Aerojet Rocketdyne is an innovative company delivering solutions that create value for its customers in the aerospace and defense markets. The company is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets. Additional information about Aerojet Rocketdyne can be obtained by visiting our websites at www.Rocket.com and www.AerojetRocketdyne.com.
Aerojet Rocketdyne (AR) seeks a Senior Manager, Manufacturing and Production Planning at our office at the West Palm Beach, FL facility. Position will report directly to the West Palm Beach Site Operations Manager.
This position will be responsible for all liquid rocket engine, turbomachinery, and components assembly, as well as cleanroom facility management at the West Palm Beach (WPB) facility. This position involves leading a team who provide the full spectrum of engine and engine component assembly for programs at the WPB site. Specific functions for this team includes: Manufacturing Engineering and Mechanical Assembly Technicians. Must be able to successfully manage and lead operational processes to achieve 100% safety, quality, schedules and cost targets with uncompromising ethics and compliance. Must have experience to successfully work with Business Units, Program Management and other Centers of Excellence (COE) to efficiently plan, execute and sustain process and product improvements. Requires a positive and teaming leadership style with the ability to lead, train and successfully apply the Aerojet Rocketdyne Business Operating System (ARBOS). The position also requires the ability to strategically plan, develop departmental budgets, develop staffing plans and successfully achieve established departmental and site performance standards.
65% - Provide overall Assembly Operations leadership and management to ensure coordination and alignment with site, multiple programs, and facility schedules:
20% - Provide leadership and direction to team members in communications and strategies to mitigate risks, set yearly goals and objectives, conduct performance assessments, defining roles and responsibilities and provide overall guidance on Company and Customer policies and procedures. Provide coaching and mentoring for career development and advancement of team members.
15% - Work with the site management team to provide strategic leadership to continually evolve and enhance site/operations efforts.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Manufacturing or related field with 14 years of related experience or an equivalent amount of education and experience.
Work Environment and Physical Requirements:
Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Will require the ability to travel by air or auto. Will require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.