2018 Purchasing - Supplier Tech Assistance - Ford College Graduate

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2018 Purchasing - Supplier Tech Assistance - Ford College Graduate
Ford Motor Company

Job Description
Our Purchasing Supplier Technical Assistance (STA) team works with our global team of automotive suppliers to insure that they are able to produce parts used to build Ford cars and trucks. Supplier Technical Assistance Engineers represent Ford Motor Company at supplier manufacturing facilities across North America. You will play a role inside Ford and with our suppliers regarding product launch and current model quality.

The Ford College Graduate (FCG) Rotational Program provides a thorough orientation to the Purchasing function and Ford Motor Company as a whole. Your responsibility grows as fast as you can handle it, giving you an opportunity to make a major contribution to our products and success. As an FCG, you will be provided ongoing mentoring and career counseling. At the conclusion of your program, you move on to an assignment based on your abilities, interests, and the needs of the company.

Position Duties:
The organization is responsible for:
  • Interfacing and managing relationships with Ford Manufacturing, Product Development, Logistics and other Purchasing personnel.
  • Managing the launch of new model parts and change management actions.
  • Partnering with the Ford Product Development team to reduce current model warranty.
  • Leading efforts to continuously improve supplier manufacturing quality and capability.
  • Coaching suppliers on proper development / deployment of Quality Operating System techniques.
  • Leading emergency problem resolution onsite with suppliers.
  • Assessing suppliers installed part capacity.
  • Working effectively with diverse people and cross-functional teams.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering.
  • Available for full time employment by September 15, 2018.
  • 3.0 GPA (4.0 Scale).
  • 0-3 years of related work experience.
  • Must be willing to relocate to the Southeast Michigan area.
  • Must have a valid and unrestricted driver's license.
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.

At Ford Motor Company, the distance between you and an amazing career has never been shorter. Join the Ford team today, and discover the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader.

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. 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.