Job Type
Full-Time Regular
United States of America


Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, and defence and space agencies worldwide. At Magellan we have over 80 years of collective knowledge and experience in the aerospace industry, and believe one truth: People create value.

Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a successful future, and together we build professional relationships that thrive. We know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual and invest in our employees.

When you are part of Magellan, you are part of the team!

Position Summary

Magellan Aerospace, Glendale, has an exciting opportunity for an Operations Manager. Reporting to the Division Manager, the Operations Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, and managing the effective utilization of people, materials, equipment, and manufacturing processes across the sandcasting value stream. The successful incumbent will meet safety, production delivery, quality, inventory, and cost objectives. They will be instrumental in achieving established quality targets (scrap / rework), and if these targets are not met, they will be responsible for developing and implementing corrective action plans. The Operations Manager will report on area performance and ensure established objectives, company policies, and applicable laws are followed.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of production supervisors to meet production schedules and maximize productivity
  • Oversee production operations (shop floor management, workforce management, and flow disruption management), maintenance, plant engineering, scheduling and personnel
  • Direct production innovation to enhance production capabilities
  • Play a lead role in promoting and ensuring a culture of safety, quality and continuous improvement
  • Develop, implement, and monitor continuous improvement activities aimed at improving safety, efficiency, quality and costs
  • Ensure that training, tools, and techniques are available quality
  • Hands-on involvement in all aspects of the operation

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Engineering and 5 years of prior relevant experience, or an Advanced degree in Business or Engineering and 3 years of prior relevant experience
  • Possess a drive for results
  • Ability to build effective teams
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Conflict management
  • Diversity management
  • Familiarity with ERP and Microsoft Office Systems
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred

Why Magellan?

  • Competitive salary
  • Attractive benefits package
  • Generous Company pension plan
  • Positive work-life balance
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Free parking


Magellan Aerospace respects the privacy and confidentiality of personal information provided by candidates and shall not disclose to any external parties unless legislated.

Magellan Aerospace is committed to an inclusive working environment and equal opportunities for all. We welcome all applications without regard to social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, national origin or religious belief, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law)

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