Mercedes Benz Jobs – Paint Shop Manufacturing Engineer

Job Description:

Develop, implement, and improve Paint shop system for the new Mercedes-Benz Paint Shop. Apply knowledge of product design, fabrication and paint materials, focusing on designated paint shop processes. Confer with equipment and material supplier.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plans, Designs, documents, and implements medium to large-scale manufacturing processes. Determines feasibility of product changes
  • Monitors maintenance and repair services. Coordinates with Production & Maintenance functions for shutdown activities.
  • Develops planning standards, methods, and procedures.
  • Stays current with product specifications, engineering technology and production processes.
  • Provides guidance to team members to accomplish production goals; Provides guidance to less senior manufacturing engineers.
  • Proposes and manages medium-scale projects from beginning to end.
  • Preparation of technical analyses and higher- level upper management presentation.
  • Participates in regularly scheduled team meetings.
  • Will perform other duties as assigned.
  • Performs a variety of complicated tasks relying on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Identifies opportunities to improve products or reduce costs using knowledge of tooling and production equipment, assembly methods, and product design.
  • Periodically ensures that highly technical equipment meets required specifications and high quality standards.
  • Implements cost reduction initiatives while maintaining high quality standards.
  • Resolves moderately complex technical and operational problems by applying standard procedures and recommends production improvements.
  • Contributes to product and process quality design testing methods.
  • Technical approval of large equipment/installations while planning workplaces with ergonomics in mind.
  • Develops best practices to improve production capacity, quality and reliability
  • Manage the implementation of continuous improvement processes for efficiency to create a Lean Manufacturing environment.
  • Investigates problems, analyzes root causes and derives resolutions. Will use 8D Problem Solving Process to ensure sustainable quality products.
  • Develops operational strategies to achieve production and financial objectives.
  • Assures product and process quality by designing complex testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.

Job Requirements:

  • Proven written and verbal communication at all levels within the organization with good negotiation skills.
  • Intercultural competencies to build productive work relationships.
  • Paint shop Greenfield/ Brownfield start up experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of paint technologies including Pretreatment and Electro-coat is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other relevant degree required. 5+ years of relevant experience, supporting automotive Paint Shop strongly preferred.
  • Experience in installation and running of equipment and process in Automotive Paint Shops strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing Methods (especially painting)procedures and process technology strongly preferred.

Job Details:

Company:  Mercedes-Benz

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Weslaco, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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