Production Manager

Job Description

Date: Feb 28, 2019



Job Summary:


As a part of establishing an Ericsson Production Site in the US we are now looking for a Production Manager to build up and lead the Production department. Key aspects of the role are to lead all production related activities to ensure production output meets customer demands. The chosen candidate will manage all production personnel as well as all production steps including SMA, Final Assembly, Test, Packing and Repair/Troubleshooting. Production activities includes both volume production and new product introduction. Building up the organization along with development of the personnel are also important focus areas.




  • Secure production output to meet customer demand.
  • Manage all production processes and personnel in the most efficient way possible.
  • Swiftly address production yield and other quality related issues.
  • Support NPI projects to successful introduction of new products from design phase to volume production.
  • Support the global supply organization in outbound/inbound production transfers.
  • Establish a strong network across various Ericsson organizations such a Supply, R&D, Sourcing, Finance and other Ericsson production sites to drive E2E cross functional improvements of the business.
  • Build up the Production department from scratch
  • Recruit, lead and develop the personnel in the department
  • Continuously develop and improve the operations through analysis of KPIs and other performance data.


Key Qualifications:


  • Education: Academic degree or the equivalent level of knowledge relevant fields
  • Min 8 years of relevant experience from production and relevant industries
  • Technology & manufacturing processes knowledge
  • Managerial skills
  • Proven leadership behavior
  • Interest and desire to lead people
  • Experience from building up organizations is a plus
  • Knowledge of Ericsson, its products and processes


Additional Requirements:


Initially this position requires extensive overseas traveling



DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Therefore employees assigned may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.

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Primary country and city: United States (US) ||  || Plano || Supply&Log

Req ID: 269324