Production Manager

Amarante, Portugal


Founded in 1954, Fischer Connectors designs, develops and deploys end-to-end interconnect solutions for ecosystems requiring local transfer and management of data, signals and power. Its tailored electronic solutions, connectors and cable assemblies are trusted globally for their reliability in demanding environments.


Fischer Connectors is part of Conextivity Group. With nearly 600 people worldwide, four R&D centers and six manufacturing sites, the Swiss-headquartered technology group offers high-performance connectivity solutions that manage power and data flows seamlessly from sensors and devices to the cloud, enabling the emergence of new and scalable ecosystems. Conextivity comprises two core business activities: Fischer Connectors and Wearin’.


For our new Plant in Amarante, near Oporto, Portugal, we are looking for a Production Manager to oversee the entire assembly production area assuring processes, procedures, continuous improvement activities and controlling the maintenance area.



  • People Management in both production and Maintenance area.
  • Organization of daily/weekly work.
  • Pursuing constantly the cost efficiency across the full production & maintenance areas.
  • Deadline oriented assuring the product quality.
  • Guarantor of team involvement in continuous improvement initiatives. Chasing gains through continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Invest in people training, assuring the right & updated skill set required for the Job.
  • Assuring the correct flow & quality communication with the related services;
  • Safety First, Quality always mindset.
  • Assuring the correct knowledge of both Production & Maintenance activities through the Plant;
  • Keep KPI’s updated that will allow the correct measure & actions needed to take place to assure the production pace.
  • Keep an updated and aligned plan for production and related services that will allow the customer demands & requirements.



  • Minimum 5 years of management experience in an industrial environment, either in mechanics, microtechnology or electro mechanics
  • Experience in Lean management methods of a repetitive manufacturing environments
  • Solid knowledge in the automation of means of production
  • ET/ETS/HSE basic technical training
  • Proficiency in English, French is a plus.
  • Leadership capacity: communication, decision-making, open-mindedness, and exemplarity
  • Field observation capacity, analysis, and synthesis
  • Technical rigor, precision (linked to the microtechnology area)
  • Be Proactive

Are you up to the challenge? We look forward to receiving your application (CV and cover letter). please Reply with the following reference FC2022/003

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