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Senior Manager Operations

Requisition ID:  66057
Business Unit:  Services & Support Miami Group (3515)

Miami, FL, United States, 33178

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defence and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of ‘Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live”. These core values – teamwork, integrity and excellence – are what have allowed us to become the company we are today. With facilities and over 10,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Our Corporate Functions keep our business competitive by providing first-class support from Quality through to Finance and HR.

Headquartered in the UK, Meggitt PLC is a global engineering group specialising in extreme environment components and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defence and energy markets. Some 10,000 people are employed across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe and North America and regional bases in Brazil, India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

The Senior Operations Manager effectively leads and develops the Manufacturing Operations Team, to obtain optimum productivity, while reaching strategic goals. Manages manufacturing and operations processes to ensure sufficient quantities of quality product on time and on budget, in order to meet marketplace demand.  You will Lead, plan, coach and direct the Continuous Improvement Function to ensure safe production of high quality products to meet customer needs in the most cost effective manner.

Job Core Responsibilities

•    Effectively manages and develops the Manufacturing Operation team, to obtain optimum productivity, while reaching strategic goals
•    Ensures that Continuous Improvement Teams and activities are progressing in their role while providing infrastructure support to the continuous improvement  process.
•    Establishes processes, benchmarks, tracks systems, timelines and procedures for implementation of best practices.
•    Applies a lean methodology (define, measure, analyze, improve, control) and lean manufacturing tools to continuous improvement efforts to achieve financial and customer benefits.
•    Delivers quality products, on time and on budget
•    Manages crisis resolution to ensure continuous flow of operation under designated budget
•    Ensures that resources are utilized effectively and drives improvements
•    Promotes a safe work environment with an ultimate goal of zero accidents
•    Manages staff selection, performance, development and training processes to ensure team competencies and capabilities to reach the business goals and expectations.
•    Other responsibilities as assigned:
•    Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
•    Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary.

Job Specifications

Education: Post-Secondary degree in Engineering or equivalent of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations

Certifications: Lean Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma

Years Experience: 10-15 years of relevant experience


•    Excellent ability to provide strategic leadership and develop comprehensive budgets
•    Strong ability to lead, plan and direct Manufacturing and Operations activities
•    Excellent knowledge of manufacturing processes, tools and standard operating procedures, in aerospace or automotive industry
•    Proven ability to direct the resolution of highly complex or unusual business problems
•    Ability to absorb and apply new technical information and evaluate implications
•    Proficient with time-studies, lean principals and successful application of some of the improvement tools
•    Strong communication skills to build interpersonal relationships and consensus
•    Complex problem solving and decision making with a proven record of results orientation
•    Solid knowledge of general monitoring and measuring of business related metrics and the communication of performance through the use of Microsoft Office Suite

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 or

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