Production Supervisor I

June 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:$53,440 - $80,160
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Negotigation
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Job Description


The Production Supervisor directs the development and implementation of activities in production areas to meet production goals, quality and cost objectives. Prioritizes production schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency and materials supply.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Supervising the day-to-day activities of manufacturing personnel. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the company's policies and applicable laws
  • Work with the team to develop and continually review key operating metrics to assist workers in solving work problems
  • Implement and develop training and productivity improvements through Lean Manufacturing techniques
  • Analyze work orders to estimate worker hours and create schedules that meet both internal and external needs
  • Interpret specifications, blueprints, and job orders to workers, and assign duties
  • Assist in planning flow of materials through department and developing physical layout according to work orders
  • Interface with others in the organization to ensure customer deadlines are met
  • Direct workers in repair of products which fail to meet standards
  • Develop, recommend, and implement measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product
  • Champions changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase safety, efficiency of shop, department, or work crew
  • Provides direct supervision to professional individual contributors and/or skilled, support individual contributors
  • Frequently interacts with subordinate supervisors and functional peer groups. Interaction normally requires the ability to gain cooperation of others, conducting presentations of technical information concerning specific projects or schedules
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience):

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Minimum of 8 years in a manufacturing/production environment with at least 2 years in a Supervisory role
  • Demonstrated prior performance in a mid-volume discrete manufacturing operations leadership role and leading a team of skilled employees
  • Understanding of and experience with ISO approved quality systems
  • Good knowledge and understanding of technical processes and engineering drawings
  • Strong understanding of ERP systems (Oracle experience a plus)
  • Must have a valid driver's license and clean DMV record
  • Other Qualifications & Desired Competencies

  • Two-year AA or AS degree or equivalent experience is highly preferred
  • Prior experience in aerospace or similar industry is preferred
  • Ability to effectively lead and motivate employees
  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions
  • Lean, Six Sigma or other Continuous Improvement training and / or equivalent experience desired
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Uses vision to think beyond the immediate situation, explore multiple potential paths, and adapt decision-making style based on the situational circumstances
  • Inspires, motivates, and empowers people to deliver organizational goals, while also delivering value back to employees
  • Brings organizational values to life using personality, uniqueness, and the creation of a shared vision
  • Champions the process of change and promotes a culture of quick adaptation while helping others deal with the effects of change and leveraging change management best practices
  • Assesses the degree of risk and opportunity in plans or actions and takes appropriate action to mitigate them or makes plans to build on the opportunity
  • Physical Demands

  • Ability to work in a Production environment (Constant)
  • Required to sit and stand for long periods; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard (Frequent)
  • The salary range for this role is:

    $53,440 - $80,160

    AeroVironment considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the location, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills.

    ITAR Requirement:

    This position requires access to information that is subject to compliance with the International Traffic Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”). In order to comply with the requirements of the ITAR and/or the EAR, applicants will be asked to provide specific documentation to verify U.S. person status under the ITAR and the EAR. A “U.S. person” according to their definition is a U.S. citizen, U.S. lawful permanent resident (green card holder), or protected individual such as a refugee, or asylee. See 22 CFR § 120.15. Some positions will require current U.S. Citizenship due to contract requirements.

    Benefits : AV offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental vision, 401K with company matching, a 9/80 work schedule and a paid holiday shutdown. For more information about our company benefit offerings please visit: https:// www.

    We also encourage you to review our company website at https:// www. to learn more about us.

    Principals only need apply. NO agencies please.

    Who We Are

    Based in California, AeroVironment (AVAV) is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Founded in 1971 by celebrated physicist and engineer, Dr. Paul MacCready, we've been at the leading edge of technical innovation for more than 45 years. Be a part of the team that developed the world's most widely used military drones and created the first submarine-launched reconnaissance drone, and has seven innovative vehicles that are part of the Smithsonian Institution's permanent collection in Washington, DC.

    Join us today in developing the next generation of small UAS and tactical missile systems that will deliver more actionable intelligence to our customers so they can proceed with certainty – and succeed.

    What We Do

    Building on a history of technological innovation, AeroVironment designs, develops, produces, and supports an advanced portfolio of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense and allied military services use the company's hand-launched UAS to provide situational awareness to tactical operating units through real-time, airborne reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition.

    AeroVironment Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, medical condition nor disability, genetics, veteran and all others that may apply.


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