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Manager, Operations

Glastonbury, CT
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Hanwha Aerospace USA has long been recognized as a leader in the development and supply of flight critical Aerospace/Defense components and assemblies. Operating out of four state-of-the-art facilities located in Connecticut, Hanwha Aerospace USA offers growth and career development opportunities to enrich your talents.

The Operations Manager of Repair Components has operational responsibility for the unit and reports to the Site Manager for Newington Operations. The Operations Manager position has a Quality Supervisor, a senior engineer, a lead for site logistics, a customer support administrator, and a production lead reporting in to it.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform.

Oversee the operational performance for the repair station

Assist Site Manager with preparation of budget plans with the assistance of the Sales & Marketing and Financial departments

Evaluate regularly capacity needs and make staffing and capital investment plans initiatives to match anticipated demand

Monitor operational and financial performance with key performance indicators (KPI) and metrics: health & Safety accident records, variance reports to standards, productivity, efficiency, quality, working capital, gross profit, revenue per employee, costs reduction

Review monthly variances and provide corrective action plans

Review daily production schedules and assignments with production staff

Maintain adherence to sales plan

Review monthly product overall costs and correct negative variances trends

Visit customers in support of marketing initiatives and participate in customer presentations

Maintain communication with customers updates on order and quote status

Maintain good housekeeping and a safe environment, adherence to Health & Safety company policies and OSHA requirements

Assess periodically staff performance; provide feedback to managers and recommend adjustments as needed

Maintain training and development of personnel with the assistance of the centralized functional departments: HR, IT, Quality, CI and Engineering. Promote a collaborative business environment through round tables, employee involvement team projects and other team events such as Kaizen, continuous improvement activities

Perform annual appraisal of direct reports and establish measurable personal goals and objectives

Communicate business updates to employees through monthly employee meetings, posted bulletins or other business communications

Participate in corporate activities such as management/leadership/ development programs, monthly, quarterly and annual reviews

Various other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Participate in training as required

5-10% Domestic Travel required

Physical Demands:   


Must be able to lift, push, or pull at least 50 lbs. 


Regularly required to sit, stand, reach, bend, and move about our facility


5-Years or more of operational management experience, with a strong background in labor and employee relations preferred

Proven ability to manage a staff with diverse background and skill level

Demonstrated capability to drive change, bring innovations and grow significantly revenues. 

Technical competency related to aircraft engine components, preferably in the overhaul and repair arena 

Technically savvy in manufacturing processes such as: Turning, milling, grinding, assembly, deburring and special processes: ECI, FPI, MPI, and Borescope, inspection, cleaning, peening, and blasting.

Proficient with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint applications 

Experienced with MRP systems, preferably Vantage

Demonstrated flexibility, agility and success in a fast track manufacturing operation



Glastonbury, CT
06033 USA