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LOCATION: Apodaca / Nuevo León (MX-NLE), Mexico | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 1298 | JOB GRADE: 15 


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!



Scope of responsibilities:


  • Analysis and evaluation of cost structures (material costs, manufacturing process, overhead) of

   purchased parts on the basis of Cost-Break-Downs and Benchmark Bottom-Up-Calculations.

  • Establish cost transparency, identify cost drivers and build up systematically Cost-Analysis              


  • Identification of cost reduction potentials in the category metal and machined parts / groups of parts manufactured in series. (Iron Casting, Sheet Metals, Machining and  Forging)
  • Analysis of incoming proposals as to support the Category Purchasing in the course of price


  • Conduct of cost optimization workshops carried out in cooperation with Category Purchasing at the

   site(s) of suppliers.

  • Calculation of should costs of new products component during the development phase.
  • Identification and evaluation of cost saving potentials, by means of modifying the products' design,

   specification or the manufacturing process.

  • Identification and evaluation of cost saving potentials related to tools and investments.
  • Benchmark calculation of components assemblies.





  • Min. 3-5 years’ experience gathered in analyzing the cost of metal and machined components

Example: Iron Casting, Sheet Metals, Machining and  Forging.

  • Familiarity with manufacturing processes
  • Knowledge of cost calculation methods and tools (e.g. Perfect ProCalc - preferred)
  • Detailed knowledge of cost structures
  • Business Case Calculation & Understanding
  • High-level expertise in the use of MS-Office (Excel and PPT)




  • Communication/negotiation skills in English
  • Analytical way of thinking
  • Experience in cooperating with a multidisciplinary team of experts








  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechatronics Engineer or
  • equivalent
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)


Position requirements:


  • Willingness to travel (20 % of working time on average. Destination: mainly US)



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