Posted on: 2/7/2018

Job type: Permanent

Sector: Industry and Manufacturing

 
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Our client is currently recruiting for an Assistant Plant Manager position located in either Reynosa, MX or McAllen, TX. This role will be supporting a Mexican maquiladora facility reporting to the Plant Manager based in the USA. The Assistant Plant Manager will drive continuous improvement and optimization of all plant processes. Using a collaborative management style, you will ensure that operational goals are aligned with corporate goals. The successful candidate will have the key skills to develop processes that will maximize stewardship, safety, quality and productivity.

Responsibilities:

* Creates a culture of excellence by challenging and motivating members and encouraging employees to achieve their maximum potential by empowering the workforce
* Plan, organize, direct and run optimum day-to-day operations to exceed customers' expectations
* Increase production, assets capacity and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs and maintaining current quality standards
* Lead and support performance and accountability culture
* Be responsible for production output, product quality and on-time shipping
* Allocate resources effectively and fully utilize assets to produce optimal results
* Implement strategies in alignment with strategic initiatives and provide a clear sense of direction and focus
* Participates in formulating and administering company policies and safety practices developing long-range goals and plans to drive improvement in safety results
* Monitor operations and trigger corrective actions
* Share a trusting relationship with workgroup and recruit, manage and develop plant staff
* Collect and analyze data to find places of waste or overtime
* Commit to plant safety procedures
* Develop systems and processes that track and optimize productivity and standards, metrics and performance targets to ensure effective return on assets
* Address employees' issues or grievances and administer collective bargaining agreements


Qualifications:


* Bachelor's degree
* At least 5 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment (ideally from plastics)
* Currently in a lead role within a production / manufacturing line who is ready for your next promotion or currently working as an Assistant Plant Manager who is ready to act like the Plant Manager for the local facility.
* Proven working experience as the leader within a fast paced manufacturing environment
* Proven experience working within a maquiladora operation is a MUST
* Strong knowledge of business and management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources)
* Possess excellent communications skills
* A track record of successful process improvements principals
* Able to speak and write English fluently.
* Ability to create accountability and to lead by example
* Proven working experience assuring smooth New Product launches in Manufacturing
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