Manufacturing Operations Manager

FreeWire Technologies is seeking an experienced Manufacturing Operations Manager to organize and oversee the manufacturing of our battery systems. You will be ultimately responsible for the smooth running of all production lines and the quality of output. We expect you to have deep know-how in production procedures. Ability to direct personnel towards maximum performance will set you apart as a leader. Decision-making and problem-solving will take up a great part of your day.

Responsibilities

  • Liaise with other managers to formulate objectives and understand requirements

  • Organize workflow to meet specifications and deadlines

  • Monitor production to resolve issues

  • Coordinate with contract manufacturers to meet KPI’s and overall production schedule

  • Supervise and evaluate performance of production personnel (quality inspectors, workers etc.)

  • Determine amount of necessary resources (workforce, raw materials etc.)

  • Ensure output meets quality standards

  • Enforce health and safety precautions

Qualifications

  • Proven experience as production director

  • Deep knowledge of production management

  • Understanding of quality standards and health & safety regulations

  • Knowledge of 5S and Lean Manufacturing Principles

  • Experience in reporting on key production metrics

  • Proficient in MS Office and inventory control software

  • Outstanding communication ability

  • Excellent organizational and leaderships skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong decision-making skills and a results-driven approach

  • BS/BA in business administration or relevant field is preferred