Senior Director Production

Air Dominance

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1,001-5,000 employees

Develops autonomous systems for defense missions

Data & Analytics
Robotics & Automation
AI & Machine Learning


Newport Beach, CA, USA

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, business, or related field.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in aircraft manufacturing, including leadership roles in operations, manufacturing engineering, or supply chain.
  • Demonstrated experience scaling products from prototype to full rate production systems.
  • Strong understanding of the regulatory requirements as it relates to the manufacturing process and production of aircraft.
  • Experience leading the design and start-up of aircraft manufacturing processes or facilities.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong ability to work cross-functionally, including at a deeply technical level, in an unstructured environment; startup experience preferred.
  • Strong outcome orientation with the ability to drive initiatives from inception to implementation and adoption. Willing and able to dive into tactical execution mode when needed to move the effort forward.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects from idea conception to idea execution without assistance.
  • Moves fast, has a positive attitude and can lead people directly and via influence.
  • Must be able to obtain and hold a U.S. Secret security clearance.
  • Build and oversee the operations, manufacturing engineering, and supply chain teams responsible for aircraft production at Anduril.
  • Responsible for taking aircraft production at Anduril from zero to one on an extremely aggressive timeline.
  • Oversee the development and execution from production of the first prototype to the design and construction of the production facility to full rate production.
  • Develop and implement production plans and schedules to ensure the timely execution of all production program deliverables in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations, standards, and certifications as required by the program.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with a broad network of suppliers, vendors, and partners to ensure timely delivery of materials and components.
  • Lead and develop a high-performing team, including recruitment, training, and performance management.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineering, quality, and program management, to ensure alignment and execution of production goals.
  • Own the customer relationship as it relates to the production of aircraft.
  • Develop and manage the production budget, including staffing, capital expenditures, labor costs, and inventory management.

Anduril Industries specializes in the development of autonomous systems for defense, incorporating advanced AI via their Lattice OS. This robust platform facilitates sophisticated command and control abilities and integrates modular hardware components for scalable solutions. This focus on high-level autonomy in critical missions positions them as a leader in defense technology, offering employees a dynamic environment where cutting-edge technology meets significant, real-world applications. Working at Anduril Industries provides a unique opportunity to contribute to innovative and impactful defense solutions.

Company Stage

Series E

Total Funding



null, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Full Family Health Coverage

16 Weeks Paid Leave for All Caregivers

Family Planning & Support

Incentivized Time Off

Mental Health Resources

Financial Planning

Unlimited Provisions

Professional Development