OSI Systems, Inc

Production Manager

Location UK-Stoke-on-Trent
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/2/2018 11:44 AM)
Rapiscan Systems Ltd
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Rapiscan Systems is an industry leader in detection technology, providing cargo and vehicle inspection systems and services for ports, borders, military, high-threat facilities, and checkpoints to help customers combat terrorism, drug smuggling, illegal immigration, and trade fraud.  We offer a broad array of scanning system configurations that leverage low-, medium-, and high-energy X-ray technology—or multiple X-ray technologies—to address each customer’s unique security application requirements. Our commitment to excellence in imaging performance, innovative design, and uncompromising quality ensures our solutions consistently deliver best-in-class imaging, high reliability, and operator satisfaction, to help customers find threats and contraband with ease and confidence.



The production Manager directs the development and implementation of activities in production area(s) to meet production goals, quality, and cost objectives. Prioritizes production schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency, and materials supply. Plans and administers procedures and budgets. Makes budgetary recommendations and at higher levels, controls capital expenditures and direct/indirect labor. Develops schedules and manpower requirements for assigned areas. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function


 The Role

The Production Manager, will provide the direction and leadership for our production facility providing insightful leadership and strong focus on systems and processes to improve productivity and quality.Organised and pragmatic, as the Production Manager, you’ll have the ability to engage and motivate teams and individuals. Exceptional planning, time-management and prioritisation skills are also essential attributes


  • Oversee and direct the planning, implementation and maintenance of manufacturing methods, processes and operations for new or existing products.
  • Implement and maintain an accurate production schedule.
  • Review and adjust the schedule where needed

       Determine the human resources required

       Determine the material resources required

  • Manage human and material resources to meet production targets
  • Develop and implement systems that ensure compliance with Company and industry regulatory requirements for quality, safety, and environment.
  • Responsible for driving operational efficiencies, with a clear focus on the design, build and delivery of world class quality products within budget and on schedule – while meeting and exceeding product margin goals.

  • Proactively engage/work with product line management, engineering, service and other departments to incorporate best practices into the production environment and develop cross functional relationships.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor departmental objectives and schedules including setting priorities and performance expectations while ensuring alignment with expected deliverables and Company goals.
  • Manage departmental budget and spending in support of company objectives for cost control while maintaining effectiveness.
  • Create and drive facility manufacturing initiatives which are aggressive, yet obtainable and align goals to strategic and corporate goals.
  • Define, drive, and deliver key product and process improvements.
  • Accountable for the production and delivery of high quality products.
  • Foster an environment that supports learning, individual development and openness to change.
  • Promote an organisational culture where our company values are innate.
  • Monitor and execute capacity planning supply capabilities for the long term
  • Identify skills, knowledge, and experience required within manufacturing to meet the long term manufacturing strategy and implement training plans to meet this.
  • Uphold the Company’s core values of Integrity, Innovation, Accountability, and Teamwork.

    Demonstrate behavior consistent with the Company’s Code of Ethics and Conduct.

  • Ensure that direct report(s) are trained and evaluated on their knowledge and adherence to the Company’s values, Code of Ethics and Conduct, and applicable compliance policies.

  • It is the responsibility of every Rapiscan Systems employee to report to their manager or a member of senior management any quality problems or defects in order for corrective action to be implemented and to avoid recurrence of the problem.

  • Duties may be modified or assigned at any time to meet the needs of the business.


  • Because of the specific nature of both product and processes it is essential that this individual has an excellent grasp of mechanical and electrical manufacturing principles.
  • Good understanding of electrical and mechanical assembly and test methods.
  • Experience of complex mechanical and electrical assemblies is required.
  • The ability to construct plans with many variables and to subsequently act on, and adhere to those plans, is deemed to be a prime requisite of this position.
  • Excellent man-management, communication skills and the ability to motivate a team to achieve challenging targets are fundamental.
  • Experience of working in a high pressure, rapidly changing environment is essential.
  • The appointed individual must continually strive for excellence of quality and must have the correct mind-set to grasp issues surrounding manufacturing processes.
  • In terms of personal attributes this individual must be a self-starter with the ability to organise and prioritise work, and to communicate clearly with all levels within the business.
  • The ability and experience of having delivered on time and to a specification is a ‘must have’.
  • Lead time focused to successfully and reliably meet targets and deadlines.
  • A mind-set attuned to a positive ‘can-do’ attitude combined with a desire for continuous improvement is vital in this role.

OSI Systems, Inc. has three operating divisions: (a) Security, providing security and inspection systems, turnkey security screening solutions and related services; (b) Healthcare, providing patient monitoring, diagnostic cardiology and anesthesia systems; and (c) Optoelectronics and Manufacturing, providing specialized electronic components and electronic manufacturing services for original equipment manufacturers with applications in the defense, aerospace, medical and industrial markets, among others. 


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