July 10, 2017

Now Hiring: Quality Engineering Interior Specialist

A Santana Group Company-2

Summary:   In search of a Quality Engineering Interior Specialist in Apaseo el Grande, Gto., Mexico responsible for interior quality in the production of high quality vehicles. Lead supplier performance enhancement activity to improve internal and external quality Key Point indicators (KP), support manufacturing activities.



  • Manage operation/function
    • Prototype and mass production responsibility
    • Day to day follow up on results for evaluation, trial and production activities
    • Weekly meetings with production, suppliers, and design
    • Communication to internal and external groups.
  • Lead/manage team members
    • Problem Solving Coordination of Multiple Groups
    • Gaining Group Consensus
  • Manage projects
    • New model or model change (responsibility for supplier and vehicle development through SOP)
    • Facilitate and promote the use of problem solving techniques for effective root
    • Cause analysis and successful Countermeasure
    • Lead improvement plan for supplies


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science (minimum); Engineering related. Engineering (electrical, electronics, mechanical, mechatronics, aerospace)
  • Required:
    • English 90% written and spoken
    • 1-2 years automotive industry experience
    • Understand basic vehicle functions
    • Strong negotiation skills
    • Good Microsoft Office-Word, Excel, PowerPoint skills
    • Experience in Vehicle Quality Management operations
    • Cross-functional understanding of Automotive Manufacturing
    • Must have strong work ethic
    • Experience with broad variety of measurement and inspection techniques including: Color, Orange-Peel, Mottling, Film Build
  • Preferred:
    • Japanese cultural understanding is a plus
    • Experience with automotive paint layering systems body sealer, and paint application methods, including: Metal oxidation particle, cathodic electro-coat, rotary-bell atomization
    • Experience with automotive paint materials including water-borne basecoats and 2K clearcoats
    • Japanese language is a plus
  • Required:
    • Project management experience
    • Excellent communication skills (Spanish and English), both written and verbal.
    • Able to guide and direct others
  • Overtime:
    • 1 hr/day, plus an average of 1 Saturday per month
    • Up to 10hrsweek during new model launch period and/or plant startup preparation period
  • Travel:
    • 40% during new model and/or plant start up
    • 15% for supplier visit during mass production
  • Required valid US visa physical conditions


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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