Production Supervisor- 2nd Shift

Crane Co.

Lynnwood, WA


Crane Aerospace & Electronics is seeking a Production Supervisor on 2nd shift in Lynnwood, WA.

About Crane:

Crane Aerospace & Electronics supplies critical systems and components to the aerospace and defense markets. You’ll find Crane Aerospace & Electronics in some of the toughest environments: from engines to landing gear; from satellites to medical implants and from missiles to unmanned aerial systems (UAS).

Located in the epicenter of United States aviation manufacturing, our Crane Aerospace & Electronics Lynnwood, Wash., facility delivers industry-leading aerospace & defense power and fluid solutions. Our products are rugged enough to fly 5 billion miles from Earth on NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft and innovative enough to be featured on Eviation’s Alice all-electric aircraft. You’ll join a group of aerospace professionals committed to engineering excellence and work in a community tucked between the idyllic Puget Sound and Cascade Mountains. Start the next chapter of your career with Crane Aerospace & Electronics!

Job Summary:

The Production Supervisor leads and directs a team of employees in an assigned area of operations such as Final Assembly, and Test. The Production Supervisor is accountable for maintaining a safe working environment and adhering to quality standards and is responsible for meeting customer demand schedules within established cost goals. Supervision may include the management of employees on more than one shift.

Essential Functions:

  • Identify and use lean manufacturing tools required to drive improvements and mentor teammates in the use of these tools
  • Provide inputs (resource planning, overtime projections, productivity improvements) to management to develop monthly and annual budgets
  • Assist Value Stream Managers with required monthly reporting to senior level management
  • Review and understand daily key performance indicators to evaluate the current status and gap to plan, and use this data to drive daily problem solving (8 Step, 5 Why, Cause and Effect, Fishbone) where required
  • Ensure timely identification of quality issues through the use of the non-conforming materials process to ensure scrap and rework are properly processed
  • Serve as liaison to other groups, product lines and/or functional areas to ensure products are built, assembled, and/or tested within appropriate parameters
  • Review the daily allocation of resources in order to drive production schedule to meet established customer requirements
  • Make staffing decisions in accordance with human resource procedures to build and grow the team to meet the needs of the business
  • Develop, coach, and mentor employees through the use of performance planning to drive employee and business growth
  • Any other task assigned by supervisor or management

Minimum Qualifications:

Experience :

  • 3+ years supervisory experience; 5+ years of experience in the field or in a related area

Knowledge:

  • Deep understanding of cellular manufacturing practices
  • Comfortable teaching the use of manufacturing based continuous improvement skills (standard work, 5S, material replenishment, etc.)
  • Intermediate skill level with MS Office software

Skills/Abilities:

  • Effectively communicate (written and verbal) with all levels of the business and present to groups both small and large
  • Ability to align customer demand with manufacturing capacity to develop labor planning/allocations
  • Ability to use data to determine root causes of issues to drive focused corrective action

Education / Certification:

  • Bachelors Degree Required

Employment Eligibility Requirement:

  • This position may require access to controlled data or information and therefore only US persons will be considered. As a US Department of Defense contractor, we are bound by International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

Working Conditions:

  • Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment.
  • Manufacturing operations may require the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to: eye safety glasses, gowning, masks, hearing protectors, heel/wrist straps and any other required PPE.
  • May be exposed to unusual environmental conditions such as loud noises, cold temperatures, confined spaces, dust or fumes.
  • Requires occasional travel to support customers
Standing: 25% *percentage is approximate and may vary depending on work task
Sitting: 75% *percentage is approximate and may vary depending on work task
Lifting (in pounds): Up to 10 pounds
Pushing (in pounds): Up to 10 pounds
Mental/Visual: Use of Computer
Workspace: Cubicle/Desk

Top Benefits:

Salary range: $98,404 to $128,024. Several factors contribute to actual salary, including experience in a similar role or performing comparable job responsibilities, skills, training, and other qualifications. Some roles may be eligible for participation in performance-based bonus programs.

As a team member at Crane Aerospace and Electronics, you’ll enjoy:

•Benefits: Health care, dental or life insurance starting the first day of the month
•Time Off: 15 days of paid time off that start accruing your first day at Crane and 12 paid holidays per year.
•401k Retirement Plan: 401k plan with company match
•Education Reimbursement: eligible after 90 days of employment


You can see a list of our benefits at https://www.craneae.com/company/careers or visit our website at www.CraneAE.com for more information on our company and great opportunities.

We are committed to operational excellence and world class processes. We employ Lean manufacturing techniques to optimize manufacturing efficiency and accuracy on all product lines. Our products are known for their technical strength, proven reliability and overall value.

In our efforts to maintain a safe and drug-free workplace, Crane Aerospace & Electronics requires that candidates complete a satisfactory background check. FAA sensitive positions require employees to participate in a random drug test pool.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Crane Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.

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