Illinois Tool Works, Inc. Plant Manager - MX in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico

Plant Manager - MX at ITW

Job Description

Plant Manager

Position Location: Juarez, MX

ITW Description:

Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW) is a diversified manufacturing company that delivers specialized expertise, innovative thinking and value-added products to meet critical customer needs in a variety of industries. ITW, with approximately 13.5 billion dollars in global revenues, operates 7 major segments with businesses in 58 countries that employ approximately 48,000 women and men. These talented individuals, many of whom have specialized engineering or scientific expertise, contribute to our global leadership in innovation. We are proud of our broad portfolio of more than 19,000 global patents and patent applications.

Division Description:

ITW Global Appliance serves all the major Appliance OEM in the US, Europe, Asia, Mexico and Brazil and their tier suppliers. This global division manufactures mechanical, electromechanical and electronic components and assemblies with a variety of manufacturing processes including injection molding, stamping, automated and manual assembly. We have units in the US, China, Mexico, Slovenia, Hungary, Bulgaria & Italy.

The division drives profitability by leveraging its innovative solutions and application engineering. In addition to ITW's industry leading research and development capabilities, ITW Global Appliance enhances our customers' competitive advantage by...

  • Maintaining advanced global engineering and manufacturing facilities.

  • Identifying customer needs to provide continued added value solutions.

  • Continually improving processes, material and designs to ensure every solution exceeds customer expectations while providing unparalleled value.

Position Summary:

Directs and coordinates all phases of plant operations with focus on production, maintenance, logistic and product industrialization. Establishes and enforces standards and best practices for the business that align with company policies and procedures. Has full accountability for all day-to-day business operations with responsibility for financial performance product costing, implementation of reduction initiatives and capital forecasting, negotiations, and supply chain. Works closely with production team and tracks KPIs to increase efficiencies and profitability within the manufacturing facility. Responsible for annual budget planning and execution.

Position Responsibilities :

  • Actively analyze Key Performance Indicators for the manufacturing facility and adjust/implement lean manufacturing and quality processes and systems leveraging ITW Toolbox – 80/20, PLS, In-Lining, MRD and other related world class manufacturing improvement techniques/framework to produce optimum operational excellence and P&L improvement.

  • Lead, direct and manage all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the manufacturing facility.

  • Depending on the scope, complexity and size of the business, the plant manager may be required to act as Site Leader or convener for all non-operational functions on site, which may include corporate and regional functions for engineering, IT, finance and human resources that may reside on site.

  • Implement strategic initiatives driven by the Division, aligning team-based processes to drive operational performance and continuous improvement.

  • Ensures utilization of human resource talent within its organization structure and champions the ITW Leadership Development framework, developing talent within the business. Identifies and develops key leaders for future roles.

  • Analyze and manage the facility’s financial performance, implementing policies and procedures that support and drive annual plan and LRP (long range plan).

  • Proactively direct the resolution of operational, quality and maintenance issues to ensure effective management of cost and prevention of operational delays.

  • Must be able to foster, communicate and exemplify the values of ITW; act with integrity and trust, operate with simplicity, treat everyone with respect, take shared risk.

  • Actively analyze productivity and capacity utilization, including outside processing.

  • Maximize the conditions for safety within the manufacturing operations.

Job Requirements

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.

  • Master’s or Bachelor's degree in Engineering with emphasis on business courses, or equivalent management experience (minimum 5 years),

  • Good command of English, both written and oral for effective communication with other ITW units and business leaders.

  • Practical experience leading lean manufacturing operations.

  • Excellent time management, prioritization and project management skills.

  • Strong business analytical skills, solid financial abilities including working knowledge of budgeting.

  • Exceptional track record of developing and implementing operational plans to improve efficiency.

  • Ability to manage complexity and change.

  • Demonstrated ability to make tough business and leadership decisions.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.

  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues and staff to create results driven, team-oriented environment.

  • Ability to lead through influence vs. direct managerial control.

  • Ability to identify and develop future leaders/managers.

  • Willing and able to travel.

EOE/AA F/M/D/V. ITW is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.