Production Supervisor

Ultra Electronics ICE - Manhattan, KS (30+ days ago)4.3


Lead the electronic component production and testing operations at the company.
Communicate job/task expectations to production employees by planning, monitoring, and maintaining work-flow of all production processes and procedures.
Maintain adequate knowledge of products and equipment to ensure the ability to direct employees to perform the job properly.
Coordinate and supervise the training of production employees.
Monitor, develop, and update work flow processes and use of equipment to increase efficiency of the department and/or production crew to maintain the lowest level of downtime and product costs possible.
Maintain information on work orders in the ERP system and split jobs when necessary.
Supervise the flow of product through the production process ensuring quality, efficiency and expediency are a priority.
Assist with organizing, and overseeing the work flow of the production floor, production employees, and production processes for all shifts of production manufacturing and assembly of Ultra-ICE Corporation products.
Assist with setting production priorities to meet purchase order deadlines and schedules; developing and maintaining production tracking and prioritization procedures and systems.
Please note: This person must be willing to work evenings and weekends as workload dictates.
Additional duties as required.

Required Skills:
5+ years of supervisory experience of over 10 people (prefer someone with 3 years of supervisory experience in aviation or electronics assembly).
2+ years of computer experience and exposure to inventory management software.
2+ years of experience in an aviation, auto, electronics or other electronic assembly environment.
High school diploma or equivalent.
This position works with export-controlled material. Only US persons (US Citizen or lawful permanent resident) are able to work with export-controlled material.

Desired Skills:
Must be able to help team deliver quality product on time.
Coordination — adjusting actions in relation to others' actions. Adapting to change and ensure other are effectively following.
Time Management — showing discipline, by managing one's own time and the time of others to ensure efficiency.
Coach/mentor – Being approachable, considerate, and having a positive attitude. Providing constructive criticism. Giving the team continual feedback. Valuing employees.

Essential Functions:
May require employee to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Ultra Electronics ICE is a drug free workplace.

Ultra Electronics, ICE is a leader in commercial and military aircraft aerospace systems & components. Ultra-ICE secured its first contract in the aircraft industry in 1975 by designing and manufacturing a state-of-the-art deicer timer for Cessna Aircraft Company. Ultra- ICE continues that partnership today, while continuing to expand our expertise and enlarge our client base as an industry leader in ice protection controllers with dozens of components operating on fixed and rotary wing aircraft all over the world. Ultra-ICE helped lead the way in the design of electronic control systems, designing its first microprocessor-based propeller deicer controller that offered features such as ARINC communication and BIT fault detection, along with intelligent default operation and the recording and storing of all anomalies.

Since 1973 Ultra-ICE has been located in Manhattan, Kansas, home of Kansas State University and the U.S. Army’s Fort Riley. In 2014, ICE was acquired by Ultra Electronics, the UK-based defense, aerospace, cyber security, energy, and transportation products group. Ultra manages a portfolio of specialist capabilities, generating highly differentiated solutions and products by applying electronic, mechanical, and software technologies in demanding and critical environments to meet customer needs.

We offer medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, health savings accounts, paid time off, and a 401(k) plan with a Company match.

Ultra Electronics is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/D/V. Ultra Electronics provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics or gender identity. In addition to federal law requirements, Ultra Electronics complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
Reasonable accommodation statement: If you need an accommodation for any part of the application process, please email careers@ultra-us-gbs.com