Manufacturing EngineeringSpartanburg, South Carolina10.11.2023
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Upper Level Systems Specialist
The Upper Level Systems Specialist:
Administers and maintains Upper Level Systems for the Battery Plant.
Manages controls and IT interfaces as a key user for all the systems in the controls & process technique team. Upper Level Systems include production control, monitoring and reporting of BMW systems based on Oracle Data collection and SAP.
Develops design standards and specifications related to Upper Level Systems.
Plans and implements improvements within Battery Plant related to the specific Upper Level Systems .
Participates in cross-functional project teams supporting activities for Upper Level Systems.
Provides planning and technical support related to Upper Level Systems. during the introduction of new models and other projects.
Coordinates with suppliers to ensure that best programming practices and BMW standards are being utilized consistently and throughout all areas.
Coordinates with suppliers to ensure that correct software tools and revision control are utilized.
Ensures proper Upper Level Systems specific documentation delivery from suppliers.
Develops and maintains user and support documentation for areas of responsibility.
Provides technical support to Battery Plant groups for resolving Upper Level Systems related issues.
Interfaces with the IT group to ensure efficient operation of the Battery Plant's systems.
Facilitates activities relative to IT systems/services and actively serves as a Battery Plant key user.
Develops HMI and production monitoring screens for automatic line control and maintenance information systems for all Battery Plant operations.
Steers the Battery Plant Technical Training and Development program by conducting training classes, providing technical documentation, etc.
Supports Plant / Battery Plant targets and goals for Production, Quality, Safety, Cost, etc.
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
BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field or the equivalent of 4 years of IT or Controls experience in a manufacturing environment (automotive preferred).
5+ years of experience in Controls programming for automotive manufacturing.
3+ years PLC programming for Siemens S7 platform.
3+ years HMI/SCADA programming for and Siemens WinCC platform.
3+ years Visual Basic Scripting, C, or Java programming.
3+ years knowledge of industrial bus systems Profinet.
3+ years English language and communication skills.
3+ years knowledge of IPS-L, IPS-T (preferred).
3+ years PC skills (MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
1+ years PC hardware troubleshooting, Networking and TCP/IP knowledge.
1+ years SAP skills.
1+ years SQL (Oracle preferred).
Basic project management skills.
Basic Business Administration skills (budgeting, planning, Time Management etc.).
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.