Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: April 5, 2018

Organization: Mercedes-Benz Vans, LLC

Location: Other

City: North Charleston

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time


• High School Diploma or GED required

• Required: 4+ years relevant experience; OR Relevant certificate + 3 years relevant experience; OR Relevant associates degree + 1 year relevant experience

• Preferred: 5+ years relevant experience; OR Relevant certificate + 4 years relevant experience; OR Relevant assoc. degree + 2 years relevant experience

• Indirectly relevant experience: experience working with automation equipment, mechanical repairs, working toward a related degree or certification

• Knowledge of industrial AC/DC electricity [24V – 480V], mechanical, hydraulics, and/or pneumatics required

• Experience changing out bearing and motors preferred

• Basic computer skills required (i.e. Microsoft Office, email)

• PLC/BUS system education and/or experience strongly preferred

• Robotics (Kuka, Durr) experience strongly preferred

• Oven and paint booth supply air maintenance experience preferred (i.e. Maxon Gas Train)

• Pumping system maintenance experience preferred

• Conveyor system maintenance experience preferred

• Strong communications skills (listening, speaking, writing)


Job Description:

The Mechatronics Technician is responsible for maintaining production equipment to ensure the daily production requirements at Mercedes-Benz Vans are met.

• Perform repair work including necessary disassembly and re-assembly of production equipment

• Perform equipment PM tasks to ensure manufacturer recommended specifications are maintained

• Maintains repair and maintenance records

• Ability to properly size circuit conductors, circuit protector devices, ability to run conduit if needed, install electrical equipment, wire and unwire equipment as needed

• Must understand how to use VOM and other testing related equipment to identify electrical problems

• Identify and analyze errors and malfunctions as they relate to the items below:
o Intermittent/inconsistent electrical and mechanical failures on production equipment
o PLC’s, 24v control circuits, 480v 3phase systems, 4-20ma circuits, VFD’s, PC controllers, and fieldbus technology/control technology
o Complex mechanical components such as pumps, motors, bearings, etc.

• Execute modernizations, extensions, and modifications according to specifications and/or sketches of electrical drawings. If necessary, adjust PLC programming and utilize PLC to troubleshoot issues. Independently construct or design equipment with use of PLC, BUS-Systems, Network Technology, Mechanical Components, Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems and Cooling/Lubrication Systems

• Perform daily equipment checks

• Optimize resources and installations (idea generation and planning)
o Changing processes
o Changing process parameters
o Changing hardware
o Modification of software (PLC, PC, etc.)
o Perform cycle time analysis and optimize as needed

• Interact with and support associates within assigned production areas

• Procurement of operative materials, equipment, and service providers

• Travel and/or overtime may be required

• All other duties as required to support business needs


Contact Name:
Britta Roeglin
Contact Phone Number: (854) 888-3447
Application Process:
Apply online