Careers

Cell Team Leader

REPORTING TO:               Production Manager
 
DIRECT REPORTS:            Production Cell Team Members
 
Business Need
 
The Cell Team Leader will assist the Production Manager to achieve the organization’s objectives by providing local leadership to the section team.  The Cell Team Leader will spend most of their time carrying out production tasks, however they shall be given time to enable them to monitor output from the section and agree with the Production Manager daily targets.
 
The Cell Team Leader will: -

  • Care for the health and safety of the team members.
  • Support the Production Manager to achieve all production objectives.
  • Lead and motivate the team.
  • Help solve problems within the section.
 
Key Deliverables
 
  • Zero team injuries
  • Zero production environmental incidents.
  • Achieve agreed targets including volumes, efficiency, lead-times and assembling quality for all cell team members.
  • Organize workflow to meet agreed delivery dates.
  • The Health and Safety performance of the team.
  • Self-development and team competencies as per competency skill matrix in accordance with business needs.  This includes cross skilling within and across cells.
 
Additional Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the performance of all members of the cell.
  • Conduct daily team meetings to agree the day’s activities.
  • Monitor performance of team members.
  • Assist the Production Manager with the team member appraisals.
  • Oversees inventory within the section to ensure stock is sufficient for production requirements.
  • Provide good communication within the team and provide encouragement to team members.
  • Communicate deadlines and sales goals to the team members.
  • Encourage continuous improvement within the section.
  • Provide regular updates to the Production Manager.
  • Ensure that quality standards are maintained.
  • To carry out any other duty that may be required from time to time.
 
Skills and Experience
  • Self-motivated.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Capable of leading and motivating others.
  • Demonstrate a result driven approach to tasks.
  • Able at getting the best out of a team.
  • A champion of quality and continuous improvement.
  • Very good organizational skills.
  • Good at solving problems.
  • A willingness to learn and develop.
Health & Safety
 
  • All employees will adhere to the company’s H&S procedures.
  • All employees will co-operate so that the company’s legal duties can be carried out.
  • All employees are to report any H&S and Environmental concerns.
Salary is on application and all applicants to email CV and covering letter to  HR@specac.com

Optics Cell Leader

JOB TITLE:                                         Optics Cell Leader
 
REPORTING TO:                              Production Manager
 
DIRECT REPORTS:                           Optics and Polarizer Team Members
 
Business Need
 
Specac produces specialist optics components for use in its own products and supply to other business users.  With continued growth of the business, we are looking for an Optical Team Leader to assist the Production Manager to achieve the organization’s objectives. This is a hands-on role where the Team Leader will spend the majority of their time carrying out manufacturing activities.   
 
The role will be looking after our optics manufacturing areas and our holographic polarizer manufacturing section.
 
The Optics Team Leader will:-

  • Care for the health and safety of the section team members.
  • Support the Production Manager to achieve all production objectives.
  • Lead and motivate the team.
  • Help solve problems within the section.
 
Key Deliverables:
 
  • Zero team injuries
  • Zero production environmental incidents.
  • Achieve agreed targets including volumes, efficiency, lead-times and quality for all cell team members.
  • Organize workflow to meet agreed delivery dates.
  • The Health and Safety performance of the team.
  • Self-development and team competencies as per competency skill matrix in accordance with business needs.  This includes cross skilling within and across cells.
 
Additional Responsibilities:
 
  • Responsible for the performance of all members of the cell.
  • Conduct daily team meetings to agree the day’s activities.
  • Monitor performance of team members.
  • Assist the Production Manager with the team member appraisals.
  • Oversees inventory within the section to ensure stock is sufficient for production requirements.
  • Provide good communication within the team and provide encouragement to team members.
  • Communicate deadlines and sales goals to the team members.
  • Encourage continuous improvement within the section.
  • Provide regular updates to the Production Manager.
  • Ensure that quality standards are maintained.
  • To carry out any other duty that may be required from time to time.
Technical Skills
 
The ideal candidate will have experience in some or all of the following skills:
  • Optics manufacturing experience working with a number of different materials.
  • Capable of fully understanding optical drawings.
  • Coating optical components using vapour deposition.
  • Experience in using laser systems.
  • Testing of optical components.
 
Personal Skills
 
  • Self-motivated.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Capable of leading and motivating others.
  • Demonstrate a results driven approach to tasks.
  • Able at getting the best out of a team.
  • A champion of quality and continuous improvement.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • A champion of quality and continuous improvement.
  • Very good organizational skills.
  • Good at solving problems.
  • A willingness to learn and develop.
 
Health & Safety
 
  • All employees will adhere to the company’s H&S procedures.
  • All employees will co-operate so that the company’s legal duties can be carried out.
  • All employees are to report any H&S and Environmental concerns.

Salary is on application and all applicants to email CV and covering letter to  HR@specac.com

Design Engineer

Reporting to:                    Engineering Manager
 
Area of Responsibility:   Product Design
 
Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure new products are designed to meet all requirements, e.g. performance, reliability, time to market, compliance and cost.
  • Ensure existing products’ designs are maintained in a secure, reliable and effective manner such that they are sustainable in manufacturing.
  • Produce and maintain all design documentation to relevant internal and external standards, including 3D CAD models, 2D engineering drawings, bills of material, test specifications, etc.
  • Ensure quality, accuracy and timely availability of documentation for which you are responsible.
  • Work with production engineers to review and approve assembly standard operating procedures to ensure that design intent is implemented effectively, efficiently and repeatably.
  • Implement engineering changes in accordance with the quality manual.
  • Effectively communicate design intent to all stakeholders and parts of the business as necessary, e.g. supply chain, external suppliers, production engineers, assembly staff, applications, sales and quality, and travel as required.
  • Collaborate with other departments and contribute to continuous improvement to increase quality, eliminate waste etc, particularly with regard to engineering processes and design.
  • Participate in design reviews and testing for research and development and effectively record results as required.
  • Maintain awareness of current state-of-the-art engineering and manufacturing techniques.
 
Key Skills:
  • Delivering work to deadlines within project teams.
  • Experience in design and new product development environment.
  • Experience of SolidWorks or similar 3D CAD system.
  • Experience of using product data management and business systems.
  • Understanding of how tolerances affect functionality and cost.
  • Commercial awareness and familiarity with manufacturing techniques that affect part and assembly costs.
  • Excellent logic, analytical and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic and optical design.
Salary is on application and all applicants to email CV and covering letter to  HR@specac.com