LOCATION: Acuna / Coahuila (MX-COA),  Mexico | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 6179 | JOB GRADE: 14  

| ON-SITE/REMOTE: On-site 


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:

This position provides daily manufacturing support to a multifunctional team whose main responsibility is keeping a group of assembly lines operating according to KPS system.


Essential Functions:

  • Provides technical support for manufacturing cells in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ensures assembly lines are balanced and producing according to standards.
  • Ensures assembly lines follow Safety, Ergonomic and Environmental Standards.
  • Represents manufacturing on a power base integrated by several assembly lines and different team members.
  • Improves manufacturing processes according to company standards. (Layout changes, Cost Saving projects, etc.)
  • Provides manufacturing expertise and support to define, design, build, evaluate and deploy new assembly lines.
  • Maintains manufacturing documents according to Company Quality System and customer requirements.  
  • Assists plant wide efforts to maintain IATF-16949 or current applicable certification.
  • Supports continuous improvement and KPS activities.
  • Supports WCM Pillar Activities.
  • Ensures mistake proofing devices are deployed according to Company Standards.
  • Supports and provides manufacturing expertise for PFMEA and engineering document initiatives.
  • Creates, loads and maintains SAP routings. Ensures information about work Centers, Cycle time, production version, etc. is accurate.
  • Stops assembly lines and creates alternatives along with a multifunctional team if; Products Quality or Safety is compromised.
  • Proposes and/or executes engineering changes on assembly lines.
  • Ensures manufacturing on assembly lines is defined and executed based on Product Safety Rules and procedures define by Central Quality.  
  • Supports Activities related to Product Safety and VDA Audits.  
  • Ensures customer requirements are met on assembly lines.
  • The employee has the authority to stop the production line, when he/she notices that the product has a quality problem or defect.
  • Support PSA Activities and procedures with team members
  • Perform all those activities that by the nature of the position are required.


Management & Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Reports to Plant Engineering Manager/ Engineering Plant Lead.
  • This position is responsible of representing manufacturing on a power base(s).
  • Job is NOT directly responsible for managing other employees.
  • Co-ops, Students or Apprentices may temporally report to this position.



  • CAD software usage.
  • Lean Manufacturing principles.
  • Strong Excell
  • Strong Power Point
  • Time and motion study.
  • Layout knowledge.
  • Failure mode and effect analysis (PFMEA)
  • Manufacturing processes (crimping, PCB flashing, Automatic Testing, welding, force & distance insertions, Automatic Torqueing )  
  • Measurement systems analysis focused on Manufacturing.
  • Data Analysis and Problem solving.
  • Mistake proofing devices.  
  • Experience launching new lines and products.



Relevant experience in manufacturing environments.



  1. Hands on; Capable of translating data or trends into solutions.
  2. Teamwork
  3. Adaptability
  4. Strong communication
  5. Problem solving, able to find root causes and solve issues at the manufacturing level.
  6. Creativity, able to implement practical, affordable and safe solutions in a manufacturing environment.
  7. Time management
  8. Organized.  
  9. Multitasking
  10. Leadership, able to properly represent manufacturing on a multifunctional team. Capable of creating and presenting problems or solutions by using Microsoft Tools to a multifunctional team integrated by engineers, leaders or managers.



  • BS degree in Engineering (ME, MET, EE, EET) required
  • Greenbelt Certified preferred
  • Bilingual English and Spanish a must


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