Production Supervisor, Spaceship Propulsion

Company Details

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Your Mission

  • To Lead a team of Expert Rocket Motor Technicians and be accountable for the safe and effective production/build of Virgin Galactic Rocket Motors
  • Work with the Rocket Motor and Propulsion System Leadership Team to effectively execute the
  • Rocket Motor production build plan in accordance with annual operating plan and schedule
  • Orchestrate and assign work to the shop floor to ensure daily deliverables are met
  • Support and lead the deployment of a Continuous Improvement Culture
  • Work with Engineering to ensure all builds and processes are conducted to the highest quality standards, in accordance with Manufacturing Work Instructions.
  • Coach/train mentor and develop team members for professional improvement and growth
  • Execute initiatives that promote the improvement of safety, quality, efficiency, and morale
  • Maintain general knowledge of the process and builds to effectively oversee work, as well as troubleshoot bottlenecks or obstacles that may arise
  • Effectively communicate/work within internal departments and supporting functions as needed for support of Rocket Motor production and all company goals
  • Resolves personnel problems by analyzing data, investigating issues, identifying solutions, and recommending action
  • Effectively communicate manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analyzing production performance records and data
  • Responsible for safety, cleanliness, and execution of work on the shop floor
  • Lead by example: sets expectations for staff and monitors delegated activities
    Proficient in Microsoft Office programs such as Powerpoint, Word, Excel, and Project
  • Train and monitor ERP functions as implemented by the company
  • Strong understanding of composite and aerospace systems to effectively lead projects/work on the floor.

What you bring

  • 3+ Years’ experience as a lead or a supervisor in an aerospace or production environment
  • 3+ Years’ experience working with the following: propulsion systems, composite or Aerospace manufacturing, and similar practices of work
  • Strong understanding of Aerospace or production manufacturing
  • Ability to read and interpret manufacturing work instructions, tolerances, quality checks, and assembly processes
  • Strong team player with excellent leadership, coaching, and interpersonal skills
  • Great attention to detail and continual pursuit of perfection
  • Excellent organizational skills – capable of juggling and completing multiple tasks
  • Works well under pressure
  • Autonomous and capable of making decisions and delegating tasks
  • Ability and knowledge of implementing lean philosophies preferred
  • Able and willing to work in non-temperature controlled environments

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