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Operations Manager - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Company/Organization: Field Aerospace

Position: Management

Job Type: Permanent

Posted: 8/15/2019 8:29:03 PM

Description:

The Operations Manager is responsible for developing and implementing Production, Planning, Production Control, and aircraft modification/operation policies and procedures to improve quality, productivity, and efficiency. This role will manage cost center budgets and identify/request capital purchase as needed to support the Operation. In addition, the Operations Manager is responsible for the overall daily management of production personnel in support of all aircraft modification and maintenance programs, mentoring and coach team leaders in addition to motivating teams to consistently achieve stated and stretched goals.

Essential Job Functions:
*Support the execution of multiple aviation programs to ensure production activities are performed in accordance with contract requirements, corporate expectations, AS 9100 quality system requirements, FAA part 145, Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) and established program management policies and procedures;
*Provide required staff to ensure all aircraft maintenance, modifications, and installations are accomplished within assigned budgets and schedules while maintaining high standards of safety, quality, manpower and facility efficiencies;
*Manage staffing profiles to maintain overhead rates to an acceptable limit, while ensuring productivity levels meet both company and customer expectations;
*Serve as the primary process contact for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA);
*Interface with customers, suppliers, DCMA, Government Flight Representative (GFR), AS9100 and other governing authorities as needed;
*Monitor weather and other environmental conditions to take steps necessary to mitigate risk to aircraft, equipment, personnel, and facilities;
*Coordinate required efforts with Program Management, Engineering, Quality, and other functional organizations as needed;
*Participate with Design Engineering, Procurement, and Quality departments to resolve production issues and implement improvements;
*Assist with process definition/improvement and related technical support functions to establish strategic plans and objectives;
*Accurately estimate the total production costs associated with planning and installing components, parts, and kits by using company defined standards, historical data, and experience;
*Develop Operations production proposal inputs as required to support business growth;
*Conduct group meetings with employees to ensure active team member communication;
*Ensure company policies and objectives are maintained to high standards;
*Develop and maintain the applicable portion of the OKC Operation budget;
*Develop and implement key metrics to help drive the organization towards unified program goals;
*Drive continuous improvement initiatives utilizing Lean tools (i.e., 5S, Value Stream Mapping, etc.) at all levels to help reduce waste and drive efficiencies across the organization;
*Manage all assigned employees, ensure training to maintain applicable performance competency is provided, and demonstrate responsibility for the evaluation, performance management and hiring of assigned employees.
*Ensure company policies and objectives are maintained to high standards including all AS9100, ISO, FAA, GFR and DCMA guidelines.

Requirements:

Skills and Experience:
Ten (10) + years supervising/managing complex United States Department of Defense programs or FAA part 145 Repair Station

Education:
Post-secondary/Technical education required. Bachelor's Degree in Management, Engineering, or a related technical field and aviation industry is preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/veterans/females/individuals with disabilities

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