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: 

  • Perform repair work including necessary disassembly and assembly
  • Identifying and analyzing errors and malfunctions such as:
    • Intermittent/inconsistent failures
    • PLC, CNC, PC controllers, and fieldbus technology/control technology
    • Complex mechanical components
    • Possibility of error chain (cause of error is prior to where it is detected)
  • Perform modernizations, extensions, and modifications according to specifications and/or sketches. If necessary, adjust programming or rebuild. Independently construct or design equipment with use of PLC, BUS-Systems, Network Technology, Mechanical Components, Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems and Cooling/Lubrication Systems
  • Optimizing resources and installations (idea generation and planning)
    • Changing processes
    • Changing process parameters
    • Changing hardware
    • Modification of software (PLC, PC, etc.)
    • Perform cycle time analysis and optimize as needed
  • Procurement of operative materials, equipment, and service providers
  • Staff support or allocation

 

Qualifications:

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED with a minimum of 5 years of relevant maintenance experience
    -or-
  • Associates Degree in a technical trade (industrial technology, electronics, mechatronics, etc.) and 2 years relevant maintenance experience

Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of industrial electronics, hydraulics, pneumatics, metal processing, and data processing
  • PLC/BUS system education and/or experience preferred

 

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

 

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 with a minimum of 5 years of relevant maintenance experience?
- or -
Do you have an Associates Degree in a technical trade (industrial technology, electronics, mechatronics, etc.) and 2 years relevant maintenance experience?

YES

Do you have knowledge of industrial electronics, hydraulics, pneumatics, metal processing, and data?

YES

This position may require standing for long periods of time; occasionally kneeling, bending and stooping; or working with arms raised.  Can you meet these requirements?

 

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

YES                           NO