Production Innovation Manager

  • Lead Automation Transformation
  • Established International Brand
  • Project Management Focus

The Production Innovation Manager will have overarching responsibility for managing the transformation of the current manufacturing environment.

Klein Tools don’t just make great products, they make great products that stand up to the demands of the professionals who use them every day. Klein Tools’ product line includes virtually every major type of hand tool used in construction, electronics, mining and general industry, in addition to the electrical and telecommunications fields. Klein Tools are represented in Australia as Mumme Tools, established in 1936 and are located in Lonsdale, South Australia.
  
Reporting to the Innovation Development Manager, the Production Innovation Manager will have overarching responsibility for managing the transformation of the current manufacturing environment into a more efficient and flexible manufacturing facility.  A highly influential role, you will work alongside the existing Production Manager to understand the current systems and processes, while investigating improvements within the current manufacturing environment. With a focus on streamlining existing processes and embracing modern manufacturing techniques, you will drive the change to improve efficiency during the company’s transformative stage in consultation and collaboration with the current management team. A key member of the operations team, you will play a significant role in product development to ensure all engineering documents, prototypes, processes, and regulations are implemented prior to the start of production.
  
A seasoned Production Manager, you will have experience in embracing various forms of automation including CNC machining and robotics. Having the ability to engage with a diverse range of stakeholders and challenge the status quo, your project management skills will be second to none. Possessing a foundation of quality improvement and control principles, you will have workshop experience paired with mechanical aptitude with highly developed troubleshooting ability.
  
Relish the opportunity to create and implement significant change by automating production processes that will increase efficiencies across this organisation.
  
Applications should be forwarded to the attention of Jason Barrington in Word format. Confidential enquires are welcome to Jason Barrington on 0450 491 630.

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