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Production Manager

Location: Farnborough
Company: Philips
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Philips is a global leader in health technology, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide and striving to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Driven by the vision of a better tomorrow.
In this role, you have the opportunity to make life better
Looking at the challenges today the world is facing Philips' purpose has never been more relevant. The world and our customers' needs are changing faster than ever before and while we are proud of what we do already, we know we can do more. That's why we need you, to help us tackle increasingly complex challenges posed by ever evolving health and well-being needs.
The Production Manager will manage the production at RDT from receipt of material to point of dispatch
This role will be based full time at our brand new Head Office in Farnborough, Hampshire.
You are responsible for
- Creating and execute daily, weekly, monthly and annual production schedules
- Planning resources, sub assemblies and main assemblies/configurations according to the planned orders
- Monitoring productivity rates, standards and quality control
- Overseeing manufacturing and production processes
- Procuring factory production equipment and taking responsibility for its maintenance
- Interact with warehouse/picking Team to ensure alignment and delivery
- Cooperate with quality to identify support needed and quality checks
- Drive escalation flow
- Improving Production and Material flow
- Implementing Kanban system for sub assemblies
- Lead productivity improvement ( line design,line balancing)
- Lead OEE gap analysis and FPY roadmap
- Perform Time keeping and propose ideas to optimize the process and increase efficiency
Team development :
- Coaching the team
- Drive skill map development and flexibility
- Develop capabilities across all team
- Drive engagement and motivation in the team
- Drive performance bonus and award recognition
- Communicating any problems or obstacles to senior management
- Engage with senior management to drive improvements and support
Governance :
- Maintaining/ Improving safety, health, environment and quality requirements
- Striving to reduce expenses and increase productivity across all product lines
- Maintaining hygienic conditions for both employees and the factory itself
- Ensuring compliance with all the company's procedures and policies.
You are a part of Philips and their newly acquired Remote Diagnostic Technologies (RDT) business, a UK-based leading innovator of advanced solutions for the pre-hospital market providing monitoring, cardiac therapy and data management. RDT's portfolio of comprehensive connected emergency care solutions will complement Philips' Therapeutic Care business and strengthen its leadership position in the EUR 1.4 billion resuscitation and emergency care market. Moreover, RDT will strengthen Philips' ability to innovate, drive digital transformation in healthcare, and enter new markets.
You will have the opportunity to lead an established team of Production Engineers.
To succeed in this role, you'll need a customer-first attitude and the following
- Demonstrable career in Manufacturing
- Previous experience leading teams and performances
- Experience in planning and resource/sub assemblies planning
- Lean Manufacturing skills (drive layout analysis, time keeping , standard work procedure set up)
- Kaizen approach
- Kanban system set up
- Planning boards and sequence prioritization and problem solving
In return, we offer you a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences *,* At Philips, we value that our people can be healthy and do well and that you feel cared for and listened to. We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to regular local health & well-being focused activities.
This is in addition to:
- A competitive salary and annual bonus scheme
- Access to a wide variety of flexible company benefits, including matched pension contributions, and the option to purchase additional holiday
- Philips University is available to all employees for learning and development opportunities.
- 25 days holiday allowance from the beginning, plus bank holidays
- Family-friendly policies which offer enhanced maternity and paternity schemes
- The Philips Employee Shop which allows employees to buy Philips products at discounted prices
- An Employee Assistance Program is available for all Philips employees and their families. As well as being a confidential support line, it also offers practical financial and life management advice 24 /7 and is completely confidential
How we work at Philips
There are three core ways that define our ways of working - embracing flexibility, being at our best, and impactful collaboration. We believe this enables us to deliver an outstanding experience to our customers and create the best place to work for people who share our passion.
Why should you join Philips?
We are 80,000, wonderfully unique individuals, with two things in common. An unwavering sense of purpose and a relentless determination to deliver on our customers' needs. It's what inspires us to create meaningful solutions - the kind that make a real difference - when it matters most.
Working at Philips is more than a job. It's a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on innovative, customer-first health technology solutions. Help us improve the health and well-being of billions of people, every year. Ultimately creating a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.
Visit our careers website to explore what it's like working at Philips, read stories from our employee blog, find information about our recruitment process and answers to some frequently asked questions.
Equal opportunities
Philips are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.
Should you require any reasonable adjustments to enable your participation in the interview process, please advise us of this in your application.
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