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Production Manager

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions. We measure and analyze energy utilization to generate empowering analytics for smart grid and infrastructure management, enabling utilities and consumers to reduce energy consumption. Our innovative and proven portfolio of software, services and intelligent sensor technology is a key driver to decarbonize the grid. Having avoided more than 9 million tons of CO2 in FY 2021 and committed to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030, Landis+Gyr manages energy better – since 1896. 
With sales of USD 1.5 billion in FY 2021, Landis+Gyr employs around 6,500 talented people across five continents.


The Production Manager will oversee the day-to-day operations in our plant in Reynosa to ensure operational excellence. The ideal candidate will manage effectively the production according to our targets, meeting quality and delivery expectations, minimizing costs and ensure the best practices are always maintained. 

As the Production Manager, you will play a key role in leading the planning, direction and coordination of all assigned operations functions and initiatives necessary to drive short- and long-term objectives. In addition, this role will be responsible for all environmental, health, and safety related matters to ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction and employee engagement.

This position reports to the Plant Manager in Reynosa.

In this role, the Production Manager will:

  • Responsible for the direct day to day operations with a high level of efficiency, integrity, and enthusiasm, striving to achieve excellence in all endeavors
  • Define proper standards and processes to ensure customer satisfaction through on-time-delivery of high-quality products
  • Conduct risk assessments of safety, processes and projects related to manufacturing team
  • Drive the improvements on Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) by appropriate data analysis
  • Active champion of improving operational performance and customer satisfaction levels
  • Creates & developes the strategic Value Stream plant through System CIP short cycles, establishing priorities based on business requirements and aligned with the business unit, business team & plant's "True North", using the current VS map as starting point, aligning & focusing resources to reach stability, set the next goal or move to the next big area of improvement to achieve the desired state of the VS Design
  • Promotes the use of well-known systematic tools like A3 & PDCA in solving complex manufacturing problems.
  • Maintains management control systems, budget, and other information necessary to monitor performance
  • Empowered to report and/or stop the production line, when identifying safety or environmental risk, quality problems or deviations in process standards
  • To work according of the I.M.S. (Integrated Management System) which includes ISO 9K, 18K, 14K, 27K, and 22301

Required Technical Skills:

  • Technical understanding as well as lean manufacturing 
  • Commercial and financial acumen (manufacturing cost and budget)
  • Ability in implementing Lean Principles (e.g., Value Stream Mapping & Design, Standardized Work, System & Point CIP, Visual Factory, TPM, Daily Lean Management, Landis+Gyr Production System) to maximize efficiencies to produce the highest quality product at the lowest operational costs
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems experience, SAP experience is preferred
  • Ability to work in fast paced just-in-time manufacturing environment
  • Highly effective organizational and planning skills
  • MS office knowledge

Core Behavioral competencies:

  • Action oriented and effective leadership skills
  • Promote a high-performance work culture through effective operations management processes and positive employee relations
  • Ability to think strategically and make critical decisions in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency
  • Accountable, competent in problem solving, team buidling, planning and decision making
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills used for review, motivation, development, and reinforcement of standards and policies for direct reports
  • Highly developed oral and written communications skills

Educational / professional qualification:

  • Bachelor's degree in (Industrial, Mechanical or Electrical) Engineering or a related field required
  • More than 10 years of work experience as Hands-on Production Manager with demonstrated successful leadership
  • Working knowledge of the electronic meters or similar industry is a plus 
  • Experience with a unionized workforce
  • Must be able to flex hours to support 24/7 operations
  • English business fluency necessary

Lucia Leon


If you have the drive and enthusiasm to accept this challenge and to work in a very dynamic, cross functional and international environment, we are looking forward to meeting you. Click apply now.

Job Title:  Production Manager

Requisition ID:  14768

Reynosa, TAM, MX

Workplace Type:  On-site
Career Level:  Experienced Senior Leader
Date Posted:  Aug 5, 2022

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