Production Manager (Electronics)
An exciting new job opportunity has become available with our client, a global manufacture who are well established and growing year on year. Our client are in need of an experienced Production Manager to join the team and help drive operations forward. Your New Role Working closely with directors across the business, your main responsibilities will include: Oversee SMT, Conventional assembly, Inspection & Test teams to ensure products are made to meet the requirements of our customers. Control the scheduling of assemblies into the dispatch department in designated time frames to ensure items are shipped at the required times by reference to the production plan. Ensure materials are available to produce the items required for manufacture according to the production plan. (This includes dealing with short & faulty supply of parts). Distribute work to the staff in accordance with production plan and notify the Head of Operations of any issues. Identify, support, coach, motivate and help develop the skills of the individual members of staff. Develop and motivate the assembly teams ensuring they are multi-skilled by providing training and coaching to the teams. Monitor the performance of direct reports and set SMART objectives & targets and review their performance against these. To look forward at future customer build requirements/orders, plan to meet these by adjusting labour availability and machine capacity. Identify skill requirements for existing and pending workload ensuring adequate skills coverage to allow for sickness and holidays To work to a targeted direct labour budget related to turnover. Make suggestions and recommendations to Operations and Engineering on improvements to existing procedures & working methods. To ensure that agreed working procedures and health & safety precautions are adhered to by all staff at all times. To adhere to and understand the quality systems Skills and Experience Ideally educated to degree level or proven electronics and electro-mechanical manufacturing experience and managing a large team. Excellent knowledge of production and electronic processes, with a solid understanding of quality and health & safety standards. A high level of coaching expertise together with developed leadership and influencing skills to help drive improvement and growth through culture, learning and experience, challenging at the appropriate times. Proven knowledge and experience of the application of continuous improvement systems, standards and tools and how to execute and monitor these through production teams. Ideally LSS trained Strong MS Office & IT skills required This role is an immediate requirement so please don't hesitate to apply.