Engineering Specialist - Controls

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Engineering Specialist - Controls
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

  • Troubleshoot machinery, robot, automation, and controls issues and downtime

  • Use FIS plant monitoring software to review cycle times of equipment, review and follow up project installations.

  • Reprogram equipment for engineering changes and improvements

  • Update program backups for machinery and automation

  • Program new installations of automation, machinery, material handling, and robots

  • Review risk assessments as part of a team evaluating equipment safety.

  • Working with PLC logic and controls

  • Siemens and Modicon programming

  • 8D, FMEA, and DMAIC

  • Independently troubleshoot all equipment and continuously evaluate equipment for improvement for quality and delivery

  • Works with PLC/CNC – Siemens

  • Works with ABB robot

  • Read and modify electrical prints and schematics, Auto CAD

Job Requirements:
Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 1+ years’ experience with Microsoft Office products

  • 1+ year of Controls Engineering experience (can include co-op/internships)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering preferred

  • Electrical background (electrician or technician) preferred

  • Familiarity with VFD, Servo, Profinet

  • Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma experience

  • Lean Tools – 5S, Kanban, Poka-Yoke, Value Stream Mapping experience

  • TQM and Kaizen methods experience

  • MEA, PPAP, and DOE experience

  • Visual Factory Management experience

  • 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.