In-Plant Implementation Lead

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In-Plant Implementation Lead
Ford Motor Company

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Position Overview/Description:

Implementation Lead (IL) will coordinate with Manufacturing Engineering (Controls, Process, etc.), 3rd party integrators, IT Application teams, plant production personnel, hardware installers, and network planners to integrate, launch, and prove out plant floor applications to support key Manufacturing build dates. IL must be able to function well in dynamic plant floor manufacturing environment while maintaining IT process disciplines. IL will need to quickly come up to speed on the IT applications including machine monitoring and birth history so as to communicate effectively with plant and business resources as well as team subject matter experts.

  • Maintaining project plans
  • Coordinating team assignments and tracking progress
  • Tracking issues/risks and escalating as required
  • Creating and resolving change requests
  • Report status at Program Review meetings
  • Drive out program requirements
  • Engage vendors to provide quotes and track progress.
  • Support required infrastructure work

Job Requirements:
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years of experience in the Auto Industry
  • 3+ years of experience in a team lead or project manager role
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience as team lead, experience building and maintaining team spirit and morale.
  • Experience maintaining scope and timing in the face of sometimes opposing customer demands.
  • Strong self-starter.
  • Effective at multi-tasking with minimal direction.
  • Demonstrated strengths in organization, problem solving, negotiating win-win agreements and details and follow-ups.
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver on commitments through leadership, teamwork, problem analysis/resolution and productivity improvements.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new areas quickly.
  • Experience with the automotive new model launch process, several plant floor applications and exposure to plant environment.

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, you 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.