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Manager II, Operations

Triumph Group

Triumph Group

Yakima, WA, USA
Posted on Monday, June 12, 2023

Manager II, Operations


Yakima, WA, US, 98903

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Operations

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.

Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.


Major Accountabilities

  • Develops and maintains operations business plans to include all program requirements, labor requirements, cycle times, and production costs and infrastructure
  • Develops production sales forecast monthly, identifying all risk and opportunities, to achieve meeting the Annual Operating Plan (AOP)
  • Ensures all OEM production deliveries are met through on-time execution of ERP schedule manufactured jobs
  • Drives a continuous improvement/lean mindset throughout the production floor, participating in lean events, Kaizens, etc.
  • Ability to assimilate ERP data, develop predictive trends, and provide guidance to internal/external customers as to “as demonstrated” production, future rate loads, and capacity planning
  • Major data contributor to monthly Sales, Inventory, & Operational Planning (SIOP) process
  • Coordinates manufacturing activities with all other functions of the organization and suppliers to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines, and equipment
  • Actively work with machine shop, facility maintenance, manufacturing engineering/CNC programming team and assembly & test to drive effective problem-solving and conflict resolutions to minimize costs and prevent operational delays
  • Works with Engineering team to transition development products into full rate production through “Operations Launch” process and ensures “design for manufacturing” input is an integral part of new product development
  • Works with Program Management team to help manage customer demands in all regards from normal “on-purchase order” programs to ensuring production’s participation in recovery of “Red to Green” programs
  • Maintain a high state of operational readiness of the facility, preventative maintenance, and oversight of all facility and property upkeep.
  • Achieve and maintain a thorough understanding of site product lines and all the constituent processes required to manufacture them
  • Written process owner for operational process documents utilized in AS9100 system


Education and/or Experience       

BS degree in Business, Engineering, or other related fields; Six Sigma or successful Lean experience required.

Ten years working in a management position with a strong, demonstrated background in machine shop floor operations, product flow, & data analytics required.

Key Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Communication skills – Verbal & PowerPoint
  • Data skills – via Excel, Power BI, SQL query, etc.
  • Motivating/Developing employees – hourly & salaried
  • Training and presentation skills
  • Self-directed
  • Microsoft Office Products
  • ERP system
  • AS9100 and ISO9001 QMS
  • Policy and procedure development
  • Lean/6s Leader


Other Qualifications                                 

Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship. Pursuant to International Traffic Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”), applicants for SELECT positions will be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residence, or U.S. Immigration Status to meet the minimum qualifications for those select positions. All inquiries related to citizenship are asked solely to comply with ITAR and EAR export licensing requirements.

We offer a generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, FSA/HSA plans, STD, LTD, life insurance, AD&D, EAP, legal, ID theft, pet insurance, tuition assistance, 401k plan with employer match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, PTO (Paid Time Off), 12 paid holidays and Washington paid sick leave.  Salary Range: $97,600 - $146,400/annual.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.

Please be aware that the Company requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain OR show proof of a vaccination.  The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

Please contact us if you require assistance in applying for Triumph Group and we will provide reasonable accommodations via HRDepartment@triumphgroup.com. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Yakima