LOCATION: Apodaca / Nuevo León (MX-NLE), Mexico | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 5961 | JOB GRADE: 14  



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 is responsible for product engineering of engine torsional vibration dampers. The ideal candidate has automotive industry experience as a technical expert versed in customer communication, design, simulation, measurement technique, validation testing, and problem solving. The candidate has demonstrated success completing hands-on engineering projects and is familiar with CAD, GD&T, CAE, DFMEA, 8D, DOE, DVP&R.
Essential Functions:
• Develop engine torsional vibration dampers; accompany the product from concept through series production, including torsional vibration simulation, production- and cost-optimized product design, and product validation with customers involving onsite measurement.
• Achieve expertise in engine damper product function, customer requirements, design & simulation, test equipment & processes, inspection methodology, trouble-shooting.
• Interface with customers on complex product engineering activities, requiring cross-disciplinary integration and wide application of concepts related to engine dampers.
• Utilize design simulation software and Creo 7 CAD to create 3-D models and associated drawings; ensure proper application of GD&T, tolerance stack-ups, and design analysis; manage routine change requests impacting bill-of-materials and drawings.
• Complete engineering lab & field test work; set up equipment, perform tests, analyze results, draw conclusions, make recommendations to advance the engine damper product line.
• Coordinate with engineering team to validate new products or product enhancements, audit product quality, address quality issues, investigate warranty root cause, complete design validation plan & report (DVP&R).
• Deliver technical results to various stakeholders; compile design analysis reports & test reports and participate in technical reviews throughout the product life cycle.
• Contribute within a global cross-functional team environment involving customers, engineering, manufacturing, quality, supply base; travel internationally as needed to customer sites, manufacturing plants, R&D centers.
• Design Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (DFMEA).
• Product lifecycle management with Teamcenter or similar PLM/PDM system.
• Torsional vibration simulation and / or multi body simulation.
• Modeling & drawing with Creo 7 as applied to engine dampers.
• Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T).
• Metrology, data acquisition & control, test equipment & instrumentation, test standards & procedures as applied to engine dampers.
• Familiarity with manufacturing processes for metal casting, forging, precision machining, stamping, welding, fastening, material treatment, assembly.
• Problem solving (e.g. Six Sigma), root cause investigation, corrective action (e.g. 8D), design of experiments (DOE).
Additional Position Description    
• Ideally 3+ years working experience in simulation and design of anti-vibration products.
• Experience in 3D CAD modeling, with expectation to learn Creo 7.
• Proven track-record of working independently by applying product design & testing knowledge and well-established technical methodologies.
• Experience in related industry, e.g. automotive, commercial vehicle, engine, driveline, industrial.
• Demonstrated aptitude to become technical expert in engine dampers.
• Ability to assimilate data quickly and drive engineering decisions.
• Capable of prioritizing time/resources/goals and leading with sense of urgency.
• Able to handle multiple conflicting priorities and interface with customers and operations teams.
• Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; English language required.
• Positive/proactive work ethic.
• Aptitude for mechanical products, design/analysis processes, manufacturing fixtures/tooling, test processes.
• Willingness to travel (~25+ %).
• Require bachelor engineering degree in related field, or bachelor physics degree.
• Advanced degree a plus.
• Additional certifications a plus, such as Six Sigma Green Belt and Agile/Scrum.
Position Requirements:

The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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
- Saving Fund
- Pantry Vouchers
- Personal Days Paid
- Permits paid for: Marriage or Death of a direct relative
- Cafeteria Bonus