Electronics Production Manager

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St Neots
11 Apr 2019
16 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client are a leading supplier of sub-contract electronic assemblies for a wide range of industries including scientific instruments, military equipment and the high technology sector. As part of their continued commitment to providing a top class service to their client base, and their desire to ensure the highest quality of products in the market, they are looking to hire an Electronics Production Manager on a permanent basis.

As Production Manager you role will be to direct the development and implementation of activities in production areas to meet production goals, quality, and cost objectives. This includes such things as prioritising production schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency, and materials supply, along with planning and administering procedures and budgets, making budgetary recommendations and at higher levels, controlling capital expenditures and direct/indirect labour. You will also be expected to develop schedules and manpower requirements for assigned areas, and select, develop and evaluate personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.

Your responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:

• Manage the SMT, Conventional assembly, Inspection & Test teams to ensure products are made to meet the delivery requirements of our customers.
• Control the scheduling of assemblies into the despatch department in sufficient time to ensure items are shipped at the required times and ensure materials are available to produce the items required for manufacture according to the production plan.
• Issue work to the staff in accordance with production plan and notify the Head of Operations of any problems and deviations from this.
• 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 skills requirements for existing and pending workload ensuring adequate skills coverage to allow for sickness and holidays

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