Vice President of Operations/GM, Mexico

Spellman High Voltage Electronics Corporation, the world’s leading provider of high voltage power supplies, X-Ray generator and Monoblocks® provides custom products for medical diagnostic imaging, scientific research, security, industrial process controls, semiconductor manufacturing and intercontinental communications.

As Vice President/GM of Mexico Operations, you will report to the Senior VP of Global Operations as well as work closely with other site leaders. We are seeking a seasoned leader with extensive experience in high-mix, vertically integrated electronics assembly. The VP of Operations will be responsible for leading Production, Repair, Planning, Continuous Improvement and Facilities Maintenance at our 225,000 square foot factories in Matamoros, Mexico.


  • Oversees the activities associated with the planning, development, implementation and maintenance of manufacturing methods, processes and operations for new and existing products
  • Continuously improves manufacturing operations using Lean/Six Sigma techniques and maintains acceptable on-time delivery (OTD) metrics
  • Engages with plant employees every day to address concerns or questions and gauge morale
  • Serves as a strategic advisor to the SVP of Global Operations and the President
  • Coordinates with Engineering to optimize Design for Manufacturability (DFM)
  • Determines root causes, eliminates waste to improve process control and product reliability
  • Interfaces with suppliers to resolve problems associated with fabrication and rework
  • Ensures effective capacity planning and budgetary processes
  • Inspires employees with action – be ready to roll up your sleeves and help wherever it’s needed
  • Exercises judgment to determine appropriate actions to ensure uninterrupted production flow
  • Empowers efficient teams through performance analytics, processes and tools
  • Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required. Master’s in Engineering or Business (MBA) preferred
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience leading electronics-assembly operations
  • Advanced Electro-Mechanical aptitude
  • Spanish language proficiency
  • Willingness to do hands-on work with plant workers at all levels
  • Significant experience in Lean, Six Sigma and Project Management required
  • Previous success in engaging employees, motivating teams and developing talent
  • Competency in data analytics including advanced financial and statistical data to create KPIs
  • Proficiency in ERP systems, MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills - must work well in collaborative situations
  • Ability to be creative, transparent and adaptive in a constantly changing environment

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