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Vice President of Operations 


Role & Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the President and responsible for the overall execution of Operations Strategy for the business, setting and driving Extant Aerospace in a 20%+ YoY growth model
  • Will be responsible for overall productivity strategy and execution within the business
  • Functional responsibilities will include supply chain and production control/planning
  • Responsible for hiring, developing, and building the operations leadership team
  • Will partner with leaders in creating a culture and work environment that supports the business strategy, encourages employee engagement, and inspires performance excellence
  • Must diagnose opportunities to improve the performance of the organization utilizing tools to measure organization effectiveness
  • Will be viewed as an organizational change agent
  • Will help set the tone for Extant's Business Culture

Ideal candidate will be:

  • Interested in future upward mobility and potentially taking a larger role within the business or other TransDigm businesses
  • Emotionally intelligent and able to build strong trust with leaders and employees of diverse backgrounds and situations at all levels
  • Collaborative, marked by transparency and flexibility, with a commitment to building strong teams
  • An exceptional communicator in both written and verbal interactions; clear, concise, and courageous in giving tough but supportive feedback when needed
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and constant change, nimble and responsive in the short-term while driving progress on longer-term initiatives

Minimum Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field plus a minimum of 15 years direct industry experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree e.g., MBA and closer to 20 years of industry experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum of 10 years of people leadership experience required
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to collaborate and build a consensus in a high-pressure environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • US Citizenship required
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About the Organization  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Open Date 8/23/2021  
About the Organization Are you looking for a career that allows big business ability, and small business agility? A company with a family like feel, where you will truly love your job? Look no further! Extant Aerospace is located in sunny Melbourne, Florida, just minutes from the beaches, Kennedy Space Center, and Port Canaveral. Extant manufactures and supplies complex electronic assemblies to the DoD and international customers for military and commercial applications. Extant also provides licensing and obsolescence management services for legacy electronics systems. Extant is growing in the exciting field of commercial aviation and aerospace, and is looking for experienced personnel to help guide us to success! For additional information, please visit our website at  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

To conform to U.S. export control regulations, requirements of this position include being authorized to work in the U.S., and a U.S. person. Certain positions may require eligibility for a U.S. Government security clearance.  
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