LMI Aerospace Production Control Manager in Wichita, United States
WHO ARE WELMI is a world-class leader in designing, building and manufacturing aerospace structures, systems and components for commercial, business and regional, and military aerospace customers. We employ engineering, manufacturing and testing experts throughout the United States and the rest of the world. Our integrated team approach and full life cycle of capabilities enable our employees to take advantage of a wide range of opportunities for career growth within our organization.
We are currently seeking a Manager- Production. Our Manager of Production Drives a performance-based culture, with specific focus on yield, uptime, throughput, employee development, and safety training, while building a team of engaged employees. Directs and coordinates activities of planning and receiving personnel, support personnel, as well as all production departments in processing materials within LMI.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Reviews production orders and schedules to ascertain product data such as types, quantities and specifications of products and scheduled delivery dates, in order to plan department operations.
Plans production operations, establishing priorities and sequences for processing parts.
Oversees the development of work teams to ensure the efficient and effective accomplishment of the company’s goals and objectives.
Prepares operational schedules and coordinates processing activities to ensure production and quality of products meet specifications and customer requirements.
Reviews production and operating reports and resolves operational issues to ensure minimum costs and to prevent operational delays.
Review financial statements, sales and activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement and to determine areas needing cost reduction and/or improvement.
Develops and/or revises standard operational and working practices to ensure compliance with standards.
Leads employees in career progression and learning through effective communications, coaching, training and development.
Encourages subordinates to strive for operational excellence by continually challenging old methods or ways of thinking and taking responsible risks to maximize results; serves as a role model in innovative thinking and process improvement.
Directly supervises production and support supervisors.
Plans, schedules, coordinates and assigns work and establishes goals and priorities for subordinate employees.
Delegates responsibility and authority to subordinate staff.
Implements and interprets policies and procedures developed by other members of the senior management. Develops, recommends and coordinates the implementation of new procedures.
Formulates performance standards in relation to LMI behaviors; provides ongoing feedback; conducts bi-annual evaluations; and initiates personnel actions for subordinates.
Assesses and approves performance evaluations and personnel actions of production employees.
Handles customer-supplied product with care.
Strives to meet and exceed customer expectations by adhering to LMI’s quality standards.
Practices LMI behaviors. Adheres to protocol for quality and on-time delivery.
Adheres to all safety requirements and enforces compliance.
Manages time effectively so that production schedules are met.
Interacts professionally with co-workers and vendors; understands internal customers; and strives to maintain good relations with others.
Responds quickly to inquiries and follows up as needed.
May assist in other areas or perform other duties as required by business demands.
Embraces change to ensure overall success of the company
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCES
Bachelor's degree preferred
5 – 8 years of supervisory experience in manufacturing/processing plant
Experience with lean manufacturing
Ability to work effectively in a team-based environment.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions one-on-one from groups or individuals.
Ability to solve practical problems, utilizing standard operating procedures.
Ability to interpret information furnished in written, oral and/or diagram form, to determine the best course of action among various alternatives.
Aerospace industry knowledge required.
Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
Noise levels ranging from quiet to extremely loud
Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when working on the manufacturing floor including, but not limited to, eye, ear, and foot protection
May occasionally lift and /or move up to 10-50 pounds
WHY CHOOSE LMI AEROSPACE?
We take care of our people.
401(k) retirement savings plan with a percentage company-match contribution
Paid time off
Medical, dental, vision, life, and accidental insurance
Employee assistance plan — for access to counseling, consulting and other community resources
Subject to eligibility, terms, and conditions
This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties may differ from those outlined in the job description and other duties, as assigned, may be required. This document does not create an employment contract. Employees of the Company are employed on an “at will” basis and may be terminated at any time.
LMI is an equal employment opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, LMI provides access and opportunities to those with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who seek to access the company’s online application system. If an applicant is unable to fully access the online application system, LMI will provide a reasonable accommodation. Applicants with disabilities may contact us at 636-916-2400 for assistance accessing the on-line application system. Callers should have a detailed description of the requested accommodation, their name and preferred method of contact ready for LMI‘s Human Resources Department. LMI will make every effort to respond within two (2) business days. This phone number is not for the general submission of application materials.
LMI is an E-Verify Employer.
LMI is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veterans Employer
LMI is a world-class leader in designing, building and manufacturing aerospace structures, systems and components for commercial, business and regional, and military aerospace customers. We employ more than 2,000 engineering, manufacturing and testing experts in 19 locations throughout the United States, Mexico, and Sri Lanka. Our integrated team approach and full life cycle of capabilities enable our employees to take advantage of a wide range of opportunities for career growth within our organization.