Manufacturing Manager

Plano, Texas

About Caban

Caban Systems, a leader in the design and manufacture of software-enabled energy storage and management systems for the telecommunications industry, delivers modern infrastructure solutions to its customers, while substantially reducing operational expenses and increasing uptime.

We deploy end-to-end turnkey solutions with a three-part system solution, including lithium-ion energy storage systems, cloud-based remote monitoring software, and Energy-as-a-Service (EaaS) offering for mobile sites, fixed networks and fiber nodes. Our energy management system is designed to supply primary and backup power for reliable connectivity, increased transparency and a significant reduction in emissions.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), the Manufacturing Manager will oversee the end-to-end life cycle of Manufacturing operations to include production, materials resource planning (MRP), quality, cost containment, and meeting milestones. The role also maintains responsibility for operating the facility in strict compliance with safety, environmental, and regulatory requirements established by Caban and/or government agencies.

Our team supports new members. We maintain a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and collaboration. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded professional and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.


  • Leads by example exhibiting a safety-first culture through behaviors, values, and actions
  • Collaborate and engage skills with senior leadership, peers, direct reports, and on-premise organization
  • Manage demand signal from sales organization and build proactive forecast to meet and exceed cost, quality, and timeline OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) for the role’s AOR (Area of Responsibility)
  • Strong sense of ownership of holistic manufacturing practices to ensure communication, execution, and fulfillment of customer orders
  • Strong inventory management skills to include MRP, buffer/safety stock, vendor/supplier relationships, and problem solving skills to maintain just-in-time inventory model
  • Focus on quality initiatives to include Deming, Juran, and Kaban allowing flexible management of work processes and early detection of quality or problematic workflow scenarios
  • Models a continuous improvement mindset and consistently seeks throughput increases and cost reduction initiatives
  • Coordinates supplier relationship with procurement and recommends vendor qualification and supplier quality processes with Production Quality Manager


  • The candidate must have 10+ years experience working in a contemporary manufacturing environment with the application of processes, systems, and tools to support an advanced assembly operation
  • Knowledge of the energy and power utility industry
  • Strong communication and engagement skills
  • Demonstrates continuous improvement mindset
  • Conflict management skills to engage and respectively persuade and influence at the most senior levels
  • Safety First mindset and prioritization of team member well-being
  • Presentation skills to communicate across wide spectrum of senior leader, management
  • Facilitates understanding of broader organizational tenets and strategic goals for organization or team.
  • Recognizes trends for larger scale development needs in and across teams and builds plans to develop skills.
  • Plans and advocates for resources and executes their successful implementation.
  • System knowledge of a manufacturing planning tool similar to Odoo

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.