Rocket Area Supervisor


Job Description
BAE Systems Inc. is currently recruiting for a Supervisor to help lead the Rocket Area production team. The Rocket Supervisor reports to the Rocket Area Manager and provides leadership and guidance to the hourly work force.

As a Rocket Area Supervisor you will have the following responsibilities:
  • leading the production area to manufacture products to meet quality and delivery schedule requirements in a safe, environmentally compliant manner.
  • Comply with all expectations given by the Area Manager
  • Ensure that the work area is maintained in a safe and clean manner.
  • Responsible for reporting Safety and Environmental incidents immediately after they occur.
  • Directing shift work activities of operations personnel to achieve production requirements.
  • Direct operation/troubleshoot various machining operations within the area.
  • Communicate with the other Supervisors through face to face and email communications.
  • Communicate daily shift meetings on safety, environmental, quality and production issues to wage operators.
  • Write service requests and follow up with Maintenance personnel to completion.
  • Ensure that all vacations and call-ins are written down and passed along to the other staff members and area admin.
  • Ensure the next shift is properly manned to support production requirements.
  • Start up, monitor and shut down equipment as required.
  • Monitor inventory and make decisions to support production needs.
  • Verify Time card entries are correct in KRONOS.
  • Work with Manager on personnel-disciplinary issues.
  • Lead by example, be a role model for your group and the area.


Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Bachelor's degree and 2+ years supervisory experience or equivalent combination of experience and education, including 2+ years of personnel supervisory responsibilities.

2+ years in a supervisory role with a thorough knowledge of a variety of production support activities including manufacturing process flow, quality, environmental.

Must have prior experience in a union work environment.


Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • At least 5 years related experience.
  • Experience in chemical manufacturing processes.
  • Previous experience with MAXIMO, Kronos, production scheduling and familiarity with moving, handling of and processing energetic materials.
  • Experience in Union environment.
  • Physical demands-
  • Handle up to 50 lbs.
  • Wear a respirator.
  • Walking on level and uneven grades.
  • Driving motor vehicles.
  • Work outside if necessary.


About BAE Systems Platforms & Services
The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair...just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.

We celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.