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Director, Operations

Location: Camarillo
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Director, OperationsRegular / Full-Time; ExemptCamarillo, CA.About AllClear Aerospace & DefenseAllClear Aerospace & Defense is the military aviation aftermarket industry's leading provider of mission-ready solutions. We provide excellence in sustainment for the U.S. militaries and its allies. Headquartered in Miramar, Florida, AllClear's sustainment solutions cover over 25 of the most utilized military aircraft platforms, supported with distribution agreements from leading OEMs, in-house and managed repair services, engineered products, manufacturing, and logistics solutions.AllClear represents more than 30 years of defense aerospace sustainment experience and expertise, focused on the bigger mission mindset of keeping militaries mission ready. AllClear locations include Abu Dhabi, UAE; Camarillo, CA; Cambridge, UK; Chatsworth, CA; Greenville, SC; Macon, GA; Miramar, FL; Seoul, S. Korea; Singapore; South San Francisco, CA; and Tokyo, Japan.To learn more visit of Operations for the Camarillo, CA. location managing a $20M P&L. The successful candidate will work cross functionally with engineering, manufacturing, quality, supply chain, finance, logistics, facilities, commercial and outside processing vendors and drive a daily sense of urgency. Role is a key culture carrier.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Must be able to perform work autonomously as well as to perform variety of job related functions.The successful candidate must be able to:

  • Create and execute site operating and capital budgets and monthly forecasts while driving On Time Delivery (OTD) at a target of 95%+.
  • Lead the team in achieving Key Indicator targets and proactively adjusting according to volume, market, and product mix requirements.
  • Set priorities and implement rapid corrective action for major sources of downtime and missed deliveries.
  • Conduct root cause analysis and implement preventive actions driving Operational Excellence.
  • Develop and implement an overall production and manufacturing strategy, including infrastructure (i.e., systems, processes, personnel), designed to accommodate the business strategy while maximizing results.
  • Implement visual and daily management through continuous improvement culture, driving considerably more standard work, thereby reducing variation.
  • Partner with Quality Department and Production to eliminate quality defects in products and paperwork and maintain a quality focused mindset.
  • Achieve the financial commitments (shipment, cost reduction, productivity, and safety) by maintaining alignment with operational metrics.
  • Ensure an execution-based culture around supply and product demand forecasting while maintaining quality targets.
  • Drive world class Safety First culture.
  • Foster a data driven culture focused on analytics and predictive tools to facilitate decision making process.
  • Sets priorities and delegate work within the operation.
  • Coordinates with customer service manager to resolve operational customer complaints and non-conformance and lead the identification & implementation of Corrective/Preventive measures
  • Maintain an audit-ready operation and participate in external audits as required.
  • Participate on committees and special projects and seeks additional responsibilities.
  • Oversight of internal and external logistics to ensure cost effective kitting, storage and receipt / shipment of hardware.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management.Supervisory Responsibilities
    • Directly supervises manufacturing employees.
    • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
    • Provides leadership, communication, and coaching to employees; cultivates a motivated employee environment of trust, teamwork, accountability, self-confidence, and business ownership.
    • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems; managing cross training matrix and plan.In addition to the above, Directors are to maintain an organized, clean and safe work area using safety standards and expectations while adhering to all quality practices. AllClear is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education and Experience:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
      • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Manufacturing Engineering (or another Engineering discipline)
      • Five (5) + years of manufacturing experience, preferably in an aerospace environment
      • 10-15 years of experience with at least 5 years in recent site leadership capacity
      • Experience with fast-paced manufacturing environment
      • Experience in all elements of manufacturing
      • Working knowledge of build-to-print packages and assembly drawing documents
      • Ability to work on complex projects with general direction and minimal guidance
      • Experience in Lean/Six Sigma, 6S, and Continuous Improvement required.Required Skills:
        • Language: Must have excellent written and verbal skills. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business information. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers.
        • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
        • Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as productivity, material margins, labor variances and overtime percentages.
        • Other Abilities: Knowledge of sheet metal and aerospace materials preferred. Must possess basic knowledge of geometric tolerance. Must possess thorough knowledge of materials planning systems (MRP/ERP) requirements and order generation process logic. Must have knowledge to apply general use of databases/spreadsheets. Ability to complete the planning of workflow and meetings. Must have prior experience with the aerospace and defense industry (both commercial and government) serving world-wide customers. Must have strong organizational, project, and proposal management skills. Must have solid analytical skills and solution-driven thinking. Able to use large amounts of data to make strategic decisions. Must have experience and a track record of success with Lean/Six Sigma manufacturing. Must be able to create Lean Cells and Team approach.Physical Demands and Work Environment:
          • While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to stand and walk 4 to 6 hours a day. Must be able to work with their hands, arms and be extremely accurate. Must be able to walk, sit, and stand on a regular basis. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Must be able to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds on an occasional basis.
          • Customary physical demands for an office environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving high-speed machinery and mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to machine oils, metal fillings, acetone, paints, solvents, grease, cutting fluids, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock or vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
          • Occasional travel neededJob Type: Full-timePay: $150,000.00 - $180,000.00 per year

Keywords: ALLCLEAR MANAGEMENT INC, Camarillo , Director, Operations, Executive , Camarillo, California

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