Eng Spec, Automation

Ford Motor Company
March 01, 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

We're seeking a highly skilled technical professional to provide key expertise to our exceptional automated manufacturing capabilities. You will utilize Vis Plant monitoring software to review cycle times of automation, as well as review and follow up on automation projects and installations.


What you'll do

  • Use FIS Plant monitoring software to review faults and cycle times of automation, review and follow up automation project's and installations and provide maintenance metrics
  • Use QLS Plant Quality software to review quality concerns and assist with cut-offs and resolutions
  • Troubleshoot PLC issues, Robot Application issues and other critical imputes to the Sealing and Painting Process
  • Review prints, AutoCAD, interpret and modify electrical schematics
  • Update program backups for automation
  • Program new installations for Body Shop, Paint Automation and conveyor systems
  • Reprogram automation for engineering changes, thru put and quality improvements
  • Coordinate automation repairs and use Maximo to generate CWO and 4D's accordingly
  • Understand/monitor and adjust spray booth conditions to ensure Quality Targets are achieved
  • Coordinate and plan maintenance actions. Preventive, Planned and Crisis Maintenance. Ensure all safety standards are met during maintenance activities.
  • Oversee optimization of current production processes Coach plants in continuous improvement, standardization, and lean concepts
  • Assist plants in addressing equipment down time issues
  • Develop preventative / predictive maintenance practices to ensure 100% equipment uptime
  • Train and educate plant personnel and leadership
  • Provide input on new equipment design and purchase Support new model / equipment launch as required
  • Assist in quality related actions that imply machine reliability improvements. Be point of contact to Plant Engineering, local vendors and commodity suppliers regarding equipment issues Issue regular reports on maintenance metrics
  • Support and coach problem solving activities within the department, mainly focused on Reliability and Maintainability Coordinate Maintenance Planning and Shutdown Planning actions within the department
  • Support Work Group and Department meetings regarding equipment improvement and JPH actions
  • Participate actively in JPH Roadmap reviews Provide technical assistance to personnel and areas where necessary.
  • Identify training needs for skilled employees, coordinate training plan for the department Work with FIS, AVS and any other manufacturing type systems Coordinate skilled personnel during breakdowns to fix the issue with the minimal disturbance on production. Ensure resources are planned during the line breaks.
  • Actively participate in Simultaneous Engineering meetings, Forward Planning and Product Design to ensure Maintainability standards are followed
  • Work in a rotating shift environment including nights, weekends and overtime
  • Qualifications

    You'll have

  • High School diploma or GED
  • 3+ years of experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • 3+ years of experience with PLC logic and controls programs
  • Even better, you may have

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical/Controls or Automation Engineering Fanuc and/or Kawasaki Robot Programming/Application experience
  • Solid understanding of PLC programming
  • Maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment
  • A history of working successfully with skilled trades Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma experience
  • Body Shop and/or Paint experience
  • 1+ years Microsoft Office experience to include Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Prior experience reviewing prints, using AutoCAD, and interpreting and modifying electrical schematics
  • Demonstrated leadership behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and communication skills
  • 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 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 childcare 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:

    https: // fordeguide.com/2024-annual-enrollment.html

    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 140 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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