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Maintenance Technician - Body Shop

Mercedes-Benz Vans, LLC • Charleston, SC

Posted 1 month ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Experience - 3 years
Degree - High School
Other Great Industries
Installation - Maint - Repair, Skilled Labor - Trades

Job Description

Job Overview:

You will be responsible for maintaining production equipment to ensure that Mercedes-Benz Vans meets daily production requirements in the Body Shop.

 
Responsibilities:

  • Repair work including necessary disassembly and re-assembly of production equipment

  • Keep repair and maintenance records

  • Perform equipment PM tasks to ensure we maintain manufacturer recommended specifications

  • Ability to properly size circuit conductors, circuit protector devices, ability to run conduit if needed, install electrical equipment, wire and unwire equipment as needed

  • Must understand how to use VOM and other testing related equipment to identify electrical problems

  • Identify and investigate errors and malfunctions as they relate to the items below:

  • Intermittent/inconsistent electrical and mechanical failures on production equipment

  • PLC’s, 24v control circuits, 480v 3phase systems, 4-20ma circuits, VFD’s, PC controllers, and fieldbus technology/control technology

  • Complex mechanical components such as pumps, motors, bearings, etc.

  • Execute modernizations, extensions, and modifications according to specifications and/or sketches of electrical drawings. If necessary, adjust PLC programming and utilize PLC to troubleshoot issues. Independently construct or design equipment with use of PLC, BUS-Systems, Network Technology, Mechanical Components, Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems and Cooling/Lubrication Systems

  • Perform daily equipment checks
  • Improve resources and installations (idea generation and planning)

  • Change processes
  • Change process parameters
  • Change hardware
  • Modify software (PLC, PC, etc.)
  • Perform cycle time analysis and optimize as needed

  • Support associates within assigned production areas

  • Obtain operative materials, equipment and service providers

  • Travel and/or overtime may be required

Job Requirements

  
Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Required: 4+ years relevant experience; OR Relevant certificate + 3 years relevant experience; OR Relevant associates degree + 1 year relevant experience

  • Preferred: 5+ years relevant experience; OR Relevant certificate + 4 years relevant experience; OR Relevant assoc. degree + 2 years relevant experience

  • Indirectly relevant experience: experience working with automation equipment, mechanical repairs, working toward a related degree or certification

  • Knowledge of industrial AC/DC electricity [24V – 480V], mechanical, hydraulics, and/or pneumatics required

  • Experience changing out bearing and motors preferred

  • Basic computer skills required (i.e. Microsoft Office, email)

  • PLC/BUS system education and/or experience strongly preferred

  • Robotics (Kuka, Durr) experience strongly preferred

  • Oven and paint booth supply air maintenance experience preferred (i.e. Maxon Gas Train)

  • Pumping system maintenance experience preferred

  • Conveyor system maintenance experience preferred

  • Strong communications skills (listening, speaking, writing)

 
 
We are all in for change. Are you too? Apply now.
 

If you have experience in the above and are interested in joining an outstanding company we welcome you to apply. The division Mercedes-Benz Vans is world renown for quality and innovative products.

EXCELLENT COMPENSATION & BENEFITS PLAN WITH 401k MATCHING

 

Mercedes-Benz Vans, LLC (“MBV”) is a plant in Ladson, South Carolina that produces Sprinter vans for the U.S. and Canadian market under the brands Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner. The midsize Mercedes-Benz Metris vans are also reassembled at this location.

Mercedes-Benz Vans, LLC invested 500 million U.S. dollars in the construction of a new Sprinter production plant in addition to an expansion of the previous assembly operations. In September 2018, MBV officially opened its new plant, located next to existing operations in the North Charleston area. The MBV facility will provide up to 1,300 jobs by the end of the decade and is expected to create at least 600 additional jobs in the region through its suppliers.

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

 

Mercedes-Benz Vans, LLC is committed to fostering an inclusive environment that appreciates and leverages the diversity of our team. We provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation),age, national origin, religion, marital status, veteran status, physical or other disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.



Organization:  Mercedes Benz Vans LLC
Primary Location:  United States of America-South Carolina-Charleston
Work Locations:  
8501 Palmetto Commerce Pkwy (US29456C)
8501 Palmetto Commerce Pkwy
Charleston, 29456

Job ID: MER0000L86
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