(70%)1. Responsible for multiple manufacturing departments in a blind manufacturing facility which includes:
•Ensuring safety is part of our culture by making safety audits, safety communications, safety expectations, ergonomics and awareness a top priority. A key partner in making this happen will be the site Safety and Environmental Engineer.
•Effective leadership of 9 + supervisors and all factory associates that report to their leadership team.
•Provide managerial support/direction to manufacturing areas on a daily basis.
•Review all capital expenditure requests and monitor their compliance with both budget and ROR.
•Establish and monitor performance goals and assure they are being met.
•Review financial information/reports and direct cause/effect actions in operations.
•Train, coach, mentor, motivate and develop their leadership team.
•Assist/lead the development and implementation of operational initiatives and objectives.
•Participate in establishing budgets and forecast/capacity planning.
•Associate engagement. Ensuring Q@S (Teaming, Total Training Plan, Total Quality) 5S and BEx Action Planning are part of everyday operations.
•Practice good informing skills to keep plant manager and others updated on key issues.
(30%) 2.Will participate as a representative of the Reynosa management team in:
•Representing Reynosa at external meetings and conferences.
•Working with vendors on quality and cost reduction issues.
•Customer service liaison for high level customer issues.
•Working with senior management (RSLT) to ensure initiatives are aligned with company objectives.
•Participating in strategic planning activities.
Quality - Integrates quality at the source thinking and activities in daily, individual, team and project work. (Applies to all job duties 100%)
•Utilizes quality/process tools and methodology in daily individual work
•Utilizes quality/process tools and methodology on teams
•Defines and documents individual processes within sphere of control
•Ensures that others are trained as back-ups on (processes) within the area/department
•Improves processes within sphere of control
•Identifies waste and rework and enacts plan to improve/solve
•Checks satisfaction of internal customers through use of quality tools and Customer/Supplier metrics
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY:
•Responsible for 650+ manufacturing associates at Reynosa Plant 1.
•Annual Sales: Responsible for production of budgeted sales
•Customers: Establishes an attitude of responsibility and responsiveness toward customer needs
•Spending authority of $10,000
•Information: Regular access to confidential information.
•Authority to act and resolve problems as required in absence of plant manager. Long term projects and large impact projects are planned in conjunction with plant manager
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Minimum - Bachelor's/4-year degree; 4-7 years relevant experience.
Preferred - Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field, Five or more years of progressive manufacturing experience, Minimum of 4 years supervisory/management experience, Prefer experience in budgeting, Related experience and educational qualifications considered, 100% verbal / oral in Spanish and English.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
•Must be able to lead, coach, delegate and facilitate the work of others
•Must have clear, concise communication skills; verbal and written
•Strong skills in strategic planning, operational planning, organization and evaluation skills
•Team building skills
•Training and development skills
•Financial analysis skills
•Problem solving skills
•Ability to maintain open, flexible and supportive role with associates and management
•Work with confidential information
•PC skills in word processing and spreadsheets
•Will be required to do minimal travel to Middleton, other Springs facilities and vendors
•Bi-lingual in Spanish / English
•Uses project plan and project schedule methodology
•Clearly defines and utilizes processes in daily work
•Knows SFW team structure, roles and responsibilities
•Integrates process methodology into daily work; MPI, QAT, 5S, 6D, Q@S etc
•Looks for innovative ways to streamline work processes across the division and involves stakeholders
•Identifies gaps using tools such as Baldridge criteria, WI Forward Award criteria, GPTW, IDP etc
•Establishes forums to share best practices
•Uses dept and company scorecard and other metrics
•Measures own work to plan and reports out at a micro and macro level