Paint Senior Process Coach – Maintenance

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Paint Senior Process Coach – Maintenance
Ford Motor Company

Job Description
At Ford Motor Company, we are taking our Maintenance Supervisors to the next level. Some of these talented employees have the title of ‘Senior Process Coach - Maintenance’ 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.

Position Duties:

  • Interface with plant hourly, salaried personnel and plant management team members
  • Work and multi-task in fast pace environment
  • Ensure completion of administrative responsibilities
  • Microsoft Office knowledge (Word/Excel/Outlook)
  • Demonstrate an ability to resolve diverse problems
  • Work weekends and nights
  • Drive SQCDPME by understanding and consistently applying standard manufacturing operating system processes. Validate and bridge operational needs to ensure the line is running safely, smoothly, and producing quality parts.
  • Safety
    • Ensure department compliance with government, industry, and corporate safety standards
    • Review department safety metrics and coordinate improvement activities
    • Serve as maintenance liaison for launch-related Pro-Tag and Arc Flash updates, Construction Service Safety audits/compliance checks, and inter-department Pre-Task Analyses
  • Quality
    • Direct data-driven maintenance processes to improve quality metrics (e.g., higher FTT, less scrap, less contamination, etc.)
    • Devise and implement strategy to tighten tolerances within specifications for fit, form and functionality
  • Delivery
    • Coordinate the resources and activities required to ensure problem free start-ups
    • Facilitate start-up/shift-to-shift meetings
    • Facilitate constraint analysis and coordinate activities to eliminate bottlenecks
  • Cost
    • Promote and ensure continuous improvement in the manufacturing engineering organization toward the common goal of improving product quality, plant competitiveness and total cost structure
    • Monitor, control, and improve Maintenance Cost Per Unit (MCPU)
    • Optimize throughput in accordance with budgets and cost objectives: meet or beat schedule
    • Manage and support material control (spare part inventory), repair and rebuild programs, and reliability and maintainability reviews
  • People
    • Supervise salaried employees
    • Communication and Recognition
    • Participate in Time & Data Management meetings for scheduling, staffing, procurement, equipment maintenance, inventory control, constraint analysis, and the coordination of production activities with codependent departments
    • Build Team Leaders’ and Team Members’ capabilities; mentor subordinates
    • Create a conducive work environment for the team(s) to complete their assigned responsibilities / tasks; build and nurture a One Team environment
    • Basic Administration of supervisory responsibilities and documents
  • Maintenance
    • Lead all daily, weekend and shutdown maintenance planning with input from your team(s)
    • Integrate the maintenance plan into total department business plan
    • Maximize equipment effectiveness through a detailed, standardized, and prioritized preventive and predictive maintenance plan designed to improve productivity
    • Provide resources, support, and priorities for all maintenance actions; Use Maximo (MFM) to document all maintenance activities (planned and crisis) and create reports to support continuous improvement
    • Use Maximo to analyze data and evaluate the effectiveness of the preventive maintenance plan
    • Jointly coordinate maintenance and engineering activities
  • Environment
    • Ensure department compliance with government, industry, and corporate standards

Minimum Requirements:
  • High School Diploma
  • 2+ years of Technical Training of Industrial Manufacturing Equipment
  • 2+ years of conveyor system programming
  • 2+ years of working with PLC logic and controls programs (Allen Bradley, AB Servo, etc)
  • 5+ years of Maintenance Experience in an Industrial Environment
  • 2+ years of experience with Lean Manufacturing principles
Preferred Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 10+ years of Industrial Maintenance experience
  • 5+ years of managerial maintenance experience
  • 1+ year of experience working with the following Lean Tools – 5S, Kanban, Poka-yoke, and Value Stream Mapping
  • 1+ year of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma experience
  • 3+ years of constraint management experience
  • Successful candidate must 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.