Triumph Group

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Manager of Machine Center Production

Manager of Machine Center Production

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Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.
Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.

Supervises employees who form and shape metal by various fabrication, machining, and/or welding processes. Directly responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of the Machine Centers to ensure the department meets established schedules, metrics, goals and objectives.


  • Supervisory responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training, scheduling, monitoring work, providing feedback, performance reviews, career development, discipline and resolving issues in accordance with company policies.
  • In conjunction with the ME’s and Planners, establishes work flow for manufacturing activities including coordinating with other departments, development of manufacturing plans, identifying material, facility, equipment, and tooling needs, as well as resolving manufacturing and maintenance problems.
  • Directs activities in accordance with production schedules, and established priorities, ensuring maximum utilization of assigned resources, machines, personnel, and materials.
  • Evaluates existing manufacturing activities to ensure focus on core competencies, and identify future growth opportunities to maximize use of in-house machining and manufacturing capabilities.
  • Ensure the manufacturing organization is fully compliant with all regulating authorities, customer, and applicable workplace safety programs and requirements.
  • Ensure all work is accomplished using appropriate data, tools, and measuring equipment.
  • Ensure machine and preventative maintenance is managed effectively to minimize schedule disruptions.
  • Coordinates with the Production Engineering Manager to ensure all manufacturing, machining, and assembly operations are fully supported. Helps creates long term plans to address future needs.
  • Assists in the development of budget plans/headcount/tooling and machine requirements. Creates and provides input on cost reduction initiatives.
  • Responsible for achieving department metrics for delivery, quality, efficiency, and cost at a minimum.
  • Supports the company’s Quality policies and implements guidelines to assure adherence to the standards.
  • Works with the Engineering group on new product development to ensure cost targets and milestones are met.
  • Contributes to team effort by maintaining a positive outlook.
  • Complies with all company policies and procedures, including safety requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned to ensure customer needs are met. 
  • The Machine Center Production Manager role has supervisory responsibilities.
  • Up to 10% travel required


- 4 years degree in business/management/manufacturing or equivalent work experience.
- 5 years of experience in manufacturing or machining experience with a strong technical background in shop floor operations and work flow with aerospace applications.
- Management experience with evidence of progressive responsibility
- 10 years of experience in manufacturing or machining experience with a strong technical background in shop floor operations and work flow with aerospace applications.
- Lean Production background
- Mathematical ability
- Machining and Manufacturing knowledge
- Problem solving, Root Cause Analysis
- Strong organizing, planning, scheduling
- Decision making
- Measurement Systems
- Shop management
- Leadership
- Lean methodologies
- Must meet all regulatory requirements.