Mercedes-Benz Vans, LLC - Assembler

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Recruitment #87-14-23






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Mercedes-Benz Vans, LLC (“MBV”) is part of the division Mercedes-Benz Vans of Daimler AG, Germany. It is a plant in South Carolina that assembles Sprinter vans for the U.S. market under the brands Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner, with headquarters in Charleston, SC. The midsize Metris van was added to the assembly line in 2015.


Mercedes-Benz Vans announced in March 2015 that it will invest $500 million in construction of a new Sprinter production plant, in addition to an expansion of existing assembly operations. The new facility will be also located in Charleston, and will provide up to 1,300 jobs.  


More than 130,000 Sprinter have been assembled in Charleston and delivered to destinations in the U.S. since 2006. The U.S. is now the third largest market for Sprinter vans, after Germany and the U.K.





Assemblers at Mercedes-Benz Vans work within a team in an assembly-line environment building state-of-the-art vans for the American automotive market.



  • Prepare the assembly  
    • Check production documents for completeness
    • Inspect incoming parts for completeness and quality
    • Provide feedback on missing/incomplete documents or parts
  • Assemble components and/or assemblies
    • According to the appropriate work instructions, mount various assemblies and components on numerous or different stations within an allotted timeframe
    • Report self-discovered defects/errors
    • Ensure the assembly meets high quality standards
  • Perform maintenance work according to specifications (tool maintenance, housekeeping, Total Production Maintenance) within individual workstation and on station tools
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement Process





Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • A minimum or 1 year experience in an assembly/manufacturing environment


  • The completion of a Basic Industrial Work Skills certificate or similar

Knowledge and Skills

  • Basic hand/power tool familiarity
  • Preferred experience in automotive production  

Mercedes-Benz Vans is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.    


IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER NOTICE The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors, and the requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and are not exhaustive of the tasks that an employee may be required to perform. The Company reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and to require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations, or the work environment change.


Mercedes-Benz Vans, LLC ("MBV") is a plant in Ladson, South Carolina that produces Sprinter vans for the U.S. and Canadian market under the brands Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner. The midsize Mercedes-Benz Metris vans are also reassembled at this location.


Mercedes-Benz Vans, LLC invested 500 million U.S. dollars in the construction of a new Sprinter production plant in addition to an expansion of the previous assembly operations. In September 2018, MBV officially opened its new plant, located next to existing operations in the North Charleston area. The MBV facility will provide up to 1,300 jobs by the end of the decade and is expected to create at least 600 additional jobs in the region through its suppliers.


More than 120,000 Sprinters have been assembled in North Charleston and delivered to destinations in the U.S. since 2006. The U.S. is now the second largest market for Sprinter vans, after Germany.



An Equal Opportunity Employer