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Production Supervisor

MEGGITT • Danville, KY

Posted 2 months ago

Job Snapshot

Degree - 2 Year Degree
Other Great Industries
Management, Manufacturing

Job Description

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

Accountability Objective:

Reporting to the Production Manager; this position is responsible to manage the operations related to Final Assembly which include but not limited to the sub assembly, painting, and final assembly of aircraft wheels and brakes. This position is responsible for directing production associates with continuous improvements in cost containment and throughput times while maintaining optimum quality.

Job Core Responsibilities

  • General:

    The individual in this position manages all aspects of the day to day manufacturing process including production schedules, efficiencies, product quality, and associated manufacturing personnel.

    This individual must possess leadership qualities that support effective communication with everyone in the operation and across various different departments.

    This person will be responsible for creating and implementing objectives for scheduled completions, cost control and quality standards. They will also be responsible to ensure that management of the Company is informed of production status on a regular basis.

    This person will be responsible to ensure that the entire production work force is properly motivated while creating a positive and safe work environment.

    This person will ultimately be responsible for all personnel activities (interviewing, hiring, discipline, absenteeism, conflict resolution, performance appraisals, etc.) for all individuals in the production environment.

    The individual have a strong working knowledge of manufacturing management, manufacturing methods, inspection standards, equipment, tools, facilities, and computer systems/software.

    A strong background in Lean Practices and 5/6S standards is important. This individual will be responsible for leading continuous improvement activities, developing process improvements and standards, and driving a culture to sustain these activities.


    This individual is responsible for maintaining a safe and orderly work environment that will ensure the safety and general welfare of all employees.

    Responsible for working in a safe manner and observing all company procedures regarding environmental, health, and safety matters.


    This individual will perform any other tasks properly assigned by the Manufacturing Manager.

  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary

Job Specifications

Education : A minimum of an Associate degree in Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Technology, Manufacturing Management or the equivalent is required. 
Certifications :
Years Experience :
A minimum of five (5) years manufacturing supervision experience is a requirement. Individual must have a strong working knowledge of computer skills, including utilization of Microsoft Office Suite. Lean practices with a working knowledge of 5/6S principles are preferable.
Skills :

  • Solid experience in production support, leading a team of staff members
  • Ability to plan, set priorities for the team and direct technical efforts to meet targets
  • Strong leadership and effective interpersonal skills
  • Able to use judgment to identify and resolve day-to-day technical and operational problems
  • Effective oral and written communication and attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows software applications

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 or

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