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Mgr, Production

Requisition ID:  99771
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Rockmart (3110)

Rockmart, GA, United States, 30153

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defense 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 9,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Our Airframe Systems division brings together an extensive range of skills and abilities to support some of the world’s leading commercial, business and military aircraft manufacturers.

Across its five product groups, Airframe Systems produces a host of world leading technology. Our Braking Systems product group supplies both military and commercial aircrafts.

We seal essential spaces, such as landing gear, wings, engines, nacelles, windows and doors, and produce intelligent air data systems and sensors that measure altitude, angle or acceleration. These sensors can be used on planes, train control systems or even missile control systems.

Whether it’s developing new radome solutions, fuel delivery systems or high-altitude life support systems, Airframe Systems embodies the innovation at the heart of Meggitt.

Job Designation

The Production Manager leads and manages the day-to-day production operations for on time delivery to Meggitt's customers, while aligning tasks with company policies and procedures. Responsible for production reorganization, managing vendors and consultants, as well as, internal employees.

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Initiates plans and processes which minimize manufacturing costs through effective utilization of manpower, equipment, facilities, materials and capital
  • Ensures attainment of business  objectives, and  production schedules while ensuring product standards that meet or exceed our customer’s expectations
  • Leads the Production Team in achieving tasks, schedules and goals
  • Develops a world-class operations organization by providing training, coaching and counseling, and top grading as appropriate
  • Confirms that resources are utilized effectively and drives improvements
  • Ensures general safety, compliance with relevant legislation, regulations and company requirements
  • Leads and directs work for team of employees as defined by business needs
  • 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:  Bachelor degree or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations
Years’ Experience: 5 - 10 years of relevant experience in manufacturing environment
•    Solid experience in production engineering, production management, or related activity
•    Experience with and advanced training in Lean manufacturing concepts and techniques with significant exposure to kanban managed supply chain
•    Experience working in highly-regulated industry preferred
•    Ability to understand and interpret blueprints and engineering specifications
•    Polymers and composites experience preferred
•    Ability to identify and resolve technical, operational and organizational problems    
•    Excellent leadership, organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
•    Computer proficient, including MS Office; SAP knowledge a plus

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

If this position is located in the United States, this job will require use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). As such, all applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

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