Production Supervisor - 1st shift

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Andover, MA 01810

Raytheon Missiles & Defense is offering a great opportunity for a first shift Cell Lead in our Microwave Center. This position will be responsible for the leadership of a manufacturing operations team of approximately 40 employees and will be accountable for the performance on all aspects of safety, quality, schedule, and cost for the first shift Microwave Center Value Stream. The Value Stream Cell Leader will be responsible for setting the standard and driving operational excellence throughout the organization.

This role requires daily interaction with other functions to maintain and meet organizational goals and objectives. These groups include: technical support, manufacturing/test/design engineering, maintenance, production control, finance and the program management office. Achieving/exceeding safety, quality, delivery, cost goals and identifying and implementing continuous improvement opportunities using six sigma and lean methodologies are critical performance criteria for this position.

In addition to the above, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Supports deployment of manufacturing operations strategy, control systems, tools and metrics to accurately measure progress and drive continuous improvement, as they relate to the work Cell.
Employee hiring and training
Area layout and flow management
time and attendance tracking
Capital identification and control of area overhead & Indirect*Direct expenses
Ensuring the full compliance of company policies and procedures

Required Skills

Minimum of 6 years of experience utilizing business systems and tools that aid in manufacturing and financial management
Experience in a manufacturing environment with knowledge of manufacturing planning/scheduling and operations
Knowledge of utilizing lean manufacturing concepts with a proven track record of lean / six sigma implementation projects
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. security clearance as of day one of employment.

Desired Skills

Previous experience supervising bargaining unit employees
Previous experience supervising in a high mix/Low Volume environment
Previous RF experience
High computer literacy and with confidence and skill working with Microsoft Office Tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Project) and familiarity with IDS systems (VM, PRISM, PDM)
Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering, and Supervisory experience in the aerospace/defense industry
Ability to leverage technology
Excellent communication (written and verbal) and solid interpersonal skills;
Ability to lead in a team-based manufacturing environment and make decisions with minimal supervision
Solid People Management Skills Goal setting, Delegation, Coaching, Motivating
Supervisory skills with ability to use good judgment to resolve conflict
Thinks logically and is process oriented with proven problem-solving skills
Flexible, open minded, and Self-confident team player with the able to think outside the box to solve complex operational issues while maintaining open communications and a cooperative work environment.
Customer focused
Able for Action, Doing, Speed, Results, Execution while using appropriate levels of energy to create enthusiasm
Metrics driven and success oriented

Required Education

BA or BS degree in a related field, or equivalent education and experience.



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Production Supervisor - 1st shift

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Andover, MA 01810

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