Textron Production Mechanical Team Lead (day shift)/Chef d'equipe production mecanique (quart de jour) in Quebec, Canada

Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, and Textron Systems. For more information visit: www.textron.com.

TRU Simulation Training Inc., a Textron Inc. company, delivers innovative high-fidelity aviation simulation and training solutions to the commercial and military markets while providing superior technical support and customer service. TRU Simulation Training lines of business includes Air Transport Simulation, Business & Military Simulation, Mission & Maintenance Training, and Training Centers & Services. Headquartered in Goose Creek, SC (Charleston), TRU Simulation Training has locations near Tampa, Florida, Montreal Quebec, Canada, and San Diego, CA

TRU Simulation Training Inc. est une compagnie internationale membre du groupe Textron Inc. Elle fabrique des simulateurs et différents systèmes d’entraînement innovateurs et de haute-fidélité pour le monde de l’aviation. Reconnue pour son excellent support à la clientèle, TRU Simulation Training Inc. offre aussi des services de formation dans ses centres d’entraînement.

TRU Simulation Training Inc. œuvre dans les marchés commercial et militaire. Son siège social est à Goose Creek en Caroline du Sud. Elle possède des bureaux près de Tampa en Floride, à San Diego en Californie ainsi qu’à Montréal au Québec.

Les champs d’expertise de TRU Simulation Training Inc. couvrent la Simulation dans le transport aérien, la Simulation de solutions d’affaires ainsi que la Formation en vol et maintenance d’aéronefs.

Position Description:

Reporting to Production Manager, the Production Team Lead will be responsible for providing operational support and implementing process improvements pertaining to the production of simulator and simulator systems. The preferred candidate is a highly-motivated, result-orientated team player. This candidate should be an empowering team leader who is creative, capable of handling multiple tasks and is comfortable with assessing a situation to make decisions that support TRU/Textron policy, organizational goals and customer commitments. The candidate will have solid oral and written communications skills, and fulfill the role of a hands-on working leader. Required to assemble and install different mechanical components according to drawings.


• Manage personnel by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring and appraising job results, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; • Coordinate daily production floor activities and delegate assignments to production personnel; • Supervise the tasks for direct reports and ensure that deadlines are respected; • Ensure compliance with the production plan, product quality standards, company's policies and regulations as well as health and safety plan • Monitor and enforce safety policies across the assembly floor • Develop and maintain training to ensure that all personnel have the necessary skills to perform their duties safely and efficiently • Communicate clear expectations to production personnel • Maintain and update Safety/Quality/Delivery/Productivity board on a daily basis • Maintain material/workflow through the facility • Execute and enforce standard work day in production • Maintain a safe and clean work environment at all times by educating and directing personnel • Ensure equipment and tools are in good working order and available for use when required • Ensure that the equipment maintenance is scheduled and carried out to prevent unscheduled down time • Monitor and enforce work start, break, and stop times of the production personnel • Review and approve employee time cards on a daily basis • Review and complete production orders on a daily basis as per scheduled tasks • Conduct bi-annual performance evaluations for the direct reports • Address conflicts of interest and provide solutions • Lead the production floor personnel and maintain a positive work atmosphere • Investigate Root Cause and provide Corrective Actions that are required as a result of defects observed • Seek out to continuously and relentlessly reduce wasteful elements in factory operations to optimize production. • Identify and present improvement opportunities to management • Facilitate and/or lead continuous improvement efforts and activities • Makes recommendations to the Manager in regards to training, staffing, and capital equipment • Initiate the hiring process for vacant positions, provide job descriptions when required, interview candidates, and participate in the hiring process

• Two (2) years minimum of leadership experience in a production environment • Diploma of Collegial Studies (DEC) in a related domain minimum • Strong supervisory and management skills, effective troubleshooting skills • Strong leadership skills • Ability to guide a team of eight to ten frontline production employees • Ability to identify and resolve conflict in the team with director’s support • Strong analytical, reasoning and organizational skills • Excellent judgment and decision making abilities • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, procedures, engineering drawings and specifications • Strong knowledge of plant and manufacturing operations required • Knowledge of standard work principles preferred • Experience with quality control • Proven training skills • Knowledge of health and safety regulations • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast paced environment with little direction • Basic computer skills • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written in both official languages

Job: *Manufacturing

Title: Production Mechanical Team Lead (day shift)/Chef d'equipe production mecanique (quart de jour)

Location: CAN-Quebec-Montreal

Requisition ID: 250089