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Safran USA/Canada
Location: Texas
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Supervisors
General information


Safran is an international high-technology group and tier-1 supplier of systems and equipment in the Aerospace and Defense markets. Operating worldwide, Safran has nearly 58,000 employees and generated sales of 15.8 billion euros in 2016. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange, and its share is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices

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Safran Electronics & Defense is a world leader in the supply of solutions and services in optronics, avionics, electronics and critical software for both civil and military markets. Safran Electronics & Defense is the No. 1 company in Europe and No. 3 worldwide for inertial navigation systems used in air, land and naval applications. It is also No. 1 worldwide in helicopter flight controls and the European leader in optronics and tactical UAV systems. Operating worldwide, Safran Electronics & Defense employs 7,600 people in Europe, Asia Pacific, North America and South America.

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Job details

Main domain/Job field

Production - Manufacturing Engineering / Assembly / Repair

Job title

Production Line Supervisor

Employment type

Regular Full time

Professional category

Supervisory staff

Part time / Full time


Job description

--Responsible for execution of the production schedule and general supervision of assigned technicians

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

-Supervise assigned Repair Shop technicians performing tests and repairs on aviation units per FAA requirements and in accordance with component maintenance manual (CMM) requirements.
-Train and motivate employees in their work standards.
-Ensure that the priorities set by the master schedule are met and that incorrect problems are referred to the Repair Shop Manager. Coordinate with them to find solutions.
-Ensure that the work order information available in the ERP are correct and up to date
-Ensure quality and promote efficient operations of the line. Adherence to all quality standards and strong focus on customer satisfaction.
-Ensure that all repair supplies (equipment means, benches) are on hand for what is scheduled.
-Ensure the materials needed for repair are within standard guidelines and procedures and ensure compliance with those procedures.
-Recommend methods to improve production efficiencies. Work to improve and develop processes to reduce cycle time.
-Conduct meetings on a regular basis with all team members under his/her supervision.
-Accountability for confidential and/or sensitive information that could lead to damage to the reputation and/or competitive posture of SAI
-To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-Comply with all safety, health and environmental regulations as prescribed by law, company's policies and regulations requirements. Pro-active in the Safran HSE standards and procedures within their daily work, staying alert to potential safety hazards when learning or implementing something new (skills and/or equipments).

Candidate skills & requirements

Required Competencies:

Education / Experience:

-High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and three (3) years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
-Must have minimum 18 months of avionics experience for Repairman Certificate
-1 year of supervisory experience : good interpersonal skills required
-Basic level – Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel
-Knowledge of 5S, Lean and Kaizen methods is a plus.

Skills and Abilities:
Job knowledge

Digital and analog Electronic skills
Mechanical and Electromechanical skills
Knowledge of production and repair tools and benches - Instrumentation and measuring skills
Knowledge of FAA regulations and understanding of Quality requirements
Ensure planning execution
Compliance with Safety rules (PPE – Personal Prevention Equipment)
Compliance with Cleanliness rules
Compliance with procedures and standards – Knowledge of CMM requirements
Lean and Continuous Improvement (Kaizen)

Leadership skills / Management skills / Personal skills:

Organizational skills
Ability to analyze, to synthesize (Ability to report effectively)
Ability to train others
Communication skills
Time management – Responsiveness
Team management
Team work – Positive attitude
Physical Requirements :

Shop floor

-While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk.
-The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

-Noise level in the work environment: Quiet office environment to manufacturing environment requiring hearing protection.

Job location

Job location

North America, United States, Texas

City (-ies)

Grand Prairie, TX 75052

Candidate criteria

Minimum education level achieved

High School diploma, A Level

Minimum experience level required

More than 3 years

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