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Supervisor, Facilities Maintenance

Location: 

West Hartford, CT, US, 06110-1328

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.

Overview

Triumph Engine Control Systems is a leading independent aerospace fuel system supplier for the commercial, military, helicopter, and business jet markets. Based in West Hartford, CT, Triumph employs approximately 500 employees. The Company’s key products and services include electronic engine controls, fuel metering units and main fuel pumps for both the OE and aftermarket / spares end markets. 

The Supervisor reports to the Manager, Facilities and is responsible to meet and exceed safety, quality, production, and delivery metrics in a manufacturing environment. The incumbent will directly supervise 20 maintenance bargaining unit employees. In this role, you will schedule work for both 1st and 2nd shifts and hold the employees accountable for meeting maintenance deliverables while maintaining 100% product quality and ensuring a safe working environment. 

Estimated hiring salary $85,000 to $95,000, depending upon related experience.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be a dynamic multitasking team player with solid experience with leading maintenance employees in a manufacturing environment. Must have prior experience managing bargaining unit personnel, lean manufacturing, process flow optimization, and strong communication skills. Responsibilities include: 
•Select, hire, train, schedule, plan, assign, and direct work of bargaining unit employees
•Address employee issues in accordance with Company policy and the union contract
•Troubleshoot, and resolve problems, analyze work orders, establish time estimates, and create production schedules that meet internal and external needs and demands
•Establish and/or adjust work projects to meet budgets, schedules, and delivery expectations
•Interpret specifications, process instructions, blueprints, and work orders to assist employees with their assigned duties
•Plan and coordinate the flow of materials through the department to respond to production demands. Direct staff in adjusting projects/equipment to meet production specifications
•Support the disposition of product to minimize production delays and down time
•Develop, recommend, and implement measures to improve methods, equipment performance, and product quality
•Lead department initiatives to implement measures Continuous Improvements/Lean initiatives and quality improvements
•Develop and implement effective training programs to improve production employee skill sets
•Developing Root Cause and Corrective Action improvements to our processes 
•Drive a work environment of Increasing Safety Awareness, and supervise departmental Health & Safety Risk Awareness

Qualifications

•Bachelor’s Degree in operations, engineering, business, or a technical field preferred
•Minimum of 5 years of leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
•Previous supervisory experience managing bargaining unit employees preferred
•Strong business acumen coupled with mental aptitude and motivation to learn
•Excellent communication and presentation skills
•Demonstrate initiative and advanced interpersonal skills in team problem solving situations, relationship building and aligning with business goals
•MS Office equivalent, Project Management tools experience is a plus
•Familiarity with export controls regulations (ITAR/EAR) is a plus
•Lean Practitioner certification and/or experience at reducing waste a plus

All Positions at Triumph Engine Control Systems require access to information or technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and other US government security regulations. These laws do not permit access rights to non-US Citizens or to other unauthorized individuals. Therefore, presently all applicants must be US Citizens or US Permanent Residents (*green card holders*) and/or otherwise comply with ITAR requirements for access rights to be considered for a position. 

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Please be aware that the Company requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain OR show proof of a vaccination.  The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

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