SENIOR ENGINEER, CONTROLS 

LOCATION: Acuna / Coahuila (MX-COA),  Mexico | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 6498 | JOB GRADE: 15  

| 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! www.bendix.com/careers

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Controls Engineer senior supports the adoption, maintenance, and improvement of highly automated equipment.

 

Essential Functions:

 

  • Improve systems to maximize equipment up-time.
  • Solve complex issues with equipment.
  • Leads projects to improve assembly lines output.
  • Support design and launches of highly automated and complex assembly lines.
  • Support programming and troubleshooting of robots.
  • Supports and leads projects to improve the maintainability of production equipment.
  • Supports and leads projects to prevent or predict equipment breakdowns.
  • Supports and influence the introduction of new technology at the campus to improve productivity, quality, safety.
  • Support and lead initiatives for equipment to efficiently ensure product quality.
  • This position 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.
  • Coordinate, supervise, and participate in all test stand activities in support of manufacturing, including procurement, runoff, gage R&R, programming, calibration, troubleshooting, modification, and maintenance.
  • Familiar with database-sql, oracle
  • Interface with Information Technology (IT)
  • Familiar with VLAN, switches.
  • Able to connect to Siemens, Allen Bradley PLC to make diagnosis and programming.
  • Design and manage process support systems to maximize equipment up-time and availability (OEE).
  • Daily support to work teams in production area solving issues related to equipment according KPS standards, trouble shouting, etc.
  • Assure equipment compliance to all safety standards and regulations.
  • Supports IATF-16949, QFMEA, VDA, PSA activities.
  • Assist in the data collection system to provide quality information.
  • Leads projects to improve assembly lines output.
  • High knowledge of Ignition, Scada WinCC, Thingworx, Wonderware. Octopus, Stiwa.
  • Participate as required and influence next generation of error proofing devices in production.  
  • Perform all those activities that by the nature of the position are required.

 

 

Gestión y Responsabilidades de Supervisión:

Not responsible to supervise others however could temporally have technicians, students, engineers reporting.

 

 

 

knowledge:

Must have strong programming, electronics, electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic background.

Robotics knowledge

Automation knowledge

 

Experience:

At least 3 years working with highly automated equipment.

At least 2 years working with Robots, Fanuc desirable.

At least 5 years working on a manufacturing environment related to controls, maintenance, automation.    

 

Skills:

Self-starter, capable of working independently, highly motivated with a strong sense of urgency and the creativity to achieve results quickly. 

Ability to effectively interface with others as necessary to resolve complex issues.

Posses' exceptional technical skills (electronic, electrical, and mechanical), PLC programming and installation, robots.

Must have demonstrated ability in maintaining, troubleshooting, repairing, and calibrating sophisticated automated equipment.

 

Education/Certifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in electrical, Electronic, Mechanical, or similar technical field.

Greenbelt certification a must.

Bilingual English and Spanish preferred.

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