Advanced Navigation is the global leader in navigation systems for air, land and sea. Our products are developed and manufactured in Australia and our main HQ is located in Sydney with offices around the world. With over 68 of the top 100 largest companies as customers, and a broad range of technologies, we are truly changing the way we navigate globally.
Our ever growing team has world class expertise in the fields of inertial navigation, global navigation satellite systems, sensors, acoustics, AI, and RF technologies.
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We are searching for a Head of Production to lead our Sydney and Perth Production Teams. Our production teams are accountable for the production and assembly of high-value, innovative and complex electronics equipment. You will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer.
In this role you will:
Manage the Production Team to build Advanced Navigation’s world leading, high-tech electronics productsBuild and grow a strong team culture aligned with our company valuesBalance your time between strategic initiatives and hands on support Drive improvements to Production productivity and scheduling systemsSchedule Production Team work to meet deadlines and optimise productivityManage the selection, training and development of the Production TeamsManage workshop layout, including effective production linesManage Production Equipment maintenance, calibration, and storageEnsure Production outputs meet Advanced Navigation quality standardsManage and maintain Production data for resource planningPartner with the Production Engineering Team for technical inputs to ProductionEngage Senior Leadership to ensure inputs to Production are availableReport Production KPIs as required by the CEO and Management Team
You should have/be:
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant technical discipline3+ years reporting to senior management3+ years managing a small teamFamiliarity with IPC-A-610 and ISO 9001:2015Familiarity with an ERP tool, such as Microsoft Dynamics, Salesforce or SAP.Exposure to WHS practicesThe ability to manage a high volume of information and multiple project schedulesBe highly motivated with an energetic, responsive and decisive disposition.Proven high standard of attention to detail, time management and “follow-through”
Attributes for success:
High levels of tenacity & resilience, with a results orientated mentalityAbility to think creatively & present new proposals to add valueEmbrace an agile approach to work practicesAbility to Influence outcomesPragmatic & commercially drivenAbility to work independently & collaboratively to deliver results in a demanding, deadline-driven situationsAbility to effectively communicate across all levels of the CompanySelf-motivated, open minded, persuasive & passionate influencerEmbrace & help drive our strategic objectivesKnow the way, show the way, go the wayAbility to think outside the box when problem solving.
What are some of the benefits you will have access to?
You'll have access to industry-leading products with diverse applications within some of the most interesting and exciting projects worldwide. We’re growing a team of inspired, smart, and driven individuals from all sorts of backgrounds. With great opportunities for growth and variety, we strive to help each employee carve out the path that’s right for them.
Apart from the above you will be doing your life's best work in a large, fun office in central Sydney close to all public transportation and have access to barista made coffee, at our cafe below, to keep you going throughout the day.