Safran Production Manager in REDMOND (RED), United States

Safran - IDD Aerospace, a leading manufacturer of lighting products for the aerospace industry is seeking a highly motivated individual for our Team.

Position Summary

IDD Aerospace, a Business Unit within Zodiac Aerospace, is a leading global aerospace leader, engaged in the design, development, and manufacture of flight deck products. The company provides lighted panels, control panel assemblies, keyboards, and integrated switch panels that are used in commercial, military, and business jet aircraft worldwide. The company operates production facilities in Redmond, Washington; and Chihuahua, Mexico

We are seeking a talented, driven, analytical and high energy production manager at our Redmond site. Reporting to the director of operations, the production manager is responsible for all production departments and works cells at IDD. This includes an FAA certified repair center. The Production Manager is responsible for meeting production schedules and targets, troubleshooting production challenges and leading a 200 person production team to meet operational and financial targets.

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 10 years’ experience in operations management in a manufacturing environment

  • Demonstrated ability managing safety, quality, delivery and cost in a capacity constrained production environment.

  • Strong coach and mentor of supervisor and lead staff. Able to motivate a team to see problems and drive effective solutions.

  • Significant experience leading the implementation of continuous improvement activities (lean, kaizen, six sigma, etc)

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization

  • ERP/MRP competence

  • Expert competency with Microsoft Excel

  • B.S. degree in engineering, operations management or equivalent

  • Other duties as assigned

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in Aerospace or other regulated industry

  • Experience working with FAA Repair Station (FAR Part 145)

  • Demonstrated knowledge driving change in a high mix, high volume manufacturing environment

  • Electronics manufacturing and assembly desired

  • Up to 20% travel required (mostly to Chihuahua, Mexico facility)


ID: ZLS - Req 11533

Join us!

IDD Aerospace offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. If interested in applying for this position, please apply on-line.

IDD Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, and veteran status.

IDD Aerospace is a smoke-free, drug free workplace.

Pre-employment drug test required.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Statement

It is the policy of Zodiac Aerospace to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, military or veteran status, citizenship status, genetics, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws. We are strongly committed to this policy and believe in the concept and spirit of the law.