Descripción del Trabajo
To provide direct support to the manufacturing production lines. Ensures that the manufacturing process complies with its specifications and that the product meets material qualifications.
Supervises production associates to meet production schedules in compliance with the Quality System, EHS and company policies while ensuring that human, capital and material resource are used effectively and efficiently.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for providing technical expertise and leadership for daily manufacturing operations and ensuring established metrics (Production, Quality, Scrap and Cycle time) are met.
Provides specific technical expertise to support special projects, pilot operations, product and process improvements; and also provides input to develop capital expense forecast and equipment/spare part budgets to support business needs
Supervises production personnel and collaborates with support functions to meet or exceed the goals and objectives of the Business Unit and in alignment with those of the Plant and the Franchise.
Responsible for ensuring adherence to Environmental, Health and Safety policies and procedures; provides support to ongoing initiatives related to safety and ergonomics programs.
Ensures that manufacturing activities are performed in compliance with the Quality System and drives efforts to enhance a culture of quality and compliance
Manages the effective and efficient utilization of human, capital, and material resources to optimize performance
Supports rewards and recognition programs, participates in the development of employees, acts as a mentor, and promotes talent
Drives Lean Manufacturing efforts, including the maintenance of performance metrics, line balancing, continuous flow manufacturing, inventory reduction efforts, and good housekeeping practices
Supports process transfers and the introduction of new products
Execute validation activities
Coordinates communication activities with manufacturing associates
Identifies and supports the resolution of labor issues in coordination with the Human Resources department
Is responsible for coordinating and/or supporting the investigation and implementation of corrective and preventive actions to improve operating performance and to comply with requirements of the Quality system such as NCR, CAPA, audit observations and others.
Delivers year-over-year cost improvements, including productivity improvements and reductions of defects.
Plans, executes and documents training programs for associates and ensures on-time completion of training requirements.
MANAGEMENT & SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
• Job is directly responsible for managing other employees (e.g., hiring/termination and/or pay decisions, performance management).
· Knowledge of Quality System requirements
· Basic knowledge of Lean manufacturing, Quality Control and Production Control
· Good verbal and written communication skills
· Customer-focused decision-making skills
· Proven initiative, creativity and assertiveness
· Basic understanding of EHS regulations
· Basic knowledge of Mexican labor regulations
· Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
· Working knowledge of computer software (Microsoft Office, ERP system)
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
· University/Bachelors Degree
· 6-8 years related experience