Manufacturing Manager Wanted (Merida Mexico)

Written by George Schauer

June 9, 2022

Our Merida, Mexico division Seal and Metal Products is searching for a Hands-on individual needed to oversee and supervise the manufacturing of precision aircraft engine components at our Mexico facility.  Candidate will be responsible for directing and supervising a staff of 8 as well as 130 production employees.  Our plant has over 60 CNC machines including modern CNC mill/turn centers and CNC cylindrical grinders.


  • Must speak and understand Spanish and English.
  • Must be proficient in the programming of a variety of machine tools using MasterCam or other programming software.
  • Must have an understanding of machining techniques needed to machine thin walled circular parts to exact tolerances.
  • Must be able to direct staff and employees in the most efficient methods to produce finished components.
  • Knowledge of the quality requirements our Aerospace customers and help to maintain our AS-9100 Quality Certifications.
  • Experience using AutoCad a plus.
  • Responsible for directing the Manufacturing Engineer to develop part manufacturing processes to be as efficient as possible on our CNC machines.
  • A minimum of 15 years in the machining field, including experience operating CNC machines.
  • Experience in cylindrical grinding.
  • Knowledge of geometric tolerance and how it relates to machining.
  • Knowledge of aircraft quality requirements from a manufacturing point of view.
  • Experience with the various characteristics of metals and knowledge of heat treating components.
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing including setting up machining cells and using mill/ turn centers for maximum efficiency.
  • Excellent computer skills with Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Excellent communication skills.


  • Degree in a technical field is desirable
  • Experience in supervising in a modern CNC machining environment



  • Modern air conditioned facility



  • Computer
  • CNC Machine (mill/ lathes)
  • Tools used in a manufacturing environment


Mental Demands:

  • Able to concentrate for extended periods of time
  • Read and understand complex documents
  • Ability to explain and train manufacturing concepts to employees
  • Thorough understanding of machine shop techniques


Physical Demands:

Sitting   60%

Standing    40%



Contact: Donna Broughan

215-256-0201 x242


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