Wanted – Manufacturing Manager – Mexico

Written by George Schauer

August 3, 2023

***This position is located in our Merida, Mexico Plant***



We have an immediate opening at our plaint in Merida, Mexico for a hands-on individual needed to supervise the manufacture of precision aircraft engine components. Applicants will be directing a supervisory staff of 8 as well as 160 employees production workers. Our plant has over 100 CNC machines and the workload has been growing at 20% per year. We have modern machinery including CNC mill-turn centers and CNC cylindrical grinders. We are located in sunny Merida Mexico, close to the Gulf.

Required: Extensive experience (10 years or more) in supervising a modern CNC machining organization. A degree in a technical field is desirable, but not a requirement.

  • 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.
  • Should have an understanding of the machining techniques needed to machine thin walled circular parts to exacting tolerances.
  • Must be able to direct staff and employees in the most efficient methods to produce finished components.
  • Should understand the quality requirements of our Aerospace customers and help to maintain our AS-9100 Quality Certifications.
  • Familiarity with AutoCad a plus
  • Duties include directing Manufacturing Engineering to develop part manufacturing processes to be as efficient as possible on our CNC machines.
  • A minimum of 10 years in the machining field, including some time operating CNC machines.
  • Experience in cylindrical grinding.
  • Must have a thorough understand geometric tolerancing and how it relates to the workpiece
  • Should have an understanding of aircraft quality requirements from a manufacturing point of view.
  • Should know the characteristics of various metals and some knowledge of heat treating components.
  • A background in Lean manufacturing including putting together machining cells and using mill-turn centers for maximum efficiency would be a plus.
  • Should be able to use Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Good communication skills are a must.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Spanish (Required)
  • English (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location-Merida, Mexico (Relocation costs will be negotiable and discussed)

Job Type: Full-time

Contact –  Phil Stein 215-256-0201 x236 or HireMe@SteinSeal.com


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