Description:

The Production Manager is responsible for all aspects of the production operations at the El Lago Molding and Assembly plant in Tijuana, B.C.   The person in this position is responsible for creating a culture of safety, quality, delivery, productivity, and continuous improvement.

Responsibilities
  • Provide leadership to continuously improve a culture of safety
  • Design and implement plans to improve safety, quality, delivery, productivity and reduce COGS, OH and G&A
  • Leadership in the use of quality systems and use of lean manufacturing techniques and tools to drive continuous improvement
  • Be a leader and motivator in a productive and collaborative working environment
  • Have a good working knowledge of and implement world-class manufacturing practices
  • Provide leadership, supervise, develop, and coach production supervisors, maintenance personnel, and other operational leaders
  • Foster creativity and innovation within the production team
  • Be able to communicate effectively and efficiently in English
  • Coordinate the hiring and training of direct employees, including headcount planning and performance management
  • Oversee production; coordinate with internal & external contacts to ensure fulfillment of customer orders
  • Involve production, maintenance, quality, engineering, and materials personnel in a team approach to problem solving and continuous improvement
  • Be enthusiastic, hard working, and have a can-do attitude
Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership, technical skills, particularly with respect to a manufacturing environment
  • B.S. in a Technical or Business discipline
  • At least seven years of leadership/management experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Lean manufacturing and six sigma tools
  • Experience with manufacturing in Mexico
  • History of increasing responsibilities with proven track record of achieving results

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience with molding operations
  • Previous experience as Materials, Quality, Manufacturing, Production, or Plant Manager
  • MBA or other Master’s Degree
  • Fully Bilingual – English and Spanish
Address

Tijuana, B.C.,
Mexico

About Rainbird:

Make a Difference at Rain Bird A career at Rain Bird unlocks both your individual potential and the potential for a healthier, more water-efficient world. Water is the most valuable resource on the planet. Nothing can live or grow without it. Yet, for many years we have taken water for granted. That attitude is rapidly changing, especially here at Rain Bird Corporation. As one of our employees recently observed, “Rain Bird products bring food, beauty, and recreation to peoples’ lives.” At Rain Bird, each employee keeps us moving forward by answering difficult questions and posing new ones we haven’t even thought to ask. From engineering jobs to manufacturing, finance, and beyond, everyone on our team plays an essential role in bringing smarter irrigation products to people and businesses around the world. Learn more about our organization and browse current job opportunities to join our global team!

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