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Production Supervisor - AFGSC (HSS) - Minot AFB, ND - Minot Afb, North Dakota

Company/Organization: Vertex Aerospace

Position: Management

Job Type: Permanent

Posted: 8/5/2022 3:11:00 PM


Customer Service, Best Value, and Strong leadership are the heart of our culture at Vertex Aerospace. Vertex Aerospace is redefining the mid-level aerospace market with our agility, rapid deployment capability, and customized quality. Our international presence and a vast range of services distinguished us from competitors. With approximately $900 million of sales produced in nearly 100 operating locations globally, we offer our customers a variety of global aerospace support, including Systems Integration, Fabrication, Contractor Operated and Maintained Base Supply, Engineering, Maintenance, Modification, Repair, and Overhaul, Training Support, and all levels of Maintenance. For over forty years, we have delivered high-quality aftermarket aerospace services that are affordable, and customer-focused. The company is headquartered in Madison, Mississippi.

Vertex Aerospace is a portfolio company of American Industrial Partner (AIP), an operationally orientated private investment firm with a 30-year track record of working with management teams to build scaled world-class businesses (www.americanindustrial.com).

Principal Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

The Air Force Global Strike Contract (AFGSC) Production Supervisor is responsible to the Site Supervisor for all maintenance functions including oversight of Aircrew Support Equipment, Munitions, PSD, and MOC personnel as outlined in the Government contract.

  • Production Supervisor may be assigned as the responsible Manager for contract required programs below and other programs as directed by the Site Supervisor:
  • Joint Oil Analysis Program
  • Foreign Object Damage Prevention Program
  • Tool Control Program
  • ESD/ESI Program
  • Responsible for direct management of the people and processes to ensure safe expeditious maintenance. Must have the necessary experience and management skills to direct the CBA workforce in complying with established policies, procedures, and operations to support the AFGSC Program
  • Extensive working knowledge gained through ldquo;hands-onrdquo; and management experience with US Air Force maintenance procedures is paramount.
  • Must have the ability to communicate accurately and concisely on maintenance issues and material support matters, both orally and in writing.
  • Must be able to read, speak, write legibly and understand the English language.
  • Computer literacy is required.
  • May be required to travel on Company business.
  • On occasion, will function in the capacity of the Site Supervisor, when required.
  • Responsible for the timely submission and accuracy of assigned CDRLs.
  • Plan, coordinate, and direct the activities of the Maintenance Team in all aspects of maintenance.
  • Participate in and understand analysis and workload planning to ensure that customer service and company goals are met.
  • Interfaces with the customer at the COR and Squadron level, as required, to assure the contract requirements are fulfilled
  • Assist Site Supervisor in establishing and maintaining written procedures for all contract assigned materials and responsible areas
  • Be proactive in all internal and external audits providing corrective action as needed to resolve maintenance issues and ensure all NAMP requirements are complied with.
  • Assist the Site Supervisor in evaluating existing methods, systems, and potential improvements for compliance with maintenance requirements and ensure cost-effectiveness, productivity, and personnel safety.
  • Maintain various forms of data and records in support of periodic (Ad hoc/CDRL) required reports.
  • Submit to the Site Supervisor any recommendations for manpower, materials, facilities, and capital equipment.
  • Actively support the Companys Safety philosophy and programs. Investigate all accidents and injuries of assigned personnel and take action to prevent similar incidents.
  • When off-site repairs of equipment are needed, determine and coordinate the most feasible means to obtain repairs.
  • Advise the Site Supervisor of the status of work in progress and coordinate with other departments as required to accomplish tasks.
  • Assist in interviews, selection, and training of new employees.
  • Instruct assigned employees on proper methods and procedures as required.
  • Assist in the investigation and resolution of employee complaints. Be thoroughly familiar with the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) and assist in Step 2 grievances in accordance with the CBA.
  • Be thoroughly familiar with and support Company policies and procedures.
  • Provide assistance in disciplining employees as needed to enforce Company policies, directives, and CBA requirements following progressive disciplinary procedures.
  • Comply with Hazardous Waste Program.
  • Responsible for enforcement of the Tool Control Program.
  • Enforce Company and Government regulations applicable to the program to ensure personnel safety and the security and preservation of Government and Company-owned equipment.
  • Ensure compliance with required Quality Control policies and inspections.
  • Perform other reasonably related incidental duties when directed within the job classification.


Professional Requirements, Qualifications Desired Competencies:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance.
  • The Production Supervisor shall possess an extensive background in Air Force organizational level aircraft maintenance and material support with a preferred minimum of ten (10) years of experience. Four (4) years shall be in a supervisory position that included responsibility for assigning program workloads as well as duties for entire shifts. Must be knowledgeable of Air Force technical directives and understand basic supply procedures.
  • Formal or Specialized Training/Equivalent
  • FOD Awareness Trained
  • Valid State Driver's License
  • Must be able to get a CAC Card
  • Higher education degree AD/BA/BS or higher in associated fields is desired, but not required.
  • Must be able to meet any Government/Company licensing/qualification requirements for the position.

Physical Requirements

This classification activity is usually accomplished in a hangar/shop/flight line environment and as such requires the scope of physical movements and postures normally associated with these activities. May be required to lift objects whose weight normally will not exceed 50 pounds. Special vision abilities required to perform this job are close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust and focus. The diversity of work conditions may range from an environment where there is little or no physical discomfort, to an environment where inclement weather may subject individuals to severe changes in temperature, wind, rain, etc. May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail. May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles. May be exposed to electrical shock hazards.

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