Production Team Member

Date: Jul 23, 2022

Location: Chattanooga, TN, US, 37416

Company: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

The Volkswagen Group is one of the world's largest producers of passenger cars and Europe's largest automaker and is on the road to number one. Come join our team and you could be part of that ride. For our employees, Volkswagen stands for more than just efficient and sustainable products - it’s an expression of who they are and how they move through life. Become a part of the Volkswagen of America experience and work with people who are passionate, innovative, enthusiastic, and high performing team players. Everyone deserves a better car and everyone deserves a better company - it’s a Volkswagen thing.

VW. Two letters. Endless opportunities.



The Volkswagen Chattanooga vehicle assembly plant already produces the highly successful Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport.  To meet a growing customer demand, while also preparing for the launch of the brand new all-electric I.D. 4, Volkswagen Chattanooga is now hiring dedicated, career-driven Production Team Members directly to the company.



•   Applicants are considered for several areas within the plant including Body, Assembly, Paint, Quality and Logistics.
•   Candidates will be responsible for various tasks such as assembly, body welding/repair, paint finesse/quality, tool changes, and problem solving of manufacturing processes and equipment.
•   Candidates must value the safety of themselves and others
•   New Hires will be placed on 2nd, Night or 3rd Shift
•   Overtime hours and some weekend work are possible



•    Must be at least 18 years of age
•    Must be eligible to work in the United States (no sponsorship) and posess the basic ability to read and communicate in English
•    Must be able to satisfactorily complete Volkswagen hiring process requirements which include interview, medical/physical screening, hair drug test and a background check.
•    Candidates should be able to work some overtime hours and occasional weekend days
•    Candidates need 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
•    Similar manufacturing, warehouse or automotive experience including assembly, welding, machine operation, and military is preferred.

What We Offer

•    $3,000 Signing bonus (two payments of $1500 at 90 and 180 days).  Limited time offering through October 31, 2022.
•    Total possible starting rate for the available shifts is $24.40 (Comprised of: Base Rate $21.10 + Shift Premium $1.50 + 8% Perfect Attendance Bonus)
•    Relocation stipend of $2500 (based on IRS rules)
•    Fixed shifts with a focus on hiring for 2nd, Night and 3rd
•    PTO eligible after one month of employment. PTO accrued at 8 hours/month for the 1st year up to 96hrs. PTO amount increases with each year of service         
•    Additional 10-12 company paid holidays each year (Including plant shut down Dec 24 – Jan 1)
•    Competitive Medical, dental, vision, life & disability benefits
•    Up to 9% company contribution to retirement savings
•    Paid parent leave and adoption assistance benefits
•    Employee car leasing program at attractive rates with insurance included
•    Onsite clinic, cafeterias and fitness facilities
•    Personal & professional growth through Volkswagen Academy, as well as tuition reimbursement

This role description is a guideline and does not create contractual rights between the Company and any of its employees.  The Company does not enter into any type of employment contract, implied or written, with its employees regarding job security.  This Organization Participates in E-Verify. We maintain a drug free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

Job Segment: Machinist, Industrial, 3rd Shift, Welding, Warehouse, Manufacturing, Night