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Production Manager - Electronics

This exciting technology company is seeking a highly motivated individual to take on the role of Production Manager.

The candidate must be keen to join a growing team of ambitious engineers and help to scale up production of a core electronic product into significant volumes over a short period.

In addition to this, the company are constantly innovating and need a production capability that can simultaneously support the prototyping of new circuit boards and systems.

You must be able to demonstrate agility, self-motivation and an enthusiasm for taking on diverse responsibilities and constant improvement activities.

The opportunity is to come into the company and make a significant impact both immediately and in the long-term, helping to deliver high-quality products to blue-chip enterprises.

Over time, the individual will be required to introduce and develop new processes for managing all aspects of production and the extended supply chain - as well as developing a high performing team as the company grows.

The role of Production Manager will encompass:

  • Managing the transition to volume production for complex electronics devices

  • Managing prototype builds of new PCBs and future products

  • Improving stock and build management processes and supporting tools

  • Managing CEMs and other sub-contractors

  • Working with existing suppliers and establish new relationships to help minimise costs

  • Planning procurement and scheduling builds to meet challenging timescales

  • Helping to set key production and quality targets

  • Resolving build issues

  • Establishing and overseeing hardware test procedures

  • Managing product data including item tracking and serialisation

The following are expected of suitable candidates:

  • Minimum of 4 years' experience in high-end production

  • History of building strong relationships with CEMs and delivering systems on time and on budget.

  • Experience of managing other engineers, technicians and contractors to achieve a smooth production pipeline