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Micross Components Production Manager in Manchester, New Hampshire

About Micross:

Micross Components (www.micross.com) is a leading global provider of distributed and specialty electronic components for military, space, medical, and demanding industrial applications. Operating as a single source for high reliability and state-of-the-art electronics, Micross’ solutions range from bare die and wafer processing to advanced and custom packaging to component modifications and related interconnect offerings. With a 35+ year heritage, Micross possesses the design, manufacturing and logistics expertise needed to support an application from start to finish.

Salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Production Manager will lead their facility’s production staff in executing production processes to achieve shared objectives across the facility. This role will measure safety, quality, delivery and cost performance while leveraging data to drive continuous improvement efforts (i.e. Lean & Six Sigma). In addition, the Production Manager is responsible for driving results through efficiency gains, balancing capacity to demand, managing labor, and developing, leading and empowering a diverse team.

The successful candidate is a dynamic, driven, and hands-on leader with a demonstrated track record of on-time deliveries and efficiency improvements. They will empower the team and improve its performance and capabilities with strong analytical and organizational guidance. The Production Manager also works closely with the leaders of Process, Engineering, Quality, and Customer Support to ensure customer requirements are met with the highest-quality services. With a growing business, the Production Manager is responsible for ensuring the increasing production demands can be satisfied.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage production resources, human and capital equipment, to meet production goals and company strategies:

  • Work with the Director of Operational Excellence to maintain appropriate staffing levels to meet customer commitments and budget constraints

  • Track the location of work-in-progress on the production floor, providing updates to Sales on job statuses and current production lead times

  • Understand and plan production capacity within each area of the production floor

  • Anticipate upswing in production to strategically staff the organization to meet those new demands

  • Reduce manufacturing costs through elimination of waste and production staff agility

  • Provide clear leadership for production personnel

  • Assign clear roles and tasks, assign accountability, devise performance metrics and track performance

  • Introduce manufacturing practices that improves efficiency, productivity and communication to all production personnel

  • Work with the Process Manager to build quality into production by standardizing and documenting processes and implementing best practices

  • Institutionalize production operations and supervisory systems

  • Document work instructions, procedures, drawings, and production staff training certifications

  • Monitor productivity and quality of operators

  • Interact with internal and external QA/Engineering departments to respond to corrective actions and to maintain and improve the Quality Management System

  • Plan and track completion of preventive maintenance activities

  • Enforce safety, organization, and neatness throughout the production floor

  • Manage the facility, including environmental records and responsibilities, regulatory compliance, hazardous material training, hazardous waste disposal, and the associated documentation

  • Ensure appropriate levels of production supplies are maintained

Other Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures

  • Comply with all quality and ITAR policies, practices and procedures

  • Build meaningful and productive relationships with internal business partners

  • Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals

  • Contribute to building a positive team spirit

  • Communicate effectively with all levels of employees

  • Write effective employee reviews

  • Coach, mentor, and communicate to employees on how to achieve the company goals

  • Protect confidential information by not communicating, disclosing to, or using for benefit of 3rd parties

  • Maintain the highest degree of honesty and integrity at all times

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Skills:

  • Detail-oriented, with a logical and data analysis driven approach to problem solving

  • Proven leadership, people development, and team building/recruiting skills

  • Ability to rapidly generate credibility and a high degree of respect and trust within the organization

  • Computer skills (spreadsheets and ERP system)

  • Ability to understand technical drawings

  • Experience with AS9100 and ESD facilities, preferred

Job Qualifications:

  • To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulation, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

  • BS from a fully accredited institution, preferably in engineering or physical sciences, or equivalent work experience

  • Minimum of 8 years manufacturing management/supervision

  • Experience working in an electronics (semiconductor) manufacturing facility, preferred

  • Experience within the military/aerospace industry, preferred

  • High-energy, team player who can multi-task effectively in a fast-paced, lean environment while maintaining quality standards

  • Must have very good working experience in Lean Manufacturing


Medical, Dental, and Vision


Company Paid Basic Life Insurance, STD, and LTD

Vacation Time

Sick Time


Tuition Reimbursement

Pet Insurance

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Critical Illness, Hospitalization and Accident Insurance offered through Allstate