Engineering Specialist - Test

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Engineering Specialist - Test
Sterling Heights
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:

  • Conduct Daily review quality indicators – REDCRS and Sterling Warranty Garage Reports for NE, APR, VO Repair, and FQAs issues

  • Track concerns and review initial test results/data from all relevant test equipment.

  • Once suspect unit is returned, record any retest of the transaxle or defect testing data—along with analysis—then assist garage in determining root cause, and document improvement actions to test equipment.

  • Conduct a monthly review of all critical test point variable trend charts. Verify test point trends and current limits. Investigate or notify correct personnel of any unusual trends. Document charts in a binder for future reference.

  • Maintain completed Defect Testing Matrix for all test equipment. The matrix should prioritize actions to address pass-thru items. For product changes, rerun defect testing for all affected components to verify containment.

  • Assist Production and Quality departments in determining the root cause(s) of the top test stand rejects in the Regress areas.

  • Lead reject resolution meetings in addressing test stand top FTT concerns.

  • Provide Regress areas with a comprehensive suggested repair list.

  • Assist Maintenance and Production in troubleshooting and repairing down test equipment. Investigate and implement corrective actions to address top availability issues. (I.E. faults and downtime)

  • Maintain cycle times on test equipment ensuring stands are running at or below authorized cycle time.

  • Support feasibility on product design changes and lead modifications and model code updates as required. Handle model additions, data base changes, test program and sequence changes; implement modifications of new parameters and limits.

  • Assist technicians with calibration of test stand instrumentation per schedule.

  • Maintain 'Challenge Part' for EFTs and IPTs.

  • The DCP should require part testing daily on all stands.

  • Monitor part test status and assist Production with reaction to a rejected test.

  • Use test stand WMA software to monitor test stand FTT and stand to stand correlation.

  • Devise and maintain a suggested repair and repair tree data base for the operators on the floor

  • Daily provide Engineering Supervisor with Final and Main Control Test FTT reports and status of top rejects prior to production meeting

  • FTT data should be reviewed at the start-up or close-out meeting with the teams daily

  • Knowledge of NVH principles, data acquisition, balancers, leak and EOL testers.

  • PTA, WMA, Veri-tek NVH machine test software knowledge

  • Mechanical knowledge of axle assembly and gear manufacturing

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 1+ years’ experience in Microsoft Office Products

  • 3+ years’ experience in Manufacturing

Preferred Requirements

  • BS degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering

  • Certified 6-Sigma Black Belt

  • 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.