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Micross Components Production Manager in Shirley, Massachusetts

About Micross:

Micross Components ( is a leading global provider of distributed and specialty electronic components for military, space, medical, and demanding industrial applications. Operating as a single source for high reliability and state-of-the-art electronics, Micross’ solutions range from bare die and wafer processing to advanced and custom packaging to component modifications and related interconnect offerings. With a 35+ year heritage, Micross possesses the design, manufacturing and logistics expertise needed to support an application from start to finish.

The Production Manager plays a key role in organizing and overseeing the manufacturing of goods for the Company. This individual is ultimately responsible for the smooth running of all production lines and the quality of output. They must have deep know-how in production procedures, the ability to direct personnel towards maximum performance, and strong decision-making and problem-solving skills. The goal of this individual is to ensure an efficient and productive manufacturing process that meets customer requirements.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with other managers to formulate objectives and understand requirements

  • Estimate costs and prepare budgets

  • Organize workflow to meet specifications and deadlines

  • Monitor production to resolve issues

  • Determine amount of necessary resources (workforce, raw materials etc.)

  • Approve maintenance work, purchasing of equipment, etc.

  • Ensure output meets quality standards

  • Enforce health and safety precautions

  • Report to upper management

  • Oversee material control

Other Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Oversees Buyer/Planner, Quality Inspector and Group Lead, Manufacturing, and Production Test

  • Oversees hiring and training of new employees

  • Oversees schedules of manufacturing team

  • Oversees progress on all work orders moving through the lab

  • Oversees decision making on work order assignments and order status based on changing demands

  • Provides constructive and timely performance feedback

  • Provides support and clear instruction to Buyer/Planner, Quality Inspector and Group Lead, Manufacturing, and Production Test to maximize time and individual sets

  • Oversees discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent leadership skills

  • Strong decision-making skills and a results-driven approach

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.

  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite skills.

  • Must be a self-starter and demonstrate positive teamwork and collaborative skills.

  • Knowledge of production planning and quality control principles.

  • Understanding of quality standards and health & safety regulations

  • Knowledge of budgeting concepts

  • Experience in reporting on key production metrics

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Project Management, Operations Management, Business Administration, or related discipline.

  • Prior experience in a microelectronic manufacturing environment.

  • Prior experience with project and/or operations management.

  • Prior experience using ERP Software (E2 MFG System preferred.)

  • Prior experience using Microsoft Project and Visio, preferred.

Other Requirements:

  • Must be available to work at the 900 Mount Laurel Circle, Shirley, MA headquarters location (remote work/telecommuting arrangements and relocation assistance are both unavailable.)

  • Must be legally eligible to work in the United States (employment visa sponsorship is not available.)


Medical, Dental, and Vision


Company Paid Basic Life Insurance, STD, and LTD

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Sick Time


Tuition Reimbursement

Pet Insurance

Legal Insurance offered through Allstate

Critical Illness, Hospitalization and Accident Insurance offered through Allstate