Automation Engineer

Ford Motor Company
April 16, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Job Description

We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world -- together. At Ford, we're all a part of something bigger than ourselves. What will you make today?

As part of our Manufacturing team, you'll help build the world-class, state- of-the-art smart vehicles we're known for. In our plants around the world, we're constantly developing new technologies and processes to further increase our efficiency. You'll get the satisfaction of making great products people use and love.

In this position

  • Lead skilled trades/maintenance personnel to evaluate controls requirements for maintaining and improving production yields, throughput, and up time
  • Responsible for monitoring day-to-day production processes, tooling, and operations related to automation equipment
  • Analyze equipment performance and work to improve efficiencies; actively participate in Constraint Review Process
  • Ensure equipment start-up readiness for production
  • Use Production Andon data (FIS, POSMON, PAARS, Maximo, etc.) to prioritize efforts and achieve 100% flow for production
  • Responsibilities

    What you'll do

  • Oversight of controls and automation to include:
  • Indirect supervision of electrical trades and electrical technicians supporting production and facilities operations.
  • Robot, Automation and controls changes associated with process tooling and equipment. Includes programming and logic changes.
  • Evaluate contractor performance and safety behavior and operations as related to controls and automation
  • Liaise and supervise maintenance related vendors (parts supply & services) and ensures appropriate execution and that objectives are met.
  • Support and as needed supervise preventive maintenance schedules, preventive and predictive inspections, and repairs to minimize down time
  • Conduct root cause analysis of downtime issues to prevent recurrence (4D process)
  • Work with ME/PE to launch new programs or equipment, optimize Automation and Controls systems for process tooling
  • Execute prioritized daily maintenance activities (predictive, preventive and crisis maintenance) obtaining full utilization of work force while optimizing available opportunities for all maintenance
  • Provide input to Sr. Process Coach or Maintenance Team Mgr. for weekend and shutdown maintenance planning
  • Use Maximo for Maintenance (MFM) to document all maintenance activities (crisis and planned).
  • Qualifications

    You'll have

  • Education: 2-Year College; Electrical, Controls or Robotic technician equivalent
  • Experience: 1-2 years technical work experience and troubleshooting in a Manufacturing or an OEM Tooling environment
  • Fundamental working knowledge of:
  • AB, Siemens, Fanuc, ABB and common controls logic
  • Print and schematics - One-line, ladder, and utility schematics
  • CAD / CAM systems
  • Ability to work any shift as well as rotating shifts and weekends
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Capable of assigning work to unionized hourly workforce
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Even better, you may have

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Automation, Controls or Robotics Engineering
  • Technical certification in Robot / Automation and Controls
  • Three or more years of automotive experience
  • One or more years of experience with Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/Outlook)
  • Validated experience managing a unionized work force
  • Demonstrated skill with automotive controls and robotics
  • You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

    As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builderor all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:

  • Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up child care and more
  • Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases
  • Tuition assistance
  • Established and active employee resource groups
  • Paid time off for individual and team community service
  • A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year's Day
  • Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.
  • For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:

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    Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

    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.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. In the United States, If you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.


    More Information on Ford Motor Company

    Ford Motor Company operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Dearborn, MI and Palo Alto, CA. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903. It has 175633 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 165 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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