The plant Centec III from the American company Aptiv, established in Ramos Arizpe, received the international accreditation Great Place to Work, due to its high standards and work conditions in benefit of its employees.


Such world-class distinction highlights the best business practices, as well as the cultural skills of the leaders and the co-responsibility of the collaborators to create a healthy work environment.


With eight years of operations in the southeast area of Coahuila, the workforce of more than 400 employees and serving more than 200 customers, Centec III of Aptiv (formerly known as Centec III of Delphi,) became the first plant of Aptiv in Mexico in receiving this distinction.

The recognition was granted by Hector Pacheco, directive of Great Place to Work and was received on behalf of all the employees at Centec III, Alessandro Prieto, human resources director of Aptiv Connection Systems in America, as well as Waldo Rodriguez, operations director at Aptiv Connection Systems Cluster Santillo, together with the plant workers, who later enjoyed a pleasant meal to celebrate the distinction.


“They are being forefront (employees.)  Wining is a habit and they are doing it.  This is another cherry on the cake prepared by Centec III,” Waldo Rodriguez said.


“Our methodology was based in surveys made to collaborators (employees) and after a hard work of about eight to 10 weeks of taking into account the collaborators’ voice, in addition of the audits, we concluded that Centec III has earned the distinction of Great Place To Work, which has validity from January to December 2018,” said Hector Pacheco.


Meanwhile, August Sandino, who was plant manager (now Bernardo Ortiz will be the manager and him will be going to CENTEC I,) said that it is an important day for CENTEC III and Aptiv because they had as an objective to be a company where people would like to work and be proud of the company to which they belong.


Aptiv operates three manufacturing plants in Coahuila (two in Saltillo and one more in Ramos Arizpe,) it was more than 2,100 collaborators and additionally an engineering center, the Saltillo Technical Center.