The PIC Group
  • Santa Fe Springs, CA, USA
  • Competitive
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


Production Subcontracts Manager - Aerospace - Santa Fe Springs  

For over 30 years, PIC has remained the leading provider of full-service quality solutions, servicing the automotive, aerospace and manufacturing industries throughout the United States, Canada and most recently, Mexico.  As the only full-service quality solutions provider of its kind, PIC provides containment, inspection, quality engineering consultants, training, and supplier development services. Not only do our quality solutions help customers meet their immediate needs, but they help to rectify quality issues long term. With our extensive geographic footprint, we are the largest global provider of quality solutions with the ability to respond quickly and effortlessly, when and where our customers need us. 

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We're looking for a proactive and experienced Production Manager with understanding of production processes as they relate to aircraft systems components and avionics equipment, machined part fabrication, tooling fabrication, and lean manufacturing.  This position is for a quality professional with defense related quality experience, with inspection, auditing or quality engineering in their work history. 

Job Description:

This is a Production Subcontract Management (PSM) field support position. The PSM will be responsible for providing onsite support to our client at various major systems, airframe, and tooling suppliers located within 25 mile radius of Long Beach / Torrance area. Depending on the candidate's home location, the position could require a substantial amount of travel (driving) to/from suppliers.

  • Approximately 90% of the PSM's time will be spent onsite at the clients supplier facility.

A PSM is a member of the Supply Chain Management (SCM) team that our client uses to minimize disruptions to the supply chain by providing "in the field" oversight of supplier execution. Working with supplier personnel to prioritize components through manufacturing, validating the status of the deliverable parts and providing detailed status to  procurement, preparing plans to reduce/prevent shortages, identifying risks in the supply chain, and developing risk mitigation plans to minimize the potential impact. 

Required Skills: 

  • Candidates should have an understanding of production processes as they relate to aircraft systems components and avionics equipment, machined part fabrication, tooling fabrication, and lean manufacturing.
  • Candidate should be a self-starter that is capable of analyzing supplier processes and developing improvement plans in collaboration with personnel from both the supplier and LM.
  • Candidate will regularly collaborate across multiple functions (within client and at the supplier facility), including production, procurement, quality, and Instructions engineering, in order to expedite parts/assemblies that are required to support each of the client's lines of business. 
  • Candidate should have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with supplier personnel at varying levels of an organization.
  • Candidate should have strong interpersonal skills and be able to build relationships quickly with multiple stakeholders.

The work scope of this position will require the candidate to live within a 25 mile radius of Santa Fe Springs, CA. 

Required Education (including certifications): 

  • High School Diploma 

Company Description: 

Following a merger with TRIGO Group in November 2015, PIC has expanded its geographic footprint globally and created the largest and most comprehensive breadth of quality solutions available worldwide.  Our team of over 8,000 professionals delivers Quality Assurance Services in over 20 countries.  For more information, visit  and

 PIC, a TRIGO Company is committed to the core values of equal employment opportunity.  We are committed to treating people fairly, and with respect and dignity.  We offer employment opportunities based upon an individual's qualifications and performance, free from discrimination or harassment because of race, ancestry, place of origin, ethnic origin, color, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status, and disability.

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