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

Current Employment Opportunities Exist For:


Mercedes-Benz Vans, LLC (“MBV”) is part of the division Mercedes-Benz Vans of Daimler AG, Germany. It is a plant in South Carolina that assembles Sprinter vans for the U.S. market under the brands Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner, with headquarters in Charleston, SC. The midsize Metris van was added to the assembly line in 2015.

Mercedes-Benz Vans announced in March 2015 that it will invest $500 million in construction of a new Sprinter production plant, in addition to an expansion of existing assembly operations. The new facility will also be located in Charleston, and will provide up to 1,300 jobs.

More than 130,000 Sprinter have been assembled in Charleston and delivered to destinations in the U.S. since 2006. The U.S. is now the third largest market for Sprinter vans, after Germany and the U.K.

 

Responsibilities: 

  • Build complex tools (press factory)
  • Perform setup operations for special cases (establish tooling and process for non-standard manufacturing cases)
    • Perform plant and machinery upgrades for non-standard cases, test parts, new parts and prototypes without plans in some cases
    • If necessary, create complex upgrade plans for non-standard processes. Release process for standardization
  • Identify, analyze, suggest countermeasures, assign and partner with connected areas of expertise to correct issues
  • Perform failure analysis on manufacturing processes
  • Perform failure analysis on the product
  • Assist in the procurement and construction of new machinery and equipment
  • Assist in approving newly installed apparatus and equipment
    • Conduct initial machine testing and document, communicate, and demonstrate machine problems/defects to suppliers and planning personnel if needed
    • Perform nominal/actual comparison validation in real-time mode
    • If necessary, initiate warranty, create test reports, and create input for inspection
  • Set up machine programming
  • Monitor machinery for optimal performance
    • Set order sequence in the given production program
    • Analyze process data, monitor production flow and buffer levels
    • Initiate process to repair and maintain machinery and order new parts as needed
    • Conduct data analysis on productivity and evaluate
    • Propose remedies in bottleneck situations
  • Assist in the organization of teamwork
  • Participate in the Continuous Improvement Program

 

Qualifications:

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED and a minimum of 2 years relevant manufacturing experience

 

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.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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Do you have a High School Diploma or GED and a minimum of 2 years of relevant manufacturing experience?

 

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