Engineer 1-3, Safety 

LOCATION: Apodaca / Nuevo León (MX-NLE), Mexico | BRAND: Bendix | REQUISITION ID: 5175 | 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 will support the Occupational Safety function across all Bendix locations.  Individual will be responsible for leading many aspects of the safety function, with particular emphasis on the HSE review and risk mitigation of existing and new manufacturing assembly lines and equipment.  

Essential Functions:

• Conducting HSE equipment reviews, machine guarding ergonomic assessments to identify gaps to the HSE standards.
• Applies standard safety engineering techniques, analysis, and criteria to define and establish mitigation actions to reduce or eliminate risk identified in all equipment assessments.
• Defines and tracks corrective actions needed to close identified gaps for equipment reviews and machine safety assessments.
• Eases secure CAPEX funding, obtains quotes, coordinates with external vendors/consultants, and helps coordinate execution of  projects.
• Facilitates coordination with local engineering/technicians or external vendors or contractors required to finish the work.
• Supports the development of other controls engineers and HSE professionals in the manufacturing locations.
• Supports new product launches with respect to HSE reviews and machine guarding assessments.
• Supports plant operations in the selection and installation of machine control devices for safety.
• Liaison between the HSE department and AME department.
• Supports vendor development of machine guarding control systems for testers and other equipment.
• Maintain inventory of Safety control systems and develop a 5-year strategy around development of systems and maintenance of systems. Include input into the capital forecast.
• Support equipment vendor activity from concept through installation; including RFQ, equipment design reviews, and runoffs.
• Determine preventive maintenance plans and replacement schedules for safety rated components.
• Provide expertise and support to Manufacturing Engineering personnel on operations improvements projects.
• Lead the development of standards for machine guarding safety and controls. Integrate the guarding risk assessment with new process launches.
• Assists Group HSE in special projects and corporate auditing at manufacturing sites.


• Engineer 1: 3+ years related experience with bachelor’s degree
• Engineer 2: 5+ years related experience with bachelor’s degree
• Engineer 3:  7+ years related experience with bachelor’s degree.


• Technical background in safety, industrial engineering, controls engineering, mechatronics
• Working knowledge of machine automation and assembly systems integration
• Proven experience with PC based control systems as well as panel views, testing equipment, bar coding, etc.
• Strong manufacturing engineering background, with an understanding of process control systems (Allen Bradley and Siemens experience required).
• Strong manufacturing engineering background, with an understanding of process control systems


• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to lead, motivate and influence others to attain objectives.
• Strong analytical tools – prefer six sigma trained or equivalent.
• Must act with sense of urgency and be able to energize others to work the same to achieve organizational goals/objectives Mature judgment and decision-making ability. Works well within a team environment.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office software products
• Fully Bilingual Spanish/English


• BS in engineering  or Safety Management or related science.  
• 5+ years’ work experience in engineering related discipline in a manufacturing environment

Travel Requirements:

• 25% travel required to support Mexico and U.S sites.

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