MP&L New Model Launch Lead

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MP&L New Model Launch Lead
Ford Motor Company

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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 Description
· Function as plant level single-point-of-contact for all MP&L issues related to Transmission launch planning and support
· Deliver MP&L New Model Launch Objectives.
· Ensure Plan For Every Part is developed and updated for new program
· Develop Synchronous Material Flow plan throughout the internal and external supply chain
· Assist with workstation material layout proposals.
· Specify and coordinate the installation of MH linefeed equipment.
· Develop packaging strategy, (line feed designs, card/call warehouse, floor space optimization, truck dock utilization) with
corporate packaging engineering.

· PMHV planning (fork free)
· Develop manpower planning needs for new model program
· Review program changes and new model MP&L proposals for feasibility and cost effectiveness.
· CMMS3: Develop count point strategy. Establish plant packaging data, other cmms setups
· Assist BOM analyst with internal float planning and finished float planning
· Assist with tracking new model parts for functional runs and address supplier compliance issues
· Support audits by providing packaging and material handling related documentation
· Ability to work independently with limited supervision in a fast paced and ever changing environment.
· Strong ability to interface with plant hourly and salaried personnel, union representatives, third party providers, and
production suppliers.

· Ability to work shifts and overtime patterns (including weekends and holidays) as required based on production schedules
and/or job requirements.

· Strong analytical skill set and quick decision-making capability.

Minimum Requirements:
· Bachelor's degree
· 1+ year logistic experience
· 1+ years Microsoft office experience

Preferred Requirements:
· Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Operations, Transportation & Logistics, Supply Chain Management & Information Systems or
Business Mgmt.

· Material Handling Supervision or assembly and machining experience desired
· Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles experience
· Knowledge of constraint management principles experience
· Strong understanding of CMMS, SMART and PFEP.
· Strong understanding of computer applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.).
· Prior experience in lean manufacturing, new model launch, or related materials management or Engineering function/s preferred.
· 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