LOCATION: Acuna / Coahuila (MX-COA),  Mexico | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 5400 | 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!



Position Summary:

Interface with all Bendix CVS suppliers in the following areas: quality performance and expectations, interpretation of requirements per engineering drawings and specifications, and supplier improvement, development and audits.   


Essential Functions:

  • Lead improvement & development activities with Bendix North America Suppliers (United States, Mexico, Canada).
  • Bendix manufacturing plant responsibility for supplier APQP on new product/transitions (measurement standardization, quality requirements, and on-sight PPAP validation)
  • Acting as liaison between suppliers, group, and plant buyers, plant quality and engineering. Acting as mediator between suppliers and plant quality when problems arise (Dispute process).
  • Conduct audits related to approving new suppliers, supplier development, and product safety.
  • Approving Supplier PPAP’s
  • Approval of supplier 8D’s
  • 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:

  • Job is NOT directly responsible for managing other employees.    Co-ops or students may report to this position.



  • Working knowledge of IS9000:2000 and TS16949 standards required.
  • Sound knowledge of Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) modules including PPAP, Statistical Process Control (SPC), Measurement System Analysis (MSA), Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (FMEA), Advanced Quality Planning & Control Plan (APQP).
  • Possesses working knowledge of audit methodologies i.e. process audits, walk the control plan, product audits, etc.



  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the field of automotive tier 1 quality required.
  • Experience in several AIAG modules required.  Prefer experience in all modules.
  • Experience in auditing to IS9000:2000 and TS16949 standards preferred.



  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving utilizing six-sigma tools and 8D principles.
  • Multi-task oriented.
  • Highly motivated, self-starter.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including process documentation.
  • Project management, follow-up and team skills essential.
  • Strong training, coaching and mentoring skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suites including Excel, MS World, PowerPoint Etc.
  • Ability to adapt to priority changes.

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