Supervisor, Production - 2nd Shift

Independence, KS 67301, USA Req #2882
Thursday, March 14, 2024


**2nd Shift Schedule - Monday - Friday; 3:30 PM - 12:00 AM**



SUMMARY: The Production Supervisor is responsible for the effectiveness, efficiency, and integrity of the day-to-day operations of the MRO site. The person will be a hands-on leader providing direction, coaching, and management to the team. The position is both strategic and detail-oriented, with proven operations, supply chain, and technical experience in an aerospace MRO environment.



Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor and manage timeclock and attendance exceptions.

  • Delegate and follow up on tasks assigned to their technicians.

  • Create and implement process improvements to enhance our customer experience.

  • Actively participate in future growth plans for their team.

  • Hold their team accountable for their production levels and organizational expectations.

  • Provide oversight and direction to technicians.

  • Provide all new and/or reoccurring training and technical support to technicians.

  • Monitor and assist production flow of components.

  • Conduct daily stand-ups with team and Production Coordinator.

  • Complete Character training and team building events.

  • Communicate with other team leads daily on support opportunities.

  • Communicate daily needs and expectations with the Operations Manager.

  • Communicate production challenges/needs daily to the Production Coordinator and to the Operations Manager.

  • Attend training courses as required.

  • Be involved with new capabilities within department.

  • Utilize specialty and hand tools daily.

  • Read and interpret technical data and drawings.

  • Verify that all components are tested to the appropriate specifications to ensure airworthiness.

  • Document maintenance records of all repair work orders performed.

  • Strong Verbal and written communications skills.

  • Planning and organization skills necessary to plan, prioritize and coordinate workload of assigned employees within a multiple project setting.

  • Computer skills necessary to learn and / or operate word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, project, email, and web-based application.

  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s degree OR

  • 4 years of relevant/technical work experience in lieu of degree.

  • Internal experience will count for 2 years as it relates to role requirements.

  • High mechanical aptitude required.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and scheduling applications.

  • Flexibility to changing workloads/priorities based on customer requirements.

  • Ability to function in fast paced environment while maintaining a high level of quality.

  • Attention to small details as well as strong math skills.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.



  • 6+ years of operational work experience.

  • 6+ years in the aviation industry.



  • The selected applicant will be subject to a background check and drug testing.



VSE is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
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Let us tell you why:
Time Off: Enjoy Paid Time Off to relax and recharge.
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Financial Security: We offer a 401(k) and Employee Stock Purchase Plan to secure your financial future. Healthcare: Your health is essential, and we provide Health, Dental, and Vision Care.
Flexible Spending: Take advantage of HSA, FSA, and Dependent Care plans for added flexibility.
Insurance: We've got you covered with Short-Term and Long-Term disability insurance.
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  • Independence, KS 67301, USA