Nightshift Production Manager

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United Kingdom

Job Title: Nightshift Production Manager

Location(s): Glenrothes

Summary of Role:
As the most senior member of the Production Team on this shift you will be responsible for the safety and management of the Nightshift Team within Circuit Card Assembly and Program Production Cells in order to meet Production output and quality targets set. Working with the Weapons Operations Manager and the wider manufacturing team you will be responsible for the setting and delivery of the goals, objectives and behaviours for the manufacturing team under your leadership.

Main Duties:

  • Responsible for delivery and reporting of manufacturing targets set for Nightshift. This will include making decisions in avoiding or minimising interruption to Programs.
  • Manage and report on nightshift operator utilisation weekly resolving any issues that are escalated to you.
  • Manage any equipment breakdowns or line stop events with the relevant support teams.
  • Chair Tier 1 and 2 Accountability Meetings.
  • Represent Nightshift at Management Reviews.
  • Lead and support improvement activities and mentor 6Sigma specialists.
  • Responsible for managing safety standards within a manufacturing area to support site safety targets.
  • Carry out and support Safety and 5S+ Audits on Nightshift.
  • Maintain ESD and safety (PPE) disciplines.
  • Management of staff ensuring insuring company policies are adhered to.
  • Identifying and co-ordination of training for direct staff.
  • Ensure compliance with all EHS requirements, Risk and COSHH assessments and any EHS-related duties included in the role.
  • Define goals and objectives for Nightshift staff and carry out mid-year and year end performance appraisals for all direct staff reports
  • Point of contact for IT related issues and resolve or escalate where required.

Candidate Requirements:

HNC/HND in Management OR a Supervisory or management position in a complex operation.
IT literate ? SAP, excel, word, powerpoint

Strong Organisational skills
Effective communicator across all levels of the business.


  • Electronics Production experience.
  • Demonstrate from previous work experience that the key responsibilities are proven.
  • Effective time management for self and team
  • Self motivated
  • Flexibility
  • Confidence and reliability to promote a culture of continuous improvement within the manufacturing function.

About Raytheon:

Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.

Raytheon Company, with 2016 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 95 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Raytheon Career Development:

Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.

Standard Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday + statutory holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme


Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success.

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