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United Technologies Corporation Manufacturing Supervisor in Simpsonville, South Carolina

Job ID: 01301507

City: Simpsonville

State: South Carolina

Country: United States

Category: Operations

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


HSC32: US070-Simpsonville, SC 1001 Old Stage Road , Simpsonville, SC, 29681 USA

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

Woven Electronics is the premier designer and integrator of interconnect and assembly packaging solutions. We custom design and manufacture electronic assemblies and components for systems, sub-systems, and test equipment for military and commercial aircraft, surface ship and ground applications. We manufacture a highly specialized, responsive design and manufacturing capability that is dedicated to producing quality, cost effective turn-key products for our customer base serving the Military Aerospace / Defense, Commercial, and Industrial sectors.

This 1st Shift Manufacturing Supervisor opening provides the right candidate with a great opportunity to learn, grow, and lead in the engineering field. This position will be the on-site Supervisor providing critical leadership and support to our Woven Electronics facility in Simpsonville, South Carolina.


This position directs all of the daily production activities required to meet all Quality, Cost, Delivery, and Safety objectives as defined by the organization. This includes supervision of nonexempt employees involved in production, assembly, subassembly or fabrication operations. .


  • Creates Standards (if no standard is already established), Maintains Standards through Tiered Meetings and Escalation process, and Improves Standards thorough Kaizen, Just-Do-It, Plan-Do-Check-Act, and other established Continuous Improvement and Lean methods.

  • Reviews and prioritizes production schedules based on product introduction, historical efficiency data, material supply and personnel resources. Assign personnel and resources to maximize performance against Quality, Cost, Delivery, and Safety objectives.

  • Informs assigned associates of production and/or material problems and coordinate with support groups to resolve operational problem and return production back to Standard.

  • Participates in establishing and modifying operational methods and processes by recommending changes in materials, equipment, and procedures. Responsible for identifying root cause of process failures and implementing corrective actions through 5-Why and 8D techniques.

  • Develops schedules and personnel requirements for assigned areas; maintains a variety of reports, records and production documentation to reflect schedules, performance, methods, and other manufacturing aspects.


  • Associate's degree (A.A.) from two-year College or technical school preferred and three plus years of experience in Manufacturing Supervision or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Must have excellent communication skills to be able to write routine reports and correspondence, to speak effectively before groups of customers or associates, and to clearly describe and relay technical information regarding product and quality.

  • Must be proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook and able to learn various basic business computer programs.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the associate is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle and feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear; and visually inspect. The associate must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • And more

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

Collins Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.

United Technologies Corporation 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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United Technologies Corporation 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.

Thank you for your interest in a career at United Technologies! We will soon upgrade to an improved job application system to simplify the apply experience. You will still be able to apply to any of our current job openings through December 18, 2018. On January 2, 2019, our new and improved job application system will launch; please check back on that date to see all of our job openings.