Mercedes-Benz: Building Exceptional Vehicles and Careers!
The best chapters in Alabama's automotive success story are yet
to come. The Mercedes-Benz automobile of the future will be
different; greener, more efficient, safer, and even more
fascinating. Only one thing will never change - It will wear a
MBUSI is home to the GLE, GLE Coupe, and GLS Sport Utility
Vehicles produced for all global markets. Our facility is one of
the most advanced automotive manufacturing facilities in the world,
with over 6 million square feet under one roof. The plant, located
in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, is positioned in an area of natural
beauty and abundant natural resources.
MBUSI offers an excellent compensation and benefits package
including health and life insurance, 401(k) and retirement, on-site
child development and wellness facilities. MBUSI is committed to
excellence and actively promotes teamwork, safety, quality, and
continuous improvement within its ranks. Our Team Members share a
common goal to always be the best premium auto manufacturer in
Mercedes-Benz, U.S. International, Inc. provides equal
employment opportunities to all employees and applicants.
Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. follows all local, state and
federal laws in all aspects of business.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for any open
Purpose of the Position:
Under general supervision, this position support and/or leads
new tool build, engineering changes, BiW and assembly equipment
changes, tool improvement, and provide input regarding feasibility
of tool/part/equipment changes being considered. Validate changes
in tool cost, equipment cost, engineering change cost, and
piece-price. Works with ramp-up and support teams (Quality,
Einfuehrung, Development Hub, etc.) on current series production,
current project ramp-up. and future projects as directed.
Review tool/equipment quality, part/assembly quality,
tool/assmbly process capability and work with Quality and
Einfuehrung to decide when tools are ready for series
Provide tool tracking for new tools and communicate with other
departments when necessary, to make these decisions.
Procure from and exchange information with Quality, Einfuehrung,
Development Hub, suppliers, and other related persons or
departments to ensure that tool and equipment quality, capability
and timing requirements will meet or exceed MBUSI requirements.
Participate in and help prepare for process review trials
(B-phase & Production Trials) at Anlauffabrik (Series
Pre-production) in Germany and at tool supplier locations as well
as with home-line integration at the supplier and at MBUSI.
Provide feedback to Purchasing when requested as to if/when
supplier has completed their obligation to Mercedes and if/when
supplier should be paid for tooling (new tooling and engineering
Confirm tool cost and piece price.
Provide technical expertise for Purchasing department regarding
all technical-related issues.
Provide relevant requirements to development engineers for
Document required product improvements and work with development
engineers until closure.
Prepare and present information for tool and/or product reviews
at meetings and provide information for required reports.
Organize internal and external meetings to clarify definition of
problems and report findings.
Support efficiency improvement measures of the Series Planning
Follow and ensure all affected rules, policies and laws
concerning safety and security.
Remain available for domestic and international travel and work
on weekends and/or holidays in certain cases.
Perform other duties as required.
QUALIFICATIONS: Education, Experience and Necessary Skills all
must be met in order to qualify for position.
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering or in a
related area, and/or the equivalent combination of education and
A minimum of three (3)_ years' of relevant professional
experience in an Engineering function within a manufacturing
setting with strong emphasis on press shop and/or body shop
equipment (preferably high-pressure aluminum casting) and project
Necessary Skills, Certifications, etc.:
Flexibility to support MBUSI needs and demands.
Knowledge in PC applications: Outlook, Word, Excel and
Ability to work in a team environment.
Ability to clearly communicate technical information, both
verbally and in writing, in German and English.
Work experience with Mercedes-Benz in product development and in
Experience in leading problem-solving groups.
Knowledge in system applications such as ZEUS, Dialog, ACM,
Engineering Client, KT-Datenbank.
Knowledge in CAD systems: Simens NX, SMARAGD