Value Stream Manager - Wixom, MI

Current open positions

  • Calibration Technician – 2nd shift

    Due to our continued and ongoing growth, Moeller Aerospace has an open position for an experienced Calibration Technician for second shift (4:30 PM – 3:00 AM). The position requires three years minimum of previous experience in the repair, calibration and maintenance of mechanical and dimensional measuring & test equipment (M&TE) used in the inspection of precision aerospace machined components. Responsible for the daily operation of the assigned calibration area to provide timely and accurate service to its internal customers and service providers.

  • CNC Machinists (2nd shift) with $3-5k signing bonus

    We have multiple openings for experienced machinists to operate various CNC machines on our second shift (4:30 PM – 3:00 AM). Minimum of 3 years of experience required in a precision machining environment (not stamping, injection mold, etc.) operating advanced CNC equipment. We offer a signing bonus of $3,000 – $5,000 based on skill set and experience and is for direct hires only (not referred by a recruiter).

  • CNC Machinist Trainees, 2nd shift, $15 per hour

    Due to our continued and unprecedented growth, we have multiple openings for mechanically inclined people that are interested in learning a skilled trade. Some CNC machining experience is preferred, but not required, for these entry-level positions. We are ready for the right candidates to begin training on various types CNC machines on our second shift (4:30 PM – 3:00 AM).

  • CNC Tool Setter (Zoeller System)

    Due to our continued and ongoing growth, Moeller Aerospace has a new position for a Tool Setter. The position requires at least two years of experience setting cutting tools in a precision machining environment. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to work independently, be highly organized with a proven capacity to multi-task, exhibit excellent customer service skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, be computer literate, and have a professional demeanor with the ability to keep a cool head in stressful situations.

  • Final Inspectors

    Due to our continued and ongoing growth, Moeller Aerospace has available positions for experienced Final Inspectors. The position requires 3 years minimum of previous experience in a precision metalworking machining (not plastic injection molding) environment inspecting machined parts. A working knowledge of GD&T per ANSI Y14.5 is required as is familiarity with typical measuring equipment such as micrometers, profilometers, comparators, bore and thread gages, etc. Experience with CMMs is a plus.

  • Production Control – Supplier Coordinator

    Due to increased business, we are seeking to add a new position of Production Control – Supplier Coordinator to our team that deals strictly with outside suppliers. This hands-on position is Interfacing with personnel from various departments on material status and production planning issues will be required. Previous experience in a manufacturing environment dealing specifically with external resource follow up is required.

  • Quality Engineer – Aerospace

    We have a need for an additional Quality Engineer within our Quality Department. The position requires an organized individual to work in a fast-paced, customer-driven work environment. Knowledge of computers and relevant software applications required. We are seeking a team player with a focus on continuous improvement opportunities. The individual shall also be responsible for assisting and working with others in assuring quality of product.

  • Quality Technician

    Due to our ongoing growth, we have an opening for a Quality Technician to support the Quality Department. The position requires a minimum of three years of previous experience with auditing Quality and Production processes to ensure compliance with customer requirements.

  • Subcontract Administrative Assistant

    We have an opening for a Subcontract Administrative Assistant to support the department.

  • Value Stream Manager – Wixom, MI

    Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Value Stream Manager will manage a focused factory within the plant operations. The Value Stream Manager is fully responsibility for the focused factory. The role is expected to meet and exceed customer satisfaction expectations (quality & delivery), employee satisfaction expectations (safety & morale), and profile & loss expectations. The Value Stream Managers also expected to resolve issues in a timely manner and effectively develop the organization. Reporting to role will include supervisors, hourly operators and support from engineering, quality, maintenance and program management functions.

Current open positions

  • Manufacturing Supervisors (1st and 3rd shifts)

    We have opening for both first shift (6:00 AM – 4:30 PM) and third shift (7:00 PM – 5:30 AM) for Manufacturing Supervisors. Must have a minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience in a precision CNC machining environment (not plastic injection molding, stamping, etc.).

  • CNC Machinists – Harbor Springs, MI

    Due to our continued and ongoing growth, we have multiple openings for experienced machinists to operate our CNC equipment. Three years of experience preferred in a precision machining environment operating advanced CNC equipment, but not required.

  • Inspection Personnel – Harbor Springs, MI

    Due to our continued and ongoing growth, Moeller Aerospace has available positions for Inspector Personnel. Previous experience in inspection is preferred but is not required. Experience with the following measuring equipment including micrometers, surfometers, comparators, bore gages, thread gages and CMMs is a plus.

  • Manufacturing Engineer – Harbor Springs, MI

    Due to our continued and ongoing growth, Moeller Aerospace has available positions for experienced Manufacturing Engineers. These individuals develop and improve turbine engine component machining and assembly processes by studying existing product and manufacturing methods.

