Production Supervisor

Garden Grove, California, United States (USA), GKN Aerospace [GKN-PS3]

Field(s) of expertise
Aerospace Engineering Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Job type

About this job

GKN Aerospace is a global engineering business. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for original equipment manufacturers around the world. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to be better in everything we do.

We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do.

This position will lead a team of hourly production employees in a specific product group.


  • The Production Supervisor will be responsible for managing all production in his/her work cell(s). They will insure that targets and objectives are met in all aspects of the business, while promoting and monitoring the process of continuous improvement.
  • To provide a safe and healthy work environment
  • To promote team work
  • Monitor and evaluate costs, quality and service, identifying areas for improvement
  • Achieve production schedules in conformance with customer requirements and budget
  • Review performance of direct reports on a regular basis
  • Implement continuous improvement programs to eliminate waste
  • Define training and development for appropriate functions


Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or College Degree in a technical discipline
  • 5+ years’ aerospace manufacturing / leadership experience or experience in a highly regulated industry will be considered.
  • U.S. Citizen per ITAR regulations to comply with export compliance and site SSA requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of manufacturing production processes
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • General computer skills

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