Daimler AG Expanding in South Carolina To Build Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans
Daimler AG Expanding in South Carolina To Build Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans
Daimler AG Expanding in South Carolina To Build Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans
Daimler AG Expanding in South Carolina To Build Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans
Daimler AG Expanding in South Carolina To Build Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans
Daimler AG Expanding in South Carolina To Build Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans
Daimler AG Expanding in South Carolina To Build Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans
Daimler AG Expanding in South Carolina To Build Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Vans

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From passenger cars to commercial vans, the Mercedes-Benz brand stands as one of the Daimler Group’s many success stories. The Daimler Group consists of several companies with more than 280,000 employees worldwide who put into practice the core values of Passion, Respect, Integrity and Discipline each day. We believe it is our mission and our duty to shape the future of mobility in a safe and sustainable manner - with trendsetting technologies, outstanding products and made-to-measure services.

Here in North Charleston, SC, Mercedes-Benz Vans, LLC is writing an exciting chapter in Daimler’s history as we add the first U.S. van production plant for the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, in addition to our existing assembly operation for Sprinter and METRIS vans. Our slogan is “Vans. Born to Run.” and we invite engaged, innovative candidates to run the ramp up of our new facility with us!

WE HAVE MULTIPLE OPENINGS!

The Body in White (BIW) department currently hiring for 3 positions:

  • Body Shop Operator 1
  • Body Shop Operator 2
  • Body Shop Operator 3

The position for each candidate will be based on skills, knowledge, experience, and business needs.

Body in White refers to the stage in automobile manufacturing where the frame of the van and the body are welded together. The Body is most of what you see when you look at the vehicle.  Once robots have placed the parts into the framing station, the components are joined together through precision welding.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Machine feeding, set ups, operation of automated and robotic welding machines
  • Monitor and set up machinery for optimal performance
  • Sanding, grinding and deburring of metals
  • Work with hand, power, and pneumatic tools
  • Perform quality and visual inspection of final welds
  • Assemble and fabricate metal structure according to work specifications
  • Read and interpret diagrams and blueprints of the process
  • Efficiently and safely load machines with required parts and identify any issues that arise 
  • Participate in the Continuous Improvement Program

Body Shop Operator 1 - Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED. Relevant manufacturing experience preferred
  • Must successfully pass assessment testing
  • Prefer knowledge of welding, gluing, metal finish, ultrasonic weld inspection, weld destruct, hydraulic, pneumatic, metal processing or data processing
  • Ability to stand, use hands, arms to finger, and reach for long periods of time
  • Ability to push, pull, squat or bend and turn repeatedly
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing over 35lbs
  • Ability to use close vision, color vision, and depth perception for extended periods.
  • Required to complete essential job functions
  • Willing to complete a drug screen, background check, and pre-placement medical exam
  • Willing to work overtime

Body Shop Operator 2 – Additional to Body Shop Operator 1

  • 2-4 years of relevant manufacturing experience preferred
  • Knowledge of welding, gluing, metal finish, ultrasonic weld inspection, weld destruct, hydraulic, pneumatic, metal processing or data processing

Body Shop Operator 3 – Additional to Body Shop Operator 2

  • 5+ years of relevant automotive manufacturing experience strongly preferred – OR – Relevant associates degree with 2 years relevant experience
  • History of strong problem solving and leadership skills
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong knowledge of robotics (Kuka), PLC, welding, gluing, metal finish, ultrasonic weld inspection, weld destruct, hydraulic, pneumatic, metal processing or data processing

We offer Competitive Compensation & Benefits!

  • Medical, dental, life, and vision insurance
  • Paid holidays, vacation
  • Long and short-term disability
  • 401(K) plus matching
  • Career development
  • Employee Vehicle Program

Mercedes Benz Vans can hand you the keys for an exciting career in the automotive manufacturing industry. The division of Mercedes-Benz Vans is world renown for quality and innovative products. If you are interested in joining an outstanding company, we welcome you to apply.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER NOTICE
The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors, and the requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and are not exhaustive of the tasks that an employee may be required to perform.  The Company reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and to require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations, or the work environment change.

Mercedes-Benz Vans is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

To be considered for training, please answer the following questions. Check the box if your answer is yes.

Do you have a High School Diploma or GED? Relevant manufacturing experience is preferred.

YES

Do you have the ability to stand, use hands, arms to finger, and reach for long periods of time?

YES

Do you have the ability to push, pull, squat or bend and turn repeatedly?

YES

Do you have the ability to occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing over 35lbs?

YES

Do you have the ability to use close vision, color vision, and depth perception for extended periods?

YES

Are you willing to complete a drug screen, background check, and pre-placement medical exam?

YES

Are you willing to work overtime?

 

Are you able to check "yes" to all the boxes above?

YES                           NO