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Mercedes Benz | Vance, AL
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Mercedes-Benz: Building Exceptional Vehicles… and Careers!

The best chapters in Alabama's automotive success story are yet to come. The Mercedes-Benz automobile of the future will be different; greener, more efficient, safer, and even more fascinating. Only one thing will never change - It will wear a star.

MBUSI is home to the GLE, GLE Coupe, and GLS Sport Utility Vehicles and the C-Class for the North American market. Our facility is one of the most advanced automotive manufacturing facilities in the world, with over 6 million square feet under one roof. The plant, located in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, is positioned in an area of natural beauty and abundant natural resources.

MBUSI offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including health and life insurance, 401(k) and retirement, on-site child development and wellness facilities. MBUSI is committed to excellence and actively promotes teamwork, safety, quality, and continuous improvement within its ranks. Our Team Members share a common goal to always be the best premium auto manufacturer in North America.

Mercedes-Benz, U.S. International, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. follows all local, state and federal laws in all aspects of business.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply for any open positions.

Job overviewUnder general supervision this position is responsible for MBUSI Central Warehouse Service Parts Inventory Management of past, current and future models. This position is the main contact for GSP/LS, GSP/TP and PSQ in Germany. The position's goal is to improve the forecast accuracy and Service Level to its customers. Duties and responsibilitiesResponsible for different life cycle processes at MBUSI Service Parts. These life cycle processes exist also within GSP aftersales organization.

Identify and coordinate parts, which change from production to non-production part. Involvement in quantity, timing and capacity decisions with GSP/LS and GSP/TP.

Launch Management of a new vehicle or model year within MBUSI Service Parts.

Project lead responsible to coordinate the launch process. Track and report on the milestones and Service Levels.

Coordinate and lead the process of such suppliers.

Coordinate and lead the service campaigns parts availability for the NAFTA region.

Coordinate and lead the move of tools from one location to another.

Implementation of all new released service parts into the relevant service parts systems. In case of part number relocation, TM has to involve change management counterparts in Germany.

Introduce the life cycle processes within MBUSI Service Parts and work together with GSP to improve these processes in the daily work.

Responsible for monitoring inventory discrepancies, adjusting supplier orders and providing forecast information to the suppliers.

Monitor and maintain the annual service parts obsolescence budget.

Serve as the main contact for Daimler purchasing department to monitor and follow up on all open service parts contract and pricing topics and discrepancies.

Supports the implementation of individual logistics system between MBUSI and GLC to ensure proper data flow within the GSP aftersales organization.


(All qualifications must be met in order to qualify for the job)Minimum level of education

(Note: Engineering and/or IT MUST require technical degrees)This position requires a Bachelor's degree in (Choose all the apply):Business AdministrationSupply Chain/Operations Management Or related area or the equivalent combination of education and experience.Professional Experience Co-Op/ internship and/ or up to 2 years' professional experience in the following area(s):Material Planning and control, Forecasting and parts procurementRequired skills

(These skills are essential to perform the job)Proficient in using MS Office Suite

Experience with inventory management and lifecycle processes

Must be proficient in the following systems: Dub, SPM, Dview, Paragon, Avis, Iweb, MED

Highly motivated individual dedicated to customer satisfaction.

Must be able to collaborate and communicate clearly and possess excellent organizational skills

Must be able to accept change/ideas and respond appropriately

Possess the ability to work independently .

Able to make decisions that require initiative and judgment in order to effectively execute various work assignments.

Preferred skills

(These skills are not essential but useful)German language skill prefered

About Mercedes Benz

DaimlerChrysler is one of the world's leading automotive, transportation and services companies. Its passenger car brands include Mercedes-Benz, Chrysler, JeepĀ®, Dodge and smart. Commercial vehicles are produced under the Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner, Sterling, Thomas Built and Setra brands. It offers financial and other services through DaimlerChrysler Services. With 416.500 employees, DaimlerChrysler achieved 2000 revenues of 162,4 bn ?.