Location Irapuato, Mexico

Pacesetting. Passionate. Together. Since 1899, HELLA, one of the top 40 automotive suppliers worldwide, has shaped the industry with innovative lighting systems and vehicle electronics. In addition, the company is one of the most important partners of the aftermarket and independent workshops. What motivates us: Shaping the mobility of tomorrow and fostering the central market trends such as autonomous driving, efficiency and electrification, connectivity and digitization as well as individualization. Every day, more than 40,000 employees worldwide are committed to this with passion, know-how and innovative strength.


  • Responsible to continuously improve the production planning process in a medium up to high complexity plant operation.
  • Direct and manage the maintenance of master data.
  • Supervise the first level support for production planning in a medium up to high complexity plant operation .
  • Supervise all knowledge transfer connected to the production planning process.
  • Track the achievement of production planning target KPIs in a medium up to high complexity plant operation and trigger countermeasures in case of deviations.
  • Supervise all production planning activities in a medium up to high complexity plant operation and continuously track and manage changes during the execution of the production plan.
  • Safeguard that all production planners are fulfilling the required tasks according to corporate standards and trigger trainings to close any related competence gaps in a medium up to high complexity plant operation.
  • Build-up and maintain all required capabilities and competences to execute a first level support for all production planning related issues in a medium up to high complexity plant operation.
  • Responsible to direct production planners to attain required master data quality for standard production planning use cases
  • Trigger continuous improvement within the production planning process and supervise the implementation of improvements according to corporate standards incl. documentation of changes.
  • Align all production planning activities within plant logistics and across other related functions in the plant as well as in corporate logistics.
  • Especially aligning with material management, demand and sales planning, reviewing customer orders, production capabilities and material availability.
  • Manage production planning exceptions and facilitate the generation of viable solutions and initiate logistic escalation if necessary.
  • Track plan fulfillment incl. triggering checks regarding material availability, production scheduling, order release, material reservation and production deadlines, which could lead to the delay of specific deliveries
  • Guiding, instructing and supporting employees in function-related tasks.


  • University degree in Industrial engineering.
  • More than 2 years of relevant experience in a similar position, ideally in the automotive industry.
  • Requires effective oral and written English communication skills
  • Knowledge in Kanban and SAP (PP)
  • Strong Leadership, Communication and Mentoring skills.
  • Advanced planning and scheduling
  • Understanding of strategic planning process and statistics
  • Competent in problem solving, team building, planning and decision making.

Take the opportunity to reveal your potential within a global, family-run company that offers you the best possible conditions for progressing in your career.

Please send us your application through our careers portal, citing reference number 90078050.

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HELLA Automotive Mexico S.A. de C.V.
Ms. Diana Carrillo
Centro Industrial Guanajuato, Carretera 110
C.P. 36844 Irapuato - Abasolo, México