LOCATION: Acuna / Coahuila (MX-COA),  Mexico | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 3057 | JOB GRADE: 16 


Want to help shape tomorrow?  At Bendix we’ve been doing it for 90 years…setting the standard with advanced dynamic solutions that drive improved commercial vehicle performance and safety.  We’re part of the Knorr-Bremse Group, the global leader in braking technologies. As part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a world of talented and dedicated colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. You’ll find rewarding opportunities, diverse experiences, partnerships, and an unwavering commitment to ethics and integrity. Innovation is part of our DNA. Achievement drives our culture. Learn more today!



Position Summary:

Responsible for leading operations strategy within the assigned Value Stream. Must be capable of collaborating with cross-functional teams and department leaders to drive Safety, Quality, Delivery and Continuous Improvement. The Value Stream Leader will also have interpersonal, organizational, and management skills to be an innovator and change agent.


Essential Functions:

  • Manages the manufacturing process of the Value Stream within the Facility.
  • Provides leadership for production areas and the team members
  • Drives operations to ensure safety, quality, delivery, productivity, and budget goals are achieved.
  • Establishes strong and effective working relationships that are conducive to maintaining a positive work environment.
  • Partners with departmental leaders: HSE, Quality, Engineering, Materials and Human Resources to achieve or exceed Value Stream goals.
  • Drives accountability through the use of tools and other methods to track performance.
  • Evaluates departmental constraints and implements Lean Manufacturing techniques to improve capacities.
  • Works closely with Plant and Advanced Manufacturing Engineering to define cost-effective continuous improvement projects.
  • Drive Fair and consistent application of policies across employee base.
  • Promotes and drives the organizations vision and utilization of Knorr Production System (Lean Manufacturing) methodologies.
  • Champions change and facilitate team related functions to improve the business performance.
  • Uses problem solving methods and innovation to drive continuous improvement.
  • Works closely with team members across departments to establish priorities ensuring on-time shipments to customers, meeting quality expectations, and other activities as needed.
  • Ensures compliance with the plant policies and procedures including requirements for IATF-16949 and ISO14001.
  • Performs other duties as requested, directed, or assigned
  • Familiar with OEE, FTY, RTY,
  • Has the authority to stop the production and/or shipment in case the quality of the product is compromised, in order to request the help needed to solve the problem.
  • Ensure customer requirements are met
  • Knows and communicates the need for product safety.
  • Support PSA Activities and procedures with team members
  • Perform all those activities that by the nature of the position are required.



Management & Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Production Supervisors (Directly), all production employees (indirectly)


  • Knowledge and or experience in supply chain, production planning, manufacturing engineering, continues improvement and processes
  • Demonstrated knowledge of technical shop floor operations



  • 5 or more years of experience in Manufacturing Industry
  • Management Experience
  • Automotive background preferred
  • Experience in Lean Mfg.



  • Management decision-making, problem-solving skills, self-motivated, excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Time Management Skills and ability to prioritize tasks
  • Project Management Skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)   



  • Professional Degree


What does Bendix have to offer you?
- Work-life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off
- Vacation Premium
- Major medical expenses
- Christmas Bonus
- Life insurance
- Educational assistance program
- Wellness program
- Saving Fund
- Pantry Vouchers
- Personal Days Paid
- Permits paid for: Marriage or Death of a direct relative
- Attendance Bonuses
- Cafeteria Subsidy
- Subsidy for prescription glasses
- Medical service in plant
- Recognition Programs
- Gym