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Production Spartanburg, South Carolina 29.11.2022

Joining Specialist - 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.

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. 

Joining Specialist - Battery Plant, is an example of 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 Joining Specialist will:

  • Provide technical support with all joining applications and systems within the Battery Plant.
  • Develop new joining applications and systems in Battery Assembly to improve efficiency and productivity.
  • Lead joining technology teams that support Battery objectives and projects.
  • Assist in developing manufacturing concepts for Battery processes.
  • Develop design standards and specifications related to joining applications and systems.
  • Provide technical support related to joining applications and systems during the introduction of new models and series support.
  • Participate in cross-functional project teams supporting activities related to joining topics.
  • Ensure proper joining specific documentation delivery from the Original Equipment Manufacturer.
  • Plan and implement improvements within Battery-related to the specific joining applications and systems.
  • Develop solutions in automated processes using joining applications and systems.
  • Provide technical support to Battery groups for resolving joining application and system related issues.
  • Support the Battery Technical Training and Development program by conducting training classes, providing technical documentation, etc.
  • Understand and model VPS (Value Added Production System) Principles and concepts of Standard Work and Problem Solving.
  • Adhere to 5S and Safety Standards and Principles.
  • Perform 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

  • BS degree in weld engineering or engineering or the equivalent of 4 years of work experience in a joining engineering role (automotive preferred).
  • 4 years of manufacturing/planning experience (automotive preferred) in a highly automated process including 2 years of project team experience in a manufacturing or business environment.
  • Advanced knowledge of joining applications and systems hot (welding, laser, MIG / TIG, etc.) and cold (gluing, rivet, etc.).
  • Intermediate PC skills (MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Intermediate PC hardware troubleshooting, Networking and TCP/IP knowledge.
  • Intermediate written and oral communication skills.
  • Intermediate project management skills.
  • Intermediate Business Administration skills (budgeting, planning, Time Management etc.).
  • Intermediate knowledge of manufacturing processes.
  • Intermediate CAD knowledge (CATIA preferred).
  • Basic knowledge of SAP.

Joining Specialist - Battery Plant

Spartanburg, South Carolina
United States
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BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC
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