LOCATION: Apodaca / Nuevo León (MX-NLE), Mexico | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 3244 | 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!



Position Summary:

Position will support new product validation and vehicle system level testing including specification of test instrumentation and sensors, installation of  test vehicle instrumentation, monitoring data acquisition systems, data retrieval, and summarizing and reporting of results.


Essential Functions:

  • Design vehicle instrumentation and data acquisition instrumentations, select appropriate sensors and acquisition units, and perform installation on a vehicle.

  • Identify and implement improvements to testing methods, data collection, data analysis, and procedures for continuous improvement of validation testing.

  • Work closely with product design teams across Bendix and Global locations to integrate products from multiple design teams into planned vehicle and track tests.

  • Troubleshoot vehicle systems and test  instrumentation, utilizing vehicle diagnostics as required.

  • Develop and document test procedures for track and vehicle testing for road mileage accumulation, assist with failure mode evaluations, and test cases for vehicle functional and durability testing to support product teams.

  • Support design and fabrication of vehicle fixtures and brackets and vehicle modifications needed to install test products and data acquisition units.

  • Track vehicles on test, perform periodic test product inspections, retrieve data from acquisition systems and data loggers, and maintain test documentation. 

  • Prepare test reports, presentations, status updates for design product teams, and management.

  • Interface across organization with multiple Agile/Scrum teams to coordinate actions, vehicle modifications, product installations, testing, schedules, and communication of results.

  • Interface with local test tracks, vehicle drivers, and OEM customers as needed.

  • Able to travel to test sites as necessary including. Willing to travel > 25%.

  • Has appreciable latitude for independent action and decision. 

  • Position is non-supervisory.



  • Ability to select instrumentation and construct instrumentation for data acquisition and vehicle diagnostic tools.

  • Ability to use Vehicle Diagnostics and CAN communications for trouble shooting.

  • Effective at communicating complex technical principles with a variety of audience including customers and suppliers. 

  • Communicate well in both (technical) English and Spanish. Comfortable communicating with internal and external customer.

  • Self-starter/self-motivating with a bias for action and results driven.

  • Detail oriented and driven to complete assigned tasks on time. 

  • Capable of multi-tasking and adapting to changing priorities.

  • Strong problem solving skills, experience with 8D, Red X, and Six Sigma tool sets a plus.

  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team in a dynamic working environment including international team members. 

  • Ability to read blue prints and electrical and Hydraulic schematics.

  • Good organizational and project management skills.

  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude or experience in hands-on position, hands-on experience with testing automotive or commercial vehicles a plus.


  • Knowledge of vehicle pneumatic and electrical control systems, and diagnostic interfaces.

  • Knowledge and experience with J1939  CAN systems and vehicle communications and electronics.

  • Knowledge and experience with vehicle telematics, and driver assistance functions a plus.

  • Knowledge of Commercial Truck and braking system regulations a plus.

  • Knowledge of commercial vehicle air brake systems and stability systems a plus.

  • Knowledge of instrument calibration a plus.



  • 3-5 years experience with direct test instrumentation, data acquisition system construction and data retrieval.   Experience with Telematic systems a plus.

  • Experience with vehicle track testing,  vehicle road mileage accumulation or use case profile development a plus.

  • Participation in the FMEA and DVP&R process. 



  • B.S. in Mechanical, Electrical, or Controls Engineering is required.

  • Advanced training in commercial vehicle regulations, operation, or maintenance beneficial.




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