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Operations Leader

Manufacture / assembly and repair Grand Prairie , Texas , United States Permanent Full-time Bachelor's Degree More than 5 years

Job Description


The Operations Leader will support the warehouse team and ensure accountability and accuracy of the processes being carried out daily. In this role you will lead processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage issues within functional area of expertise, be involved in operational projects, and contribute to the overall business strategy.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

• Responsible for leading the logistics processes to ensure both inbound and outbound are performed accurately and in a timely manner.
• Act as the operations expert regarding the verification of paperwork, aircraft engine component inspection and logistics processes.
• Assist all employees with questions and concerns with the part quality and paperwork associated with parts in order to determine its acceptability to company and regulatory requirements.
• Oversees inventory management to ensure efficient storage of product and works to increase location accuracy.
• Assist and ensure all warehouses are working to CFMM standardized processes.
• Maintains the scrap and non-conforming parts programs.
• Assists the Director of Operations in daily tasks and acts as the person in charge of the department in his/her absence.
• Facilitate training for new and junior members as required to maintain qualifications.
• Uses his/her knowledge and experience to identify problems and opportunities for improvement and propose actions to address them to the Director of Operations.
• Responsible for meeting all established cost, quality, and delivery commitments.
• Understands his/her role in maintaining the company's ISO and ASA certifications.
• Performs other job duties as assigned.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional warehouse environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. In the warehouse, this role may also use powered equipment such as forklifts and pallet jacks.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position manages all employees of the department and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within that department.

Job Requirements


• Aircraft component knowledge
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
• Ability to thrive in a cross functional team environment
• Excellent Interpersonal skills
• Detail and process oriented mindset

Required Education and Experience

• Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college
• At least 5 additional years of experience in a shop leadership position

Additional Eligibility Requirements

• Advanced level in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook
• Experience with a management enterprise software (ERP, SAP, Oracle, etc)

Specificity of the job

May require 5-10% travel.

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Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 79,000 employees and sales of 16.5 billion euros in 2020 and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and Innovation roadmap.

Safran ranks first in Forbes's 2020 list of the World's Best Employers for its sector.

Safran Aircraft Engines designs, produces and sells, alone or in partnership, commercial and military aircraft engines offering world-class performance. Through CFM International*, Safran Aircraft Engines is the world's leading supplier of engines for single-aisle mainline commercial jets. The company is also fully responsible for the design, development and production of the M88 and M53 engines for the Rafale and Mirage 2000 fighters, respectively, and will be the systems integrator for the engine powering Europe's New-Generation Fighter.

*CFM International is a 50/50 joint company between Safran Aircraft Engines and GE.

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