Textron Operations Leader 2nd Shift- Materials in Augusta, Georgia

Operations Leader 2nd Shift- Materials


Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc. (TSV) isa leading global manufacturer of commercial and recreational vehicles andequipment. The $1.8 billion company’s diverse product lines include E-Z-GO golfcars; Arctic Cat snowmobiles, side-by-sides and ATVs; Cushman commercialutility vehicles; Textron Off Road side-by-sides; Jacobsen professionalturf-care equipment; Dixie Chopper zero-turn mowers; and aviation groundsupport equipment offered under the TUG, Douglas, Premier and Safeaero brands.Its products are found in environments ranging from golf courses to factories,airports to planned communities, and theme parks to backcountry trails. TSV hasmore than 4,000 employees worldwide, with facilities in North America, Europeand China.


The Operations Leader will be responsible for optimizing processes in Safety, Quality, Schedule and Cost by monitoring and supervising daily operations in Materials, Assembly and/or Fabrication on second shift. This also includes liaison activities with outside organizations of Quality, Safety, Engineering to ensure process efficiencies and successful new program integration.


  • Organizes the day-to-day operations and prioritization within assigned work area. Coordinates production activities in the major areas of responsibility to meet production schedules in the most efficient and effective manner

  • Tours operations daily, checking on workmanship, efficiencies, safe working conditions and methods and compliance with specifications. Reports daily, weekly and monthly performance against established goals and metrics.

  • Attends, participates and leads area meetings for items such as general communication and resolving problems.

  • Identifies training gaps and provides recommendations on developing skills/training needs

  • Possesses a general understanding of company policies and goals.

  • Reviews and recommends short and long term resource requirements, capital equipment and facilities expenditures

  • Enforces and assists the maintenance of area safety practices, work rules and good housekeeping habits.

  • Develops and mentors departmental Team Leaders through delegation of duties, coaching, and mentorship.Counsels personnel on work related questions and problems. Conducts annual employee evaluations.

  • Determines the need for and clears overtime schedules, manpower changes and other operational changes with supervisor.

  • Recommends and expedites the servicing and repair of equipment and facilities and approves the realigning of production sequences to accommodate emergency maintenance schedules.

  • Requisitions and oversees an adequate supply of tools, equipment and materials for efficient department operations.

  • Recommends, coordinates and executes cost saving measures for assigned areas of operation.

  • Drives root cause corrective action problem solving initiatives

  • Focuses on continuous improvement implementation to achieve improved safety, quality, efficiency and cost

  • Motivates employees to improve their knowledge and performance through study and educational participation.

  • Assists with recommendations regarding workplace layouts, production methods, and production efficiencies by auditing operations to improve production flow and reduce costs.

  • Checks and reports on status of production and takes action to eliminate delays and parts shortages.

  • Confers with Quality Control on the disposition of questionable inspections “squawks” and the control of recurring quality defects.

  • Confers with Project Engineers, Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering, Production Control and Marketing personnel on matters related to implementation of changes in engineering drawings, tooling, equipment, methods and delivery schedules.

  • Participates and assists in the establishment and revision of production standards. Recommends changes in specification and processing methods to improve upon production efficiency.



  • 1-3 years manufacturing and supervision experience

  • Strong organizational, human relations and problems solving skills

  • Demonstrated leadership, communication, interpersonal and teambuilding skills

  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma

  • Demonstrated ability to understand and improve manufacturing operations, business processes or systems

  • Ability to work across organizational boundaries to deliver results

  • Ability to plan and execute multiple projects/activities

  • Microsoft software experience required (Outlook Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc)

  • Effective written and oral communication and presentation skills.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent (preferred in Business or related) required

Additional Information :

  • Travel Requirements: 0-5% We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

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.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Manufacturing

Primary Location US-Georgia-Augusta

Recruiting Company Textron Specialized Vehicles

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Manager with Direct Reports

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 258247