General Manager

Description Our electronics manufacturing client is seeking an experienced General Manager to plan, direct, and control activities of company EMS operations in Mexicali, Mexico. The 350+ employee site is a state-of-the-art electronics contract manufacturing facility that manufactures printed circuit boards for a broad set of customers. Responsibility extends through all functions of the plant, including receiving, purchasing operations, production, quality, engineering, human resources, materials, and accounting. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of ten years of experience with a clear demonstration of leadership in a contract manufacturing environment. Key Outcomes-Value Creation Plan: 1. OPERATIONS LEADERSHIP: Plan, direct and control activities of the Mexicali, MX facility Participates in the development, execution, and communication of facility principles, policies, and objectives. Directs the operations of the Mexicali Electronics Manufacturing Facility. Directs the development and implementation of operating, manufacturing and purchasing standards and goals Develops and maintains a sound plan of organization and provides for management development which will ensure the continuing effective management of EMS Operations. Participates and recommends the allocation of operations resources in a manner which will provide optimum efficiency and return-on-investment. Participates in establishing operations guidelines for annual operating and profit plans. Reviews and evaluates cost effectiveness, consistency, quality, accuracy and performance to standards and takes action as necessary to correct discrepancies. Maintains appropriate communications within and between various plant and corporate functional areas to ensure smooth and efficient operations. Evaluates and responds to profit/loss statements, operation reports and performance records to ensure expected performance levels are achieved. Recruits, builds and leads the team Partner with CEO and other members of the leadership team to develop strategy. Completes and performs other duties/tasks as may be assigned. 2. PROFESSIONALIZE THE BUSINESS: Best-in-class EMS Operations Functions Create plan, including specific details how functions will become "best-in-class" Implement new ERP system Standard operating procedures and process enabled by technology Identify Continuous Improvement Lean Initiatives. 3. CUSTOMER RETENTION: Achieve 95% retention rate at same or better economics Net promoter score >80 Effectively communicate any issues Feedback loops to gauge customer satisfaction Candidate Qualifications and Experience: Thorough understanding of electronics manufacturing (ie. PCBA, Box Build, etc.), preferably EMS electronics contract manufacturing and experience as a Director of Manufacturing, Director of Operations, General Manager, or Sr Plant Manager or similar. Maquiladora experiencepreferred. Excellent knowledge of management and operating principles learned through experience/specific training Ability to promote joint action and communication to achieve results between functions Highly focused on and actively leads daily operations activities leading to excellent levels of customer satisfaction Good oral and written communication skills Ability to work in a team environment Promote continuous improvement effort Proficient in Microsoft Office Authentic, comfortable in the field to drive change High EQ combined with a team builder and leader Design and leadership of scalable organizations Bi-lingual fluency in Spanish and English and experience working in Mexico is strongly preferred. Ability to scale and improve operations functions History of onboarding significant customer growth Ability to oversee implementation of new systems, including ERP systems and create automated management reports in a real-time environment. History of building "best-in-class" process History of building teams History of retaining customer through various contract cycles Net Promoter Score and feedback implementation.
Salary Range: $180K - $225K
Minimum Qualification
11 - 15 years

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