Production Area Leader

Cytec - Havre de Grace, MD

Posted 614 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
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  • Industry
    Aviation & Aerospace, Chemicals
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Job description

We are currently seeking a Production Area Leader, to be located at our Havre de Grace, MD facility.


  • Responsible to ensure that all policies, procedures and defined practices are being followed by all employees in the department.
  • Identifies where existing policies and procedures are not adequate and coordinates with the Process Engineering group, Production Engineers and appropriate support groups to revise to be acceptable.
  • Assures execution of production plan.
  • Participates in a support role in the implementation of improvement objectives.
  • Implements measurement systems that accurately track performance and communicates results to the unit and to the Leadership Team.
  • Leads individual and work team development.
  • Promotes development and application of six sigma tools in the manufacturing organization.
  • Member in effective development of operating, resource and  capital plans.
  • Assures for thorough and timely investigations and corrective actions of all SH&E, Quality and Production occurrences in the department.
  • Manages disciplinary issues of department employees.
  • Communicates daily department performance and issues that could put commitments at risk.
  • Assures integrity of Baan system accuracy including daily transactions, BOM's and routings.
  • Assures accuracy of inventories and compliance to cycle count and inventory policies.
  • Assures integrity of Kronos information.  
  • Communicates concerns and issues of manufacturing employees and remedies the issues in a timely manner.
  • Primary management contact for ERT issues within physical department.                
  • Direct Manager of all department's resources including as applicable Production Engineer, Production Coordinator, Shift Team Leaders, Manufacturing Technicians.


Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's level degree in Engineering.
  • 7 or more years experience in manufacturing; 3 or more in leadership role.
  • Demonstrated track record of successful leadership in process improvement (Lean) with line of sight to clear results; prefer experience leading teams in unionized environment.
  • Assures compliance with established Safety, Quality, HR and Manufacturing policies, procedures and practices. 

Cytec Industries Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.


About this company


Cytec Engineered Materials produces high-performance, pre-impregnated composites and adhesives, ablatives, carbon-carbon materials for high-temperature applications, high-temperature silicone-based sealants, a variety of specialty thermoplastic materials, and PAN and pitch-based carbon fibers. The company also offers a range of vacuum-only-cure prepregs that enable the manufacture of large aerospace parts - without the use of autoclaves. Cytec Engineered Materials’ exclusive toughened resin transfer molding (RTM) materials offer engineers greater design flexibility over traditional materials as well as the option to use low-cost fabrication techniques for structural parts.


With over 2,000 people at 13 plants, four technology centers and numerous sales offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Cytec Engineered Materials is a global technology leader in advanced materials for aerospace and other extreme-demand environments.   The company offers an industry-leading product portfolio and is qualified on more specifications than any other supplier of aerospace composite and adhesive products. Today, Cytec Engineered Materials’ products are used on nearly every modern commercial transport aircraft, military aircraft and rotorcraft in production.


Cytec Engineered Materials offers a dynamic culture where we are “Delivering Technology Beyond our Customers Imagination”.


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