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Site Leader, Mexico

Fast Radius

Fast Radius

El Marques Santiago de Querétaro, Qro., Mexico
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Are you ready to lead and inspire in a dynamic, innovative environment? SyBridge Technologies is looking for a strategic leader to be their Site Leader for Mobility and Industrial Solutions at our two Mexico sites, Puebla and Queretaro, and report directly to the President – Mobility and Industrial Solutions.

As a key member of the senior management team, the Site Leader will set a strategic vision to drive profitability, produce high-quality products, and meet production goals to support growth. By setting clear goals for operations and growth, the Site Leader drives a continuous improvement culture, builds team engagement, and fosters strong followership. The Site Leader must maintain the highest level of integrity and lead by example in all areas.

This is a tremendous opportunity for the individual looking to drive operational excellence in a complex, multi-plant environment. This role is based in Puebla but will require frequent travel to the Queretaro facility.

Corporate Profile

SyBridge Technologies is the global leader in technology enabled design, prototyping and manufacturing solutions for complex, high precision parts. Our mission is to use technology to simplify and accelerate how parts are designed and manufactured. SyBridge is one of North America’s largest injection molding tooling platforms and the largest private on demand digital manufacturer. Our AI/ML technology platform is supported by an industry leading team of software engineers, computational geometry experts and data scientists. SyBridge Technologies is backed by Crestview Partners and comprises 15 acquisitions that bring together different products, services, and technologies into a unified technology enabled platform. We are headquartered in Itasca, Illinois and operate through 18 locations across North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, please visit www.SyBridge.com.

About Crestview Partners

Founded in 2004, Crestview is a value-oriented private equity firm focused on the middle market. The firm is based in New York and manages funds with approximately $10 billion of aggregate capital commitments. The firm is led by a group of partners who have complementary experience and backgrounds in private equity, finance, operations, and management. Crestview has senior investment professionals focused on sourcing and managing investments in each of the specialty areas of the firm: industrials, media, and financial services. For more information, please visit us at www.crestview.com.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure a thorough understanding and review process of all safety, manufacturing, cost, quality, and service metrics, and ensure the business is driving toward continuous improvement in each of these areas.
  • Ensure staffing levels in the plant are at proper levels to meet schedules and lead times while optimizing manufacturing expenses.
  • Ensure a strong focus on EHS to meet requirements and improve safety through behavioralbased safety practices and other leading indicators.
  • Evaluate and optimize plant operation costs and metrics to meet operating budgets while improving production yields.Ensure quality improvements and standards are met.
  • Constructively challenge the status quo to drive changes needed to implement and sustain process improvements; champion the development of a continuous improvement culture.
  • Focus on waste elimination.
  • Ensure compliance with local regulations regarding all manufacturing processes.
  • Work closely with the SyBridge Business System team to implement a Lean operating system and drive lean transformation across all manufacturing sites.
  • Mentor, coach, and empower functional leaders to drive a culture of high performance, customer satisfaction, and servant leadership.
  • Provide regular supervision and oversee manufacturing processes at all locations to drive stronger results while promoting creativity, innovation, and proactive problemsolving.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Operations Management; advanced degree preferred.
  • At least five years in a tooling, machining, and manufacturing/operations leadership role with a strong background in Lean Enterprise and Transformation, embodying the "servant leadership" philosophy.
  • Experience in lean manufacturing, including Black/Green Belt certification and familiarity with the Toyota Production System, preferred.
  • Exceptional financial and business acumen, with the ability to plan globally across multiple manufacturing facilities to ensure consistency and maximize efficiencies.
  • Proven ability to establish and hold accountability for metrics, as well as lead change management and process improvement initiatives.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, with a talent for influencing others and building respectful relationships throughout the organization.
  • Willingness to travel approximately 40% of the time.
  • Fluency in English and Spanish.
  • Displays a sense of urgency and a bias for action, capable of making tough decisions when necessary.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the capability to interact at all organizational levels.
  • Track record of building high-performance teams, developing and mentoring talent, and achieving results through effective delegation.
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving operational performance through hands-on leadership engagement at the floor level.
  • Experience and knowledge in the application of lean principles (Kaizen, 5S, A3, value stream mapping, etc.).
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive manufacturing/operations experience.

    Why Join Us?

    At SyBridge Technologies, you will be part of a passionate team dedicated to innovation and excellence. If you are a proactive leader with a drive for continuous improvement and a commitment to quality, we want to hear from you!

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    Join us in shaping the future of manufacturing. Apply now to become a part of SyBridge Technologies and lead our Mexico sites!