Senior GSM

Ford Motor Company
April 06, 2024
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Job Description

What you'll be able to do:

• Develop first principles should cost tools together with other engineering colleagues to provide

grounds up physics based minimum system or part cost

• Enable enterprise level optimization by providing the powertrain optimization teams the above

code based should cost tools to be integrated into the optimization plan

• Develop unique prototype solutions that ensure sourcing leverage supports design lock and

production program timing

• Drive internal make vs buys studies with internal advanced manufacturing groups to ensure

optimum outcomes

• Work with ADVEV GSM partners to redefine the purchasing software and tools that are used to

manage suppliers, part revisions, requirements, documentation, agreements, etc.

• Identify and develop key commercial partnerships throughout all necessary levels of the supply

chain. The partnerships should allow Ford to enjoy cost leadership, supply in times of raw

material scarcity, geopolitical events risk mitigation , etc.

• Foster a collaborative costing culture both internally with Engineering and externally with

supplier partners. All stake holders should be supportive of the process and co-own delivery of

cost outcomes.

• Act as a liaison with engineering in releasing new products, collaborate in design reviews,

change control meeting, and other technical discussions to assess equipment needs and to

determine system requirements.

• Enable optimization across the enterprise by working with the engineering teams to

collaboratively drive strategic engineering choices that are informed by the current market

trends, material sourcing options and total vehicle system trade-offs.• Manage and resolve any supply disruptions into early protoype builds and ongoing vehicle production


Minimum requirements:

• Bachelor's degree in Mechanical engineering or related field.

• 8+ years of experience in supply chain management or commodity management.

• Fundamental understanding of EV Powertrain concepts and commodities.

• Acute understanding of engineering concepts to better contribute to the overall Ford EV


• Experience bringing creative negotiation skills and out of the box strategy.

• Knowledge of high-volume motor manufacturing processes, materials, and supply chains.

• Identify technically relevant supply chain funnels to support engineering deliverables.

• Strong relationship management skills with suppliers which include scorecards, issue resolution

and reviews.


Preferred Requirements:

• Master's degree in engineering or related field.

• Hands-on experience building and launching highly effective supply chain methodology.

• An eagerness to work cross-functionally in a dynamic environment where you are part of a high

performing team.

• A system approach to design and development with the desire and curiosity to strive for

exceptional delivery execution and continuous improvement.

• Understand engineering fundamentals in the EV industry.

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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