Fastening Engineer

Ford Motor Company
February 15, 2024
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Job Description

At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. We also believe in providing you with the freedom to define and realize your dreams. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career potential as you help us define tomorrow's transportation.

As part of our Ford Manufacturing team, you'll help build the world-class, state-of-the-art smart vehicles the world expects from us. Within our plants around the world, we're constantly developing new technologies and processes to further increase our efficiency. That means we're continually seeking diligent, driven performers who think creatively to help us find better and more efficient ways to manufacture our vehicles.

THIS ROLE WILL BE LOCATED OUT OF PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT CENTER (DEARBORN, MI)

SPONSORSHIP SUPPORT WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR THIS ROLE

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR THIS ROLE

Responsibilities

The purpose of the fastening engineer is :

  • Lead global fastening tooling and standards to support future programs, campaign prevention, and reaction plans for Ford North America Final Assembly manufacturing facilties.
  • Lead program-specific fastening project and strategy during development phase of the program through sourcing and Purchase order issuance.
  • Execute overall fastening strategy, seeing it through to delivery -and- implementation
  • Define, maintain, and update fastening tooling standards
  • Assist in the development of and ensure full alignment on program costing
  • ORGANIZATIONS AFFECTED:

  • Position is part of Final Assembly Engineering Strategy & Simultaneous Engineering
  • Work with multiple cross functional teams to define standards, process, cost and implementation strategy
  • ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Fastening Engineer
  • Timing
  • The Fastening Engineers are the leads on fastening tooling development and technologies, on a non-program specific basis.
  • The Fastening Engineers are the leads for fastening strategy and tooling, beginning at or prior to the milestone through the issuance of necessary Purchase Orders to support the programs.
  • Duties :
  • Investigate, develop, and vet new fastening technologies and vendors.
  • Work on Global Manufacturing Fastening Standards by Developing Procedures, Global Manufacturing Standards (GMR), Standard Cells, Gap Strategies with Product Development, Standard Costing for Future Model Programs, DC Tooling CAD Library in Teamcenter and Updates to GVOSS.
  • Work with Cross Functional Teams in PAC Papers and Stop Ships to further Improve our Manufacturing Standards and Reduce Warranty Costs.
  • Support the Development of New Fastening Technology into our North American Plants including Wireless Technology, Toolsnet 8 and Pulse Tool Technology.
  • Implement Torque strategies and Angle Monitoring Limits into our North American Plants by gathering information from Product Development but more importantly, gain alignment with Product Development and the Plant during Launch Phases.
  • Support the Implementation of Toolsnet 8 into our North American Plants to Support Angle Monitoring and Reducing FSAs.
  • Drive Cost Studies ensuring Plants have Residual Torque Equipment, Torque Test Benches, TISS, TPPS and Tool Tracker.
  • Lead the Development of Online and Offline Repair Strategies involving Wireless Tooling Reporting to the Quality Operating System.
  • Work with a Team of Launch Engineers in Implementing Handheld DC Tools into the Plants for Future Model Programs.
  • Support Upperbody and Underbody Tooling Team on Ford to Furnish Tooling Orders
  • Lead 3rd Party Quality Auditors in Performing Yearly Audits at North American Plants for adherence to TISS Reports, Torque Routes, Fastening Procedures, Preventive Maintenance Status in Tool Tracker, TCNs and Torque Related Alerts.
  • Support Plant and Ford of India Team in Performing Audits every 6 Months at each Plant for Fastener Releases, Process Sheets and Controller Programming Adherence
  • Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience with fastening equipment, assembly tooling, or joint design strategy
  • 2+ years experience working in upfront development (content/SW definition, design revies, supplier development).
  • 2+ years expereince supporting in-plant tooling and fastening implmentation or troubleshooting
  • Bachelors in Engineering
  • 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!

    What you'll receive in return:

    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 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.

    About Us

    At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career and help us define tomorrow's transportation.

    About the Team

    At Ford Motor Company, we have always believed that freedom of movement drives human progress. It's a belief that continues to fuel our passion to create great vehicles for our customers. Today, our autonomous vehicle and electrification teams are changing the way the world moves. Ford is building an autonomous vehicle business that can scale city to city to improve the movement of people and goods through an intuitive, enjoyable and trusted experience.

    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 138 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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