Cirrus Aircraft Finishing Center Supervisor - Weekend Shift Th-Sun 6am-430pm in Duluth, Minnesota
Cirrus Aircraft’s Mission is to deliver an aviation experience that is the pinnacle of innovation, quality, and safety to our customers. Cirrus Aircraft is the recognized global leader in personal aviation and the maker of the best-selling SR Series piston aircraft and the Vision Jet™, the world’s first single engine Personal Jet and recipient of the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy. Founded in 1984, the company has redefined performance, comfort and safety in aviation with innovations like the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System® (CAPS®) – the first FAA-certified whole-airframe parachute safety system included as standard equipment on an aircraft. To date, worldwide flight time on Cirrus aircraft has passed nine million hours and over 170 people have returned home safely to their families as a result of the inclusion of CAPS® as a standard feature on all Cirrus aircraft. Find out more at cirrusaircraft.com.
Cirrus offers a competitive benefits package and is dedicated to the advancement of general aviation. The Cirrus Flying Club offers employees and their family members the unique opportunity to obtain their private pilot’s license in the comfort of a Cirrus or rent a Cirrus for an impromptu adventure at a greatly reduced rate. We are committed to investing in the future of our employees and company by offering professional development and career progression opportunities and we engage employees by offering several employee and family events throughout the year, as well as the opportunity to take part in activity clubs and community events.
Directs and coordinates activities to paint aircraft for both SR and SF production lines. This position is responsible for leading the weekend paint team and ensuring adherence to established processes and quality standards. The weekend shift may expand to cover both day and night shifts, which will require occasional flexibility in work hours to ensure standardization across both shifts.
Responsible for delivering clear and concise communication in a timely manner to technicians and supervisor. Communicates company vision and organizational goals and objectives
Ensures all safety standards/ policies are met. Conducts regular observations for safety compliance and corrects unsafe acts and conditions.
Responsible for employee training and qualifications. Assigns trainers, monitors employees progress and makes changes to station skill requirements as needed.
Sets a standard of teamwork in assigned area; coaches and guides employees, set plans for improvement, increasing production, overcoming obstacles, and achieving on time delivery with high quality to internal customers.
Sets the standards for the production line in conjunction with engineering (design, manufacturing, and process), sales/marketing, and operations team. Reviews production orders/schedules to plan the day-to-day department operations.
Reviews production schedule, operating reports, and resolves operational issues that come up to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.
Responsible for hiring and conducting performance reviews
Continually strives for process improvement, cost reduction, and labor hour reduction in assigned area.
Works to reduce scrap and NCR’s (Non Conformance Reports), stay within guidelines for overtime and monitor absenteeism.
Properly reports weekly metrics in a timely manner.
Must be able to fill out work instructions properly, able to understand the planning flow and be able to adjust and explain the planning procedures.
Must be able to understand all process specifications and pertinent reference information.
Familiar with Lean Manufacturing Principles and practices Lean Principles throughout department. (Will be required to lead Lean projects)
Attention to detail required. Must be able to work as part of a team. Ensures that all assigned work areas are kept clean, orderly, and presentable at all times. Applies the 6S principle (Sort, Straighten, Shine, Standardize, Sustain, and Safety).Complies with all paperwork, such as work instructions, that govern job duties. May be assigned to different work areas as production needs require.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Manager, or appropriate designee
Education and/or Experience:
Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or two to five years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of Internet software and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint). Knowledge of Cirrus Aircraft’s manufacturing processes preferred.
Additional Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities:
Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Technical skills: Possesses necessary skills and knowledge; provides accurate, neat, and thorough work; pursues training and professional development; and exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills.
Interpersonal Skills: Communicates clearly; focuses on solving conflict; maintains confidentiality; treats others with respect & consideration; and works effectively in groups and with other departments across the organization
Continuous Improvement: Generates and uses creative ideas to improve processes and services; and adapts to change.
Dependability/Initiative: Assumes ownership of actions; follows instructions, offers ideas, and follows through on commitments; volunteers readily and offers to help and assist when work is complete; and commits to additional hours when necessary.
Attendance: Punctual, observes appropriate break and meal periods; acceptable attendance record; properly utilizes time clocks & time off request forms.
Organizational Support: Supports organizational goals, objectives, & values; adheres to all company policies & procedures; observes safety & security procedures.
This opportunity is located in Duluth, Minnesota. As the home to our corporate headquarters, Duluth is a four-season city on the western tip of Lake Superior and was voted “Best Town” by Outside Magazine. The splendor of the largest freshwater lake in the world offers a multitude of outdoor activities for adventure or rejuvenation. The North Shore lifestyle is known its year-round activities, including bicycle and snowmobile trails, kayaking, rock climbing, fishing, hiking, golfing, sailing and skiing. And as a top employer in the area, Cirrus Aircraft was recently named “Best Overall Large Company to Work for in the Northland” and “Best Workplace Culture” by the Duluth News Tribune readers.
Cirrus is dedicated to a drug free work environment promoting equal employment opportunity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, color, age, disability, religion, pregnancy, veteran status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, receipt of public assistance, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.