Location Guadalajara, 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.


  • The Lab Manager will oversee Quality Management, Health, Safety, Environmental Compliance, Legal and Ethical Compliance and training.
  • Renders to clients (internal and external) an accurate, rapid, and efficient testing service of indisputable integrity.
  • Monitor and control the KPIs performance indicators of the central laboratories: Absorption rate / Reporting hours EST & DPE / Budget and cost control / Ensure continues with the implementation of the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 & IATF 16949 accreditations / Operation activities: Calibration and maintenance.
  • Good communication and ability to present executive summaries to the staff.
  • Yearly preparation of: Capital investment and Headcount planning.


  • 8 to 10 years of experience in the automotive industry. 5+ years of laboratory experience.
  • BS required, preferred in Electronic, Electric, Mechanical, Physics.
  • Experienced on: Metrology (CMM, 3Dscanner), environmental tests (climatic, vibration, corrosion, dust, water spray), chemical and material tests, acoustics,cross sectioning, program management.
  • Solid leadership experience and ability to the manage staff to achieve the required level of the quality with testing, training, and planning of tasks.
  • Experience and knowledge in basic finance concepts for the planning of investment plans calculating ROI based on forecast of testing and projects validation.
  • English level 90%. Green Belt certification.

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 90088314.

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HELLA Automotive Mexico S.A. de C.V.
Ms. Guadalupe Guzman
Carretera al Castillo Km. 10,5
C.P. 45680 El Salto Jalisco, Mexico