Zodiac Aerospace Supervisor Spares (3x12 Shift - Fri/Sat/Sun) in GAINESVILLE, Texas

Zodiac Seats US, a segment of Zodiac Aerospace, is one of the world's top manufacturers of commercial aircraft seats for airlines and major aircraft manufacturers today. Our primary manufacturing facility is located on a half-million-square foot campus in Gainesville, Texas (approximately 60 miles north of Dallas/Fort Worth). Visit www.zodiacaerospace.com to learn more.

SHIFT SCHEDULE : This is a 3x12 shift position for Friday/Saturday/Sunday

SHIFT TIME: 5:00am - 5:00pm

Occupational Summary:

Supervises fabrication operations to ensure optimal performance of the fabrication department and/or commodity work cell. Manages production schedules, manpower allocation, and cost and safety standards. Ensure quality standards, employee training and high employee morale in the fabrication department.

Duties and Responsibilities (essential functions):

  1. Maintains an optimum flow of production through the department or work cell.

  2. Actively promotes safety in all aspects in the department or work cell.

  3. Provides training to all employees and ensures each one understands his or her job responsibilities. Cross-trains employees for added efficiency.

  4. Develops and maintains strong positive communications and working relations with all employees. Ensures all complaints and pre-grievances are thoroughly handled with each employee.

  5. Supervises labor and material to maintain a positive variance against standards.

  6. Actively involves all employees in taking corrective action to achieve high levels of product quality to meet and exceed quality standards.

  7. Creates an atmosphere for development of new concepts, ideas and methods to support continuous improvement in the department or work cell.

  8. Maintains a high quality of workmanship and assumes responsibility for work performed in assigned duties.

  9. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements :

Knowledge and Skills:

  1. Must have knowledge of MRP systems, scheduling, and blueprints.

  2. Must have the ability to direct and motivate other employees.

  3. Must have knowledge of bargaining agreement or willingness to learn.

  4. Must be computer literate.

  5. MAPICS experience preferred.

Education and Experience:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent required.

  2. Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, or related field preferred.

  3. At least three years of experience in production processes, machinery, and equipment related to sheet metal fabrication, plastic forming technology, foam and adhesive/upholstery assembly, welding applications, and/or metalworking technology.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement

It is the policy of Zodiac Aerospace to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetics, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws. We are strongly committed to this policy and believe in the concept and spirit of the law.