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Production Operating Manager

Date:  Feb 7, 2021
Country:  United States
State / Province:  California
City:  Rancho Santa Margarita
Job Type:  Regular
Job ID:  38876

Job Description

Keysight Technologies has been unlocking electronic measurement insights for 75 years. No other company offers our depth and breadth of measurement tools and expertise. Our singular focus helps scientists and engineers address their toughest challenges with precision and confidence. With our help, they are better able to deliver the breakthroughs that make a measurable difference in the world.

Keysight’s Precision Meso-scale Technology Center (PMTC) located in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA exists to provide precision machined components that enable the capabilities of Keysight’s industry leading electronic measurement equipment. As finishing operations manager you will lead a highly skilled team performing a variety of finishing operations including inspection, deburr, heat treat and cleaning which are critical to ensure components meet Keysight’s exacting standards.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensuring a safe work environment
  • Providing team leadership, coaching, development, and fostering a cooperative and effective work environment. 
  • Capacity planning, including review of assets (people, equipment, space) and planning roadmaps.
  • Recruiting personnel, building organizational capability, and developing strategy and plans for long term business continuity.
  • Managing day-to-day production activities of employees and implementing solutions to department issues
  • Establishing and maintaining business controls and processes
  • Accountability for department performance against operational metrics including productivity, process yield, manufacturing variances and continuous improvement activities.
  • Developing and maintaining partnerships with managers and key stakeholders in all related functional areas to assure processes, schedules, and resources meet business goals.
  • Managing within assigned spending targets and capital equipment planning.
  • Following quality guidelines with strict adherence to the Quality Management system
Job Qualifications
  • Bachelors, Masters, University Degree or equivalent plus directly relevant experience as a manager, supervisor and/or individual contributor with leadership experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and technical management experience.
  • Strong communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Office Tools; Outlook, Power Point, Excel, Word.
  • Experience with ISO 9000


  • Experience with machining or other precision manufacturing processes as an individual contributor and/or in a leadership role.
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***Keysight is an Equal Opportunity Employer.***

Keysight Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other protected categories under all applicable laws.

Candidates can be considered to work from the following locations:

Americas : United States : California : Rancho Santa Margarita

Job ID : 38876 

Nearest Major Market: Orange County
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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