Production Manager at Stahl de México S.A. de C.V.

Country: Mexico|Place: Toluca - Estado de México|Fulltime| Function: Operations| Closing date: 31/03/2024


The role of Production Manager is a key position in our company. The purpose of Production Manager is to guarantee the manufacturing of products through efficient and effective administration of human and material resources, based on local SHE, Quality and Operations standards and procedures applicable to the company, in order to satisfy the customer requirements always under the pillars of Environment, always supported by global rules about ESG.


  • Manage production personnel and plant assets to meet the production plan and satisfy the demand of the Leather, Performance Coatings and Packaging Businesses.

  • Carry out investigation processes related to SHE and Quality incidents in the production area to eliminate problems and avoid recurrence.

  • Implement and monitor preventive and corrective actions, observations, audits and SHE and Quality investigation findings related to the Production area.

  • Coordinate with the Maintenance department the release and receipt of equipment for the execution of predictive, preventive, and corrective maintenance of Production equipment.

  • Define, propose, and implement Capex together with the Operations Manager to improve and optimize Production processes.

  • Coordinate the implementation of new products and processes coordinating with R&D and OpEx.

  • Support and promote OpEx initiatives to implement best practices (Tier 1, 5 S's, OEE, etc.)

  • Maintain and update documentation regarding SHE, Quality and Processes related to Production procedures.

  • Manage and schedule Production staff on issues related to vacations, overtime, permits and training.

  • Evaluate the performance of production personnel, provide feedback and establish development plans.

  • Define, measure and control the KPIs of the Production plant to achieve annual objectives.

  • Ensure process orders are released, filled, and confirmed in SAP to continue production and meet demand.

  • Maintain the stock level of process consumables (filters, liners, bags, etc.) to provide continuity to production.


  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in science, Engineering (Chemical or Industrial)

  • Spanish/English language

  • 3-5 years in similar position or equivalent in Chemical Industry, mainly in polymers sector

  • Resource management of chemical plants and polymer production

  • Management of process equipment (reactors, pumps, filters, etc.)

  • Experience in Best Practices (Opex, 5 S's, TPM, Lean, Six Sigma, OEE, etc.)

  • Standards related to SHE and Quality (Clean Industry, ISO, etc.)

  • SAP and MS Office information systems (Excel, Power Point, Word)

  • Team player

  • Management Skills

  • Excellent communication, influencing skills in English/Spanish

  • Action oriented and performance driven

  • Creativity and Innovation and an eye for opportunities

  • Dare to challenge with a Continuous improvement mentality


Working in an international, challenging, growing and dynamic organization, with the opportunity to have a real impact on the company, people, and environment. This package includes:

  •  Attractive salary that matches to our market

  • 30 days xmas bonus

  • 13% saving fund (caped to legal limit)

  • 10% pantry tickets (caped to legal limit)

  • 70% vacation bonus

  • Life insurance & Medical Major expenses

  • A pension scheme

  • Canteen

  • Extensive development opportunities

Stahl is a world leader in specialty coatings and treatments for flexible materials. Around the world, nearly 2,000 Stahl colleagues are driven by a clear purpose: Touching lives, for a better world.

Our diverse teams work on creative and innovative surface solutions that enable our customers to make fantastic products. Our coatings are found on everyday materials in the automotive, luxury goods, packaging, apparel and home furniture market, among others. When consumers touch everyday products, we touch their lives.

Being a world leader means we are dedicated to contributing to a better world together with our value chain partners. At Stahl, we aim to impact the market through innovation and sharing knowledge and by reducing our own operational footprint. Our approach is underpinned by our robust ESG strategy and our strong sense of social responsibility, a characteristic shared by leading global companies.

Working at Stahl, means being part of a versatile, ambitious team that is committed to working on innovative, high-quality coating solutions for our customers while making the world a better place. You will also be joining a diverse global community: headquartered in Waalwijk, the Netherlands, Stahl operates a network of 16 production sites and 37 application laboratories, supported by sales offices in 22 countries.

Please send your resume and motivational letter to / if you would like to apply for this position. Feel free to contact Magdalena or Marlen if you have any questions about the job vacancy or the application procedure.