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Value Stream Manager - Fabrication

Operations Support
195847 Requisition #
Value Stream Manager, Fabrication

Moog is looking for a Value Stream Manager to be responsible for overseeing the value stream process of internal Fabrication, including Machining, Heat Treat and Special Processing.  In this role, you will have overall responsibility to ensure that customer delivery and quality expectations are met for parts needed at the site’s Assembly and Test area.  Your team will include 2 Process Managers, multiple Supervisors and 120 Machinists, Operators and Technicians.  This position is located at our aerospace plant in Torrance, CA.


Moog Aircraft Group is the leader of advanced flight controls for commercial and military aircraft.  We are positioned on virtually every aircraft in the marketplace, supplying reliable systems that are highly supportable and add significant value for our customers.  Moog Aircraft Group is a sector of Moog (NYSE:MOG-A).  Moog designs, manufactures and integrates precision motion control components and systems.  Our high-performance solutions are used in satellites and space vehicles, military and commercial aircraft, launch vehicles, missiles, industrial machinery, marine applications, and medical equipment.  Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we employ over 11,500 employees in 28 countries.  While we are most known for our products that are the best in the industry, what’s unique about Moog is our culture of trust and mutual respect that allows for personal initiative, autonomy and excellence. 


As the Fabrication Value Stream Manager, you will…

  • Work with program management and site leadership to develop and implement operational plan that meets business strategies.  
  • Actively engaged in the S&OP process and ensures the resource plan (capital/people) reflects business needs and growth; accountable for the action required out of the S&OP process
  • Interact with support function management team to clear roadblocks, communicate Lean Management System (LMS) progress, and to escalate issues when needed.
  • Ensure quality issues that arise are problem solved at appropriate rigor and tier of the organization.  Promotes quality-first culture in all actions taken. 
  • Set the vision for the global value stream and product value streams in concert with other VSM’s. 
  • Ensure that actions and resources are deployed at root cause areas of instability.
  • Own the value stream maps and overall LMS implementation schedule and strategy. Accountable for moving value stream forward through appropriate teams in the Assembly & Test dept.
  • Responsible for value stream KPIs, business strategy, and business metrics.  Accountable for reporting the health of the value stream.
  • Interact with customers on high-level program performance/strategy as required.
  • Ensure cost issues that arise are problem solved at appropriate rigor and tier of the organization (cost of poor quality, expense to budget plan, variable product cost, and inventory). 
  • Coach Process Managers and Performance Leaders using Lean Leadership Behaviors and the GROW model.
  • Ensure support functions are aligned with and properly resourced to execute the operational plan.

Minimum Qualifications to be considered… 

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 15+ years of experience in Manufacturing OR Master’s Degree with 10+ years of experience in Manufacturing
  • 7+ years of managerial/supervisory experience
  • Due to federal contract obligations, must be a US Citizen or US Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder) 

Preferred Qualifications Include…

  • Prefer that the Bachelor’s Degree is in Business or a Technical discipline
  • Experience in a strategic leadership role
  • Experience in the aerospace industry
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing principles and initiatives
  • Experience with P&L responsibility
  • Experience managing Machinists
  • Experience in a value stream organization
  • Experience with strategic data analysis for decision making; strong proficiency with MS Excel (pivot tables, VLOOKUP)
  • SQL experience is a plus
  • Strong interpersonal and managerial skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to influence and communicate with all levels of the organization.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office programs

At Moog we work in an environment where people trust, respect and encourage one another.  We believe in our people, and it shows in everything we do.  We invite you to become part of our continued success.

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About Moog, Inc.:

Our company began in 1951 with Bill Moog’s invention, the servo valve, a device which became the heart of high performance motion control systems. Today, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of motion control parts and systems.


Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we proudly serve customers in more than 90 countries. Our operations extend to more than 27 countries and our talented, global workforce is nearly 12,000 strong.


Our company is organized into five operating groups: Aircraft, Space and Defense, Industrial, Medical Devices, and Corporate. Our high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, and marine and medical equipment. What sets Moog apart is our commitment to creating high-performance solutions that solve our customers’ most difficult technical challenges.


But it's more than technical excellence that defines us. Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our employees enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture of trust. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work. 

Moog is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 844-367-5787.

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