Production Manager (Optics and Equipment)

Production Manager (Optics and Equipment)

  • Location

    Singapore, Singapore

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    S$8000 - S$11000 per month

  • Contact:

    Abhik Damani

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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My client is a world leader in the manufacturing of complex optical and laser equipment and now seek an experienced Production Manager to join them to oversee the entire facility


  • Prioritizes production schedules based on product introduction, equipment / operator efficiency, and materials supply
  • Plan and administer procedures and budgets and make appropriate budgetary recommendations on capital expenditures
  • Select and develop personnel to ensure efficient operation of the production function
  • Develop schedules and capacity requirements to achieve necessary shipment goals
  • Monitor and ensure on-time delivery by troubleshooting issues with staff, sourcing channels, and logistics personnel
  • Facilitate daily production update and address technical issues
  • Set clear direction and bridge cross functional communication gaps
  • Escalate issues critical to operations success and develop methods to collect and maintain data to identify areas for focused improvement
  • Maximize Productivity and Improve production flexibility with cross-training programs
  • Monitor the production floor and create strategic plans to improve overall production efficiency
  • Create procedures and processes that and implement a lean manufacturing methodology
  • Assume responsibility Production Layout and Layout Capacity Planning
  • Manage Sub-contractors according to quarterly fluctuating volume
  • Formulate a strategy for outsourcing Vs insourcing


  • Degree in Engineering/Manufacturing or equivalent with at least 10 years' experience in optics, optical equipment or laser equipment manufacturing
  • Experience in a high mix low volume manufacturing environment
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Ability to manage a diverse workforce (Technician to PhD level)
  • Familiar with laser, optics and optical system concepts and procedures
  • Stronghold with Lean Manufacturing, NPI, DfM and 6 Sigma
  • Knowledge on Industrial Engineering and Quality

Please send your resume in WORD format by clicking the apply button below or contact Abhik Damani on +65 6701 1527 for a confidential discussion. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. CEI Reg. Number R1544061 (Abhik Damani).