Job Details

Title Assembly Supervisor
Job Family Manufacturing
City Duluth
State MN

Job Summary: Directs and coordinates activities of production assembly department(s). Oversees and ensures quality and safety of the aircraft build and personnel. Responsible for the health of the direct labor force including training, retention, hiring and supporting their needs. Executes the production design as set by Cirrus Process Engineering. Provides metrics and visibility into operations.

Essential Duties:

• Responsible for delivering clear and concise communication in a timely manner. Communicates company vision and organizational goals and objectives

• Ensures all safety standards/ policies are met. Conducts regular observations for safety compliance and corrects unsafe acts and conditions

• Responsible for employee training and qualifications. Assigns trainers, monitors employee’s progress and makes changes to station skill requirements as needed

• Executes production design as provided by Cirrus Process Engineering. Communicates back regarding area performance to targets. Works with Process Engineers to correct and continually improve line design

• Prepares operational schedules and coordinates manufacturing activities to ensure production and quality of products meets specifications

• Reviews production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and to prevent operational delays

• Sets a standard of teamwork in assigned area; coaches and guides employees, set plans for improvement, increase production, overcome obstacles, and achieve on time delivery with zero defects to internal customers

• Responsible for hiring and conducting performance reviews

• Develops or revises standard operational and working practices and observes workers to ensure compliance is met with standards

• Continually strives for process improvement, cost reduction, and labor hour reduction in assigned area

• Works to reduce scrap and NCR’s (Non Conformance Reports) and works to stay within the guidelines for overtime while monitoring absenteeism

• Must be able to fill out work instructions properly,  understand the planning flow, be able to adjust, and explain the planning procedures

• Must be able to understand all process specifications and pertinent reference information

• Familiar with Lean Manufacturing Principles and practices Lean Principles throughout department as it will be required to lead lean Projects. Ensures that all assigned work areas are kept clean, orderly, and presentable at all times. Applies the 6S principle (Sort, Straighten, Shine, Standardize, Sustain, and Safety). Complies with all paperwork, such as work instructions that govern job duties

• Attention to detail is required and must be able to work as part of a team

• May be assigned to different work areas as production needs require

• Performs other duties as assigned or needed to achieve success

Education & Experience:

• Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or two to five years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of Internet software and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and Powerpoint). Knowledge of Cirrus Design's manufacturing processes preferred

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