Assistant Plant Manager- Aerospace CNC Machining – Greater Bridgeport, CT

This position should lead to Plant Manager within 2 to 5 years. This is the most profitable division in this publicly held $1.3 B international corporation. Their customers include a long list of Fortune 50 aerospace corporations. The highly aggressive corporation started out in 1992 with their first division with $20MM to $30MM sales, and now they have facilities in 5 countries. Much of this growth is due to acquisitions. Management is hell-bent on gaining market share. Due to this growth, career opportunities abound in the corporation. Sales at this facility have ranged between $58MM to $80MM. They are conveniently located right off Route I- 95. Reporting to the Plant Manager, you’ll be responsible for short and long term planning, continuous improvement efforts, profit and loss, and you will manage day-to-day operations of 4 Supervisors and 80 hourly employees engaged in precision CNC machining on 2 shifts. The salary ranges from $120,000 to $150,000, depending on level of experience. Benefits include Aetna Choice POS II Medical, Met Life Dental, vision care, tuition aid, paid week off between Christmas and New Year, and 401(k) plan. Relocation assistance is available. They shy away from folks who change jobs every year or two. Requires permanent U.S. residency, and several years of Operations or Manufacturing Management experience with a manufacturer doing CNC machining, as well as some profit & loss responsibility. A four-year degree is preferred, but they will consider equivalent experience. A drug scan and criminal background check is part of the interview process.

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