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Textron Front Line Leader-Production Shift Supervisor in Fort Worth, Texas

Front Line Leader-Production Shift Supervisor


We arepioneers. We were the first to break the sound barrier and to design thefirst functional jetpack. We were aboard NASA’s first lunar mission andbrought advanced tiltrotor systems to market. Today, we are defining the futureof on-demand mobility. At Bell, we are proud to work for an iconic companywith superb talent, rapidly creating novel and coveted vertical liftexperiences.

Position Summary:

  • The Front Line Leader is responsible for the overall execution and performance of an assigned area.

  • This includes but is notlimited to the general assigning, managing and directing of the dailymanufacturing activities of up to 25 union covered employees within theirassigned area to attain economy of operations, maximize throughput, and ensureprofitable production of parts.

  • The Front Line Leaderwill also be responsible for driving performance, safety, quality of work,managing cost, and managing employee relations.

Position Responsibilities :

  • Directly responsible for the productivity of team and assigned production objectives.

  • Provide daily assignment and direction to direct reports.

  • Collaborate and communicate with peers and team members across various shifts to resolve issues and accomplish organizational goals.

  • Utilize metrics driven accountability for performance such as TAKT, earned hours, efficiency, schedule, overhead, and overtime charges.

  • Evaluate business impact regarding metrics, activity reports, delivery schedules, manpower, etc.

  • Manage in accordance with the local production union Collective Bargaining Agreement.

  • Ability to achieve objectives in a matrix work environment and work effectively with multiple functions (such as Supply Chain, Process Engineering, Continuous Improvement, Quality, etc.).

  • Develop, support, and implement process improvements.

  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal, leadership, communication and organization skills.

  • Conduct disciplines of employees when necessary.

Education :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Operations, Logistics or a related discipline preferred.

  • Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree


Position Requirements:

  • This candidate should be creative, entrepreneurial, and an empowering team leader.

  • This candidate must have excellent oral and written communications skills, be detail oriented, and data driven with a strong sense of urgency.

  • This candidate must have strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Able to work multiple shifts.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years production or manufacturing experience preferred

  • Military experience preferred

  • Managing a unionized workforce preferred

  • Experience and/or training in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma

Don’t miss the chance to join a diverse,inclusive environment that embodies one of our core values, Lift Each Other Up. As a member of our global workforce, you will collaborate with dedicated,enthusiastic teams where differences in experiences, backgrounds and ideascombined with a strong passion for our products take us above and beyondflight.

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-Texas-Fort Worth

Recruiting Company Bell Textron Inc.

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Manager with Direct Reports

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 287639