineering, scheduling, purchasing, budgets and installation
  • Participate in development of operations-related plans, budgets, and policies and procedures

What key skills and experience do I need?

  • Lead by example: positive, active & engaged.
  • Solid technical skills. Ability to troubleshoot technical problems regarding parts and machines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, with your crew, peers, and management.
  • Ability to keep crew motivated and positive (discouraging negativity).
  • Ability to make good judgments, within your knowledge base. Gain assistance as needed.
  • Encourage autonomous work by empowering employees.

What qualifications should I have?

  • 8 or more years Machining Experience, with focus on milling.
  • Strong in CNC Controls, CNC Machinery, fixturing methods, & troubleshooting of machining processes.
  • 3 or more years in a leadership role, with some formal Leadership Training.
  • Solid understanding in GD&T, Corrective Action Processes, Engineering Drawings, Problem Solving Skills.
  • Proficient computer skills in Excel, PowerPoint, & Word.

Why join Senior Aerospace AMT/Damar?

We are committed to continuous sustainable growth through superior customer satisfaction. We are dedicated to operating in an ethical, safe, and environmentally responsible manner while providing a rewarding work environment for our employees. Our mission is supported by a culture of teamwork, continuous improvement, and strategic technology investments.

Trade Compliance Statement

Access to our facility (and, therefore, employment) is restricted under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to U.S. Persons and to Non-US Persons licensed accordingly. Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to provide information to determine whether they are subject to these regulations and, if so, to assess their country of chargeability for export control purposes.