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Production Manager

Requisition ID:  105695
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Ventura County (3125)

Simi Valley, CA, United States, 93063

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 12,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East..

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 : Post-Secondary degree or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectation
Certifications : APICS Certified
Years Experience : 7 - 10 years of relevant experience
Skills :

  • 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
  • Ability to understand and interpret blueprints and engineering specifications    
  • Ability to identify and resolve technical, operational and organizational problems    
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Computer proficient, including Microsoft Windows software application


This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). 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.

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.

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