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Spirit AeroSystems Senior Manager - Raw Material Operations in Wichita, Kansas


Spirit AeroSystems designs and builds aerostructures for both commercial and defense customers. With headquarters in Wichita, Kansas, Spirit operates sites in the U.S., U.K., France and Malaysia. The company's core products include fuselages, pylons, nacelles and wing components for the world's premier aircraft. Spirit AeroSystems focuses on affordable, innovative composite and aluminum manufacturing solutions to support customers around the globe.



Key Accountabilities:

Develop strategies and lead the implementation to achieve improvement in on-time delivery, cost, safety, quality and productivityImplement continuous improvement strategiesSets future staffing needs and development of the teamConducts performance reviews on subordinatesPartners with various support functions on any new or changing statements of workCommunicates with internal customers

Required Skills :5+yrs of experience in Aerospace, Aviation, Material Cutting , Machining or Raw Material Warehousing 5+yrs of experience managing/supervising a team of 100 or more employees5yrs in a leadership/management experience (industry or military)5+yrs of experience in manufacturing environmentPrior Executive leadership presentation experiencePrior budgetary responsibility or review experience for associated department P&LExperience reviewing, delivering or monitoring production metricsExperience in Microsoft Office SuitePrior experience working with multiple cross functional groups (Quality, Assembly, Procurement, Supply Chain, Machining etc.)Prior management level experience reporting out to Senior Leadership on department production status

Flexibility working weekend rotations


Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors degree10yrs of experience in a leadership role10yrs of experience in Aerospace, Aviation, Automotive, Industrial Manufacturing, Assembly, or Machining, Logistics, or Raw Material Cutting and WarehousingPrior SAP experiencePrior Military experience (management or leadership)Understanding of a manufacturing production atmosphereVersatile manufacturing and machining experienceUnderstanding of supervising Union employeesExperience with aircraft maintenance or machining

Soft Skills:Experience working in a 24/7 operations environmentAbility to coach and develop team

Spirit AeroSystems is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Job LocationsUS-KS-Wichita

Requisition ID 2023-10912

Posted Date 1 week ago (3/17/2023 2:38 PM)

Category Manufacturing