£40000 - £50000 per annum
about 1 month ago
Production Engineering Manager
Location: predominantly remote but must be willing to travel in and around the UK on a monthly basis
Start date: ASAP
About the Role
My client is an early stage tech start-up who are on a mission to bring about a music royalty revolution by using technology to make sure the way that music royalties are paid is fairer and ensure the right people receive the right money for their hard work.
Joining a small agile team of 10 they are now looking to hire a Production Engineering Manager as they work together towards their mission to bring about the music royalty revolution!
As a Production Engineering Manager you will be reporting directly into the Head of Engineering and you will be taking ownership for the management and delivery of their 3rd party manufacturing partners. Your role will then be to turn specifications into tests that their manufacturing partners and test engineers then action. You will be quality control for their hardware product and ensure that they continue to iterate, learn and improve as they go onto deliver on their mission of the royalty revolution through the quality of their audio device.
You will be passionate about three things… Technology, Music and changing the world.
You will be an inquisitive, creative and quality obsessed individual who comes from a hands on engineering background, ideally electronic engineering.
They are a small, fast paced team so you need to be someone who is able to work in a dynamic environment that values clear communication and is happy to work autonomously. You will have a keen eye for process and know what good looks like, always hungry to improve the product and achieve the small incremental gains wherever possible.
The main function of this role is to oversee the physical manufacturing of the product and ensure that their customers wants and needs are delivered on by our manufacturing partners.
Must have skills and experience:
Engineering background - either commercial experience as an engineer (ideally electronic engineering or hardware engineering) or degree level educated in engineering
Extensive experience of managing all 3rd partner manufacturing partners
Commercial experience of working with mechanical engineers, electronics engineers, software engineers
Must be able to turn specifications into tests - but do not have to undertake the testing themselves. You will be writing the specs and tests for the manufacturer to then complete.
Must have experience in high volume commercial product manufacturing for the mass market
You will be responsible for ensuring the quality of our products with our manufacturing partners (production scheduling, managing test specs, design changes, components substitution)
Previous commercial experience of ownership for BOM (Bill Of Materials)
Must have previous experience of working at a company that holds the ISO9001 standard
Must be happy to work on activities that sit outside of your primary role requirements - start up life ��
Bonus skills and experience:
Previous experience of working with external contracting electronics design firms
Start up experience
Passion for the music industry!
Although this is a predominantly remote role, some travel in and around the UK on a monthly basis will be required.
As and when international travel to potential manufacturing partners will also be required.