July 11, 2017

Now Hiring: Paint Group Leader Topcoat

A Santana Group Company-2

Summary:  In search of a Paint Group Leader in Apaseo el grande, Gto., Mexico to project lead and manage thru 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 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:
    • >3-5 years’ experience in Automotive Paint Engineering
    • 1 year of supervision experience
  • Must have strong knowledge on next subjects:
    • Supervision and People Management Skills
    • High Volume Production Plant
    • Coating Application (Manual and Robot)
    • Common Defects and route causes
    • Booth balancing
    • Parameter implementation, Monitoring and Control for application equipment.
    • Problem Solving skills
    • Process Setup and improvement
    • Mixroom basic understanding (circulating systems, failure node vs effect to paint quality, solventations, viscosity control, etc.)
  • Preferred:
    • >Experience in application or coating repair processes in Paint Shop Area
    • Coating Application (Waterborne 3 wet)
    • MS Project
    • Autocad (Basic-Mid)
    • Video Editing
    • Color Matching and quality performance measurements
    • Cure Owen and Heated Flash off control



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


Submit resumes to:


  • Integrated Human Capital - Santana Group
  • Workforce Management Mexico - Santana Group
  • DIVERSA - Santana Group
  • Forma Automotive, LLC - Santana Group
  • Oveana Global Business Services - Santana Group

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