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Operations Supervisor, GTF MRO (Weekend Shift) at Pratt & Whitney in West Palm Beach, Florida

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Businesses Pratt & Whitney Job ID 01338647 Date posted 08/15/2019 City West Palm Beach State Florida Country United States

Date Posted:
United States of America
PW109: West Palm Beach 17900 Beeline Highway, West Palm Beach, FL, 33410 USA The sky has no limits.
Flight is an instrument of human progress. It not only gets people where they want to go, it carries humanity to places it never thought possible.

At Pratt & Whitney, you will be part of an evolving, globally diverse company that's moving fast to craft the future of aviation. Customers all over the world depend on our technology and the people behind it. As part of the team you'll help answer today's challenges in powered flight while crafting and supporting tomorrow's solutions.

Pratt & Whitney, a recognized leading producer of the world's most powerful jet engines, is looking for dedicated individuals to support our organization. If you aspire to work in a dynamic environment and possess the motivation to convert new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity you've been looking for.
Inclusion Powers Innovation:
We unlock our employees' full potential through a versatile and engaging culture that values everybody's opinion, driving innovation. The goal of our diversity strategy is to build a workforce and environment where every employee is valued, so innovation and creativity thrive and to ensure that all employees are engaged and empowered.

Have you considered what it may be like to join our team and bring your career to Pratt & Whitney?

The CE Aftermarket Operations team is looking for a Weekend shift Operations leader of the GTF line operating in WPB. This role will provide leadership support to the weekend shift time, which runs from 6AM to 6PM Friday through Sunday. The selected individual will lead a team of bargaining unit workers that is responsible for the induction, teardown, rebuild, and final certification of all GTF engines and modules overhauled in WPB.

In addition, the Weekend Operations leader will be directly involved in meeting all: EH&S, Customer, Quality, and Financial goals within the WPB GTF MRO facility. The individual will lead by devising and executing: operational strategies, production resource scheduling, and continuous improvement, while providing clear and crisp communication with EC leadership, peers, and subordinates. Competencies that are critical for success in this role are Customer Focus, Adaptability, Strategic Thinking, and Communication. The individual must embrace the ACE Operating System and thrive in a highly visible, dynamic setting.
Responsibilities include:

  • Provide direction to the operations team setting both near and long term operational objectives.

  • Collaborate with support teams to establish work schedules taking into account customer requirements, resource availability, and other top priorities.

  • Work proactively to address issues and engage the workforce in achieving engine delivery / return goals.

  • Effectively communicate cross functional requirements to ensure smooth process flow

  • Hold employees accountable while maintaining a quality working relationship

  • Ensure World-class safety culture is maintained and respond to all EH&S requirements promptly.

  • Ensure full involvement in ACE continuous improvement initiatives

  • Utilize ACE tools to improve production, performance, and reduce overall operating cost.

Education / Certifications
  • Bachelor's Degree required. Preferred fields of study include Engineering, Business Management and Supply Chain.
Do you meet these Basic Qualifications?

  • You've obtained a Bachelor's Degree (required).

  • You're a US Citizen required (due to Government contract requirements)

  • You have at least 3 years of experience in Operations, Quality or Manufacturing Engineering Support within a manufacturing facility

How about any of these Preferred Qualifications?

  • Your background includes 4 or more years of combined experience in Process Engineering, Quality Engineering or Operations Management within an Aerospace manufacturing facility DAT FAR145 Repair Station environment

  • Excellent leadership, communication, problem solving, analytical, prioritization and multi-tasking skills. Ability to work with all levels of management and communicate effectively with peers, customers and clients

  • Previous supervisory or management experience operating within a bargaining unit setting is a plus

  • Working knowledge of Continuous Improvement principles, Lean Manufacturing, QCPC, Operational Excellence (OpEx), Six-Sigma, or Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Associate Certification is strongly preferred along with a proven track record of cost savings and continuous improvement accomplishments

  • You are comfortable working Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Unigraphics and SAP experience preferred

  • Ability to drive obligations to closure with precision to benefit the organization and every constituent

Additional Skills and Abilities

  • Expert ability to clearly, concisely and effectively communicate complex technical information and deliver briefings to senior staff

  • You have an intense passion for technology and an ability to learn quickly staying abreast of cutting edge technology, industry leading techniques and other skill sets

  • Strong analytical, project management, problem-solving, interpersonal, leadership skills

  • You're a dynamic problem solver with the ability to craft solutions to everyday challenges with creative new ideas

  • Self-starter with willingness to take initiative, support strategic priorities, take ownership of assigned projects/initiatives and contribute to results and ability to work with a minimum supervision

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and solid track record of teamwork, adaptability, innovation and initiative

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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