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We Are Hiring:
Production Manager – Americas

Vaudreuil, Canada
Paderborn, Germany

The sky’s the limit for your career at Microdrones. So: take to the skies with us – choose challenge over routine! Microdrones is an expanding, innovative company with branches in Germany, the US, Canada, China, Australia and the United Arab Emirates.

Energetic. Innovative. Adventurous. Perceptive. Future oriented. Sound like you? Then we’ve got the right job for you! Microdrones offers a unique opportunity to work for an industry-leading company in a dynamic environment. Join us on our journey in the rapidly-growing aerospace industry with its infinite growth potential – become a Microdrones professional!

For the further expansion of our global production team, we are looking for an experienced production professional who is convincing both professionally and personally and creates added value for the company through determination and high commitment and drives the further development.

The ideal candidate is an experienced Production Manager (m / f) who is ready to take on the responsibility for our production organization and team in the Americas and to grow with us. If you are looking for an exciting and challenging job this is the right opportunity for you.

  • Management and organization of the production in Vaudreuil-Dorion from economic and technical aspects, use and further development of the production module of the ERP system
  • Direct and motivating management of the employees on site
  • Responsibility for organization, coordination and successful implementation of all production activities ("Make to Stock" and "Make to Order"), personnel responsibility for 5 - 10 employees in production, testing, receiving, warehousing and shipping
  • Responsibility for the production and logistics budget at the Vaudreuil-Dorion site (preparation, controlling and coordination) as well as in future sites across the Americas
  • Planning, structuring, training, monitoring and optimization of production processes
  • Ensuring efficient use of personnel, machines and materials while maintaining the required customer delivery quantity, delivery performance and product quality
  • Further development of production layouts
  • Project management in relation to duplication, transfer and outsourcing of production areas or assemblies towards other global microdrones sites or / and third parties
  • Compliance with occupational safety and environmental requirements in the area
  • Close cooperation with the areas of quality, finances, product and process development and administration
  • Responsible for production and logistics reports
  • Successfully completed technical studies, ideally mechanical engineering with a focus on production technology or manufacturing technology or comparable qualifications
  • You have 5+ years of professional experience as production manager or teamlead in a medium-sized company and above-average knowledge and experience in the required areas
  • You have experience in leadership (ideally remote leadership as well) and a hands-on mentality
  • Very Good written and spoken English knowledge
  • Experience in using Microsoft and ERP Systems (Microsoft Dynamics Navision and Jira / Confluence are an advantage)
  • You have a structured and analytical way of thinking as well as an independent and results-oriented way of working
  • High communication skills, assertiveness, responsibility and willingness to travel (also to Europe and China) complete your profile
  • Experience in the areas of electronics, firmware, handling carbon parts, EH&S, quality management or / and aviation are an advantage  
What you can expect from us:
  • An innovative, international and modern company with an exciting product
  • Flexible working hours
  • A great team, health insurance package and competitive salary

Microdrones stands for diversity and equal rights. None of the above expressions should be discriminatory in terms of age, sex, ancestry, religion, belief or experience. We confirm that we are pleased to accept all applications from candidates of any age, gender, ancestry, religion, belief or experience.

Ready to opt for a challenge?

We are looking forward to your meaningful application – apply online through our application form now.