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Production Team Member (Experienced)

Date: Oct 31, 2020

Location: Chattanooga, TN, US, 37416

Company: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

VW. Two letters. Endless opportunities.
Summary

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"VW Head Office",sans-serif">We are excited to announce that Volkswagen Chattanooga is now hiring production team members directly to VW for the first time since 2011.  This is the first time we have accepted applications for direct hire since 2009.   We are moving fast to prepare the facility for the production of Electric Vehicles and to meet our production demands.  These positions will be open in many areas of the plant, including Body Shop, Assembly Shop, Paint Shop, Quality Assurance and Logistics. Production team members will assemble automotive parts and operate tools and equipment in a fast-paced, high-tech production environment to build high quality VW vehicles.

Responsibilities
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"VW Head Office",sans-serif">Production Team Members are responsible for assembly, body welding/repair, paint finesse/quality, tool changes, and problem solving of manufacturing processes and equipment.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"VW Head Office",sans-serif">Candidate could work in either Body, Assembly, Paint, Quality or Logistics.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"VW Head Office",sans-serif">Candidates must be willing to work any shift, but hiring will be primarily focused on 2nd and 3rd shift.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"VW Head Office",sans-serif">Overtime hours are common for full-time employees and may be available with little notice. Some weekend shifts are possible.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"VW Head Office",sans-serif">Understand, support, and execute all work in a safe manner and contribute to a culture that promotes safety as its overriding priority.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"VW Head Office",sans-serif">Perform bench, floor, or conveyor assembly work, usually of short cycle duration, and involving standardized work elements. Must be able to comprehend and follow standardized work instructions. Work may involve using hand positioning, assist devices such as hoists, and power tools or other equipment.
Qualifications
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"VW Head Office",sans-serif">At least three combined years of similar manufacturing or automotive mechanic/repair experience including assembly, welding, heavy equipment and machine operation (or similar)
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"VW Head Office",sans-serif">At least 18 years of age
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"VW Head Office",sans-serif">Must have a high school diploma or GED
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"VW Head Office",sans-serif">Must be eligible to work in the United States (no sponsorship)
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"VW Head Office",sans-serif">Must be able to satisfactorily complete Volkswagen hiring process requirements which include medical/physical screening, work assessments, hair drug test, and a background check.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"VW Head Office",sans-serif">Must be willing to work flexible shift hours and day, afternoon, or night shift as well as overtime hours on those shifts with little notice
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"VW Head Office",sans-serif">The employee needs to be capable of working on their feet for long periods of time, demonstrating hand dexterity, tolerating repetitious work patterns and performing some moderate heavy lifting. 
What We Offer
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"VW Head Office",sans-serif">Starting hourly rate is $18.50 for 1st shift, plus a 16% bonus based on attendance and behavior
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"VW Head Office",sans-serif">Starting hourly rate is $20.00 for 2nd and 3rd shift (includes $1.50 shift premium), plus a 16% bonus based on attendance and behavior
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"VW Head Office",sans-serif">Initial hourly rate potential with full 16% bonus: $21.46 Days (1st Shift), $23.20 Nights (2nd, 3rd Shift)
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"VW Head Office",sans-serif">PTO eligible after 6 months with automatic increase<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"VW Head Office",sans-serif">s in amount available each year.  Additional 10-12 company paid holidays each year (Including plant shut down Dec 24 – Jan 1).
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"VW Head Office",sans-serif">Competitive Medical, dental,  vision, life & disability benefits.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"VW Head Office",sans-serif">Up to 9% company contribution to retirement savings.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"VW Head Office",sans-serif">Paid parent leave and adoption assistance benefits.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"VW Head Office",sans-serif">Employee car leasing program at attractive rates with insurance included.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"VW Head Office",sans-serif">Onsite clinic, cafeterias and fitness facilities.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"VW Head Office",sans-serif">Personal & professional growth through Volkswagen Academy and tuition reimbursement.
  • <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"VW Head Office",sans-serif">Career advancement opportunities.


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