Electrical Engineer/Production Manager

  • February 20, 2014 11:16 am
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    Electrical Engineer/Production Manager

    Firefly Solar is seeking an experienced and efficient Production Manager to manage product manufacture within our busy warehouse. In return we can provide the opportunity to work in a challenging role in which you will play a key part in the implementation and delivery of effective management for the production of reliable, clean technology products.

    Roles & Responsibilities

    • Managing production schedules effectively to meet deadlines, whilst maintaining the highest levels of quality assurance
    • Working in communication with the Procurement Manager to ensure effective component stock levels are in place, in order to meet build deadlines
    • Responding to demand by scheduling appropriate additional staff in advance for busy periods
    • Working in collaboration with the Product Design team and Procurement Manager to drive down manufacturing costs
    • Designing and implementing internal systems and procedures to ensure warehouse is functioning effectively and to assist and improve the smooth running of the build department

    • Ensuring test procedures are carried out, recorded and signed off prior to dispatch of any product
    • Ensuring electrical safety tests are carried out, recorded and signed off upon completion of all products
    • Monitoring product standards and implementing quality-control ISO9001 programmes

    • Estimating timescales for product delivery
    • Working in close communication with Sales Managers to provide updates on current production schedules
    • Monitoring the production processes and adjusting schedules where needed

    • Supervising and motivating a team of staff
    • Ensuring health and safety guidelines are adhered throughout the warehouse working environment
    • Reviewing staff performance

    Essential criteria:
    Experience working in similar role
    HNC in Electrical Engineering or higher level relevant qualification
    Excellent understanding of electrics and generators
    Ability to problem solve and think creatively
    Positive, motivational and friendly attitude
    Commitment to staff and product safety
    Commitment to producing high quality, effective and efficient products in order to enable trust in sustainable technologies

    Prince 2 Management trained
    Understanding of current electrical regulations
    Understanding of ISO9001 quality management systems

    If you would like the chance to become a part of our team, please send your CV and covering letter briefly outlining how you believe you meet the criteria, along with your reasons for wanting to apply to info@fireflysolar.net or Firefly Solar, Unit 20 Cliffe Industrial Estate, South Street, Lewes, BN8 6JL.

    Firefly Solar, Unit 20 Cliffe Industrial Estate, South Street, Lewes, BN8 6JL.

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