QUALITY LEAD 

LOCATION: Acuna / Coahuila (MX-COA),  Mexico | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 3050 | JOB GRADE: 16 

 

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:

Position Summary:
The Quality Leader is responsible for managing and directing the activities involved in the Quality Assurance Manual & overall procedures employed in production/manufacturing processes. The involved responsibilities & activities include working & interacting with Supplier Quality Team, External Suppliers, Customer Quality Engineers, Group Product Engineers & members of the Group CoC Team. The Quality Site Leader drives the plant awareness & activities necessary to accomplish the Company’s Quality Assurance Metrics & Goals (i.e. Customer Complaints, Process Defects, Scrap, among others).
Essential Functions:
• Manage daily operation quality issues & related activities.
• Formulation and implementation standards to achieve quality objectives and resolution of product.
• Control IATF-16949 techniques in the plant.
• Manage Customer Complaint and Resolution system for the facility.
• Control Zero Miles, TQIR, FTTSF, Scrap, COPQ & plant Continues Improvement initiatives.
• Communicate and support PSA activities and procedures with team members.
• Lead Actions for Top PS Quality Issues.
• Lead Product Safety initiatives at the Plant.
• Has the authority to stop the production and/or shipment in case the quality of the product is compromised, in order to request the help needed to solve the problem
• Ensure customer requirements are met
• Knows and communicates the need for product safety.
• 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 Site, Quality Assurance Manager.
Knowledge:
• Automotive core tools knowledge (APQP, SPC, MSA, PPAP)
• General knowledge of IATF-16949 /ISO and Six Sigma Tool concepts
• Commodity knowledge a plus (aluminum die cast, cast iron, screw machine, stampings, plastic injection molding
Experience:
• Minimum 7-8 years in Quality (Supplier/Customer related preferred)
• Minimum 3-5 years in supervisory roles/responsibility
Skills:
• Strong communication skills both oral and written
• Must be bilingual (English/Spanish)
• Highly motivated individual
• Multi task leader
• Work under pressure.
• Mechanical blue print interpretation
• GD&T interpretation
Education/Certifications:
• Degreed – Engineering preferred
• Proficient in Microsoft Applications such as Excel, Work, & PowerPoint
• Metallurgic Analysis a plus
• Pneumatic system a plus

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