STA Launch Engineer

Ford Motor Company
March 08, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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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?

Product Development uses design thinking & user experience methods to deliver breakthrough products and services that delight our customers. We bring innovative, exciting, and sustainable ideas to life. We have opportunities around the world for you to contribute to advancements in autonomy, electrification, smart mobility technologies, and more!

In this position

  • Identify all the New Tooled End Items for the program including Multi- Party Agreements and directed tier 2 suppliers.
  • Develop program specific NTEI file containing pertinent part number information. Load and maintain program information in the eAPQP System (include late starters, design changes, VPP updates, etc).
  • Lead Priority supplier selection using GPDS Priority filter, facilitate concurrence with PD (Product Development), Purchasing and Site STA (Supplier Technical Assistance) and notify suppliers.
  • Responsibilities

    What you'll do

  • Lead Supplier Champion Process supplier selection using Supplier Champion filter, facilitate concurrence with PD (Product Development), Purchasing and Site STA (Supplier Technical Assistance).
  • Train suppliers and cross functional team members, as required, on the Supplier Engagement Process and the APQP/PPAP (Advanced Product Quality Planning/Production Part Approval Process) Readiness Assessment.
  • Tracking PPAP and Schedule A (External Supplier APQP/PPAP Readiness Assessment) status and submission requirements to the Site STA Organization and Supply Base.
  • Prepare standard documents for all Milestone Reviews, Special Attention Reviews (SAR) and OESAR / NML Assessment).
  • Drive resolution of all YELLOW/RED deliverables with cross functional team members.
  • Participate in PAT (Program Activity Team), PST (Program Steering Team) and PMT (Program Module Team) change control meetings.
  • Collaborate with CPMT (Component Program Module Team) leaders and Purchasing Program managers to understand program related changes impacting launch.
  • Support NMP Part Pedigree meetings and develop Parts Pedigree Risk and Industrialization Readiness Assessment prior to each build for review with STA leadership.
  • Aggressively manage and review Phased PPAP status and timing plans to deliver on time Phase PPAP approvals.
  • Arrange cross functional meetings to drive PPAP issues resolution and manage action plans to assure on time PSW approvals.
  • Proactively monitor, manage and escalate significant issues inhibiting Supplier PPAP/launch risks.
  • Drive on-time PPAP completion through OTG (Open-to-Go) meetings, PPAP timing alignment with eAPQP and communicate PSW status and delinquencies to Site STA and Program Team.
  • Provide onsite STA Launch support for Build events (e.g. DCV (Design Completion Verification) builds, PCF /TCB (Part Coordinate Fixture/Trim Coordination Build), etc.)
  • Drive resolution of supplier quality issues raised through AIMS (Automated Issues Management System). Lead containment, 8D follow up, ICA / PCA activity. In case of AIMS related to carry over parts engage Incoming Quality, Site or Resident STA engineers as necessary.
  • Support Start up Meetings / FCPA (Ford Consumer Product Audit), VOCF (Voice of Customer Fleet), Campaign Prevention/Fresh Eyes, Craftsmanship, R202, DEMS, Hard Rocks, Shortage meetings, White Board reviews.
  • Qualifications

    You'll have

  • Bachelor of Science/Engineering Degree.
  • 5+ years of experience in Automotive Components Manufacturing.
  • Be proficient in English when working with global teams.
  • Knowledge of STA Quality tools and systems.
  • Knowledge of new model launch tools and systems.
  • Even better, you may have

  • Manufacturing and Quality Experience.
  • Cross-Functional/culture work experience.
  • Program management experience.
  • Knowledge in Quality Tools. APQP, PPAP, PFMEA, Control Plan, 8D Problem Solving.
  • 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 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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    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.


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    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 147 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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