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Textron Leader Value Stream -2nd Shift in Wichita, Kansas

Leader Value Stream -2nd Shift

Textron Aviation has been inspiring the journey of flight for nine decades through the iconic and beloved Cessna and Beechcraft brands. We are passionate advocates of aviation, empowering people with the freedom of flight. As you join our legacy as a global leader in private aviation, you’ll have opportunities to try new fields, expand your skills and knowledge, stretch your abilities, and build your career. We provide a competitive and extensive total rewards package that includes pay and innovative benefits to support you and your family members – now and in the future, beginning day one. Your success is our success.



Supervises team members in the aircraft completion process. This involves planning, organizing and controlling manpower cost, continuity of production flow according to schedules and the maintenance and improvement of quality, safety, efficiency and training of team members.


  • Supervises and assigns team members to production operations in line with schedules. Realigns assignments as required.

  • Responsible for safety, quality, meeting schedules and efficiency of operations.

  • Daily interaction with team members regarding workmanship, efficiencies and safe working conditions as well as identifying ergonomic opportunities.

  • Implements lean manufacturing processes and practices as well as coordinates all Area Team Development events for area of responsibility.

  • Holds weekly team meetings to communicate items such as general communication and resolving programs.

  • Assists the Value Stream Manager is monitoring daily production operations through continuing efficiency, aircraft production and budget reports.



  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or in lieu of degree a minimum of 5 years manufacturing experience and/or relative supervisory experience is required.


  • Strong organizational, human relations and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Microsoft software experience (Outlook, Excel, Word).

  • Must be flexible to work overtime.

  • Ability to work within team environments

  • Experience in Area Team Development processes and SAP preferred

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Kansas Tax Credit:

Join Textron Aviation’s Kansas team and you may be eligible for a $5,000 state of Kansas Aviation tax credit for up to five years. Visit https://www.aircapitaloftheworld.com/taxcredits for more information on the tax credit.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Recruiting Company: Textron Aviation
Primary Location: US-Kansas-Wichita
Job Function: Manufacturing
Schedule: Full-time
Job Level: Manager with Direct Reports
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Second Shift
Job Posting: 06/11/2024, 12:49:52 PM
Job Number: 324146