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Director of OEM Operations

TAT Technologies Ltd Tulsa, OK

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

OEM Director of Operations is a highly motivated, people leader, responsible for the operational performance of the TAT Limco OEM operations totaling approximately $10-20M in sales and will be responsible for 25-50 employees. This individual reports to the TAT Limco General Manager. A successful OEM Director of Operations will leverage their leadership and experience to ensure the operations team is aligned on goals to meet operational commitments. In this role, you will be responsible for meeting OTD and quality by leading and developing the employees and production leads, implementing modern production systems, and constantly improving efficiency and reducing cost.

  • Support department mission and actionable performance plans cascaded throughout the team
  • Oversee the production processes and ensure availability of necessary material, equipment, and labor resources required for the OEM team to meet or exceed customer expectations
  • Design and execute plans for the effective use of material and labor resources to achieve targets
  • Implement action plans to ensure a cost-effective and high-quality production
  • Oversee the OEM line operations to comply with production schedule, quality standards, and ensure safety policies are met
  • Oversee the day-to-day training and operations of technical production employees to ensure a competent workforce
  • Report on and monitor needed maintenance of production equipment and machines to ensure efficient operations
  • Liaise with the quality assurance team to ensure product quality and specifications are consistent
  • Collaborate with Engineering, Customer Account Managers and Quality to ensure the OTD and TAT of our products
  • Identify process/equipment improvements and drive continuous improvement through the deployment of various Lean actions
  • Continuously manage and review employee performance
  • Achieve production objectives for schedule, cost and quality
  • Acknowledge and enforce compliance on goals and aggressive schedules for improvement
  • Develop & Manage department KPIs, operational metrics and report on results
  • Proactively recognize and solve challenges affecting current and future ability to achieve production objectives.
  • Adhere and maintain compliance with operations budgets and business plan to attain production and shipping goals
  • Produce and present operational performance reports to leadership team
  • Monitor and maintain compliance to regulatory and customer requirements


  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Manufacturing/Operations, or related field is required
  • Minimum of 3 years well-rounded and progressive production leadership experience in a complex OEM manufacturing environment is required
  • Experience leading an operation with significant welding and machining lines is highly preferred
  • Experience leading production operations in a low volume/high mix environment is ideal
  • Prior experience leading or supporting cultural transformation is highly preferred
  • Demonstrable experience leading and implementing lean/continuous improvement strategies and additional best-in-class manufacturing techniques to drive competitive advantage in quality, cost and schedule is required


TAT Technologies Group is dedicated to providing an inclusive, fun, and unique workplace. We believe in acknowledging and appreciating the value of our team members. One way we value our team is by providing a comprehensive and expansive benefits offering to include Major Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, 401K with company matching, STD, LTD, accidental coverages, EAP, and more. Insurance carriers vary based on location.

TAT Technologies Ltd


Tulsa, OK



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