BMW Manufacturing, SC Works to Host Recruitment Event.

Spartanburg, SC - 01/24/2018

BMW Manufacturing and SC Works will host a recruitment event for equipment maintenance technicians on Tuesday, February 6, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., at the SC Works office located at 225 S. Pleasantburg Drive in Greenville.

To attend the recruitment event, applicants must first be registered at SCWORKS.org. SC Works will screen applicants to determine eligibility. If eligible, applicants will receive an invitation to attend the February 6 event, during which they will complete a computer-based technical knowledge assessment. Results of the assessment will be provided onsite. If successful, the candidate will be scheduled to take a hands-on electrical troubleshooting proficiency test at a later date.

Equipment maintenance technicians are responsible for overseeing equipment modifications for process changes, new models and expansions. They troubleshoot, maintain, repair and modify automotive manufacturing and test equipment to improve systems uptime and reliability. Equipment maintenance technicians also maintain and update all process documentation.

To be eligible, candidates must meet the following education and experience requirements:

  • Associate’s degree in a technical manufacturing discipline and two years of automation/PLC controls experience with industrial maintenance, mechanical, electronic systems and PC controls
    OR
  • High school diploma/GED and two years technical maintenance experience, plus two years of automation/PLC controls experience with industrial maintenance, mechanical, electronic systems and PC controls

Candidates must also have experience in some or all of the following:

  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of closed-loop servo systems
  • Design, installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of sequential processes
  • Working with high level programming languages
  • Interfacing controls, processes and feedback devices
  • Human/machine interface devices and associated software
  • Installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of AC variable frequency drives

Additionally, at least three years of hands-on experience in the following areas is highly desirable:

  • Three-phase power
  • Pneumatic controls
  • Siemens PLC S7

Successful candidates are flexible, able to adjust to changes quickly and willing to work overtime and holidays as needed. This is a night shift position. Relocation assistance is available.

To learn more, visit scworks.org.

 

BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC

BMW Manufacturing Co., LLC is a subsidiary of BMW AG in Munich, Germany, and is the global producer of the BMW X3 and X5 Sports Activity Vehicles and X4 and X6 Sports Activity Coupes.  In addition to the South Carolina manufacturing facility, BMW Group North American subsidiaries include sales, marketing, and financial services operations in the United States, Canada and throughout Latin America; and a design firm and technology office in California. For more information on BMW Manufacturing, visit bmwusfactory.com.

 

If you have any questions, please contact:
Corporate Communications

Sky Foster, Department Manager, Corporate Communications, BMW Manufacturing

Telephone: +1 864-802-5546, sky.foster@bmwmc.com

Steve Wilson, Media Communications Specialist, Corporate Communications, BMW Manufacturing

Telephone: +1 864-802-5346, steve.wilson@bmwmc.com

Website: bmwusfactory.com

 

Production Figures

  •  2019 Production - July
    • X3 Vehicles: 8,118
    • X4 Vehicles: 4,723
    • X5 Vehicles: 10,187
    • X6 Vehicles: 24
    • X7 Vehicles: 3,107
  • Number of jobs – 11,000
  • U.S. suppliers – 300
  • South Carolina suppliers– Over 40

Media Contacts

Sky Foster
MANAGER, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

BMW Manufacturing Co.
P. O. Box 11000
Spartanburg, SC 29304
864-802-5546
sky.foster@bmwmc.com

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