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Director, Operations - The Toro Company

Operations - Leadership

El Paso, Texas, Juárez, Chiapas, Juárez, Chihuahua

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Who Are We?

The Toro Company is a homegrown, Minnesota-based company that has been in business since 1914. We pride ourselves on providing world-class equipment to help maintain the environment that we love, while putting an emphasis on giving back to the communities that surround us.From residential lawns and gardens, to venues such as St Andrews Links and Target Field, we are a company with a global footprint and a passion for helping people beautify whatever landscape they may be in. With 100 years of operation under our belt and an average employee tenure of 15 years, come find out what makes The Toro Company the best place in the Twin Cities to build a career.

We are seeking two Directors of Operations. One for our Juarez 1 site and another for our Juarez 2 site. We are open to both US and Mexico based employees.

The Director of Operations will oversee the Manufacturing of products, ensuring effective and efficient use of facilities and staff.

What Will You Do?

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and participates in the recruitment, hiring, directing and coaching of the manufacturing site staff.

  • Oversees Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and Cash, and assignments in order to meet all business KPI’s.

  • Conducts performance evaluations that are timely and constructive.

  • Handles discipline of employees as needed and in accordance with company policy.

Other Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Responsible of all plant operations and oversees the manufacture of products, ensuring, safety, production, performance, and quality standards are consistently met.

  • Reviews production reports to ensure safety, quality, financial, and delivery goals and standards are met.

  • Ensures a healthy and safe working environment, and compliance with federal and state regulations, through collaboration with environmental, health, and safety staff.

  • Assists Regional Director with long-range operating goals, expansion efforts, and implementation of new and advanced technology.

  • Drives deployment of systems to meet Lean Principles and methodologies.

  • Identifies and shares training opportunities for staff to build and improve skills.

  • Organizes departmental management structure and teams for optimal, efficient operations.

  • Works with Finance manager to develop operating budget.

  • Delivers progress and production reports to executive team members as requested.

  • Supervises equipment purchase, maintenance, and layout.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

What Do You Need?

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational and managerial skills.

  • Experience with new plant startups.

  • In-depth experience in lean implementation

  • Extensive supply chain management.

  • Strong experience in flow and materials management.

  • Thorough understanding of the policies and practices used in the manufacturing division.

  • Ability to set long-term goals and communicate them to others.

  • Ability to motivate and organize multiple efforts to accomplish goals.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering; MBA degree desirable

  • At least seven years of experience at Director level in industrial management.

  • Lean and six sigma implementation experience

  • ISO implementation

  • Experience in consumer products (complete finish goods)

  • 100% bilingual (Spanish / English)

What Can We Give You?   

At The Toro Company, we are always working to make sure our employees know just how valued they are. In addition to a competitive salary, an affordable and top tier medical/dental/vision plan, 401k, and many other great benefits - The Toro company offers a variety of perks, including: 

  • Dress for your day - We know you're more productive when you're comfortable, which is why TTC employees are encouraged to take advantage of our casual, corporate environment. 

  • Wellness - TTC offers a variety of mental health and financial health resources to all employees. 

  • Volunteerism - The Toro Company is proud to provide employees 20 hours of paid time to volunteer in the community. 

  • Competitive Salary – The pay range takes into account skills, experience, education, and location. It is not common to be hired at or near the top of the range; compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. Cash compensation is one piece of our competitive total rewards package.If you need to, you can access your pay early with the One@Work app, formerly the Even app.

At The Toro Company, we are committed to fostering a secure and trustworthy recruitment process for our applicants. Recruitment fraud is a potential threat to job seekers, so please be aware that throughout our recruitment process, you’ll never be required to pay any fees or disclose personal financial details when applying to TTC opportunities.  

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and related needs and conditions, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 


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  • Benefits

    We offer a full range of benefit options for your present and future needs including competitive salaries, 401(k)s, paid vacation days, and more.

  • Sustainability

    Sustainability is not a new concept for The Toro Company. It is deeply rooted in our purpose—to help our customers enrich the beauty, productivity and sustainability of the land.

  • Community

    Volunteering is an important part of our culture. We believe that a satisfying life comes from contributing at work and giving back to the community.

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