Telensa is a leading company in technology for the Internet of Things and Smart Cities. We have more smart city devices globally, than any other company. Our products are enabling cities from Atlanta, Georgia to Wellington, NZ to significantly lower their carbon footprint and improve the lives of citizens.
Building on our #1 smart city position, we are developing a new line of products that will revolutionise the outdoor environment. By using Big Data and Artificial Intelligence we are enabling new ways for cities, enterprises and consumers to interact.
Telensa won the 2017 Amazon award for the Growing Business of the Year. Telensa was also named in the 2017 Global Cleantech 100 ones to Watch list. In 2018 Telensa was awarded two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise: International Trade and Innovation.
Purpose and Scope
This position is to lead the team which manages Telensa’s internal and external manufacturing operations. This team consists of software and systems engineers, production technicians and administrators.
Telensa subcontracts most of its volume manufacturing to a contract electronic manufacturer (CEM) based in the UK. We have developed our own sophisticated hardware and software systems which are used by us and by the CEM to control the manufacturing, test and distribution processes. We also manufacture lower volume products and prototype products in-house.
The principal responsibilities of this role include:
Key Accountabilities and Role Outputs
The holder of this position will be responsible for translating sales forecasts and orders into procurement instructions to our suppliers, will manage the manufacturing schedules and priorities and will be responsible for maintaining and issuing accurate manufacturing documentation through liaison with our design partners and internal development functions. This role also encompasses scheduling of our internal manufacturing processes and management of the inventory required to support that.
Tasks to be undertaken include:
Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience