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Automation Superintendent

City:  Tijuana

We are Reckitt

Home to the world's best loved and trusted hygiene, health, and nutrition brands. Our purpose defines why we exist: to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner, healthier world. We are a global team united by this purpose.
Join us in our fight to make access to the highest quality hygiene, wellness, and nourishment a right and not a privilege.


Our supply chain is the backbone of our business. It's how we get our trusted products to people all over the world, safely and efficiently. And it's our talented and passionate teams that make this happen.

If you're looking for a career in supply chain, there's no better place to be than Reckitt. We offer a variety of exciting opportunities in all areas of the supply chain, from planning and procurement to manufacturing and logistics. You could join our Global Supply Planning team to develop and implement our global supply strategy, or work with our Procurement Centre of Excellence team to negotiate and manage our supplier relationships.

Our Manufacturing Excellence team help us improve the efficiency, quality and safety of our manufacturing operations, and our Logistics Excellence team develop new and innovative ways to distribute our products to customers.

About the role

Embark on a transformative leadership journey with Reckitt as our Automation Superintendent. In this strategic role, you will be responsible for all topics related to automation, instrumentation and new technology on manufacturing areas at site; to ensure that production lines achieve at all times the level of safety, quality, performance, customer service and cost. Your expertise will be pivotal in executing projects that enhance our operational efficiency and adapt to the evolving supply chain demands. If you're someone who thrives in an environment where proactive improvement is the norm, this opportunity will empower you to make impactful decisions and champion innovations that shape our industry.

Your responsibilities

  • Responsible for ensuring all automation activities are carried out in a safe manner and in accordance with State and Federal regulations including our company policies
  • Ensure that the automated equipment work in a perfect condition to do not jeopardize current production and implements the best practices to improve the automated technologies
  • Provide support for new CapEx project implementation and lead automation projects related
  • Ensure all PLC, HMI and SCADA systems are under maintenance activities and ensure the right strategy to backup, restore and archive the programing accordingly to CFR21
  • Leads the automation area training program to ensure appropriate skills are available for current and new technologies
  • Collaborate in the analysis of available loss data and champions activities to improve plant equipment effectiveness and reduce wastage within operations
  • Empowers our automation teams together with maintenance team to take ownership for their work processes and improvement plans, to be fully autonomous to ensure KPI targets are achieved
  • Accountable for ensuring sufficient and flexible work processes are developed in conjunction with Operations and maintenance leadership team and then implemented flawlessly throughout all operations in order to deliver Production KPI’s 
  • Support and embrace all project scopes in his area to compliment the plant continuous improvement methodology and meet new product development timings
  • Leads and co-ordinates all automation activities with engineering, operations and materials team to ensure minimal unplanned interruptions to plant operations
  • Contributes to consistently delivers the highest quality services possible to the business.

The experience we're looking for

  • Proven leadership skills to drive Production area to ensure that all products are manufactured in accordance with our quality standards and to an agreed schedule, at minimum cost.
  • Bachelors degree in Automation, Electronics, Mechatronics or similar related degrees
  • Previous experience with programming, PMI, PLC, HMI, SCADA, Siemens, Wonderware, Drviers or similar technologies 
  • Needs to build effective partnership with local/ leader and function leaders to effectively implement  strategies and projects
  • Excellent relationship and stakeholder management skills to actively engage with direct reports, peers and Line manager
  • Bilingual in English is required for this position

The skills for success

Supply Chain Management, Business Partnership, Collaboration, Partnership building, Relationship management, Business acumen, Productivity management, Improve business processes, Advanced analytics, Data analytics, Manufacturing excellence.

What we offer

With inclusion at the heart of everything we do, working alongside our four global Employee Resource Groups, we support our people at every step of their career journey, helping them to succeed in their own individual way.
We invest in the wellbeing of our people through parental benefits, an Employee Assistance Program to promote mental health, and life insurance for all employees globally. We have a range of other benefits in line with the local market. Through our global share plans we offer the opportunity to save and share in Reckitt's potential future successes. For eligible roles, we also offer short-term incentives to recognise, appreciate and reward your work for delivering outstanding results. You will be rewarded in line with Reckitt's pay for performance philosophy.


We recognise that in real life, great people don't always 'tick all the boxes'. That's why we hire for potential as well as experience. Even if you don't meet every point on the job description, if this role and our company feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion, faith; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law

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