Location Irapuato, Mexico

Pacesetting. Passionate. Together. Since 1899, HELLA, one of the top 40 automotive suppliers worldwide, has shaped the industry with innovative lighting systems and vehicle electronics. In addition, the company is one of the most important partners of the aftermarket and independent workshops. What motivates us: Shaping the mobility of tomorrow and fostering the central market trends such as autonomous driving, efficiency and electrification, connectivity and digitization as well as individualization. Every day, more than 40,000 employees worldwide are committed to this with passion, know-how and innovative strength.


Responsible of the Research, Development and following of the Performance of the Tool Makers in the specific operation in coordination with local, central and regional departments in order to get the best source possible in terms of Quality, Cost and Timing for the New Molds & major modifications. Responsible to assure that the Tool Makers follow apply the corporate guidelines so the work of the Tool Maker meet its objectives effectively and efficiently. Responsible for ensuring that human and material resources allocated in the Tool Maker is according to requirements.Follow the action of the Tool Maker to ensure compliance & following the procedures of the quality Hella requirements.

  • Coordinate and define the technical requirements of tools with tool shops in kind of fixed project-descriptions in cooperation with internal departments.
  • Participate in the handling of complaints; coordinate or make investigations to clarifying the technical background in cases of damage; deduction of change-/break-off measures in cooperation with involved internal and external departments
  • Record of project status, project controlling in form of reviews (final-and interim reports) with the customer based on agreed quality, costs and target date, continuous processing and interpretation internal and external information.
  • Make sure, that defined technical standards are kept in the context of tool manufacturing; involve the production engineering for the coordination of product concepts and technological alternatives.
  • Making of analysis of critical points in the start-up phase, implementing of solutions and controlling of effectively.
  • Advise and support of the series development during the involvement of new production technologies.
  • Fulfill the Corporative Objectives, the Unit Objectives and Individual objectives.
  • Participate in tool design concerning article design, mould design, gate technology, cooling/heating-technology, surface quality & cost etc.


  • 5+ years minimum in similar position or head in the automotive, preferably lighting industry.
  • University degree in Mechanical Engineer
  • Excellent leadership and man management skills
  • Requires effective oral and written English communication skills.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of Design Software CAD,CAM ,tool shop Machines. Metrology equipment.
  • Understanding of technical drawings, Mold Construction & Design, Machinery and equipment on Tool Shops Processes of plastic injection.
  • Knowledge of Welding process & Thermical Treatmentsthe
  • Understanding of Norms: ISO TS, ISO 16949. Knowledge
  • Ability to manage a variety of cross-functional team members.
  • Excellent organisational and follow-up skills.
  • Competent in problem solving, team building, planning and decision making.
  • Excellent organisational and follow-up skills

Take the opportunity to reveal your potential within a global, family-run company that offers you the best possible conditions for progressing in your career.

Please send us your application through our careers portal, citing reference number 90011734.

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HELLA Automotive Mexico S.A. de C.V.
Ms. Diana Carrillo
Centro Industrial Guanajuato, Carretera 110
C.P. 36844 Irapuato - Abasolo, México