  • Program Manager – Harbor Springs

    This position with their assigned support team directs and manages both new and legacy part jobs with primary emphasis on New Product Introduction (NPI) programs and projects. The individual is responsible for the overall direction, communication, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific projects that is consistent with company strategy, commitments and goals. As the program manager, the scope of the job is to plan, oversee and manage all aspects of the specific project to ensure a successful, on-time, on-budget, high quality program that meets the needs of customer and company.

  • Value Stream Manager – Harbor Springs, MI

    Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Value Stream Manager will manage a focused factory within the plant operations. The Value Stream Manager is fully responsibility for the focused factory. The role is expected to meet and exceed customer satisfaction expectations (quality & delivery), employee satisfaction expectations (safety & morale), and profile & loss expectations. The Value Stream Managers also expected to resolve issues in a timely manner and effectively develop the organization. Reporting to role will include supervisors, hourly operators and support from engineering, quality, maintenance and program management functions.

*Moeller Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Due to U.S. Government regulations pertaining to the nature of this work, all candidates must be a U.S. person (i.e., U.S. citizen or possess a valid Green Card) and we will require proof of status prior to employment.

Careers Value Stream Manager – Wixom, MI

Moeller Aerospace is a manufacturing facility specializing in precision-machined parts for the gas turbine aircraft engine and power generation industries. Our headquarters is located in Wixom, Michigan and is responsible for all customer support including design, engineering, manufacturing, quality assurance, and customer shipments.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Value Stream Manager will manage a focused factory within the plant operations. The Value Stream Manager is fully responsibility for the focused factory. The role is expected to meet and exceed customer satisfaction expectations (quality & delivery), employee satisfaction expectations (safety & morale), and profile & loss expectations. The Value Stream Managers also expected to resolve issues in a timely manner and effectively develop the organization. Reporting to role will include supervisors, hourly operators and support from engineering, quality, maintenance and program management functions.

Job Accountabilities:
• Retain full P&L responsibility, implement capital improvements, cost reductions and meet all customer expectations
• Develop, track and manage the focused factory financial performance
• Recommend an organizational structure that best supports the focused factory
• Monitor operational expenses and research ways to reduce costs while maintaining product quality
• Provides leadership by promoting team concepts, coaching, counseling, retaining, mentoring, training, talent management, and individual development
• Concentrate on and manage a culture of accountability with metric-driven results through strategic deployment and effective performance management while mitigating interdepartmental conflicts.
• Work with other department leaders, and internal staff to meet organizational requirements
• Review established production schedules for all manufacturing departments to ensure established inventory levels are met while operating at the highest efficiency possible
• Encourage and promote operating in a continuous improvement environment
• Conduct performance appraisals and provide coaching and guidance to all operations employees
• Support established safety and health policies and procedures contributing to promoting employee safety and wellbeing and preventing accidents
• Works with internal customers to promote and leverage Company technologies, systems, products, services and processes.
• Forecast labor requirements through capacity planning and recommends equipment or layout changes, production methods or material handling procedures. Initiates and recommends purchase of new capital equipment
• Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities
Directly manage and supervisor hourly employees and supervisors.

Educational Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is preferred or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college in related field plus at least 3-5 years of manufacturing experience managing a large, precision-machining manufacturing operation in the aerospace industry.

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Requires a passionate leader that takes ownership of assigned responsibilities
• Requires a strategist with a sense of urgency, logical thinking process, problem solving skills and a great attention to detail
• Previous experience leading Lean/continuous improvement initiatives that result in business improvements
• Demonstrated understanding of the principles and applications associated with manufacturing operations, maintenance and engineering
• Previous experience/strong understanding of budgeting/expense management with a basic understanding of financial and accounting practices
• Demonstrated ability to organize and manage multiple priorities using effective problem solving / results oriented with a team focus.
• Knowledge with ERP systems, and Syteline experience is a plus
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
• Demonstrated ability to engage and motivate people using emotional intelligence skills with the ability to assess and develop employee skills
• Ability to communicate effectively, orally and written, and contribute to team projects
• Strong computer skills including the ability to prepare spreadsheets and use Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Power Point and/or Access) to analyze data and trends

We have state-of-the-art equipment, a clean and temperature-controlled working environment.

Starting wages commensurate with experience. The work environment is temperature-controlled and benefits include medical, dental, optical insurance, life insurance, holidays, vacation, 401(k), etc.

Moeller Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

All prospective employees are requested to fill out a voluntary Affirmative Action Survey, available at our website, and submit it with their application.

Due to U.S. Government regulations pertaining to the nature of this work, all candidates must be a U.S. person (i.e., U.S. citizen or possess a valid Green Card) and we will require proof of status prior to employment.


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