Automation Engineer (Engineering Specialist - Controls) LAP

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Job Title:
Automation Engineer (Engineering Specialist - Controls) LAP
Location:
Louisiville
State:
KY
Company:
Ford Motor Company

Job Description
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.


Position Duties:

  • Use Vis Plant monitoring software to review cycle times of automation, review and follow up automation project's and installations
  • Troubleshoot PLC, robot, and other automation problems
  • Update program backups for automation
  • Program new installations of Body tooling and conveyor systems
  • Reprogram automation for engineering changes and improvements
  • Coordinate automation campaigns

Job Requirements
Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2+ years of Robotic Maintenance & Troubleshooting experience
  • 1+ years’ experience in Microsoft office products

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • Fundamental working knowledge of PLC logic and controls (RSLogix)
  • Electrical Background (electrician or technician)
  • Allen Bradley Panel View use/programming AB Servo and AB VFD drives experience
  • Familiarity with VFD’s, Armor starts, encoders, network/Ethernet controls
  • Strong problem solving skills, including 8Ds, FMEAs, & DMAICs
  • Ability to independently troubleshoot all body equipment and continuously evaluate equipment for improvement for quality and delivery
  • Fanuc robot experience
  • Kawasaki programming, RS Logics, Microsoft office LC experience
  • Ability to read prints, AutoCAD, interpret and modify electrical schematics
  • Experienced in laser burning
  • Strong understanding of conveyors system programming and body tooling techniques, in addition to networking understanding, DH+, Ethernet, remote IO
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Simulation modeling exposure
  • Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma experience
  • Lean Tools – 5S, Kanban, Poka-yoke, and Value Stream Mapping experience
  • DMAIC and DMADV (DFSS) Project Methodology experience
  • TQM and Kaizen Methods experience
  • FMEA, PPAP, and DOEs experience
  • Visual Factory Management experience
  • 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. When you join the Ford team discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll 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.




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