Textron Front Line Leader (Production Shift Supervisor) in Fort Worth, Texas

Front Line Leader (Production Shift Supervisor)


We are pioneers.We were the first to break the sound barrier and to design the first functional jetpack. We were aboard NASA’s first lunar mission and brought advanced tiltrotor systems to market. Today, we are defining the future of on-demand mobility.At Bell, we are proud to work for an iconic company with superb talent, rapidly creating novel and coveted vertical lift experiences.

Bell is seeking Front Line Leader to support our Rotor Operations Center location in Fort Worth, TX.

The Front Line Leader (Production Supervisor) will be responsible for leading the daily manufacturing activities for union covered employees in a production environment. Will also be responsible for driving performance, safety, quality of work, managing cost and managing employee relations.

Responsibilities :

  • Directly responsible for the productivity of team and assigned production objectives. Evaluate business impact in regards to metrics, activity reports, delivery schedules, manpower, etc.

  • Able to manage in accordance with the local production union Collective Bargaining Agreement.

  • Ability to achieve objectives in a matrix work environment and work effectively with multiple functions (such as Supply Chain, Process Engineering, Continuous Improvement, Quality, etc.).

  • Ability to develop, supports, and implement process improvements.

  • Effective interpersonal, leadership, communication and organization skills.

Don’t miss the chance to join a diverse, inclusive environment that embodies one of our core values, Lift Each Other Up. As a member of our global workforce, you will collaborate with dedicated, enthusiastic teams where differences in experiences, backgrounds and ideas combined with a strong passion for our products take us above and beyond flight.


Education :

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum of five years directly related experience in a leadership or management role required.

  • This candidate should be creative, entrepreneurial, and an empowering team leader.

  • Production or manufacturing experience preferred

  • This candidate must be have excellent oral and written communications skills, be detail oriented, data driven, with strong sense of urgency.

  • Strong analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Experience and/or training in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma desired.

  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Able to work multiple shifts.

  • Military experience is a strong plus.

  • Managing a unionized workforce is strongly desired.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Manufacturing

Primary Location US-Texas-Fort Worth

Recruiting Company Bell Flight

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Manager with Direct Reports

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 266524