Production Manager

Job Title:Production Manager

Department: Operations

Reports to: Director of Operation

Job Class: Salary

Pay Rate: Dependent upon experience


The production manager role is a position leading mechanical/electrical assemblers in solder, general assembly, fabrication, and test. Responsibilities include planning of hardware through assembly processes, status reporting and management of quality and schedule goals for multiple work cells / areas.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Overall leadership of mechanical and electrical assemblers
  • Overall leadership of all technicians
  • Management of production schedule ensuring meeting objectives for deliveries, Cost and quality
  • Conduct hiring and releasing of workers as required to maintain production schedules
  • Create a work environment conductive to increasing employee morale and motivation to accomplish performance objective
  • Supervise and evaluate performance
  • Ensure training plans are implemented and effective
  • Build a flexible team through cross training initiatives
  • Maintain good employee relations and adherence to policies and procedures
  • Take appropriate disciplinary actions as required
  • Confers with other supervisors and managers to coordinate operations and activities within or between departments to everything is running with appropriate parameters
  • Develop and maintain visual management tools including key performance indicator (KPI) boards and performance charts to monitor progress to goals, prioritize issues and drive actions
  • Ability to supervise across multiple shifts as needed
  • Drive continuous improvement activities
  • Improve processes to eliminate wasteful practices within the department
  • Maintain neat and clean work areas and ensure compliance with safety and 5S standard; ensure a safe work environment for all employees
  • Ownership of all production floor activities
  • Suggests production equipment changes, plant layout changes, employee headcount, etc. to meet initiative

Supervises: The Production Manager will supervise hourly personnel

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Must have strong technical and electronics background
  • Must have strong communication written and oral
  • Ability to build effective relationships
  • Ability to resolve conflict
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced, flexible environment, including overtime periods, as needed.
  • Familiar with lean manufacturing techniques
  • Ability to work with engineering teams across multiple platforms. departments, etc.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel experience
  • Strong MRP experience

Education, Experience and Training:

  • Prior leadership experience in complex manufacturing environment is desired
  • Experience with tracking, scheduling, managing cost and quality in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in a leadership/supervisory environment or related technical experience in the defense industry.
  • AS or BS degree in Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering
    • 4-year degree in Business, Industrial Engineering or similar field with applicable electronic manufacturing and technician experience is also acceptable.
  • Familiarly with RF Filters, oscillators and crystal is preferred

Physical Requirements & Working Environment:

  • Must have the ability to obtain a security clearance

SPECIAL NOTE:  The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of job duties and responsibilities required of the position.  Employees may be asked to perform other job-related duties or tasks that are not specifically identified in this job description.   Acceptance of employment based on this job description in part or whole does not create an employment contract implied or otherwise.

Job Title: Production Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Florida

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