Location: Rydalmere, Australia
Thales people provide armed forces customers with operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defence mission systems solutions at land, sea, and air. Our platforms extend across the battlespace including Above and Sonar, Electronic Combat, and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance systems.
We€™re inventing the future, right here, right now, at Thales. We design the critical security solutions of tomorrow by combining the curiosity to explore, the intelligence to question and the vision to create. Together we solve complicated problems by combining our experience in the market with our leading research and development capabilities.
Thales is committed to promoting and maintaining a workplace culture of shared respect that enables all of us to feel valued, do our best, and remain truly passionate about the place that we work. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and individuals from diverse backgrounds. Talk to us about any support or accessibility requirements you may need and how we support flexibility in the workplace.
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About Your Role
We are seeking an experienced Production Manager with a strong LEAN background to join our facility in Rydalmere. In this role you will:
€¢ Ensure delivery of components on products on time, within budget and according to quality requirements
€¢ Optimise the supply chain to ensure international competitiveness
€¢ Manage the Master Production Schedule and Capacity plan
€¢ Apply LEAN principles in the context of continuous improvement
€¢ Demonstrate safety leadership
€¢ Lead of team of 20 (including direct and indirect reports) including development, performance targets
€¢ Manage production costs including labour and materials
How About You?
€¢ Experience leading a production team in a manufacturing or operations environment
€¢ University degree in a relevant field, preferably engineering and/or production management
€¢ Sound skills, knowledge and experience in LEAN manufacturing
€¢ Experience with manufacturing of complex electro-mechanical assemblies will be highly regarded
Good to Know
You€™ll receive an email acknowledgement after you€™ve applied, Thales strives to provide a personalised experience for all suitable applicants.
As a Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain an appropriate clearance. To learn more about clearances please visit €“ http://www.defence.gov.au/AGSVA/
Prior to offer you€™ll complete a pre-employment police and medical.
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