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Manufacturing Lead / Production Manager at Swoop Aero

Docklands, VIC

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Swoop Aero is at the forefront of a logistics transformation, using autonomous aircraft to move on-demand, life-changing medical supplies to nations around the world. Our goal is to revolutionise the healthcare supply chain to ensure medicine is delivered to everyone, everywhere. As Manufacturing Lead, you will be at the centre of driving this transformation. You will be responsible for the creation of a high-results driven, inclusive team environment

Are you ready for the challenge?

About the role

Swoop is on the look out for a Manufacturing Lead / Production Manager to oversee the production of our autonomous 3D printed aircraft, which will transport essential medical supplies on a global scale.

What you will be required to do

  • Optimise production performance and processes and identify, implement and drive continuous productivity/improvement opportunities
  • Facilitate all production meetings and report on progress
  • Prioritise work flow according to production schedule
  • Manage production cycle to maximise efficiency, profitability and on-time delivery and minimise downtime and waste
  • Manage the supply of internally manufactured parts and subassemblies
  • Evaluate any shortfall in supply of parts for production and implement plan to rectify these issues in a timely manner
  • Interact between departments to ensure a high degree of quality and efficiency
  • Manage and be involved in Product Development and Improvement on both new and existing machinery
  • Business Improvements in relation to production issues
  • Identify areas of improvement in the manufacturing process to reduce costs and improve efficiencies
  • Provide information regarding production times and quantities to the team to ensure streamline of the measuring of efficiencies and process improvement.

Essential qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering/Manufacturing or relevant field such as Aeronautical, Mechanical, Software and/or Controls Engineering
  • Proficient and confident in all aspects in the execution of all workshop activities
  • Excellent people management skills
  • High level of proficiency of MRP systems
  • Self-starter and be able to work well in a team environment
  • High attention to detail and quality
  • Understand and demonstrate safe working methodology and practices

Next steps

If you believe you match the criteria, have a demonstrated interest in operational unmanned aerial vehicles, and are passionate about helping millions of people, we would love for you to get in touch. Please complete the form below and attach a one page CV, and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

About Swoop Aero

Office address

  • Docklands, VIC, 3008

Company size

11-50 people

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