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Production Manager

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Date: Nov 25, 2021

Location: Reynosa, TAM, MX, 88730

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 50954


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.

Production Manager


Purpose of Position.   

Provide leadership and expertise to establish processes and procedures to promote an efficient operation in the production areas, support the selection of equipment and improvement of processes and equipment to increase efficiency and reduce cost..   


Mention the major responsibilities and tasks of the position.

  • Prioritize and manage multiple, complex tasks & complete them on time every time
  • Assist in the hiring of the production personnel necessary to efficiently produce product 24 hours a day within established production costs.
  • Maintain close surveillance over operations through perusal of reports, staff meetings, observation, and personal contact to assure coordination an integration of timely work flow, timely production, budgetary conformance, schedules, utilization of personnel, skills, machines, equipment and facilities.
  • Oversee installation and initial use of new equipment, to insure proper use, operation and integration into the department.
  • Organization and prioritization of diverse on-going projects and employee safety.    


List the two most complex decisions indicative of this function and its impact to the function, department and/or corporation.

  • In conjunction with the Operations and associated Managers, assist with the development and formulation of long and short range plants, policies, programs, operating procedures and objectives. 
  • Be accountable for the timely completion of projects.
  • Be responsible for all cost associated with the production areas.



Internal and External Customers.



    • Plant Manager.
    • Plant Controller.
    • Finance Manager.
    • Materials Manager.
    • Engineering Manager.
    • Quality Manager.
    • Human Resources Manager.
    • Facilities Manager.
    • Maintenance Manager.
    • Information Systems Manager.
    • Custom & Tax Compliance Manager.       



  • Companies that use fiber optic cables.      


Personnel Directed.

        1. Production Superintendents.



Minimum Knowledge and Skill Requirements.



  • Bachelor of Science degree, preferable with a Technical emphasis                                                       


       Work Experience.

  • Minimum 5 years of manufacturing experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of supervisory experience               


       Additional Skills.

  • Fully bilingual.
  • Work independent of supervision.
  • Prioritize and manage multiple, complex tasks and complete all tasks on time every time.
  • Act as a team member, leader and/or facilitator.
  • Make a communicate decision.
  • Plan and schedule rapidly changing requirements.             


Extraordinary Activities:

Contribute and participate in Internal and External Audits in department, as well as being responsible for the good results of such.

    Some examples of Audits are: ISO, TL, 5's, Safety, Sarbox, among others.