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ZFPS Coordinator

Country/Region:  MX

San Luis Potosi, SLP, MX, 79525

Req ID 70150,  Operational Excellence Sr Engineer, San Luis Potosi



About the team:

ZF Chassis Modules – Join our unique growth story!

Join our dynamic growth journey with ZF Chassis Modules, a global leader in assembly and logistics services for the automotive industry. With 30 years of excellence and 25 locations worldwide, our 3,500-strong team supports premium and volume car manufacturers globally.

In 2023, our revenue exceeded €4 billion, solidifying our position as the top full-service supplier for chassis systems. We excel in project management, greenfield industrialization, operations, supply chain management, and supplier development within a Just in Time/Just in Sequence environment.

Accelerating our expansion, we've partnered with Foxconn, a strong investor and global leader in technology solutions. This partnership, coupled with the surging trend of outsourcing and our drive to explore further opportunities in the automotive and mobility sectors, positions us for substantial growth in the years ahead.

Are you ready to seize new horizons and elevate your career in the technology and automotive sector? ZF Chassis Modules is your perfect choice!


We are looking to hire an Operational Excell ence Sr Enginner to join our team at San Luis Potosi:


Position Summary

Strategic business partner to the facility as it relates to the culture, philosophy, and methodology for Production System Excellence – Lean) responsible for planning, administering, and implementing assigned lean activities through leading and directing the work of lean manufacturing in the facility. 



What you can look forward as Operational Excellence Sr Engineer::

  • Production System education, implementation, and application within the plant to build a culture based on Production System and continuous improvement methods.
  • Lead plant-wide continuous improvement activities through training, project and event work completion using Production System methodologies.
  • Direct involvement in the development of manufacturing process within the context of Production System focused on material flow, waste elimination, standardization, line balancing and ergonomics.
  • Responsible for reporting and maintaining Production System documentation including KPIs.
  • Support production capacity analysis, equipment utilization optimization, plant lay out, OEE calculation and improvements action
  • Provide status on Production System road map & continuous improvement projects to management staff.
  • Coordinate annual Production System events including VSA (Value Stream Analysis), Lean assessments, workshops, and trainings.
  • Contribute to plant communications channels (newsletters and informational meetings)
  • Support the continuous improvement outreach program to supplier base using Lean philosophy and tools and Six Sigma methodology.
  • Represent  ZF San Luis Potosi Production System off-site events as agreed upon with CIP and Plant Manager (expected travel = 10 to 20%)
  • Teach and lead the implementation of a lean philosophy in the facility.  This involves facilitating, prioritizing, and analyzing continuous improvement activities within all departments using Production System (Production System Excellence - Lean).
  • Facilitate and promote Production System at all levels of the organization.
  • Drive the culture of change in the plant to a lean philosophy utilizing Production System harmonized methods.
  • Understand and comply with IATF16949, all ISO system requirements, or any other state and local requirements.
  • Other duties as related to this position.


Your profile as Operational Excellence Sr Engineer:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience within a manufacturing environment and/or a continuous improvement capacity.
  • Competed Associates degree 
  • Demonstrated participation in lean / six sigma kaizen events or projects.
  • Good written and oral communications skills
  • Advanced computer skills in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Ability to prioritize and schedule daily tasks
  • Ability to effectively facilitate teams.
  • Effective interactions with hourly employees and upper management (trust, respect and influence).
  • Limited supervision (semi-monthly) Semi-defined general guidance; independent discretion applied.
  • Advanced working knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within lean management.
  • Working knowledge of product line(s) and process management principles.
  • Experience with lean systems (e.g., Kaizen, Kanban, Six Sigma, etc.)
  • Advanced understanding of industrial/process engineering techniques and principles
  • Ability to use AutoCAD, updating drawings, creating layers, etc.
  • Bachelors Degree degree in Engineering /Mechanical or Industrial.
  • 5+ years of experience leading continuous improvement Workshops.
  • Excellent Communications Skills.
  • Service attitude.
  • production/engineering background is a must
  • Fluent in English.


Why Choose ZF? what we offer:

  • Competitive wages
  • Global growth opportunities


Be part of our ZF team as Operational Excellenc Sr Engineer and apply now!




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.

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