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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Operations Manager in Tijuana, Mexico

The Operations Manager is responsible for directing operations with full management for production, facility, equipment maintenance, quality and safety. This position will be fully responsible for maintaining production to achieve budgeted volumes and quality standards.


Job Description

General Responsibilities

  • Manage quality strategies collectively with site leadership achieve short and long term objectives. Provide leadership in execution through a structured approach

  • Translates customer requirements into state-of-the-art manufacturing strategies and processes, resulting in cost-effective processing and profitable manufacturing of company products

  • Manage day to day manufacturing operations including activities with material management and production scheduling to ensure the total manufacturing objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost effective manner

  • Manage resources to meet organizational objectives

  • Manage and motivate individuals and teams to achieve breakthrough improvements at all levels in the organization

  • Provide a safe and conducive working environment that promotes creativity and innovation

  • Account for quality and delivery in addition to the people related items

  • Manages activities with management team to implement cost effective systems of control

  • Support organizational environmental, health and safety goals and lead effort in manufacturing

  • Continuously evaluate and develop a successful and strong organization which is able to meet current and future challenges

  • Formulate/develop quality strategies collectively with the Site Leadership Team to achieve short and long term objectives. Provide leadership in execution through a structured approach

  • Plan/organize resources to meet organizational objectives

  • Develop leadership succession bench

  • Manage day to day manufacturing operations including activities with material management and production scheduling to ensure the total manufacturing objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost effective manner. Drive ongoing cost reduction to target levels

  • Utilize Lean Manufacturing/Six Sigma techniques and incorporate best practices

  • Review customer commitments with production staff to assure top quality and on-time delivery

  • Work with other facilities on line moves and consolidation efforts

  • Work with HR to establish people policies for operations

  • Frequently interact with subordinate supervisors, outside customers and functional peer groups at management levels

  • Evaluates the competencies of their direct reports according to the job descriptions requirements in the established periods

  • Understand and implement policies and procedures of Quality Systems, Environmental Management System (ISO 14001), Health Management System and Occupational Health and Safety (OHSAS 18001) and any other system that the company may require for its operation

Experience / Qualifications

  • A university degree and 7-10 years of experience

  • Ability to lead, coach, and develop team members

  • Holds self and others accountable to achieving goals and standards

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment to handle multiple competing tasks and demands

  • Strong communication skills; oral, written and presentation

  • Strong organization, planning and time management skills to achieve results

  • Strong personal and professional ethical values and integrity

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

  • Strong interpersonal & collaboration skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization including suppliers and/or external customers

  • Proficient English level

  • Strong desire for continuous improvement in working flow and procedures optimization

  • Willing to take challenges with excellent execution ability

  • Understand production cost structure and the basic finance tools used in company. Be able to analyze monthly unit cost report. Be able to judge the finance gain for the NBO /NPD projects or offload projects.

  • Familiar with warehouse/WIP inventory control process

  • Good knowledge of Quality Systems and New Product Development process

  • Experience in managing projects and developing teams of supervisors/engineers/technicians

  • Ability to work in a team environment with good sense in communications, negotiating with others, judgment and decision making, attention to detail, customer sensitivity, planning and organizing, and innovation

  • Result-orientated. Able to manage internal and external resource to achieve goals and objectives. Time management skill

  • Familiar with Lean Manufacturing and systematic problem solving methodology (6 Sigma GB/BB)

  • Good coaching skills. Good people management skills



Smarter Together

  • Collaborating at Sensata means working with some of the world’s most talented people in an enriching environment that is constantly pushing towards the next best thing.

  • Employees work across functions, countries and cultures gaining new perspectives through mutual respect and open communication.

  • As OneSensata, we are working together to make things work together

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Our vision is to be a world leader in mission-critical sensing and electrical protection while satisfying the world’s growing need for safety, efficiency and a clean environment and being a partner, employer and neighbor of choice. Our sensors are the fundamental building blocks needed for a smart, connected, electrified and, ultimately, autonomous world. Click here to find out more about our Future Focus (

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Sensata Technologies is a world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and controls designed to make the world cleaner, safer and more efficient. Mission-critical means products that are essential and difficult to do. You’ll find our 47,000 unique products in many applications anywhere from automotive braking systems to aircraft flight controls.

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