Production Supervisor

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TRANSFORMING CONNECTIVITY eliminating coverage gaps for billions

AST SpaceMobile and our global partners are building the first and only space-based cellular broadband network to be accessible by standard smartphones. Called SpaceMobile, this ultra-powerful network is being designed to provide connectivity at 4G/5G speeds everywhere on the planet – on land, at sea and in flight.

AST in Midland Texas is in search of a Production supervisor with aerospace experience manufacturing complex systems for our constellation of telecommunications satellites.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Supervise Satellite mechanical and electrical assembly operations
  • Oversight of personnel, ensuring the product is manufactured meeting all quality expectations on time and within cost expectations.
  • 6S / housekeeping and overall effectiveness of shift operations
  • Employee training and process auditing will also be required to support departmental objectives
  • Motivate and engage employees, as well as build trust and confidence among the management team.
  • Partner with other area supervisors, managers, and operations resources to address and solve critical operational and employee performance issues in a timely manner
  • Support and engage the team in efforts to achieve operational metrics and goals

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree in a technical or business discipline
  • Strong organizational and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Demonstrated leadership behaviors to motivate, engage, and build trust
  • Proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering, scientific, or related technical field
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing concepts
  • Experience directly supervising manufacturing operations and personnel
  • Ten years of experience in a manufacturing environment

Requirements:

  • Must be fully vaccinated for COVID

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