United Technologies Corporation Production Supervisor in West Des Moines, Iowa

Job ID: 72718BR

City: West Des Moines

State: Iowa

Country: United States

Category: Operations

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.

Get onboard the UTC Aerospace Operations and Supply Chain team and play a part in managing our innovative products from inception to delivery. Operations and Supply Chain employees have the opportunity to network across our businesses and functions, all while improving the productivity, quality and efficiency of our operations worldwide.

Do you want to be a part of a global business, creating innovative solutions for the aerospace industry’s biggest customers? This is the core of what we do in the Electric, Environmental & Engine Systems (ES) business. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems, or creating a positive in flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, ES focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

UTC Aerospace Systems is looking for a 2nd shift Production Supervisor to directly supervise and coordinate the activities of production and operating workers, such as calibrators, welders, machinists, inspectors, operators, assemblers, etc. The Production Supervisor will plan and prepare manufacturing workforce schedules and departmental workflows to establish sequence and lead time of each production operation to meet plant metrics such as On Time Delivery, Takt Time, Customer Requirements, etc. The Production Supervisor will also analyze team capacity and production data to determine manufacturing processes and required resources as well as prepare production reports.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of people including setting direction, deploying resources, addressing concerns and removing obstacles.

  • Management of employee performance, hiring, corrective coaching, and resource planning.

  • Develop and implement employee training plans within and across manufacturing team.

  • Utilize problem solving techniques, teamwork building strategies, process control, and continuous process improvement tools to meet or exceed the plant metrics.

  • Ensure team compliance to Quality Management System.

  • Identify opportunities for improvement and create action items for gap closure.

  • Work with support functions to review processing schedules or production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, or duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.

  • Provide manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analyzing production performance records and data to meet On Time Delivery, Turn Around Time, Cost of Poor Quality, etc.; answering questions and responding to requests.

  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.

  • Support and follow all rules/guidelines/standards set by EHS, Quality, and CI functions as set by leader and position.

  • All other duties as assigned including working extended shifts/overtime as required by the business.

  • Minimal travel required (<10%).

  • Willingness to work nonstandard hours.

  • Some Holiday hours may be required based on business need.

  • Working extended shifts/overtime as required by the business.

Qualification: Minimum Qualifications:

  • General awareness of production processes, quality control, costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

  • General awareness of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

  • Working knowledge machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of employees and management.

  • 1-year manufacturing or supervisory experience with 4 year degree or two years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment with no degree

  • Experience with an ERP and time keeping systems

  • Due to federal regulation or contracting requirements, this position is only available to U.S. persons.

Education:

Required Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, or related field.

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:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • General awareness of production processes, quality control, costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

  • General awareness of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

  • Working knowledge machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of employees and management.

  • 1-year manufacturing or supervisory experience with 4 year degree or two years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment with no degree

  • Experience with an ERP and time keeping systems

  • Due to federal regulation or contracting requirements, this position is only available to U.S. persons.

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.