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Production Spartanburg, South Carolina 29.11.2022

Plant and Structure Projects Steerer - Battery Plant

Battery specialists at the BMW Group are in their element. The ability to convert energy into determination and vision into reality is particularly necessary. The reaction product needs to be unparalleled driving pleasure - our vehicles' hallmark.
Description

The BMW Group continues the roll-out of its electromobility plan with a new investment in the U.S. to expand Plant Spartanburg and the company’s manufacturing footprint in the U.S. BMW Group Chairman of the Board of Management, Oliver Zipse, announced 10/19/2022, a $1.7 billion investment in its U.S. operations, including $1 billion to prepare for the production of electric vehicles at the company’s existing U.S. manufacturing facility in South Carolina, and $700 million to build a new high-voltage battery assembly facility in nearby Woodruff, SC. 

Plant and Structure Projects Steerer is an example of one of the many positions we will fill as we prepare for this exciting new initiative. Join our Talent Community by submitting your resume. This will let our Recruiters know you're interested in learning about future positions.

The Plant and Structure Projects Steerer:

  • Steers the Plant and Structure Project Production Energy Module Generation 6 including structures, equipment and processes for Plant Spartanburg.
  • Steers the strategic planning and implementation of structural measures with high complexity and high relevance regarding stable start-up and total availability of the production system.
  • Serves as project steerer and liaison for structure projects across technologies emphasizing collaboration of stakeholders while focusing on the wholistic project success
  • Conducts multiple cross-functional project meetings (i.e. steering circle, milestone planning round) to align stakeholders.
  • Schedules, facilitates, and documents meetings.
  • Prepares agendas and presentations for management meetings.
  • Prepares and steers workshops and/or other collaborative activities with stakeholders.
  • Steers and tracks open issue list for required deliverables (milestones/ KPI's/targets achieved/etc.) related to the overall project coordination.
  • Tracks, steers, and supports coordination of the overall project timeline/schedule, while ensuring sub-project timelines/schedules achievement.
  • Manages the evaluation of sub-project risks utilizing Risk management tools.
  • Maintains and presents project status and overviews to management.
  • Presents project statuses across technologies for overall alignment.
  • Steers the consolidation of financial overviews and spending forecasts for management presentations
  • Supports steering of optimal solutions regarding costs, quality, ergonomics, technical innovation, and environment with respect to cross technology functions.
  • Performs project evaluations identifying/capturing gaps, dependencies, resources, risks, and financial impacts.
  • Ensures all assigned countermeasures are developed on schedule and are effective.
  • Ensures minimal impact to operations with project implementations.
  • Understands and models VPS (Value Added Production System) Principles and concepts of Standard Work and Problem Solving.
  • Adheres to 5S and Safety Standards and Principles. Performs other duties as assigned by management.

BMW Manufacturing is a leader in innovations and excellence. Come be a part of the extraordinary advanced manufacturing team where new technologies and ideas are constantly being discovered and implemented.

BMW Manufacturing is proud to be located in Upstate, South Carolina at the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, providing the perfect mix of exciting city life and the great outdoors, or simply a great environment in which to raise a family.

In addition to offering a stimulating work environment and a great place to live, BMW Associates have access to an exceptional range of benefits. Our comprehensive benefits program includes:
- Medical, Dental, Prescription and Vision coverage
- Paid time off
- 401(k) plan with company matching contribution
- Retirement Income Account
- Life insurance
- BMW Associates Assistance Program
- Medical Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
- Company vehicle program

Qualifications
  • BA/BS Degree in STEM or Business Administration, or the equivalent of 4 years of professional experience in a related field, preferably in an automotive/ manufacturing environment.
  • 5+ years of manufacturing project management experience, preferably in structure or vehicle projects. 
  • 5+ years of building construction experience (preferred).
  • 5+ years of demonstrated project leadership skills.
  • 5+ years knowledge of technology operational processes and concepts.
  • 5+ years knowledge of technology planning processes.
  • 5+ years knowledge of building construction and building planning processes.

Plant and Structure Projects Steerer - Battery Plant

20221129
Automotive
Spartanburg, South Carolina
United States
Legal Entity:
BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC
BMW Group
Location:
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Job Field:
Production
Job Id:
220003X4
Publication Date:
29.11.2022
Full-time
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