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Director of Operations in Nogales at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 2/14/2019

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Job Description

The Director of Operations identifies, develops and implements efforts that support the factory operations, its customers and CIT growth objectives. Manage activities with a focus on continuous improvement in manufacturing, quality, engineering, supply chain and human resources. Responsible for site operational performance and corporate reporting requirements. Organize and manage all corporate programs, product transfers, expansions and strategies. Protect intellectual property for all the processes performed in the factory and work closely with the management team to drive continuous improvement through the Carlisle Operating System (COS) implementing Lean Manufacturing and business process improvements throughout the factory.


* Provide leadership, strategic direction and coordination of all operational performances.
* Collaborate with other executive management to develop and implement the strategic and tactical plans for our factory's future success.
* Lead the financial performance success of the factory.
* Lead the supply chain team for year over year working capital improvements and supplier management including year over year cost reductions, quality and delivery performance
* Ensure that continuous improvement processes are established and in practice.
* Evaluate and approve capital equipment requirements and recommended acquisitions.
* Ensure the Quality Control procedures and guidelines are established and in practice.
* Ensure the Operations Organization meets or exceeds the core values as described in the employee handbook.
* Develop and maintain effective positive working relations with internal and external customers.
* Ensures compliance of quality systems/ISO and AS 9100 certification(s) including but not limited to company policies, processes and procedures.
* Possess understanding and the ability to communicate corporate policies, philosophies and guidelines of conduct.
* Understand basic local government Laws & Regulations, duties for compliance and related issues.
* Wage administration.
* Performance management.
* Provide a safe work environment.
* Develop a flexible workforce with the skills required for company growth.
* Perform other duties as required.
* Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and/or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
*Other duties may be assigned*

Responsible for all departments in the factory except for Sales and Product Management. This position provides direction and leadership to facilitate the requirements of ALL customers -- internal and external.
Work is performed in a normal office environment with minimal physical risks involved. The noise level is usually low to moderate. The job requires being in the production area, requiring the wear of OSHA safety standards personal protection equipment.

Carlisle Interconnect Technologies is dedicated to identifying and reducing the environmental impact of its operations, activities, and products. It is our commitment to comply with all applicable laws and other regulatory requirements concerning the environment. We are committed to preventing pollution and continually improving our environmental performance in all of our global operations. This will be achieved through a comprehensive Environmental Management System that provides the framework for setting and reviewing environmental objectives and targets of Carlisle Interconnect Technologies.

Up to 20%

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required, Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

B.S. degree in Engineering or equivalent experience required, MBA preferred. Minimum five-years' experience in management of manufacturing or other related engineering type operation.
Proven track record of successful leadership/management, demonstrating strong leadership, team-building, conflict resolution, supervisory, facilitation, organizational and negotiation skills.

Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills; ability to read, write, speak and understand English required. Spanish and English preferred.

Strong mathematic and analytical skills. Will be working with detailed cost analysis, percentages and some advance mathematical equations.


* Ability to review, communicate and analyze financial and operational performance.
* Demonstrated proficiency utilizing networked PC's using Windows, Microsoft Office &/or ERP/MRP software system such as SAP.
* Effective interpersonal skills.
* Capable of presenting to all levels of management or customers.
* Lean manufacturing knowledge and proven experience.
* Demonstrated ability to make positive impact decisions, prioritize and meet or exceed deadlines.
* Demonstrated ownership for decisions and actions; facilitates accountability.
* Ability to work variable extended hours may include extensive travel at times which can occur evenings or weekends.
* Ability to obtain and maintain valid passport to travel overseas when required.
* Ability to perform well under pressure and respond constructively to difficult situations in a timely manner.
* Strong interpersonal skills and experience and proven results in continuous improvement.
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