Fabrication Specialist Senior Level Manager

Spirit Aerosystems   •  

Wichita, KS

Industry: Aerospace / Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 268 days ago

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The Role

Supports and directs various job families to expedite fabrication of details and assemblies. Applies process management and improvement techniques. Uses problem-solving skills and analytical abilities to develop innovative and expedient solutions to fabrication problems. Facilitates work teams, provides training and interfaces with internal organizations and external customers with regard to project planning, problem resolution, and process improvement.

Key Accountabilities

• Sets overall alignment within their product line
• Sets strategies for safety, quality, continuous improvement, cost and delivery
• Sets future staffing needs and development of the team
• Conducts performance reviews on subordinates
• Partners with various support functions on any new or changing statements of work
• Communicates with internal customers

Skills & Experience

Required Skills:
• 5+ years of leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
• Fabrication knowledge, i.e. machining, processing, paint, etc.
• Ability to work in a matrix environment

Preferred Skills:
• Experience with a Union
• Experience in Root Cause and Corrective Action
• Experience with SAP and Microsoft Office Suite
• Ability to interface with the customer
• Ability to make quick decisions
• Ability to delegate

• High School Diploma required
• BachelorDegree in Business or Engineering highly preferred