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Knorr-Bremse AG

Knorr-Bremse AG

Product, Quality Assurance
Ciudad Acuña, Coahuila, Mexico
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Product Quality Engineer

LOCATION: Acuña / Coahuila, Mexico | ON-SITE/REMOTE: ON-SITE

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:

This Controls product business team position is responsible for developing and implementing product designs and systems that prevent quality related issues in Bendix and Sheppard products. Key responsibilities are leading the implementation of Advanced Quality processes for Hardware and Software product development for Valves and Mechatronics

Essential Functions:

  • Lead teams in identifying potential risks and mitigation actions on hardware and software projects. Evaluate potential interactions with other products and systems.
  • Manage concurrent Change Requests (CR’s)
  • Lead Product Problem Solving Activities and assigned 8D’s
  • Coordinate and Support Warranty Analysis and KPI reduction Strategies.
  • Perform deep stress and noise factor risk analysis and processes to help identify possible product risks, failures and deploy adequate design solutions to prevent it.
  • Support as required the Product Development and Commercialization (PDC) Gate process and Advanced Product Safety Governance (APSG) protocol from feasibility to product launch in an Agile team environment.
  • Assure tools such as hazard analysis, fault tree analysis, and DFMEA are utilized to identify product safety risks and assure that design is robust enough to assure customer requirements are met. Manage risk registers, mitigation strategies, and follow up communication planning.
  • Help insure that all systems / products / parts and subassemblies function as intended over the required design life, by leading an analysis of reliability critical system elements and project managing corresponding mitigation actions.
  • Develop effective working relationships to gain matrix resources to support initiatives. Positively influence at all levels, inside and outside the organization. Clearly communicate project status, risks and scope creep to stakeholders on a regular basis.
  • Support assigned business unit as quality focal point for all assigned customers. Interface with customers and manufacturing plants to define customer quality requirements and monitor performance.
  • Support, as assigned, breakthrough Quality initiatives and participate on other special projects. Assist all functional areas and manufacturing locations with Advanced Quality Planning, problem resolution, prevention and mistake proofing.
  • For complex non-routine issues, provide leadership in developing and implementing corrective actions. and special project teams.
  • Willing to travel domestically and globally up to 15%. Strong English communication skills are required.

Knowledge:

  • Candidate will have demonstrated proficiency in hardware and electronics as well as the capability of leading Quality Assurance team meetings utilizing DFMEA methodologies, moderating risk assessment and ensuring that the correct methodologies are used.
  • Ability to lead and motivate multi-faceted teams, with the personal leadership to influence and positively motivate self and peers. Ability to manage multiple priorities and execute with speed.
  • The ideal candidate will possess engineering level knowledge and understanding of the key technical characteristics of the broad range of design and manufacturing processes of Valves, Brake controls, Mechatronic hardware and Systems, including electronic circuit analysis and product component designs utilized in Electronic Control Units.
  • Highly effective organization, negotiation, coordination, and presentation skills.

Experience:

  • Engineer 2: 3+ years of experience in an engineering environment in lieu of Graduate degree in Engineering.
  • Engineer 3: 5+ years of experience in an engineering environment in lieu of Graduate degree in Engineering.
  • 1+ years’ experience in Commercial vehicle, Automotive product, Production Quality and Product development functions for Mechatronics and Electronics hardware manufacturing and assembly processes.
  • 2+ Years’ experience in manufacturing process development and commercialization of new products strongly desired.
  • 1 + years' experience in Agile methodologies, project management and PM tools (Miro, Teams, Microsoft Project, Stage Gate, etc.) preferred.
  • Understanding of ISO 9001 IATF16949 and software development techniques and methodologies preferred.

Skills:

  • High integrity, team player (good interpersonal skills, able to inspire/lead others). Builds effective relationships across the team and supply chain. Positive, "can do" attitude; excellent communication skills.
  • High energy; assertive, Innovative/Creative, Process discipline.
  • Solid experience in a technical field such as Quality Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering.
  • High level of energy, enthusiasm and optimism, as well as a sense of urgency, passion for excellence and a strong desire to shape the future.
  • Capable of working in a Team environment with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Project planning and follow-up skills essential.
  • Ability to build strong customer relationships.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).

Education:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s Degree of Science in Mechanical Engineering with applicable electronics experience. Graduate degree in Engineering in lieu of 3+ years engineering experience.
  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Six Sigma Green Belt (SSGB), Toyota Production System (TPS), AIAG Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Certified Scrum Master (CSM) are all a plus for the position.

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