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: 

  • Monitor and control coating/painting processes
    • Set order sequence
    • Analyze end-of-process items, and adjust the coating process accordingly
    • Monitor production flow and buffer levels
    • Coordinate with upstream/downstream areas
    • Propose corrective measures for bottleneck situations, and coordinate with the foreman if necessary
    • Accumulate manufacturing data and evaluate
  • Prepare coating materials according to the requirements
  • Perform failure analysis on the process
  • Analyze system errors, if necessary by the use of diagnostic systems. Identify vulnerabilities in advance. Develop and implement corrective measures
  • Optimization of programs
  • Assist in the organization of teamwork
  • Participate in the Continuous Improvement Program

 

Qualifications:

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED and 5 years of relevant experience

-or-

  • Associate’s Degree in a technical trade (Industrial Technology, Auto Body Repair, Automotive Technology, etc.) and 2 years of relevant experience

Knowledge and Skills

  • Must possess intimate knowledge of paint, chemical, and coating processes
  • Knowledge of automotive paint and coating systems, data processing, chemical handling, and painting equipment
  • Experience controlling automated painting systems in a manufacturing setting

 

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 and 5 years of relevant experience?
- or -
Do you have an Associate’s Degree in a technical trade (Industrial Technology, Auto Body Repair, Automotive Technology, etc.) and 2 years of relevant experience?

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