Aerospace Manufacturing / Production Manager

11 - 15 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/19/18
Santa Ana, CA
11 - 15 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/19/18

The Manufacturing Manager will manage and direct Aerospace daily production and operations activities. Additional responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Coordinate with Production Control to establish daily work schedules.
  • Interact with Business Management on updates, and expedites as necessary.
  • Lead the production organization through cost improvement activities, quality improvements, and safety awareness.
  • Develop plans for cell and non-cell areas with regards to staffing, capitalization, tooling methodologies, robotic integration.
  • Manage and prepare budgets; track key performance indicators and report on performance monthly.
  • Support continued growth of the division by effective cost control and cost reduction programs, supporting new development programs and timelines.
  • Work with all employees to develop and establish strong relationships and trust.

BSME or similar education background; MBA a plus.


  • Min 10 years in Manufacturing Environment.
  • Experience in running a variety of production departments in manufacturing operational enterprise.
  • Experience in an aerospace metal fabrication environment with machining tolerances in tenths of an inch.
  • Have demonstrated excellent leadership abilities; and be prepared to spend time mentoring others as they grow in their leadership roles.
  • Understanding of GD&T, prints, sketches, customer quality programs, etc.
  • Understanding of financial statements, inventoryreports, labor reports, scrap reports, margin reports, etc.
  • Advanced MS Office computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) are a must. Experience with ERP systems and engineering CAD systems are a plus.

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