Are you someone who has always had a desire to work abroad? If yes, then there is great news for you! The Mexican government has joined hands with Canada and the United States to send workers from Mexico to these countries. The opening for jobs varies and covers different sectors such as farmers, welders, mechanics, laboratory workers, and professionals like accountants can apply.
Recently, the Ministry of Labor and Social Welfare published advertisements on the Employment Portal for jobs related to the United States. One of the latest vacancies is for a specialist in control and automation, with an opportunity to earn up to $77,000 pesos per month.
If you are interested in applying for this job, there are some requirements that need to be fulfilled. A technical or bachelor’s degree oriented towards Industrial Engineering is necessary for the job. Applicants should also have 2 to 3 years of experience as a specialist in control and automation. Competency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) and extensive knowledge of software CAD (AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Catia, UG) is also required. Basic knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety laws and regulation and extensive knowledge of PLC programming and electrical controls is a must. Speaking basic English and availability to travel is required.
If you fulfill these requirements and are hired, your main task will be to ensure that all equipment and tools are adequately maintained. There should be no interruptions in production and you will need to troubleshoot controls in electrical cabinets. Additionally, you will need to coordinate with suppliers to obtain quotes and subcontract external services for special projects as required.
The American company offers a package that includes a salary of approximately $77,000 pesos per month, dental insurance, medical consultation, insurance for major medical expenses, life insurance, bonuses, and a fixed-term contract. The working hours include three different shifts.
If you are interested in this opening and meet the prerequisites, you can apply online using the link provided by no later than June 30, 2023. The job interview will be held face-to-face. Should you not qualify for this specific opening, do not despair. The Mexican government can place eligible citizens in more jobs, be it in Canada or the United States, through the Work Abroad program of the National Employment Service.