• Production Manager

    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/06/2018 16:38)
    Job ID
    United Kingdom
    Seniority Level
    Mid-Senior level
    Job Function
    Operations / Manufacturing
    Permanent Full-Time
    Estimated Travel Required
    0 - 10%
  • Company Overview

    Come and work with us the “TT Way” which means we do the right thing, bring out the best in each other, achieve more together, champion expertise and get the job done…well! With approximately 4100 colleagues we operate from 21 locations around the world. Building the expertise of our people is critical to the future success of our organisation.


    TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics. We collaborate with customers in the transportation, industrial, medical, and aerospace and defence markets, providing them with engineering expertise and support through a global network of specialists and world class facilities. As a responsible employer we encourage all our people to “give something back” by supporting the local communities in which we operate.


    Our facility in Bedlington (north of Newcastle upon Tyne) incorporates two divisions; Sensors & Specialist Components and Power Electronics. Sensors & Specialist Components are leaders in high reliability, high performance and engineered electronic components. Power Electronics provide custom solutions for safety critical harsh environment applications, at Bedlington specialising in microcircuit production for the civil aircraft, space, and defence industries.


    Employee engagement is centre stage; we’re focussed on our employees and making TT a great place to work. Here at Bedlington we continue to invest and improve the site’s facilities, regularly get involved in fundraising for local charities and activities in our community, have a busy social club and have a group wide focus on ‘Build Expertise’ in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects developing our current employees and encouraging more to join our industry at this exciting time.

    Role Overview and Responsibilities

    As part of our commitment to our Sensors and Specialist Component division, we have an exciting opportunity for a Production Manager to join a talented production/manufacturing team.


    Every employee is critical to our success and as such we offer a range of enhanced employee benefits along with career development opportunities, while you work with us to achieve our strategic growth and enhance our quality contribution.


    This role is responsible for ensuring all activities are conducted in a safe, efficient and cost-effective manner and that customer requirements are met on time by providing strong leadership and delivering on key objectives. This involves the planning of current activities whilst constantly seeking improvements throughout the supply process. Ensuring KPI’s are in place and that production targets are met for all activities of the business and that costs are managed in-line with budgets and current activity levels.

    We expect you to have deep know-how in production procedures. Ability to direct personnel towards maximum performance will set you apart as a leader. Decision-making and problem-solving will take up a great part of your day.

    The goal is to ensure an efficient and productive manufacturing process that meets customer requirements. 

    Qualifications, Skills and Attributes

    • You will be a strong leader with a background in Manufacturing / Production, who has experience of continuous improvement and lean initiatives.
    • Degree level - Production/Electronic/Mechanical Engineering Degree or equivalent
    • Communication, Planning, Delegation, Decision-Making, Knowledge of manufacturing processes. Computer literate, excellent diagnostic skills, self-motivated, flexible approach with a positive attitude, strong problem solving and communication skills, proactive attitude and continuous improvement/Lean oriented. 

     If you’re interested; come and work with us, The TT Way: 

    We do the right thing | We bring out the best in each other | We achieve more together | We champion expertise | We get the job done… well!


    We have an extremely diverse workforce stretching across the globe and as such, TT Electronics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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