Textron 2018 Production Operations Supervisor - Independence, KS in Independence, Kansas

2018 Production Operations Supervisor - Independence, KS


Lift your career to new heights. At Textron Aviation, our culture allows you to grow within the company while building your career. Developing new leaders and encouraging innovative ideas are critical to the success of our organization. The Textron Aviation segment of Textron Inc. is the leading general aviation authority and home to the iconic Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker brands which account for more than half of all general aviation aircraft flying. These brands bring together decades of unmatched experience in designing, building and supporting aircraft. From design to flight, Textron Aviation has become an industry leader through our belief in having the Right People in the Right Place at the Right Time. Are you ready to elevate your career?

Job Summary:

Supervise team members in the assembly 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.

Job Responsibilities (may include, but not limited to):

  • Supervise and assign 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

  • Implement lean manufacturing processes and practices as well as coordinate all Area Team Development events for area of responsibility

  • Hold weekly team meetings to communicate items such as general communication and resolving problems



Bachelor's Degree in:

  • Business Management

  • Industrial Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Aviation Management

Position Requirements:

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Must be flexible to work overtime

  • Experience in lean manufacturing, Six Sigma and SAP preferred

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-Kansas-Independence

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 255780