International Assignment Mexico - Maintenance Technician (m/f/d) Electrics (Expat)

Location:  San Juan del Rio, Mexico, Columbus, US, Denklingen
Company:  Hirschvogel Components Mexico S.A. de C.V. 


International Assignment to HCM (Mexico) - Maintenance Technician (m/f/d) Electrics  




Are you ready for a new exciting challenge? Do you want to develop both professionally and personally while getting to know a new culture, expanding your global network and improving your language skills?  Then this job opportunity might be perfect for you!


We are looking for a motivated Maintenance Technician - Electrics and offer you to work as an Expat at our plant in San Juan Del Rio (Mexico) for a period of 1-3 years. You will first be trained in all important topics and processes for approx. 6 months (depending on your previous knowledge) at our main plant in Denklingen, Bavaria. Afterwards, you will begin your exciting assignment abroad at our plant in San Juan del Río, Querétaro, Mexico.



About Us

The Hirschvogel Group is one the largest international automotive suppliers in the area of steel and aluminum forging as well as subsequent machining, with nine production sites in Europe, Asia and America. Our customers include all renowned automotive manufacturers and suppliers worldwide. And we are now also in the fast lane in other industries.


At the end of 2017, we opened our plant in Mexico. This was an important step for Hirschvogel in its efforts to achieve local supply to customers in the automotive industry worldwide, representing another building block in our growth strategy and enabling us to further expand our global presence. At the site in San Juan del Río, Mexico about 350 Hirschvogel employees produce forged and machined components.


Your Tasks:

  • Maintenance work and overhauls at our production facilities

  • Initial operation of machine control

  • Installations and relocations of machines

  • SPS programming of machines and systems S7/S7safety/TiaPortal/Beckhoff/Pilz

  • Conduction of initial and repeated checks

  • Solving problems on the floor (regarding presses & automacion)


Your Profile:

  • Dual vocational degree as electronics technician (m/f/d) or similar education

  • Further qualification such as technician (m/f/d) or foreman (m/f/d) would be a plus

  • Relevant professional work experience is required

  • Good knowledge in power electronics

  • Profound knowledge in programming and error tracking at SPS control

  • High degree of flexibility, initiative and resilience

  • Good communication skills and intercultural awareness

  • Good command of the English language, Spanish would be a great plus


Your Benefits:

  • Relocation budget to support you with your move to Mexico

  • Offers prior to your assignment like an intercultural training, language course and the possibility to get to know your new home and place of work during a Look & See Trip 

  • An additional home leave allowance for home visits to stay in touch with your family, friends and colleagues

  • Regardless of your host country, as an expat from another country you will get a minimum of 20 days of paid vacation


Type of Assignment: Expert Assignment
Assignment Duration: 1-3 years
Starting Date: as soon as possible


If you have any questions please contact  Julia Maurer ( and we look forward to receiving your online application.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.


Job ID: 1182