Operations Shift Manager (Onsite)

Bridgeport, West Virginia, USA

Pratt & Whitney is working to once again transform the future of flight—designing, building and servicing engines unlike any the world has ever seen. And because transformation begins from within, we’re seeking the people to drive it. So, calling all curious. 

Come ready to explore and you’ll find a place where your talent takes flight—beyond the borders of title, a country or your comfort zone. Bring your passion and commitment and we’ll welcome you into a tight-knit team that takes our mission personally. Channel your drive to make a difference into shaping an organization and an industry that’s evolving fast to the future.

Innovation through diversity of thought. At Pratt & Whitney, we believe diversity of thought enables creativity, innovation, and a foundation for inclusion. By fostering an inclusive culture, we accept a shared accountability and responsibility to recognize, sponsor, coach, hire and promote talent equally. We welcome our employees to be their whole – best – selves at work because trust, respect and integrity, are a part of our DNA.

At Pratt & Whitney, the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up. Are you ready to go beyond?

Pratt & Whitney Engine Services is seeking an Engine Line Manager who will be responsible for Cycle 1. The manager will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of an engine shop cycle at an aftermarket aircraft engine facility in Bridgeport WV. The manager will be responsible for the progression of engines through Disassembly, Clean, Non-destructive Testing, and Detail Inspection. The manager is accountable for on-time delivery, customer satisfaction, turn-around-time (within the individual cycle), product quality, implementation of continuous improvement initiatives by staff and hourly employees (productivity improvement, cost reduction, new technology, etc.), cost targets, operating budget, and support to internal and external customers. Also responsible for monitoring the processing of key engine components to be routed out to external vendors prior to Cycle 1 completion.

Responsibilities also include building the capacity for engine induction for the facility and evaluating opportunities to increase capacity while monitoring the flow of engines through the cycle. While maintaining a safe work environment, this position will manage and develop staff and hourly employees within the organization.  Coordinating the operations transformation initiatives, and implementation of “Lean Transformation” techniques and principles.

Key Responsibilies:

Attract management, staff and hourly employees: Attracts, develops, and retains talent to ensure that people with the right skills and motivation are in the appropriate place.
Engage management, staff and hourly employees: Creates a work environment in which employees are compelled to commit to the organizational values and its bottom line. Through effective coaching and mentoring will promote team building, effective communication, and assist in developing an organization responsive to all program requirements.
Lead a high-performance work group: Implement a culture within organizational groups that leads to greater excellence through continuous improvement.
Facilitate and implement innovation: Fosters a culture and develops approaches that generate innovative ideas, products, and services. Implements novel systems and processes that make effective use of available resources and seizes opportunities to drive competitiveness. Ensures that short, medium and long-term plans are executed accurately, ensuring that the all facets of the change process are considered and effectively communicated.
Deliver customer value: Leads the implementation of new processes, activities, or culture that enhances the customer experience, and ensures that employees live a customer-focused culture every day.
Drive performance: Achieves results personally and from work groups; sets performance expectations and holds people accountable for achieving results.
Acts strategically: Makes strategic recommendations respecting long term growth plans.
Other requirements: Strategic leadership, Building trust, Teamwork, Attracting, selecting and developing talent, Focus on results, Good communication skills, Business innovation, Adaptability, Analytical capability, Forward thinking, Customer focus, Business judgment

Basic Qualifications:

An associates degree and 9+ years of proven direct leadership experience; OR a bachelor’s degree and 8+ years of proven direct leadership, OR an advanced degree and 5+ years of proven direct leadership experience; OR candidates with extensive direct experience in lieu of a degree will also be considered
3+ years of progressive management experience within the aerospace, manufacturing, or a related industry
Candidate will have supervision experience of 5+ direct reports
US Citizenship required due to government contracts

Preferred Qualifications:

MBA or other advanced management degree
Experience within a Manager role, and the ability to be promoted through demonstrated performance and proven ability
Demonstrated success with operations management, excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, and the proven ability to lead projects within the following areas impacting operations: EH&S, HR, Quality, Finance, Ethics/Compliance, and Export Control. This position also requires proven leadership ability with exposure to Operations Management

What is my role type?

In addition to transforming the future of flight, we are also transforming how and where we work. We’ve introduced role types to help you understand how you will operate in our blended work environment. This role is:


Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance workers, as they are essential to the development of our engines.

Candidates will learn more about role type and current site status throughout the recruiting process. For onsite and hybrid roles, commuting to and from the assigned site is the employee’s personal responsibility.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


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Operations Shift Manager (Onsite)