BAE Systems Operations Leader - Air Transport 3rd shift in Fort Wayne, Indiana
Electronic Systems: BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems PLC, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land, and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions, and customer support services. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact for our customers and the communities we serve. At our Fort Wayne South site, we specialize in the commercial manufacturing of Aircraft/Engine Controls and Systems, which includes manufacturing Circuit Card Assemblies. We are expanding our facility to integrate US defense into our production. Please use the following link to learn more about our Fort Wayne community: https://www.visitfortwayne.com/
Culture: At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strengths. We re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues. We foster a diverse, inclusive, and team-oriented environment and provide opportunity for inner-team coaching and growth opportunities.
A day in the life of an Operations Leader in the Air Transport team consists of executing day to day operations by leading our hourly workforce and being available to be the first level of elevation for the team. The Operations Leader is 100% responsible for product flow in order to meet and exceed both our internal and external customer s needs. The ideal leader will know how to bring out the best in our employees while helping navigate difficult times. It s a critical need of this position to own and take pride in being a People Manager to best capitalize on untapped potential of team members so that both the team and business can be successful. The Operations Leader is responsible for ensuring that all employees are working safely, according to work instructions, and challenging the team in order to continue to grow individually and as a team. Mentoring and coaching is a must for this role as it s important for every team member to understand the why and be able to see the bigger picture, strategy, and vision. The Operations Leader role requires strong communication skills as this position will not only provide work direction to the team, but also provides shift hand-offs with other Operation Leaders, status/commits to Customers, Program Managers, Product Center Leaders, and more.
At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strengths. We re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues. We foster a diverse, inclusive, and team-oriented environment and provide opportunity for inner-team coaching and growth opportunities.
Because of the need for consistent, in-person collaboration and/or the requirement to perform all work onsite due to the nature of this particular role, it will be performed full-time on site. This means work will be conducted on location at a BAE Systems facility 100% of the time.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Bachelor's degree in Operational Leadership, Engineering, or equivalent experience.
Minimum of 4 years of related work experience in production/manufacturing/operations or similar environment.
Demonstrated ability to manage a team with difficult and demanding customer expectations.
Excellent communication (written and verbal)
People management and interpersonal skills; uses good judgement in resolving conflict.
Ability to lead in a team-based manufacturing environment and make decisions with minimal supervision.
Experience working with Microsoft Office Tools.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Experience, & Skills :
Experience utilizing lean manufacturing concepts with a proven track record of lean/six sigma implementation.
Previous experience supervising employees.
Experience utilizing business systems and tools that aid in managing labor, processes, and budgets.
Operations Leader - Air Transport 3rd shift
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