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Production Supervisor
Scotts Valley, CA, USA
Operations and Production
Date Posted:
05 Feb 2019
Advertising End Date:
31 May 2019
Application Closing Date:
31 May 2019
Vacancy Type:
Oxford Instruments has an exciting opportunity available for an experienced, hands-on Production Supervisor at our Scotts Valley x-ray tube manufacturing facility.  You’ll use your engineering and operations expertise to provide support and leadership for our hardworking team of technicians, ensuring we meet our monthly revenue goals while delivering top-quality product to our customers around the world.


The Role

  • Support and lead our outstanding production team, ensuring we have the right people and capabilities in place to deliver agreed results.  Train, coach and lead in a way that engages each individual team member to succeed.
  • Act as a hands-on member of the team and maintain a comprehensive understanding of all key production processes.
  • Lead change initiatives for continuous improvement on the production floor.  Use visual management to convey and communicate transparent expectations and results on a daily and weekly basis.
  • Proactively ensure all operations are adequately covered to support production plan; use dynamic allocation of resources, cross training, and other strategies as required.
  • Collaborate and cooperate with cross-department projects and initiatives, including but not limited to ISO9001 compliance, inventory management, new product implementation and preventive maintenance.
The Candidate

Successful applicants will have:

  • A BS degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, or similar field.
  • 5+ years of experience working as a supervisor or manager in a manufacturing environment; experience with Lean manufacturing, continuous improvement, and a regulated environment such as ISO9001 is strongly preferred.
  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels of an organization (with and without a direct reporting relationship).
  • Proficiency in the use of an ERP system and other standard computer software.

Business Overview

Oxford Instruments is a leading provider of high technology tools and systems for research and industry. Oxford Instruments X-Ray Technology Inc. designs and manufactures compact X-ray rubes used by industrial and medical equipment companies around the world.

As an employer, we provide a competitive salary and benefits program including medical, dental, vision and 401k.  To apply for this outstanding opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter along with pay expectations, in a single PDF, to your application.

Oxford Instruments X-Ray Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. EOE/M/F/D/V

Note to recruitment agencies: Oxford Instruments does not accept agency CV’s. Please do not forward details to our jobs alias, Oxford Instruments employees or any other company location. Oxford Instruments is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CV’s.

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