Mercedes-Benz: Building Exceptional Vehicles… and Careers!
Daimler North America Corporation has set-up a trading house in the US. The new entity (MB ExTra LLC) will be responsible for the steering of parts from U.S. suppliers to plants outside of the US. MB ExTra is a wholly owned subsidiary of Daimler North America Corporation and will be located on the Mercedes Benz United States International campus in Vance, AL. It is positioned in an area of natural beauty and abundant natural resources
The entity will be staffed by employees who will handle supply chain management, quality management, supplier quality and capacity management.
MB ExTra LLC offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including health and life insurance, 401(k) and retirement, on-site child development and wellness facilities. MB ExTra LLC is committed to excellence and actively promotes teamwork, safety, quality, and continuous improvement within its ranks. Our Team Members share a common goal to build up the best processes and supply chain solutions.
MB ExTra LLC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. MB ExTra LLC follows all local, state and federal laws in all aspects of business.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for any open positions.
Purpose of the Position: This position is responsible for investigating, analyzing and correcting problems of supplier parts to ensure the quality of these parts from the development phase until the end of the life cycle by collaborating cross-functional partnerships within the company (worldwide) and with suppliers within the NAFTA region.
Essential Functions: (List all basic responsibilities related to the purpose of the position)
For New Product and Current Series activities:
Lead the VDA-RGA activities with the NAFTA supply base. Work with other Daimler plants and departments to assure SOP. Tasks include:
- Creation and alignment of the production part approval process (PPAP) per AIAG or VDA guidelines
- Performance test
- Setting boundary samples
- Report part readiness for launch to management team
- Fixture & gauge concept and capability validation
- Supplier validation and potential analysis
Provide lessons learned from current running series to improve future projects.
Perform VDA 6.3 audits at suppliers and monitor supplier performance to Daimler’s targets and standards. When needed facilitate improvement plans using problem solving and continuous improvement techniques.
Manage international production part suppliers (in NAFTA region) in regards to quality concerns and change implementation. This includes communicating all part & process issues and coordinating countermeasure activities.
Ensure process planning and cross-functional activities to achieve the quality, safety and production goals of Daimler.
Open to travel within NAFTA region frequently