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Jul 15 / Carmen Gamlin

Ford Motor Company’s Dearborn Engine Plant is Recruiting for 2 Engineering Positions and a Production Supervisor/Coaching Position

Hello Warriors,

You can contact Mr. Bo Cucuz, HR Manager if you are interested in applying to be either a Process Engineer, Controls Engineer or even the Production Supervisor Position. They are all listed in this single blog entry. Simply send your resumes to Mr. Cucuz and indicate which position(s) interests you. If you are not seeking, please share these great opportunities with other WSU Warriors.

Bogdan (Bo) Cucuz
HR Manager – Dearborn Engine Plant
Ford Motor Company
Tel: (313) 322-1873

Posting Title: Process Engineer
At Ford Motor Company, we are dedicated to designing, manufacturing and selling high quality vehicles that meet the diverse needs of our customers. We believe our employees and the different perspectives that they bring to the business are the driving force behind our success. Come discover a company that is focused on the quality of our vehicles, the environment, the community and the world in which we live.

Position Duties:
Support Manufacturing Process Engineering activity for Final Assembly
Drive continuous improvement in safety, quality and productivity
Apply engineering principles and analytical techniques to establish and continuously improve manufacturing processes and products
Develop action plans as required to investigate and prioritize quality concerns and verify corrective actions on internal processes and supplier processes
Lead and conduct process audits to ensure process discipline is consistent with Vehicle Operations guidelines
Conduct job ergonomic evaluations and deliver corrective actions as required
Analyze vehicle inventory root causes; engage in mapping and corrective actions to reduce vehicle inventory
Create process and instruction sheets supporting quality methods and processes
Deliver capable processes and tools for Trim and Chassis Assembly operations
Lead role in resolving assembly related concerns. Lead variability reduction and lean manufacturing initiatives and best practices
Ensure compliance to Plant, Corporate, Governmental and Environmental standards
Support ISO 14001 compliance and support internal ISO auditing and compliance as required
Support continuous improvement in safety, quality and productivity in Chassis and/or Trim areas
Identify throughput constraints and drive root cause improvements

Minimum Requirements:
High School Diploma
5+ yrs of related experience
Successful candidate must be able to demonstrate leadership in ONE FORD (leadership) behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, team-building, and communication skills

Preferred Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
Outstanding interpersonal skills
Effective oral and written communication skills
Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma experience
8D and 5Why corrective action and problem solving skills
Lean Tools – 5S, Kanban, Poka-yoke, and Value Stream Mapping
DMAIC and DMADV (DFSS) Project Methodology experience
TQM and Kaizen Methods
FMEA, PPAP, and DOEs experience
Visual Factory Management
Ergonomic analysis knowledge and experience
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Posting Title: Controls Engineer

At Ford Motor Company, we are dedicated to designing, manufacturing and selling high quality vehicles that meet the diverse needs of our customers. We believe our employees and the different perspectives that they bring to the business are the driving force behind our success. Come discover a company that is focused on the quality of our vehicles, the environment, the community and the world in which we live.

Position Duties:
Use Vis Plant monitoring software to review cycle times of automation, review and follow up automation project’s and installations
Troubleshoot PLC, robot, and other automation problems
Update program backups for automation
Program new installations of Body tooling and conveyor systems
Reprogram automation for engineering changes and improvements
Coordinate automation campaigns

Minimum Requirements:
Fundamental working knowledge of PLC logic and controls (RSLogix)
Electrical Background (electrician or technician)
Related experience
High School Diploma
Allen Bradley Panel View use/programming AB Servo and AB VFD drives
Familiarity with VFD’s, Armor starts, encoders, network/Ethernet controls
Successful candidate must be able to demonstrate leadership behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and communication skills

Preferred requirements:
2+ years of related experience
Strong problem solving skills, including 8D’s, FMEAs, and DMAIC’s
Ability to independently troubleshoot all body equipment and continuously evaluate equipment for improvement for quality and delivery
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
Fanuc robot experience
Kawasaki programming, RS Logics, Microsoft office
PLC
Ability to read prints, AutoCAD, interpret and modify electrical schematics
Experienced in laser burning
Strong understanding of conveyors system programming and body tooling techniques, in addition to networking understanding, DH+, Ethernet, remote IO
Ability to read blueprints
Simulation modeling exposure
Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma experience
Lean Tools – 5S, Kanban, Poka-yoke, and Value Stream Mapping
DMAIC and DMADV (DFSS) Project Methodology experience
TQM and Kaizen Methods
FMEA, PPAP, and DOEs experience
Visual Factory Management

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Posting Title: Production Supervisor (Process Coach – Production)

At Ford Motor Company, we are taking our Production Supervisors to the next level. These talented employees are now called ‘Process Coaches’ and are the drivers of standardization and continuous improvement in the Ford Production System.

At Ford Motor Company, we are dedicated to designing, manufacturing and selling high quality vehicles that meet the diverse needs of our customers. We believe our employees and the different perspectives that they bring to the business are the driving force behind our success. Come discover a company that is focused on the quality of our vehicles, the environment, the community and the world in which we live.

Position Duties
Coach Safety, Quality and Productivity to ensure objectives are met through following standardized work
Optimize throughput in accordance with budgets and cost objectives
Monitor ANDON occurrences. Be the first responder as secondary support
Through Process Confirmation, verify that the line is running safely, smoothly, and producing quality parts
Support Kaizen (Continuous Improvement) and coach problem resolution to the lowest level
Communication and Recognition
Meet FTT, inventory, cost, scrap, supply, and tooling expense targets
Build Team Leader and Team Member capability
Create a conducive work environment for the team(s) to complete their assigned responsibilities / tasks
Basic administration of supervisory responsibilities and documents

Minimum Requirements
Ability to work any shift as well as rotating shifts and weekends
High School Diploma
Ability to work independently with limited supervision
Capable of assigning work to unionized hourly workforce and holding employees accountable for following processes pertaining to daily work assignments in terms safety, quality, and throughput
Strong organizational and administrative skills
Strong interpersonal skills and leadership behaviors
Ability to multi-task
Strong problem-solving and conflict management skills
Successful candidate must be able to demonstrate leadership in ONE FORD (leadership) behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and communication skills

Preferred Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree
Body shop /stamping / subassembly experience preferred
Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles
Knowledge of constraint management principles
Microsoft Office knowledge (Word/Excel/Outlook)
Prior experience managing a unionized work force

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

We have a commitment to our products and customers, but also know that our employees are the driving force behind our success. Find out what it is like to love your job. Come discover a Company that is focused on designing better cars, but also cares about you, your family and your community. By choice, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce

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