Aerospace DOD Operations Consultant

Advanced degree
Functional areas

**Candidate may be able to be located anywhere in the US, as significant travel is required, up to 100%.  

**Maine Pointe is unable to sponsor any candidates at this time. 

Position summary

The DoD Aerospace Commercial Operations Consultant is responsible for applying his/her experience to collaborate with the Maine Pointe Engagement Team to deliver significant value to the client. He/she will be responsible for designing and installing manufacturing excellence processes in an aerospace manufacturing facility. 


  • Timely creation of detailed studies and work stream plans; Execution of plan to meet deliverables, savings targets, and milestones.
  • Engage clients to develop tools and processes transfer knowledge to transform strategic operational capabilities.
  • Knowledgeable with commercial aircraft operational best practices to accelerate throughput
  • Easily relates to all levels of aircraft manufacturing personnel – from floor mechanics to C-suite executives
  • Identify waste in manufacturing processes and be able to replace the process with lean practices that drive savings
  • Has a high level of energy to see changes made quickly.

Experience / Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in management, supply chain, engineering, industrial engineering, operations management, business or relevant field. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years of Department of Defense aircraft operations management, process design, lean applications, proven results with designing and installing manufacturing excellence in a manufacturing facility.
  • Experience with leading and driving complex operation transformation engagements in a customer environment where change management was critical to success.  

Skills / Abilities

  • Strategic operational knowledge within a DOD regulated environment
  • Ability to develop, sustain and proactively manage value-added customer relationships
  • Capability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to solve complex business issues
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt quickly to changing customers and multi-task multiple     assignments on one engagement
  • Demonstrated negotiation, change management and influence skills
  • Proven initiative, drive and focus on details
  • Ability to effectively manage change
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Outstanding written and oral communications, facilitation, and presentation skills. Proven ability to communicate positively, directly and with impact to all levels.
  • Detailed oriented problem solver with a proven ability to recognize a problem and implement corrective action when needed. time. 

Job information

Firm: Maine Pointe

Location: Nationwide

Education: Advanced degree