Calrec has spent over 50 years shaping how people listen to television and radio.

Alongside DiGiCo, Allen & Heath and SSL, Calrec is part of the Audiotonix group of British console companies – that means we’re the biggest group of audio console nerds in the world, with the biggest R&D teams around.

That means we get stuff done.

We’re driven, enthusiastic and inventive; we care about how things sound and how it makes people feel. We’re innovative, we’re bold and we’re super geeky.

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Operations Manager

To ensure the production operations meet the demands of the business for product quality, on-time delivery, inventory levels, cost, and team development. Policies and procedures need to be followed to ensure output and cost-effectiveness is maximised. You will lead with passion and conviction and oversee the following teams: production, production planning, purchasing,  material control, shipping, quality improvement and test development.

Main activities and responsibilities

  • Day-to-day operational management of production assembly and supported departments including management and planning of staffing requirements such as recruitment, manpower planning and overtime requirements
  • Provide support to HR to evaluate operative performance, make recommendations on remuneration, assess training requirements, and deliver continuous development of staff
  • To work with the GM and GOD to ensure strategic objectives are met and measured
  • Ownership and accountability for output and quality and the continual assessment of all Make or Buy decisions
  • Work with team leaders to establish performance measures to monitor company goals and objectives inventory is managed effectively without affecting the quality of components
  • Promote a team working culture/environment and methodologies and assess methods for improvement and communicate regularly on performance
  • Ensure good communication between Operations Teams and all other departments
  • Generation and implementation of new working practices to improve productivity, delivery, efficiency, quality performance and product quality
  • Monthly planning to ensure subcontractors, materials, production, and shipping can meet the needs of the company and have a highly visible process flow
  • Ensure the planning processes are robust for the supply chain and that the global supply chain planning is reviewed weekly with the team
  • Review purchasing activities to ensure costs are minimised and day-to-day responsibility for authorising purchase orders up to the agreed sign off amount
  • Effectively manage inventory without affecting the quality of components
  • Establish and manage the development of manufacturing systems
  • Ensure NPI is planned into the production schedule in the factory and at sub-contractors
  • To work on internal (and sub-contractors) quality analysis with the Quality Team to improve yields
  • Develop relationships with other manufacturing companies, assess capabilities to company quality standards and where required, focus on and resolve external quality issues involving all key resources
  • Undertake contract negotiations with suppliers
  • Work with the Senior Management Team to develop annual business plans, budgets and manage resource allocation
  • Achievement of pre-determined targets in line with budget
  • Establish and monitor challenging achievable targets for improvement of material margin, production efficiency, quality, and delivery
  • Assessment and cost justifications of manufacturing equipment
  • Ensuring Health and Safety requirements, both Company and regulatory are met along with ensuring the highest standards of housekeeping in all departments, using 5S
  • Responsibility for adherence to ISO9001 procedures for manufacturing operations including carrying out internal ISO9001 audits of manufacturing operations

Other features of the job

Coordinate with others in the department and provide cover when and where required and any other reasonable task within your capabilities to support the department and/or business.

Terms and conditions

  • Hours of work are compressed production hours – 38hrs per week
  • Factory based

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Software Engineer

A software engineer with strong programming skills, embedded development experience and good device networking knowledge. You will have technical responsibility for developing and delivering software for professional audio products. Working in cross-functional team, you will be involved in all parts of the software lifecycle; from specification and design through to maintenance.

The successful candidate will be keen to learn, industrious, possess an exemplary attitude, take ownership, drive progress and strive to create good quality software solutions.

Main activities and responsibilities

  • Software specification: You will work with Product managers and other engineers to create specifications for new software products.
  • Planning and reporting: You will be required to provide estimates for development tasks and contribute towards planning of developments. You will also be required to report progress against schedules.
  • Software design and development: You will work closely with other developers in a cross-functional team. You will design and develop software to meet product requirements and ensure a high standard of quality and reliability. You will also work with product testers to identify and resolve defects.
  • Software support: In this role, you will need to provide support to other R&D teams, production departments and customer support teams. This may require you to work off-site from time to time. Due to the nature of our business some out of hours work and weekend work may be necessary to meet the needs of our customers.

Other features of the job

Other reasonable tasks may be assigned to support the R&D teams · Occasional travel to customers’ sites or trade-shows.

Terms and conditions

  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Flexible working scheme.
  • You are expected to work any additional hours to meet the needs of the job.

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