Apply now »

What's Next? Join ZF!

ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

Head of HR Site

Country/Region:  MX

Chihuahua, CHH, MX, 31125


Company Overview

For Integrated Safety (Division R)

Passive Safety Systems (Division R) is carving out from ZF’s current portfolio to become an independent company. This will allow the Division to further grow and expand its market position in safety restraint technologies by involving external investors. Our footprint already includes ~45,000 employees in 20 countries in 44 locations and 2022 sales exceeded €4.5 billion. Establishing a solid resource foundation for independency is key to future success to become the #1 market leader. Our mission is to help protect people on the road with innovative state-of-the-art inflatable restraint, seat belt and steering wheel systems technology.


Come and join to the Passive Safety Systems Division, this position will be located at El Salvador which is a new plant for the Division.


Position Summary

Ensure the proper functioning of the organization through the appropriate selection of human talent, fostering a good work environment to maintain healthy metrics of absenteeism, turnover and training of both operational and administrative staff, demonstrating a high level of awareness in Quality in our products towards the customer. Be a strategic member of the staff that leads the organization, raising results and ensuring that the business has continuity. Position the company as a benchmark of integrity and social responsibility in the community.                                                                                                                                  



  • Main responsible for the HR budget of the location
  • Disciplinarily manages all site HR people (=“Local HR”) and orchestrates incoming local HR requests to pursue daily activities or project activities
  • All local HR people are working together in team environment (= resource pools) – cross Divisional and Functional (with Finance, etc.) – close to business (“client proximity”)
  • Internal cost allocation follows general ratios according to “load ratio” (no detailed, 
  • time-consuming calculations)
  • Site HR Leader takes care that local HR is working either in “generalists” or “specialist” roles (e.g. Comp.&Ben) – applying existing standard processes and tools of HR and local labor law
  • Interlink to HR BP (HR BP Division and HR BP Product Line) in regards of business focus (business demand) and CoEs (Center of Expertise) in regards of application of process standards and translating into local solutions to become compliant with local law and rules (e.g. tariffs)


Required Skills & Experience:

  • Professional experience in HR and/or international environment
  • Excellent consulting expertise and excellent communication skills in Spanish and English
  • Service orientation, independence, confidentiality, flexibility, organizational talent
  • Business orientation, moderation competence, and analytical skills
  • Excellent conceptual capability


Be part of our ZF team as Head of HR Site and apply now!


Barbara Campa

+52 871 253 3075

What does DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) mean for ZF as a company?

At ZF, we continuously strive to build and maintain a culture where inclusiveness is lived and diversity is valued. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that all our employees can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this vision in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape the future of mobility.

Find out how we work at ZF:

Job Segment: HR, Consulting, Human Resources, Technology

Apply now »