Manufacturing Lead

AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS) has specialized in advanced marine based technology products and services for over 50 years. AXYS manufactures and services offshore and oceanographic environmental monitoring equipment with a focus on data acquisition and display systems for routine weather and sea state monitoring, water and air quality monitoring, process control and Renewable offshore energy assessment. We serve a global market with clients in over 50 countries worldwide. Located in beautiful Sidney, British Columbia, AXYS is a Gold Level Green Business certified company, offering competitive compensation and benefits to its staff.

Role Outline:
Our Production department is seeking a Manufacturing Lead for our team. To be successful in this position you 5 or more years’ experience in a lead role, are highly organized and comfortable working with changing and sometimes conflicting priorities. A hands-on background in both electrical and mechanical assemblies allows you to coach and train team members. Experience working with marine or environmental sciences equipment would be a benefit.

Note: If you meet some, but not all, of our requirements please send your resume for consideration for a manufacturing coordinator position.

Reports To:  Director of Solutions and Manufacturing Fulfillment

Key Responsibilities:
  • Plan, organize and assign resourcing to production work
  • Provide leadership within the production team
  • Ensure that products are produced to customer requirements and internal quality procedures and standards
  • Define and report manufacturing metrics
  • Assist with training and cross training team members
  • Work with other departments to set production schedule and enhancement requirements
  • Support the sales team with reasonable lead time assessments
  • Ensure all safety procedures are followed
  • Review manufacturing approach and provide process improvement recommendations and oversee process enhancements as requested
  • Maintain production-related record keeping and documentation in the ERP/MRP system and QMS system
  • Other work as assigned
General Requirements:
  • Willingness to take responsibility and driven to meet deadlines
  • Great work ethic and the ability to work closely with a team or independently
  • Ability to manage conflicting priorities
  • Ability to coach and mentor other team members

Desired Technical Skills & Experience:
  • BS Degree in Manufacturing or equivalent experience
  • Good understanding of quality and process improvement methodologies: ISO 9001, Lean Six Sigma etc.
  • Experience with ERP/MRP systems and business reporting out of those systems
  • Ability to read and develop technical work instructions
  • Quality Control background including problem solving and root cause analysis
  • Ability to physically implement designs
  • Excellent mechanical and electrical systems aptitude

COVID-19 Considerations:
We have a full contagious disease protocol with work area hygiene and other measures in place to keep our employees, clients and vendors safe.

Apply for an Open Position:

Please indicate your interest in employment here by completing this brief form and uploading your resume, etc. for review. We thank all those who apply to AXYS, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please, no phone calls.

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