Production Manager – Optical Devices Production

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Production Manager – Optical Devices Production

Katowice, Poland

Company - L3 Harris

About the Role

Our client L3 Harris, is a global leader in aerospace and defense technology, are seeking an experienced and dynamic Production Manager to join their growing management team in the new Katowice operation. This exciting start-up venture offers a unique opportunity to be part of a truly international company and be part of the team establishing its new division here in Poland. You will be responsible for driving the production of cutting-edge optical devices for both civil and military applications.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and manage the entire production process of optical devices, ensuring high standards of quality and efficiency.
  • Develop and implement production schedules, policies, and procedures to meet the company’s production goals and customer requirements.
  • Lead, train, and mentor a team of technicians, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and operational excellence.
  • Ensure compliance with all operational certifications and quality standards for both civil and military products.
  • Coordinate with other departments, including R&D, Quality Assurance, and Supply Chain, to streamline operations and enhance productivity.
  • Monitor and analyze production data to identify areas for improvement and implement corrective actions.
  • Manage budgets, control costs, and optimize resource allocation to achieve financial targets.
  • Ensure a safe working environment by enforcing health and safety standards and protocols.



  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Manufacturing, or a related field. A master’s degree is a plus.
  • Proven experience in manufacturing, ideally with a background in electronic or electrical products and their assembly and testing.
  • Strong leadership skills with experience in managing and training technical teams.
  • In-depth knowledge of production management, quality control, and process improvement methodologies.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to make data-driven decisions.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a collaborative, international environment.
  • Familiarity with industry standards and regulations for both civil aviation would be a bonus
  • Excellent command of Polish language C2 and English C1 are mandatory for this role.

What’s Offered:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • The opportunity to be part of an innovative and dynamic start-up environment within a well-established global company.
  • Career development and growth opportunities in a rapidly expanding operation.
  • A supportive and collaborative work culture.


How to Apply:

Interested candidates need to send their CV to    


*Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.**

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