Production Supervisor II/III

Job Category: Manufacturing

Location: Fremont (CA, US)

G&H offer exciting and rewarding opportunities for motivated and talented people to join a team of like-minded, highly skilled colleagues who want to grow and succeed with our company.

Hiring talent to complement and grow our current teams’ skills and capabilities is a strategic priority to enable our plans for growth.

Our seven business locations in the United States and four UK-based businesses employ across a broad range of functions including engineering and process, manufacturing, product management, supply chain and customer services, quality assurance, continuous improvement, compliance and finance.


We are looking for a Production Supervisor to join our Team at our Fremont facility that specialised in Acousto-Optics (AO) for A&D, Industrial and Life Sciences.

Reporting to the Site Production Manager, you will work in our fast-paced Assembly Area where we package and test our world-leading products that serve a diverse range of applications including semiconductor laser manufacturing, sensing in Aerospace & Defense and microscopy in medical imaging.  You will have the opportunity to contribute directly to the growth and profitability of our business by working with highly skilled Technicians and others to achieve Production goals.

We are looking for a motivated, hands-on Individual to manage production and personnel in our Assembly & Test Area to meet product output, on-time delivery, quality and cost goals.  Specific processes in this Area include Mechanical and Electrical Assembly; Optics Inspection, Mounting and Testing; Wire Bonding, Hand-Soldering; and Electrical Impedance Matching. The position frequently coordinates with Production Control, Engineering, Maintenance and Purchasing to ensure production meets its goals, and to provide status/feedback on specific projects and schedules. It also manages personnel, including hiring, training/development, performance reviews, counselling of the skilled Technicians in the Area.

Job Responsibilities

  • Plans & monitors work flow to prioritize daily tasks and operations to achieve maximum efficiency and output.
  • Prioritizes production work load based on Sales Order and other demand
  • Manages personnel, including hiring training/development, reviews & counselling
  • Resolves production issues in support of Engineering.
  • Exercises judgment within defined feedback, procedures and policies to determine appropriate action.
  • Ensures personnel comply with established policies and procedures, including ISO9001, ISO14001.
  • Updates production documentation as required, including Work Travellers and Top Level specifications.
  • Drives yield control and improvement through personnel compliance activities, including auditing and NCR maintenance.
  • Manages materials and supplies by ordering and monitoring material usage vs demand rate. This includes creating part numbers as required and maintaining min re-order quantities and safety stocks.
  • Implements “Lean” strategies where applicable


Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Education: BS, AS or strong equivalent experience in related technical field
  • Minimum of 5-8 years of related experience
  • Hands-on in fast-pace & technically challenging work environment
  • Self-motivated, action oriented, organized, reliable, and a good problem solver.
  • Strong management, communication (written & verbal), and people skills.
  • Able to interpret mechanical drawings with linear and angular tolerances.


  • Opto-Mechanical, Electrical and/or Mechanical assembly
  • RF and/or electronic back-ground a plus (Impedance transformation circuits)
  • Exposure to ERP, PLM and/or CRM systems in manufacturing environments


The Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment. The Company does not discriminate in employment opportunity or practices on the grounds of gender, race, religion or belief, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by national laws under which the Company operates.

How to Apply

Resumes should be sent to with Production Supervisor in the Subject line.

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