Project Manager - Supply Chain

Ford Motor Company
April 06, 2024
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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. Are you ready to change the way the world moves?

The Ford Purchasing team adds critical value to the entire organization. You'll help us source the highest quality parts and services from around the globe while ensuring optimal cost and on-time delivery. You'll also contribute to establishing a robust supply chain so that we can continually produce the vehicles our customers want.

The automotive industry is amid significant disruption and change with an increasingly complex global supply chain, enormous amounts of capital investment towards electrification, and a digital transformation of the way large enterprises do business. The Ford Supply Chain Organization has recently created a Project Management Office (PMO) to drive sense of urgency and disciplined execution of key projects, identify interdependencies and connect within Supply Chain and enterprise-wide on broader initiatives, and foster learnings to enhance functional routines and impact.

We are hiring a Project Manager to help build and scale this new supply chain PMO. This individual will report to the PMO leader and manage a collection of projects either centrally led from the PMO office or by adjacent teams in supply chain or other departments.


In this position

Agile Project Management: Lead multiple projects simultaneously from initiation to closure, coordinating resources and ensuring delivery within scope, schedule, and budget.

Business Acumen and Analytics Prowess: Help scope and prioritize projects that drive the most business value; define and track KPIs and metrics to measure success and drive adoption.

Comfort with Ambiguity: Gather, synthesize, and analysis unstructured information to identify patterns and trends; work on complex topics across supply chain categories and regions.

Forward Thinking, Strategic Mindset: Proactively identify obstacles and produce actionable solutions that drive lasting organizational behavior change.

Relationship Building: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure project success

Leadership Without Authority: Influence leaders and key decisionmakers in adjacent organizations

Storytelling: Create and deliver presentations to leaders on project status, obstacles, and outcomes

Embodiment of FordOS Behaviors

Excellence: Deliver It. Own It.

Focus: Do Only What Matters. Bias For Action.

Collaboration: Seek To Understand. Solve Together.


You'll have

  • Bachelor's degree discipline in Project Management, Operations Management, Business Administration, Finance, Supply Chain, Engineering, or related field.
  • 5+ years of project management experience in cross-functional, and matrixed organizations (e.g. PMO, strategy & business operations, management consulting, corporate strategy).
  • Proficiency using PowerPoint to create presentations that can be tailored to different audiences.
  • Proficiency using Excel to create data analysis to inform storytelling (e.g., pivot tables, lookups).
  • Experience using Project Management tools and software (e.g. Smartsheet, Jira).
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.
  • Even better, you may have

  • Master's degree in business administration, supply chain, engineering, or related field.
  • 3+ years of experience in supply chain, procurement, logistics, operations, or related fields.
  • Customer-centric mindset / prior experience in product management.
  • PMP training / certification.

    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 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 157 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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