Production Control Manager in Grand Prairie at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 7/7/2021

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Job Description

Curtiss-Wright Surface Technologies ("CWST") is the group name for the collective technical services provided by the legacy companies of Metal Improvement Company("MIC"), E/M Coating Services, Everlube Products, FW Gartner Thermal Spraying, Para Tech Coating, Component Coating & Repair Services, Bolt's Metallizing and IMR Test Labs.
CWST is a Division of Curtiss-Wright Corporation, a global innovative company that delivers highly engineered, critical function products and services to the commercial, industrial, defense and energy markets.

Production Control Manager

Reporting to the Facility Manager, the Production Manager is responsible for the overall operating performance of the manufacturing operation. This position works collaboratively with area leads and/or supervisors to streamline production with emphasis on safety, quality, efficiency, waste reduction (material and processes) and productivity. Together with the Facility Manager, this leader helps to develop and implements effective strategies to meet key manufacturing performance goals.

Curtiss-Wright invests in the development, recruitment, and retention of critical skills as part of its model for business success. We offer a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefits package including medical and prescription drug coverage, dental benefits, life and disability insurance, 401k retirement, tuition reimbursement, and paid vacation/holidays.

Location: Houston, TX

Your Challenge:

  • Customer liaison regarding timing and delivery of processed hardware.
  • Provide any quote information to the Facility Manager ensuring that all customer requirements have been stated.
  • Assist the Facility Manager in analyzing operations to improve safety, quality, and production efficiencies. Ensure compliance with Company standards for safety, quality, cost control, waste reduction, and on-time delivery.
  • Create the daily production schedule for all operators.
  • Communicating the importance of an effective quality system and to conforming to the QMS requirements. Preventing the recurrence of nonconformities by identification, segregation, reporting, initiating corrective and preventive action and verifying these.
  • Participate in daily, weekly, monthly and annual planning as appropriate. Identify, communicate and drive implementation of strategic action plans to meet Company performance objectives.
  • Promoting the use of lean manufacturing principles.
  • Maintain a strong production floor presence. Adequately understand the processes to set the example for others to follow.
  • Direct supervision, selection, training and discipline of all production personnel Be a central leading figure in problem solving through effective root cause analysis and corrective actions.
  • Be a strong advocate for continuous improvement, engaging employees and striving daily for operational excellence.

Your Expertise:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering preferred or experience with Robotics and Programming.
  • 3 years' plus of supervisory/management experience in a fast- paced job shop/manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge 5S process improvement
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage difficult situations.
  • Excellent written and oral communications and interpersonal skills to facilitate work
  • Ability to think ahead, plan accordingly and prepare/deliver action plans to achieve results.
  • Possess strong analytical skills and mechanical aptitude to help troubleshoot problems and implement improvement plans which deliver solutions effectively.
  • Highly organized, self-motivated and assertive when appropriate.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities and easily adapt to changing situations.
  • Possess computer skills and proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)

This position may require exposure to information that is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request. #LI-SL #IND

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