Team Manager - Manufacturing Engineering

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Team Manager - Manufacturing Engineering
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.


• Address department Health & Safety concerns
• Enforce department compliance with government, industry, and corporate standards
• Enforce safety process adherence for launch-related Pro-Tag and Arc Flash updates, Construction Service Safety audits/compliance checks, and inter-department Pre-Task Analyses
• Lead data driven maintenance processes to improve quality metrics (e.g., higher FTT, less scrap, less contamination, and etc.)
• Drive root cause analysis and implement permanent corrective actions through the Global 4D or 8D process.
• Monitor production runs to insure they stay on schedule, and correct any maintenance-related problems that arise
• Provide the resources and activities required to ensure problem free start-ups
• Facilitate skilled trades understanding of constraint analysis and provide resources for activities to eliminate bottlenecks
• Champion constraint analysis and coordinate activities to eliminate the bottlenecks
• Manage to budgets Set, prioritize and provide resources to control and improve Maintenance Cost Per Unit (MCPU)
Optimize maintenance activities to improve throughput and meet or beat budgets and production schedules
• Implement material control (spare part inventory), repair and rebuild programs, and reliability and maintainability reviews

• Disseminate policy deployment, drive SQDCPME, and communicate departmental maintenance goals
• Coach, counsel and teach subordinates to enhance the One Team goal
• Lead and participate in production scheduling, staffing, procurement and maintenance of equipment, quality control, inventory control, and the coordination of production activities with those of other departments
• Promote and support work groups; integrate skilled trades per contractual agreements
• Set and support Time & Data Management events related to the Maintenance Operating System and enforce attendance

• Evaluate and deliver FTPM measurable
• Maximize equipment effectiveness through a detailed, standardized, and prioritized preventive and predictive maintenance plan designed to improve productivity
• Review and approve preventive maintenance activities and assess the effectiveness of those activities
• Devise maintenance plans, strategies, and priorities to support the total department business plan; manage daily maintenance around production optimizing opportunities
• Confirm and require adherence to Maintenance Operating System processes
Review status and progress of goals and objectives and require accountability

Job Requirements:

Basic Qualifications
• High School Diploma or GED
• 5+ years of management maintenance engineering in a manufacturing environment
• 1+ years of Microsoft Office experience

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor Degree preferred
• Experience in production preferred
• In depth experience in assembly manufacturing processes preferred
• Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
• Ability to interact with all employees in the organization
• Strong working knowledge of the Ford Production System preferred
• Strong communication and problem solving skills, including working knowledge of Six Sigma
• Demonstrated ability to work as a team
• Strong negotiation and persuasion skills
• Demonstrated ability to lead, empower and develop employees
• Demonstrated conflict management skills
• Strong analytical, problem solving, and organization skills
• Ability to work closely and successfully with others in order to deliver results
• 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.