LOCATION: Acuna / Coahuila (MX-COA),  Mexico | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 3051 | JOB GRADE: 15 


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Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the design, implementation and continuous improvement of work cells in assembly or machining according to KPS standards.


Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for implementing process/machine improvements leading manufacturing to improve cycle times, equipment down time, OEE, FTF, etc.
  • Provide expert support for manufacturing cells during critical or repetitive equipment breakdowns.
  • Provide expert support for NPI’s and New work cells.
  • Creates standards to properly deploy initiatives related to manufacturing, best programming practices, printing on demand, serialization, traceability, error proofing systems, etc.
  • Provides manufacturing and/or automation guidance to define, design and launch new lines.
  • Designs and implement mistake proofing devices in the production floor. Ability to judge current systems to make the business case and improve or replace them.
  • Develops and prepares capital projects to implement process improvements.
  • Stops assembly lines and creates alternatives along with a multifunctional team if; Products Quality or Safety is compromised.
  • Knows and communicates the need for product safety.
  • Influence technological changes in manufacturing for ACU.
  • Identifies new manufacturing technologies and ensures the site is up to speed in regards training and knowledge.
  • 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, lead or site engineering Manager. 
  • Job is NOT directly responsible for managing other employees.  Co-ops or students may report to this position. Temporally, Manufacturing Engineers and Controls Engineer may report to this position.
  • This position can temporally attend a power base if designated by the supervisor.




  • Time and motion study and improvement, work balancing
  • Failure mode and effect analysis
  • Expert in automation systems (Design, built, improvement)
  • Design for maintenance focus.
  • Expert in programing (AB, Labview,Siemens), focus on improving existent programs to make them more effective/safer/faster.
  • Measurement systems analysis
  • Instrumentation expert
  • Mechanicall Engineering
  • Problem solving and Six Sigma methodologies
  • Error Proof Systems.
  • DMAIC methodology
  • Data analysis and problem solving
  • Advanced knowledge for Pneumatics and electronics





Demonstrated experience in equipment problem solving and improvements, automation, equipment integration, pneumatics, electronics, maintenance and mechanical engineering.




  1. Hands on
  2. Teamwork
  3. Adaptability & Flexibility
  4. Strong communication
  5. Technical Influence
  6. Problem solving, ability to convert trends or data into solutions
  7. Creativity
  8. Time management
  9. Leadership
  10. Product knowledge



  • 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