Production Manager

Mount Pleasant, WI
Full Time
GL6 Production

Foxconn Wisconsin is seeking a Production Manager that will work as part of a team to manage and coordinate activities for all PCBA production operations. The Production Manager will interpret specifications and blueprints to assign work orders and assist the Production Department as needed. Once a part of the team, you will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks in a production environment and have the opportunity to display critical thinking skills to expand your career in Smart Manufacturing.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Interviews, hires, and trains new staff in the department.
  • Oversees the day-to-day workflow of production staff, including production assignments, time and attendance, conformance to company policy, conflict resolution, etc.
  • Conducts performance evaluations of direct reports that are timely and constructive.
  • Handles discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy.
  • Ensures compliance with health & safety laws, regulations, and guidelines, including EPA and OSHA requirements.


  • Coordinates production deadlines that meet or exceed all customer requirements.
  • Understands production schedules and establish estimated worker requirements for assignment completion.
  • Collaborates with other manufacturing managers to set and assess production priorities.
  • Assesses cost effectiveness and feasibility of manufacturing processes; makes and implements recommendations to reduce costs and improve efficiency.
  • Interprets specifications, blueprints, and assigns work orders.
  • Working knowledge of SMT soldering, how to handle incoming customer requirements, troubleshooting, diagnostics, repair process, quality, utilizing various test equipment, manual tools, gauges, calipers, and oscilloscopes.
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.
  • Understands process to verify conformance to specifications and directs set up and adjustments of machines.
  • Maintains time and production records; prepares daily and weekly productivity and downtime reports.
  • Confers with Sr. Leaders to coordinate activities of individual departments.
  • Maintains knowledge of products built throughout plant facilities.
  • Identifies and requests necessary fixturing to improve assembly operations.
  • Issues written and oral instructions to direct reports.
  • Other Duties as Assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Thorough understanding of PCBA and SMT operations required, candidates with no SMT specific experience will NOT be considered at this time. 
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software to prepare budgets and records.
  • Languages spoken commonly in the workplace are English and Mandarin. - Ability to read, understand and comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to speak effectively and interact with other team members, engineers, leadership and customers.

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum Associate’s Degree required; Bachelor’s Degree is strongly preferred.
  • Prior Production Management experience required; must have knowledge of SMT Soldering, Screen Printers, Pick & Place, Reflow, and WAVE equipment.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to maintain efficiency and work together with team members to complete projects by their deadlines.
  • Light to medium physical effort required. Will handle an average-weight of objects that are 5-10 pounds.
  • This position requires walking, standing, and repetitive bending throughout the day; must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Specific vision abilities are required including; close and distance vision, the ability to identify colors, hand/eye coordination, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Reasons you should work at Foxconn Wisconsin & FII USA, Inc:

  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage.
  • Basic life insurance and short-term disability coverage provided by employer.
  • Supplemental life insurance and long-term disability coverage options available.
  • 401K with employer contribution.
  • Personal, Vacation, and Holiday paid time off for all full-time employees.
  • On-site clinic available for all employees.
  • Employees are continuously encouraged to learn and grow their careers in smart manufacturing.

About Foxconn Wisconsin & Fii USA, Inc:

Foxconn provides innovative design and Smart Manufacturing capabilities through Artificial Intelligence driven solutions. Dedicated to the expansion of AI-driven platforms, Fii USA, Inc centers around Cloud Based Computing, Big Data, High-Speed Networks, Automation, and Industry 4.0 methodology. Join an expansive network of professionals who embody an entrepreneurial spirit that works together within a company culture of shared mission!


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