Manufacturing Head

Company Details

At E-Space, we believe space should be accessible to everyone, from the visionaries discovering our future in space today to the countless generations of innovators to come. We are on track to build the world’s largest, most sustainable space-based network. Led by industry pioneers and backed by world-class investors, we are assembling a team of best-in-class aerospace, software, and materials engineers and scientists to make this vision a reality.

Within E-Space, we believe that space should be accessible to everyone. From the visionaries discovering our future in space today, to the countless generations of innovators tomorrow. We are on the way to building the largest and most sustainable space network in the world. Led by industry pioneers and backed by world-renowned investors, we are building a team of leading engineers and scientists in aerospace, software, and materials to make this vision a reality. reality.
We are looking for people who like to solve complex problems and thrive in a fast-paced environment. The best candidates are passionate about advancing the use of space for humanity and solving some of earth’s biggest challenges.
The Manufacturing Head [H/F] will oversee all production manufacturing of spacecraft and terminals. The ideal candidate has experience with space qualified manufacturing, automotive or medical manufacturing, setting up new facilities, and designing and reviewing manufacturing flows across multiple technology chains for building large complex integrated components and products.
This position will report to the CEO and will work closely with engineering, supply chain and the rest of the management team.  This position will be based in Toulouse, France.

Key Responsibilities

    • Lead the development of a new manufacturing facility including multiple high-rate and low-rate production lines with a variety of technologies.
    • Lead a team and participate in defining new processes for the high rate and low-rate production including manufacturing execution, material traceability, process control, and all other system/business/production systems.
    • Create the organization chart for production, job descriptions and lead the hiring and building of the production operations team.
    • Lead the development of the standardized metrics for the production and quality teams.
    • Lead the implementation of data acquisition and reporting for production and quality metrics, as well as environmental, testing and safety controls.
    • Provide strategic thought leadership to the organization, partners and suppliers.
    • Work with the Engineering Leadership team to ensure proper design for manufacturing and lead the facilities development and preparation for manufacturing.
    • Consistently contribute effort, leadership and creative thinking with the management team under tight deadlines.
    • Work with R&D and sustaining engineering groups to ensure design for testability and manufacturability.
    • Set goals and objectives for their team which will be clearly articulated to the different
    • Ensure that implementation meets budget requirements as set with Finance.

Your background and experience

    • You will have led a team to build at least one high-rate production facility in the aerospace, automotive or medical industry which includes the development of SMT for high-rate boards or industrial functional printing for IoT devices.
    • You will have deep knowledge, including greenfield design of automated assembly lines across a wide variety of processes including SMT or industrial functional circuit lines in the IoT domain.
    • The facility you have designed will have produced products and you will be able to describe the manufacturing process for these products in detail from start to finish.
    • You will have detailed knowledge of the supply chain across the technology industry.
Must be able to work extended hours and weekends as needed.
We offer great compensation and benefits, but more importantly, you should join our team for the opportunity to grow personally and have a high impact on the lives of millions of people. We love solving the hard problems, the rigor of deep engineering, bleeding-edge technology, and helping the world.
We offer attractive compensation and benefits, but the most important part of joining our team is to have the opportunity to develop yourself personally and have a significant impact on the lives of millions of people. What we are passionate about: solving complex problems, cutting-edge engineering rigor, cutting-edge technology and, above all, helping the world.

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