Mill is all about answering a simple question: how can we prevent waste? Less waste can save time, money, energy, maybe even our planet. And there’s no better place to start than food. Food waste is one of the most solvable climate problems facing us today. Plus, our trash really stinks. It’s gross, heavy, and our least favorite chore. At Mill we are striving to build a better environment for all, as we take on climate and kitchen change.

This role is located onsite in Guadalajara Mexico

About the Role:

As Mill’s Technical Product Manager you will be responsible for all stages of production activities with Mill’s Manufacturing Partners to ensure delivery of high quality, cost effective and on schedule products. 


  • Operations point of contact with Mill’s Manufacturing Partners, particularly at final assembly.
  • Work with Mill’s new product development team to successfully launch Mill’s product on-time, on-budget, at desired quality and reliability levels. 
  • Use your Project Management skills to drive on time production ramp and sustaining product delivery.
  • Use your technical skills to drive DFX efforts on all new products to ensure products are optimized for manufacturability, quality, reliability, serviceability, flexibility and cost. 
  • Work with Mill’s internal and external Design teams to support Proto, EVT, DVT and PVT manufacturing builds and ramp into mass production. 
  • Support Mill’s Technical Operations and our CM partner to develop and implement manufacturing test processes including; Incoming Inspection, In-Circuit Test (ICT) if applicable, Final Functional Test, Highly Accelerated Stress Screening (HASS) if applicable, Ongoing Reliability Testing (ORT) and Out-Of-Box Quality (OBQ) audits. 
  • Qualify the manufacturing process on each new product introduction, including working with our CM partner to ensure appropriate line layout, work instructions, operator training, equipment calibration, etc. are in place 
  • Support Mill Quality to qualify Material Suppliers on each new product introduction, including First Article approvals, incoming inspection specifications & procedures (eg; AQL levels, go/no-go gauges, aesthetic acceptance criteria, etc.), and establish thresholds for approving material suppliers for source inspection and/or ship-to-stock status. 
  • Management/oversight of CM Shop Floor Control System 
  • Work with Technical Operations to establish in-line rework and re-test standards, including monitoring the “bone pile” for total quantity, aging and number of rework cycles
  • Drive cost reductions and product quality improvements through manufacturing yield enhancement programs. 
  • Work with Mill Engineering & Logistics to set up Reverse Logistics Triage Testing systems/processes and work with Mill Customer Service on implementing RMA processes.
  • Drive Closed Loop Corrective Action (CLCA) process to analyze failure data collected from field returns, manufacturing yield data & ORT testing, and drive corrective actions at the root cause. Ensure learning is carried forward into future new product designs 
  • Support Documentation Control system to manage Bills of Materials (BOMs), product specifications, Engineering Change Orders (ECOs), etc. 

Skills/Experience Required: 

  • BS in ME, or equivalent experience (Masters degree desirable). 
  • 10+ years work experience in Manufacturing Operations or related disciplines.
  • Expert knowledge of manufacturing, test, supplier management & statistical process controls. 
  • Excellent project management, communication and teamwork skills.
  • Self-starter, with ability to work independently 
  • Ability to operate in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

The estimated base salary range for this position is $45k to $85k, which does not include the value of benefits or a potential equity grant. A wide range of factors are considered in making compensation decisions, including but not limited to skill sets, market conditions, experience and training, licensure and certifications, and business and organizational needs. At Mill, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role.


Apply for this Job

* Required

resume chosen  
(File types: pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf)
cover_letter chosen  
(File types: pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf)

Voluntary Self-Identification

For government reporting purposes, we ask candidates to respond to the below self-identification survey. Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file.

As set forth in Mill’s Equal Employment Opportunity policy, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected group status under any applicable law.

Race & Ethnicity Definitions

If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows:

A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.

A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.

An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.

An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.

Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability

Form CC-305
Page 1 of 1
OMB Control Number 1250-0005
Expires 04/30/2026

Why are you being asked to complete this form?

We are a federal contractor or subcontractor. The law requires us to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We have a goal of having at least 7% of our workers as people with disabilities. The law says we must measure our progress towards this goal. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had one. People can become disabled, so we need to ask this question at least every five years.

Completing this form is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer is confidential. No one who makes hiring decisions will see it. Your decision to complete the form and your answer will not harm you in any way. If you want to learn more about the law or this form, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at

How do you know if you have a disability?

A disability is a condition that substantially limits one or more of your “major life activities.” If you have or have ever had such a condition, you are a person with a disability. Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Alcohol or other substance use disorder (not currently using drugs illegally)
  • Autoimmune disorder, for example, lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, HIV/AIDS
  • Blind or low vision
  • Cancer (past or present)
  • Cardiovascular or heart disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Deaf or serious difficulty hearing
  • Diabetes
  • Disfigurement, for example, disfigurement caused by burns, wounds, accidents, or congenital disorders
  • Epilepsy or other seizure disorder
  • Gastrointestinal disorders, for example, Crohn's Disease, irritable bowel syndrome
  • Intellectual or developmental disability
  • Mental health conditions, for example, depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD
  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
  • Mobility impairment, benefiting from the use of a wheelchair, scooter, walker, leg brace(s) and/or other supports
  • Nervous system condition, for example, migraine headaches, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Neurodivergence, for example, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder, dyslexia, dyspraxia, other learning disabilities
  • Partial or complete paralysis (any cause)
  • Pulmonary or respiratory conditions, for example, tuberculosis, asthma, emphysema
  • Short stature (dwarfism)
  • Traumatic brain injury

PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.

Please reach out to our support team via our help center.
Please complete the reCAPTCHA above.