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Head of Manufacturing

Req ID:  22368
Posted on:  20-Nov-2021

Naucalpan (MX01), Mexico

Department:  Security Ink Production (50015793)
Job Family:  Value Chain




In order to manage the security inks Manufacturing activities on our industrial site in Naucalpan (Estado de Mexico), we are looking for a:








  • Lead and manage the three different areas: Production, Quality Control Laboratory and Technical Assistance
  • Plan, lead, organize and control the operational activities of the site in order to achieve the required production volumes, defined by the sales budget, guaranteeing quality and meeting deadlines.
  • Contribute to the profit and financial performance objectives by controlling production costs and operating costs. Establish and manage CAPEX, OPEX and Headcount budgets.
  • Assume the role of Management within your organization (in particular recruiting, leading, training, motivating, evaluating direct employees) in order to offer a customer-oriented, competent and efficient service.
  • Guarantee and ensure the application and compliance with standards, laws and legislation in the areas of environmental protection, health, occupational hygiene, safety and security as well as sustainability.
  • Develop, propose and implement improvement actions related to existing operations and / or responding to new technical requests, process and flow management, cost rationalization, as well as related to performance and agility of activities and industrial projects
  • Establish operational guidelines and technical / tactical objectives in compliance and close relation with SICPA HQ
  • Contribute to various projects across countries, functions and business units. 
  • Participate and provide decision-making elements in operational management meetings and other boards.
  • Establish and ensure Production capacities, define the technical and organizational developments allowing the achievement of the general objectives of the site as well as the particular objectives of the specific workshops by integrating elements from the external environment analysis.
  • As part of Quality Management, ensure responsibility for the processes resulting from its organization.
  • Technical Assistance: achieve hundred percent customer satisfaction on all SICPA product and solution services. (please refer to the R&D Technical Assistance job description)


  • University degree / Master's degree in chemistry or bio-chemistry, PhD desired, post-degree an asset;
  • 5-8 years of professional experience in a similar function, ideally in an industrial and international environment
  • Experience in planning and management of industrial projects;
  • Knowledge of industrial engineering and Industry 4.0, IoT, SCADA;
  • Knowledge of quality systems, continuous improvement and industrial performance (OEE, KPIs, LEAN 6 sigma, 5S);
  • Financial management (Opex, budget, FTE, costing);
  • Knowledge of labor laws, HSE, safety, security, as well as risk and crisis management;
  • Knowledge of ERP (SAP), data and analytics, BI, manufacturing intelligence software;
  • Experience and skills in management and organizational leadership;
  • Ability to work in multidisciplinary and multicultural teams;
  • Ability to develop a short, medium and long term vision, to make decisions and to find solutions;
  • Spanish-English mandatory.


  • Our success comes from our highly skilled and talented employees
  • Respectful entrepreneurship and long-term vision are key for success
  • Our people contribute to a more secure world
  • Diversity at all levels of an organization is a strength



We offer an exciting and challenging role, with great potential for personal development within a unique organization in a fascinating and fast-growing industry. Your file will be handled with upmost confidentiality and discretion.

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