Principal Data Scientist

Ford Motor Company
April 06, 2024
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Job Description

Imagine what you could do here at Ford! Great ideas evolve into extraordinary products and customer experiences. When you bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you will accomplish. The Digital Manufacturing Systems team is seeking a highly motivated a Principal Data Scientist with proven experience in developing novel data driven solutions to drive efficiencies and cost reductions. In this role, you will be part of a team that is responsible for delivering data science solutions that enable transformative change. Teams across Ford's manufacturing footprint will come to rely on you to meet our product needs with high quality, cost-effective, and timely intelligent solutions.



You are an experienced data scientist or statistical programmer who loves working with people across technical and non-technical domains to solve problems and deliver results. In this role you'll have a chance to lean on all of your technical and people skills while engaging with teams across Ford's ecosystem who are working on cutting-edge AI and machine learning technology. You will work with teams in operations, engineering, and program management to forecast demand, develop capacity plans, and partner in the execution of projects on a daily basis that support our machine learning and AI efforts. You will work with cross-functional teams to gather data and prepare projects for execution. You will partner with engineering teams to improve Ford's ability to manufacture the world's best transportation products. You will communicate performance trends to senior leaders on an ongoing basis, highlighting and spearheading opportunities to drive further efficiency.

Responsibilities Will Include:

- Creative thinking about highly complex challenges at scale

- Anticipating the needs of our end customers often before they do

- Perform data quality reviews and redesign existing data capture and labeling strategies

- Develop test plans and integration plans and help debug production issues

- Provide constructive feedback for testability and suitable solutions relying on data to support technical decisions

- Some travel will be required (25-50%)


Key Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience in data science / machine learning roles
  • Proficiency with using large scale data analytics in service of solving complex business problems
  • Proficiency with data science programming languages (e.g. Python), data visualization (e.g. Tableau), SQL, and Excel
  • Superb communication and presentation skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent in teamwork and relationship building. Not above doing whatever it takes to get the job done.
  • Self-directed and proactive. You thrive in an ambiguous and fast-paced environment.
  • 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.
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    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

    We build world-class vehicles in our plants around the world, constantly developing new technologies and processes to further increase our efficiency. It's our people who really make the difference. We encourage all of our employees to think outside the box to help us find better and more efficient ways to manufacture our vehicles.

    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 157 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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