July 11, 2017

Now Hiring: Group Leader Paint Engineering

A Santana Group Company-2

Summary:  We are in search of a Group Leader for our Paint Engineering Department in Apaseo el grande, Gto., Mexico.  The Group Leader will lead and manage thru a systematic approach in design, development, installation, sustainability and optimization of manufacturing processes.



  • Mass production daily operations
  • Day to day follow up on KPI/metrics result for Paint Shop, use of FMDS Dimensions
  • Detail how these responsibilities pertain to (Safety, Quality, Productivity, Cost, Compliance, etc.)
  • Assure production plan achievement
  • Administration of TM payroll
  • Manage process changes
    • Evaluate risk and manage change point process on a daily basis
    • Lead or support capacity increase requirements based on company needs
    • Support Production decision making based production line capacity/performance
    • Follow up change conditions until the confirmation of 4Ms successful results
  • Manage Production and Model changes
    • Lead or support vehicle model change activities based on company needs.
    • New or rebalance production line (From design/development through SOP)
    • Develop and meet KPI targets according to project requirements
    • Facilitate training to pilot/production team members on new skills required
    • STW Development/Modification based on process and model change/launch.
  • Manage Shop Operational budget and accounts
    • Manage day to day production consumables
    • Execute project investment through all its stages, assuring quality and project timing Administrate assigned budget and accounts for production lines


Education & Experience:

  • Required:
    • >3 yr. experience in Automotive Paint Engineering
    • 2 years Supervision experience
    • Proficient in English (able to sustain two-way conversation).
  • Must have strong knowledge on next subjects:
    • Standardize work development
    • Supervision and People Management Skills
    • High Volume Production Plant
    • ED Repair methods and Inspection
    • Process Setup and improvement
    • Anticorrosion process (Phosphate (ED)
    • Statistics Process Control (SPC)
    • Process Setup
    • Microsoft Office (Excell, Powerpoint, Visio, etc)
    • Problem Solving Skills
    • Jig Cleaning Process
  • Preferred:
    • Computer software:
    • Microsoft Projects  
    • CAD or Design Software
    • Sealer Application
    • Drawing Review
    • New Equipment installation
    • 5’s implementation and Management
    • Project Management TPS Basics Knowledge



  • Required US valid visa
  • Professional ID Required (Cédula Professional)


Submit resumes to:


  • Integrated Human Capital - Santana Group
  • Workforce Management Mexico - Santana Group
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  • Oveana Global Business Services - Santana Group

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