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Business Unit Manager - Airframe

Requisition ID:  118466
Business Unit:  Engine Systems North Hollywood (3100)

North Hollywood, CA, United States, 91605

We are a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. We support the world’s aircraft and aero engine manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft. 


Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our purpose of ‘Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs that Lead to a Better Tomorrow’. A career at Parker Meggitt offers boundless potential for professional and personal growth. You will work alongside the brightest minds in the world, help develop innovative technology and products, and contribute to our company’s goal of solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges.


We have succeeded in employing the top talent in the industry by focusing our hiring efforts on the individual, not the job description. If you are an inquisitive thinker with great ideas and a desire to succeed, we will find the perfect spot for you on our team.


Job Designation

  • Responsible for leading the Airframes business within the North Hollywood Flow Control business. Responsible for the Profit and Loss (P&L) asset performance of a $70 million business that supports both civil and military end customers.  Develop world-class manufacturing operations using automation, documented processes, demand flow technologies, and a team of empowered employees to meet customer expectations continuously. Maintain close contact with customers to gain insight into their needs as well as general market requirements for business unit products.
  • Provides leadership for direct report employees, as well as cross-functional team members. Fully support Site Business Unit Manager. Interacts with current and prospective customers, trade associations, regulatory or government agencies, and all levels of the organization, including corporate officers, group, and corporate staff functions.

Job Core Responsibilities

  • To profitably grow the business unit consistently and annually. Works with current and potential customers to promote and leverage company technologies, systems, products, and services.
  • Establishes and maintains premier customer service. Leads by example.
  • Leads strategy for the business unit concentrating on lean initiatives, strategic pricing, and strategic procurement. Provides leadership to two operational value streams within the business unit, Leads, Engineering new product introduction projects and technology roadmaps, and partners with finance to support Lean Accounting principles, Planning, Sales/Marketing, and New Product Development functions to ensure operational efficiency and economy.
  • Develops a budget plan and manages the business unit within budget constraints.
  • Maintains familiarity with a competitive environment within the geographical area of responsibility.
  • Represents the operation at the business unit and division levels.
  • Provides leadership by promoting team concepts, coaching, counseling, retaining, mentoring, training, talent management, and individual development. Drives a culture of accountability and results through strategy deployment and effective performance management.
  • Ensures the business unit conforms to local, state, and federal government regulations. Promotes business units within the industry, manufacturing, trade associations, and local community.

Job Specifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree in a technical or business discipline required. A Master’s or MBA is desired

Total years of experience: 10+ years of related experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment.

Job Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of management and marketing principles, industry practices, company and competitor products, technology, and service capabilities.
  • Knowledge of business and operational processes, proposal development, contract negotiations, and program management.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead people and obtain results through others typically acquired through ten or more years of increasing experience and responsibility, including prior leadership and/or program management role.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple priorities using effective problem-solving / resolution skills and a team focus.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to effectively and persuasively present information to top management, customers, and employees.
  • Please note that the salary range information is only applicable for California. Compensation is based on a variety of factors, candidate experience, qualifications, location, as well as market and business considerations. Pay Range: $123K-$215K



Parker Meggitt is an equal-opportunity employer, and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation will give everyone the opportunity to recognize their full potential.


Parker Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, or 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.


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