Tool & Die Production Supervisor

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Tool & Die Production Supervisor
Ford Motor Company

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Position Title: Tool & Die Production Supervisor

Position Overview/Description:

At Ford Motor Company, we are taking our Supervisors to the next level. These talented employees are now called ‘Process Coaches’ and are the drivers of standardization and continuous improvement in the Ford Production System.

At Ford Motor Company, we are dedicated to designing, manufacturing and selling high quality vehicles that meet the diverse needs of our customers. We believe our employees and the different perspectives that they bring to the business are the driving force behind our success. Come discover a company that is focused on the quality of our vehicles, the environment, the community and the world in which we live.

  • Coach Safety, Quality and Productivity to ensure objectives are met through following standardized work
  • Optimize throughput in accordance with budgets and cost objectives
  • Support Kaizen (Continuous Improvement) and coach problem resolution to the lowest level
  • Meet FTT, inventory, cost, scrap, supply, and tooling expense targets
  • Create a conducive work environment for the team(s) to complete their assigned responsibilities/tasks while developing their skills for future roles/responsibilities
  • Manage basic day to day administration of supervisory responsibilities
  • Coordination of Safety Operating System activities including overhead safety, lifting and rigging and Energy Control and Lockout procedures
  • Lead skilled trades/die maintenance personnel to evaluate Die Readiness requirements for maintaining and improving production yields, output, and up time
  • Coordinate and schedule manpower and materials to meet production requirements to minimize down time
  • Responsible for monitoring day-to-day production processes, draw panel formability, last hit process, contamination investigation
  • Assist and teach die maintenance troubleshooting techniques to improve mean time between failure and mean time to repair
  • Ensure start-up readiness for production
  • Identify and ensure that safety hazards and unsafe practices are corrected and addressed
  • Perform other related duties as required
  • Must be able to work any shift as well as rotating shifts and weekends

Minimum Requirements:
  • High School Diploma
  • 2+ years of Tool & Die experience
  • 1+ years of experience with Microsoft Office
Preferred Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering and/or Tool & Die Journeymen’s Card
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Capable of assigning work to unionized hourly workforce and holding employees accountable for following processes pertaining to daily work assignments in terms safety, quality, and throughput
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong problem-solving and conflict management skills
  • Successful candidate should be able to demonstrate leadership in One FORD (leadership) behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and communication skills
The distance between imagination and …. Creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. And, it can be a road you start traveling right now. When you join Ford Motor Company, your journey begins. You become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is 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.