Master Black Belt - BlueOval SK KY

Ford Motor Company
March 01, 2024
Offerd Salary:$11.4
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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.

Introduction to BlueOval SK Battery Park

Ford is investing $11.4 billion to build two state-of-the art manufacturing facilities, BlueOval City in Tennessee and BlueOval SK Battery Park in Kentucky. Ford has selected to partner with SK Innovation for their battery expertise.

For more information about Ford's BlueOval Plans, please Follow this link.

Introduction to BlueOval SK

At BlueOval SK, we will lead the transformation of the electric vehicle (EV) battery business through partnership (Joint Venture formed by Ford and SK On) to provide products and processes to increase our customers' experience. As the future of BlueOval SK, you will help lead the battery revolution by working alongside our teams as we build the batteries required for electric vehicle business excellence.

Ford and SK On are investing billions in Kentucky and Tennessee including building three state-of-the art battery manufacturing facilities between the two campuses at BlueOval City in Tennessee and BlueOval SK Battery Park in Kentucky. These brand-new advanced manufacturing facilities will use Ford's 100-years of automobile manufacturing expertise and SK On's 30+ years of electric vehicle battery expertise to become the world's best battery manufacturer.


The Master Black Belt (LL6) at BlueOval SK Battery Park in Glendale, Kentucky will have a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be a key member of the start-up team, launching the facility from ground up.

This role will be responsible for using Six-Sigma approach to improving all areas of the business within the facility including, but not limited to:

  • Implement and lead BOSK Six Sigma strategy within manufacturing plantCoach Plant OCM, Black belts and Green belts in strategic problem solving and Six Sigma methodologies
  • Coach, lead and assist problem solving teams at BOSK facilities and suppliers
  • Teach Six Sigma Black Belt and Green Belt classes, Help prepare students for certification
  • Coach and teach Production Standard methods including standards and project selection
  • Coach and mentor BBs, GBs to use 6 Sigma tools properly and complete projects
  • Run Six Sigma Kaizen projects to support resolution of significant issues
  • Lead Six Sigma continuous improvement projects to resolve significant issues
  • Liaison with other business units on best practices and Six Sigma knowledge
  • Capabilities Required

  • Leading transformational change
  • Innovation
  • Critical thinking
  • Resourcefulness
  • Confidence, courage and independence
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills, collaborator
  • Drive for results and sense of urgency
  • Curious and data driven
  • Change Management and Organizational Design
  • Qualifications

    You'll have

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Certifications: Master Black Belt Certified, or ability to obtain certification within 3 months
  • Even Better you may have

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree - Engineering discipline or strong manufacturing experience preferred
  • Broad production experience
  • Strong ability to interface with plant hourly, salaried personnel and plant management
  • Strong drive to deliver tangible results that impact plant metrics
  • Strong statistical analysis skillset
  • Proven ability to lead teams
  • Understanding of Production Standard principles and continuous improvement strategy
  • Work well under pressure and to be able to work under crisis management when necessary
  • Ability to work and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate leadership behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and communication skills
  • Additional Information

    Relocation to Kentucky is required.

    The successful candidate will be a Ford Secondee to the joint venture. A secondee is an employee who is temporarily transferred to the joint venture although continues their employment with Ford.

    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.
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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 140 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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