Production Planner / Production Manager

£20000 - £30000 per annum
09 Nov 2018
07 Dec 2018
Bluetown Online
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Production Planner

Location: Shipley, West Yorkshire

Salary: £20,000 – £30,000 DOE

Hours: Full Time, Permanent

The Company are seeking key individuals to join the existing test teams engaged in the production of advanced electronics systems and integrated end to end RF & microwave solutions for the Defence, Space and Security markets.

You’ll be joining their Operations team and the main purpose of the role is to ensure the capacity plan is adhered to by owning and controlling the demand plan.

Key Responsibilities:

* Provide strong technical leadership to the RF Engineering Teams
* Act as mentors to the engineers consistent with the skills development & training plan
* Develop an open engineering culture supportive of information sharing & the stimulation of new ideas
* Design, development and manufacturing support of products, processes and technology in more than one area Engineering, generating technical solution and Proposal support of RFQ’s for both ROM and Firm fixed price quotations
* Provide a lead Engineer function on key projects
* Produce comprehensive technical reports, chair cross-functional meetings and give detailed presentations
* Planning and controlling of tasks and resources
* Leads area on specific projects and participates/contributes to cross-functional projects
* Monthly Report in support of the Company
* Monthly Report and Monthly Meeting, plans and status of R&D activities and projects being supported
* Carry out appraisals and drive appraisal objectives within the engineering department
* Act as mentor and provide supervision to more junior members of Engineering
* Foster and maintain good customer and supplier relations whilst using a high level of commercial awareness
* Evaluate and introduce new methods, systems and techniques to ensure the company’s designs and processes incorporate the latest technologies where appropriate
* Establish and follow up on innovation within own area of specialism/discipline
* Contribute to the TDS technology roadmap

The Successful Candidate will have/ be:

* Degree qualified
* Minimum of 5 years’ experience in design of complex RF microwave filters and sub systems used within the Defence, Communications or Aerospace industry
* Experience in the Space sector desirable
* Experience leading small teams

Please click the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover letter for consideration.

Candidates with experience of: Aerospace Engineer, Production Planner, Product Development Manager, Product Design Officer, Product Manager, Manufacturing Manager, Production Coordinator, Technical Production Manager, Senior Engineer, Technical Engineer, Operations Manager may also be considered for this role.