Vehicle Commissioning Process Planner (10060)

Date: Sep 20, 2022

Location: Chattanooga, TN, US, 37416

Company: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

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Perform planning related activities in the area of vehicle electronics commissioning, testing, and Volkswagen factory production systems.


  • Plan in the field of electronics with the focus on universal testing system “UPS” and electronic checking system in electrics / electronics for pre- / series vehicle manufacturing department
  • Proactively support the pre- / series build of the new Volkswagen MEB product at Volkswagen Chattanooga Plant with process planning and frontloading of process information
  • Cross-divisional analysis of system errors in complex electrical scopes and subsequently introduction of correctional measures.
  • Planning, coordination and implementation of solution proposals regarding product, quality and process-related problems during assembly of prototype vehicles, including tracking of established measures between the areas of planning, quality assurance and technical development
  • Recognizing and applying suitable solution possibilities for technical and functional improvement of the vehicle components.
  • Advise project partners from technical development and implement solutions in new vehicle projects
  • Tracking of working procedures as well as elaborating, proposing and justifying measures to improve quality of manufacturing and costs.
  • Cooperation in cross-divisional project groups.
  • Planning and realization of workshops regarding specific problems as well as support.



  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering
  • 5+ years of related experience in automotive manufacturing and vehicle electronics
  • 5+ years of related experience in vehicle commissioning, testing and data management system
  • Demonstrated experience with: Positive employee relations / team building, Automotive assembly experience, Lean / visual systems, Continuous improvement initiatives, Project management, Quality circles, Vehicle electronic system development



  • Proficient in German language
  • Master’s degree in engineering
  • 5+ years with Volkswagen production system in the area of vehicle electric/electronic
  • Experience with ERP/MRP/EDI Systems, Implementation of engineering changes, Maintenance system development / management, Robotic controls, PLC programming, Assembly torque tools, Microstation or Catia design, Ergonomic assist development, Part delivery system development, Automotive facility start-up

Scope and Magnitude

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

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