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Sr Director, Production Operations

Company: SNC
Location: Englewood
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

The Sr. Director of Operations is responsible for overseeing the modification and Maintenance, Repair Overhaul (MRO) operations of military and commercial aircraft. This role involves managing a team of A&P mechanics, technicians, and production staff to ensure that our processes are efficient, cost-effective, and maintain the highest standards of quality and safety.The ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance), Aviation, and Security (IAS) business area is a leader in ISR and aviation, it is a leading prime manned and unmanned aircraft systems integrator for innovative, high-performance ISR and aviation systems. Its end-to-end Command, Control, Computers, Communications and Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities encompass design, integration, test, certification, ground/flight training and complete logistics support. IAS tailors solutions to customer cost, performance, and schedule requirements and designs to consistently exceed expectations - with an unrivaled record of on time and on (or under) budget deliveries. Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategies to meet business goals and objectives, using data-driven KPIs to drive operational excellence
  • Streamline data access on the shop floor with digital tools
  • Manage production schedules and iron flow for efficient modification, maintenance, and repair
  • Create new processes to enhance productivity and quality, while ensuring compliance with all regulations and safety protocols
  • Optimize cost-effectiveness of production and MRO operations
  • Maintain relationships with stakeholders for smooth MRO operations and customer satisfaction, while prioritizing safety and developing people to enable scalability Key Competencies & Skills:
    • Technical knowledge in military aircraft systems and aerospace materials, with excellent communication skills for effective collaboration with various stakeholders
    • Strong problem-solving abilities for complex issues under tight deadlines, with strategic thinking skills to improve efficiency and productivity in MRO operations
    • Ability to navigate change make defensible decisions in ambiguity, and own those decisions, with project management expertise for complex projects with multiple stakeholders
    • Comprehensive knowledge of regulatory compliance standards in aerospace industry, with commitment to continuous improvement for optimized processes and increased efficiency Must Haves:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Aviation, Manufacturing, Engineering or a related field
      • Minimum 10 years' leadership experience in military aircraft MRO, with extensive technical experience in military aircraft maintenance and repair
      • Experience managing complex MRO projects with Original Equipment manufacturers (OEM), subcontractors, and maintenance crews, with a proven track record leading technical teams and overseeing MRO operations for military aircraft
      • Familiarity with military regulations and requirements related to MRO, with understanding of reliability-centered maintenance principles and experience in implementing preventive maintenance programs
      • Knowledge of software systems used in MRO operations, such as CMMS and aircraft health monitoring systems
      • The ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret U.S. Security Clearance is required Preferred:
        • Masters degree in Aviation, Manufacturing, Engineering or related fieldAt Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America's fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC Estimated Starting Salary Range: $186,100.35 - $255,887.98. SNC considers several factors when extending job offers, including but not limited to candidates' key skills, relevant work experience, and education/training/certifications.SNC offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position. SNC offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 6%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more . IMPORTANT NOTICE:This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-U.S. citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the U.S., foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use. Learn more about the background check process for Security Clearances. SNC is a global leader in aerospace and national security committed to moving the American Dream forward. We're known and respected for our mission and execution focus, agility, and disruptive and rapid innovation. We provide leading edge technologies and transformative solutions that support our nation's most critical security needs. If you are mission-focused, thrive in collaborative environments, and want to make our country stronger with state-of-the-art technologies that safeguard freedom, join our team! As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. SNC is committed to fostering an inclusive, accepting, and diverse environment free of discrimination. Employment decisions are made without regarding to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law. Contributions to SNC come in many shapes and styles, and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream, innovate, and inspire.

Keywords: SNC, Denver , Sr Director, Production Operations, Professions , Englewood, Colorado

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