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Assembly (Industrial) Engineer



Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

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Job Title: Assembly (Industrial) Process Engineer

Location: Santa Catarina, México (near Monterrey, México)

Company: Fictiv


About Us:

At Fictiv, we’re revolutionizing the way custom mechanical parts are sourced and manufactured. As the backbone of some of the world's most innovative companies, we provide high-quality, complex parts for industries such as autonomous electric vehicles, surgical systems, and industrial robots. Our commitment to excellence has earned us the trust of Fortune 500 customers, and as we continue to grow, we are excited to expand our presence in Mexico.


Position Overview:

We are seeking a talented and driven Assembly (Industrial) Process Engineer to join our dynamic team in Santa Catarina, México. In this role, you will be at the forefront of our production operations, designing, implementing, and optimizing assembly processes to ensure efficiency and maintain the highest quality standards. Your expertise will be crucial in solving complex manufacturing challenges and collaborating across departments to drive continuous improvement. Please note that this position will from our office in Santa Catarina, Nuevo León, México.


Areas of Responsibility:

- Process Design & Implementation: Develop and improve assembly processes to enhance efficiency, reduce waste, and ensure product quality.

- Layout Design: Design assembly line layouts and workstations to maximize productivity and ergonomics.

- Collaboration: Collaborate with the design and production teams to ensure manufacturability and optimal process flow.

- Time & Motion Studies: Conduct time and motion studies to identify bottlenecks and implement process improvements.

- Documentation: Create and maintain detailed process documentation, including work instructions and standard operating procedures (SOPs).

- Training & Support: Train and support assembly line workers on new processes and equipment.

- Continuous Improvement: Utilize Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma methodologies to drive continuous improvement initiatives.

- Issue Resolution: Investigate and resolve production issues, implementing corrective actions to prevent recurrence.

- KPI Monitoring: Monitor and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure process effectiveness and make data-driven decisions.

- New Product Introductions: Participate in cross-functional teams to support new product introductions (NPI) and ensure smooth transitions from development to production.

- Safety Compliance: Ensure compliance with safety regulations and promote a culture of safety within the manufacturing environment.


Physical Demands:

- Extended periods of time sitting as well as other physical activities.


Travel Expectations:

- Travel: 0-10%


Desired Traits, Qualifications, Education and Experience Equivalency:

- Education: Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or a related field.

- Experience: 3+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in an assembly process engineering role.

- Technical Skills: Proficiency in CAD software (e.g., AutoCAD, SolidWorks) and familiarity with manufacturing software systems (e.g., ERP, MES).

- Analytical Skills: Strong analytical skills with the ability to perform root cause analysis and implement effective solutions.

- Continuous Improvement: Experience with Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, or other continuous improvement methodologies.

- Communication Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in both Spanish and English; with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

- Attention to Detail: Detail-oriented with a strong focus on quality and process optimization.

- Project Management: Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.



- Preferred/Minimum Qualifications: Certification in Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma (Green Belt or Black Belt), or related areas.

- Automation & Robotics: Experience with automation and robotics in manufacturing processes.

- Quality Management Systems: Familiarity with ISO and other quality management systems.


Desired Traits:

- Adaptable and Gritty: You can work with ambiguous or under-defined processes while still being able to output work that meets the ultimate goals of the project.

- Systems Thinker: You’re able to see the benefit to systems that can be both repeatable and adaptable, and you’re able to improve the reliability of these systems while maintaining their flexibility.


Why Fictiv?

- Innovation: Be part of a forward-thinking company that is shaping the future of manufacturing.

- Impact: Play a key role in delivering high-quality products that are transforming various industries.

- Growth: Join a rapidly expanding team with opportunities for personal and professional development.

- Culture: Work in a supportive, collaborative environment that values creativity and continuous improvement.


How to Apply:

If you are passionate about manufacturing and eager to make a significant impact, we want to hear from you! Please submit your CV in both Spanish and English.

Join Fictiv and help us build the future of manufacturing!


Fictiv is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

About Fictiv

Our Digital Manufacturing Ecosystem is transforming how the next rockets, self-driving cars, and life-saving robots are designed, developed and delivered to customers around the world.

This transformation is made possible through our technology-backed platform, our global network of manufacturing partners, and our people with deep expertise in hardware and software development.

We’re actively seeking potential teammates who can bring diverse perspectives and experience to our culture and company. We believe inclusion is the best way to create a strong, empathetic team. Our belief is that the best team is born from an environment that emphasizes respect, honesty, collaboration, and growth.

We encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups, including but not limited to women, members of the LGBTQ community, people of color, people with disabilities, and veterans.