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Supervisor, Operations


Macomb, MI, US, 48042

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Operations

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.

Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.


 (2nd Shift role 5pm - 4:30am) Manages hourly production associates leading by example in a manner that is proactive for the company • Directs, develops, mentors and coach’s production team and communicates effectively and transparently with all departments • Updates production boards, systems and reports as required • Takes all appropriate actions to ensure the next shift will be able to start and operate as smoothly as possible • Works closely with maintenance to ensure that production equipment runs safely and efficiently at all times • Responsible to ensure production team works efficiently with a continuous improvement mindset for cost, quality, and production. • Communicate open Quality Alerts and administer training to the team as needed. • Maintain and improve 5S throughout the facility and ensure all personnel are trained in 5S • Continuously monitors and tracks output, manufacturing processes, labor efficiencies, direct operating expenses and quality indicators for assigned cost centers. • Establishes and builds working relationships with other departmental personnel, such as Maintenance, Engineering, Finance, Planning and Quality to meet production schedules • Meets regularly on a formal basis with Management Team to review production results and improvement priorities. • Support Kaizen (Continuous Improvement) • Resolves issues by analyzing data; investigating issues; identifying solutions; recommending action. • Determines appropriate staffing levels to assure productivity and cost goals are met. • Identifies, directs, and manages continuous cost improvement initiatives. 


• 3-5 years of machine process operation preferred. • 3-5 years of leadership/management experience desired. • Lean Six Sigma experience preferred • RCCA, 5 Why, 8D, VSM expericence • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally with employees at all levels of the organization. • Ability to work with employees at all levels and to motivate direct reports; specifically, mentoring and coaching individuals and identifying short- and long-term development needs and providing appropriate support. • Ability to manage multiple priorities at one time using effective organizational skills and judgment in an environment of frequently changing circumstances. Education Requirement: • Associates degree in Manufacturing Operations, and /or equivalent experience required.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability. Please contact us if you require assistance in applying for Triumph Group and we will provide reasonable accommodations via HRDepartment@triumphgroup.com. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here

Nearest Major Market: Detroit