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Manufacturing Supervisor, Machine Shop

Operations Support
200856 Requisition #

Moog Aircraft Group is looking for a Manufacturing Supervisor (Performance Leader) to have daily operational responsibility (delivery, quality, efficiency and budget) for our Machine Shop.  In this role, you will identify, implement and measure short and long term team objectives; motivate and lead team members; and coordinate with support groups to accomplish area objectives.  You will also assist in identifying areas for lean and other improvement activities to achieve high impact results.  This position is located at our aerospace plant in Torrance, CA.


Moog Aircraft Group is the leader of advanced flight controls for commercial and military aircraft.  We are positioned on virtually every aircraft in the marketplace, supplying reliable systems that are highly supportable and add significant value for our customers.  Moog Aircraft Group is a sector of Moog (NYSE:MOG-A).  Moog designs, manufactures and integrates precision motion control components and systems.  Our high-performance solutions are used in satellites and space vehicles, military and commercial aircraft, launch vehicles, missiles, industrial machinery, marine applications, and medical equipment.  Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we employ over 13,000 employees in 28 countries.  While we are most known for our products that are the best in the industry, what’s unique about Moog is our culture of trust and mutual respect that allows for personal initiative, autonomy and excellence. 


As the Machine Shop Performance Leader you will…

  • Supervise a team of Machine Operators including hiring, training and development, talent management and performance management and improvement.
  • Identify, implement and measure short and long term team objectives which aligns with the overall organizational strategic plan; motivate and lead team members; and coordinate support groups to accomplish area objectives.
  • Work with the Process Manager to identify areas for lean and other improvement activities to achieve high impact results
  • Through execution of standard work to established processes, assure maximum utilization and efficiency of personnel and equipment to provide optimum productivity at the least possible cost to meet manufacturing schedules and delivery commitments.
  • Hire external talent and evaluate personnel within team for the purposes of performance management and talent growth and development.  Manage all employee relations issues before they become major challenges.  Responsible for employee counseling, discipline and performance feedback.  Responsible for creating team goals.
  • Maintain competent and effective work group by providing technical assistance and instruction, training, development and motivation.  Ensure good housekeeping and safe working conditions within the area in order to provide acceptable working environment, limit job injuries and reduce lost time.
  • Ensure accurate employee time reporting.  Provide good organization/employee relations within areas by administering all personnel policies fairly and consistently.
  • Contribute to maximum utilization of equipment by comparing available workload against department capacity and where possible making decisions to effectively match load with capacity.
  • Recognizable and demonstrated leadership skills, exercise good judgment, be well organized and demonstrate excellent communication skills (verbal, written and interpersonal)
  • Ability to define and prioritize specific goals and objectives such as reduce inventory and shorten lead times
  • Ability to effectively build and maintain team work (both within departments and with supporting departments, suppliers and customers)

To be considered, you must meet these Minimum Qualifications… 

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 6+years of experience in a production environment OR Associates Degree with 10+ years of experience in a production environment
  • Supervisory/Team Lead experience
  • Due to federal contract obligations, must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)

Preferred Qualifications Include… 

  • Experience supervising machine operators in manufacturing
  • Experience in the aerospace industry
  • Familiarity with grind machining (gears) is a plus
  • Experience with data analysis
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement principles
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

At Moog we work in an environment where people trust, respect and encourage one another.  We believe in our people, and it shows in everything we do.  We invite you to become part of our continued success.

EOE/AA Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran

About Moog, Inc.:

Our company began in 1951 with Bill Moog’s invention, the servo valve, a device which became the heart of high performance motion control systems. Today, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of motion control parts and systems.


Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we proudly serve customers in more than 90 countries. Our operations extend to more than 27 countries and our talented, global workforce is nearly 12,000 strong.


Our company is organized into five operating groups: Aircraft, Space and Defense, Industrial, Medical Devices, and Corporate. Our high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, and marine and medical equipment. What sets Moog apart is our commitment to creating high-performance solutions that solve our customers’ most difficult technical challenges.


But it's more than technical excellence that defines us. Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our employees enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture of trust. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work. 

Moog is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 844-367-5787.

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