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Finish Industrial Engineering Specialist (7004)

Volkswagen Group of America
United States, Tennessee, Chattanooga
8001 Volkswagen Drive (Show on map)
October 16, 2023
Finish Industrial Engineering Specialist (7004)

Date: Sep 22, 2023

Chattanooga, TN, US, 37146

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.

Working in close cooperation with the production teams in the Finish area. Set up and improve innovative manufacturing processes. Supervise and support standardization and optimization, in consultation with our production teams. Increase productivity and effectiveness, in order to reach company goals and objectives. Ensure that all operations follow the methods and processes of the Volkswagen Production System (VPS).


  • Create and maintain standardized work

  • Perform Ergonomic analyses based on EAWS (Ergonomic Assessment Worksheet)

  • Evaluate manual cycle times using MTM (Methods-Time Measurement)

  • Identification of bottlenecks in both manual and automated processes

  • Determine manpower requirements based on build sequence, ergonomics, takt time, quality specifications, and design and equipment requirements

  • Continuous improvement of all manufacturing processes, including the design of the workstations and the flow of material.

  • Identify and avoid waste within processes and operation to establish lean manufacturing.

  • Evaluate the impact to manual processes of design changes and future models and incorporate these changes efficiently

  • Contribute to the achievement of plant KPI targets including man-hours per vehicle

  • Evaluating rework & repair mean time form completion and drive reductions to overall processing times

  • Support production team with failure root cause analysis & implement effective countermeasures to eliminate the defect

  • Support other Industrial Engineers and areas as needed



  • 1+years of experience

  • 4 year degree or comparable background of work related experience

  • Innovative and self-motivated

  • Problem solving skills


  • Industrial engineering experience in an automotivemanufacturing environment

Scope and Magnitude

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: Nashville

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