United Technologies Corporation Manufacturing Team Leader in Foley, Alabama

Job ID: 69402BR

City: Foley

State: Alabama

Country: United States

Category: Operations, Manufacturing

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

When the global aerospace community looks for ideas and solutions to its biggest challenges, they turn to the people of UTC Aerospace Systems. We design, invent and deliver the most advanced and diverse range of aerospace systems on the market. We are inventors. We are manufacturers. We work in space exploration, commercial air travel, defense and rescue applications. Always learning and pushing the boundaries, we are an undisputed industry leader that continually sets the bar higher and higher. Come soar with us.

You probably never think about it, but the engines on an aircraft need to be housed in safe, aerodynamic structures called “nacelles.” UTC Aerospace Systems’ Aerostructures business is a world leader in nacelle technology, which leads to better fuel efficiency, less engine noise and critical stopping power when the airplane lands. Today, our innovative nacelle systems are featured on many of the world’s newest and most game-changing airplane platforms. And we’re not stopping there: we’re working hard to create the next generation of nacelles that are greener, quieter and more efficient. In addition, our Engineered Polymer Products division is a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced, high-performance composite structures and products for marine applications. Whether in the air or underwater, we’re pushing the limits of innovation. Want to join us on this important journey?

Business is booming!!

To meet the demand, we’re expanding our excellent team.

The Foley OEM facility is looking for a Manufacturing Team Leader to join us.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform direct, on-going supervision and leadership of hourly and salaried associates (in particular, aircraft engine structural component assemblers) in our lean manufacturing production facility.

  • Coach and mentor a multi-skilled team with emphasis on quality, customer delivery performance & cost control.

  • Work adaptively and proactively to address potential performance / delivery issues and apply real-time problem-solving skills to on-going and / or unique obstacles and shortfalls.

  • Act as a liaison between team members and other teams.

  • Apply your strong interpersonal and collaboration skills to interactions with staff, peers and internal and external customers.

  • Ensure team goals are aligned with and represent the company's objectives.

  • Apply Lean Manufacturing / Continuous Improvement (CI) tools.

  • Demonstrate strong personal commitment to safety and ergonomics.

  • Prioritize work in a fast-paced, high-energy environment.

  • Working closely with our program office and materials planning team to manage product delivery requirements and provide updates on critical components.

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma plus actively pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, or Business plus at least 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment, including at least 2 years in a supervisory or leadership role OR

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, or Business plus at least 2 years experience in a manufacturing environment, including at least 1 year in a supervisory or leadership role.

  • Willing and able to relocate to Foley, Alabama (relocation or interview travel reimbursement may be available)

  • Willing and able to travel both domestically and internationally to support business needs.

  • Willing and able to regularly and predictable in attendance.

  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English language.

  • Willing and able to work varying shifts, including but not limited to nights, weekends and holidays as required in a salaried exempt role.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Aerospace industry experience

  • Lean Manufacturing experience, especially Toyota Production System (TPS)

Education:

  • High School Diploma plus actively pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, or Business plus at least 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment, including at least 2 years in a supervisory or leadership role OR

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, or Business plus at least 2 years experience in a manufacturing environment, including at least 1 year in a supervisory or leadership role.

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

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United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma plus actively pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, or Business plus at least 5 years experience in a manufacturing environment, including at least 2 years in a supervisory or leadership role OR

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, or Business plus at least 2 years experience in a manufacturing environment, including at least 1 year in a supervisory or leadership role.

  • Willing and able to relocate to Foley, Alabama (relocation or interview travel reimbursement may be available)

  • Willing and able to travel both domestically and internationally to support business needs.

  • Willing and able to regularly and predictable in attendance.

  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English language.

  • Willing and able to work varying shifts, including but not limited to nights, weekends and holidays as required in a salaried exempt role.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Aerospace industry experience

  • Lean Manufacturing experience, especially Toyota Production System (TPS)

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.