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Production or Operations Manager

Job Description

We are looking for a degreed candidate with at least five years of aerospace component and systems fabrication, assembly, test and kitting experience in a supervisory or management role. The products consist of hydraulic, electrohydraulic, electrical and mechanical components.

The ideal candidate will have experience installing and using contemporary processes and metrics in a lean, Six Sigma, AS9100, ISO9001 and ERP-driven manufacturing environment.

This person needs to be a leader with collaborative skills, working with engineering and quality management to design for cost, producibility and repeatability and who has knowledge and respect for aerospace quality and manufacturing standards. Supply chain management experience a valuable plus.

Selected candidate will provide management and leadership in expanding our Production capabilities as we grow. This means that this person will initially be doing much of the lower level work, as more people are hired. The specific attributes that we are looking for are:

Additional Technical Skills or Know How

  • Experience with tight tolerances and fine finishes
  • Experience with aerospace wiring practices
  • Experience with metal working processes

Business Management Skills

  • Motivation and development of direct reports
  • Program Scheduling and Resource Planning
  • Business Plans and Proposals
  • Program Cost Estimating
  • Supplier negotiations and management
  • Presentation skills
  • Management Team player

Basic Position Responsibilities

  • Producing and issuing Work Orders and Pick-Lists
  • Supervising Production activities
  • Tracking and Maintaining Inventory
  • Shipping and Receiving

A person with most of these skills will work, because we can assist and train in any areas of weakness. This is a highly compensated position that will require living and working in Tulsa, OK. Advent Aircraft Systems, Inc. offers generous medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance and 401(k) benefits, and an energetic work place environment in modern facilities.

Qualified candidates with a serious interest in this position should send a hard copy of resume with salary history to Advent Aircraft Systems, Inc., Dept. HR, 8712 South Peoria Avenue, Tulsa, OK 74132. Please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.