Equipment Maintenance Spartanburg, South Carolina 27.10.2023

Op Lead Maintenance

A perfect car is the product of the perfect process. Production at the BMW Group is highly automated and carried out using the most modern facilities. But it doesn’t run itself. To ensure that driving pleasure is built in from the beginning, means people working with passion and pride. Independently and as part of a motivated team, they perform extraordinary things every day and contribute to the fulfilling of automobile dreams.

Acts as the Operational Lead for Paint Shop maintenance. Manages, directs and steers Paint Shop maintenance activities, equipment downtime, process improvements and Key Performance Indicators (KPI) for Units per Hour (UPH), Equipment Availability (EA), Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF), Mean Time To Repair (MTTR) and Mean Time To Failure (MTTF). Directs maintenance and operational activities to support production requirements. Provides expert level technical support for equipment and automation to those within the Work Organization with the support of a highly skilled team of maintenance experts. Steers development, decisions, implementations, solutions and corrective measures for Preventative and Predictive Maintenance, Repair, PM Scheduling, Availability, and Quality based on Plan-Do-Check Act (PDCA) methods. Guides the team in problem solving and to identify innovative solutions in collaboration with Work Organization members, in alignment with technology planning.

Promotes results-oriented thinking to achieve Key Performance indicators (KPIs). Leads the development and execution of enabler projects in order to sustainably achieve KPI targets. Reviews measures and decisions for sustainability and effectiveness. Implements and steers all applicable BMW policies, standards, processes, and instructions. Represents BMW Group in a professional manner by role modeling. Leads planning, resources and technical equipment management in an efficient manner regarding time, quality and cost. Demonstrates compliance to the Health & Safety, Environmental & Quality systems, as well as, Information Protection, Data Security and Product Conformity requirements. Addresses promptly and implements corrective measures in case of incident.

Maintains documentation and reports for assigned systems and audits. Provides transparency on targets, area performance and planned changes using appropriate forms of communication. Drives and supports strategic change and sustainable transformation processes and continuous improvement based on BMW Group objectives and own ideas. Supports management team to understand change and manage uncertainty. Delivers timely performance feedback including corrective actions for improvement and recognition for performance. Achieves training and compliance requirements within designated deadlines for self. Develops own technical, professional skills, and process knowledge to meet current and future requirements. Leads in Problem Solving, strategic initiatives, Technical training requirements and Improvements through Coaching. Understands and models VPS (Value Added Production System) Principles and concepts of Standard Work. Adheres to 5S and Safety Standards and Principles. Performs time administration duties to ensure proper time and pay calculations. Proxy for Section Manager. 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

  • BA/BS degree or the equivalent of 4 years professional experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • 5+ years of related professional manufacturing experience in a production environment, automation or Maintenance background
  • 3+ years of project management experience and process planning skills.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt, (preferred).
  • 3+ years verbal and written communication skills as proven through work experience.
  • 3+ years general automation and equipment knowledge.
  • 3+ years business administration skills such as planning, organizing, budgeting, etc.
  • 3+ years level computer skills (Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, etc.) as demonstrated by
    business applications.
  • 3+ years skills in SAP (creating requisitions, goods receipt and budget tracking) (preferred).

    BMW Manufacturing Company is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of BMW MC to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all qualified persons regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

    Employment with BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC (BMW MC) is at-will and may be terminated at any time, with or without notice, at the option of BMW MC or the employee.

Op Lead Maintenance

Spartanburg, South Carolina
United States
Legal Entity:
BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC
BMW Group
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Job Field:
Equipment Maintenance
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