Contract type: Permanent, full-time
Hours: 37.5 per week
Salary: £33,000 - £36,000 dependent on experience
Open Bionics Ltd is a Bristol based company who designs, develops and manufactures bionic limbs for amputees. Our mission is to: “Create and Democratise Technology that Enhances the Human Body”. In other words, we want to make beautiful bionic limbs more accessible and to turn disabilities into superpowers! We’ve won several awards including most recently, Hanger Clinics Innovation Award for 2019. Visit our website to find out more about us: www.openbionics.com.
We are looking for a highly capable Production/Manufacturing Manager who can bring experience and expertise to our fast growing business. The successful candidate will introduce up to date modern manufacturing methods and practices whilst continuing with proven long standing techniques. We are looking for a careered manufacturing individual.
The Hero Arm is a high-value item with bespoke elements, requiring the nurturing of mass-custom manufacturing techniques. With ambitious growth plans, this role will enable you to grow your experience, skills and responsibilities along with the company.
Your role will be core to how Open Bionics delivers its production operations. You will be leading a talented team, initially with around 6 direct reports in technician and supervisor type roles.
As the Production Manager, you are ultimately responsible for the master scheduling of full in-sourcing and out-sourcing capacity/capability. Achieving metrics that demonstrate safety, quality, cost, delivery, responsiveness and productivity targets. You will work closely with Sales, Purchasing, and our Engineering teams to deploy the Sales and Operations Planning processes in order to achieve on time delivery of customers’ requirements.
You will be expected to work with the Operations Manager to develop and implement your department's strategic development plan.
A successful first six months at Open Bionics would include:
1) Visit https://openbionics.com/jobs/ and click on the ‘Production Manager’ link where you can follow the instructions to apply. Your application will only be received if you apply through our portal.
2) You must write a Covering Letter explaining why you are suitable for the role. You should address the person scorecard criteria and detail why you want to work for Open Bionics.
3) You will be asked to upload your CV which should evidence the technical aspects of your knowledge, skills and experience.
Please note that both of the above must be provided in order to be considered for the post.
Open Bionics is an Equal Opportunities employer. If you are disabled and require any reasonable adjustments, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
We welcome enquiries from everyone and we value diversity in our workplace. We may operate positive action measures to encourage people from under-represented groups to apply and help them overcome disadvantages in competing with other applicants.
If you are successful, you will be expected to start within one month following the offer of an employment contract with Open Bionics Ltd and be expected to provide proof of your right to work in the UK.