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Production Team Lead, 3rd Shift 

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RUAG Space is part of RUAG International. The company focuses on the aerospace industry and employs around 6’000 employees. RUAG Space is the leading supplier of products for the space industry in Europe. Three product groups, six countries, one team: Electronics, Spacecraft and Launchers are part of our product portfolio. In addition to Switzerland - which is RUAG Space's headquarters - we are also represented in Sweden, Austria, Finland, Germany and the USA. We develop, produce and test subsystems and equipment for use in space. Experience, outstanding reliability, customer focus and a comprehensive, clearly structured product portfolio all make RUAG Space the partner of choice for manufacturers of satellites and launchers across the globe. We set trends and stand for innovation - embodied by numerous projects in the production of individual and sophisticated structures, mechanisms and launch vehicles.


The Production Team Lead is responsible for ensuring production area is actively engaged to meet daily production sequence. The Production Team Lead provides effective training, optimum flow, ensures safety and quality standards are maintained at all times.


• Work with supervisor and other Production Leads to manage and prioritize staffing assignments to ensure daily production sequencing are met.
• Achieving optimum production flow
• Direct work assignments and activities respective to production timelines
• Training new production team members per Line Supervisor schedule
• Sustain and drive continuous improvement, 5’s and FOD activities
• Reports and track manufacturing performance per Mission Control Board standards
• Follow documented policies and procedure as designated by the MWI and drawing process.
• Closely coordinates his or her activities in collaboration with the local management team, including the Production Control, Production Engineering, Quality Warehouse management.
• Reports problems and or concerns with quality, processes, equipment, materials, and labor to Production Supervisor.
• Working with team members in shop floor practical problem solving
• Ensure team and working areas comply with safety standards and practices.


• Must High School diploma and 2 years of relative experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Ability to read and interpret manufacturing documents, drawings, safety rules and procedure manuals.
• Shop floor experience in lean environment
• Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Must have excellent leadership skills
• Must be able to thrive in a collaborative team environment
• Must have experience and perform SAP requirements


Security Clearance / International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR) This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined in ITAR 120.15 (e.g., U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. Also see 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) for additional information).

RUAG Space USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law.

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Trinity, AL, US

Job Experience Level:  Professionals
Job Category/Job Family:  Production

RUAG International is a Swiss technology group focusing on the aerospace industry. Based in Zurich (Switzerland) and with production sites in 14 countries, the company is divided into four divisions: Space, Aerostructures, MRO International and Ammotec. With its strategic focus on the Aerospace business unit, the company will consist of the two divisions Aerostructures and Space in the medium term. RUAG Space is Europe's leading supplier of products used in the aerospace industry. RUAG Aerostructures is a global first-tier supplier in aircraft structure construction. RUAG International employs around 6’000 people, two thirds of whom work abroad. 

Nearest Major Market: Decatur

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