Process Coach - Production

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Process Coach - Production
Ford Motor Company

Job Description
At Ford Motor Company, we are taking our Material Planning & Logistics Supervisors to the next level. These talented employees have the title of ‘Process Coach – MP&L’ and are the drivers of standardization and continuous improvement in the Ford Production System. Material Planning & Logistics teams work to provide a synchronous flow of materials to customers at an affordable cost.

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:

• Responsible for the daily material handling functions for the facility and for the department
• Ensure proper material flow from receiving dock, to warehouse storage location, to the production line feed location, to the delivery of finished product to customers
• Provide direction and support in the allocation of resources in order to appropriately cover material handling responsibilities
• Support Ford Production System and synchronous material flow through lean manufacturing practices
• Assure all safety, quality, delivery, cost, morale, environment, production throughput, budgets, practices, objectives, and improvements are met
Meet First Time Through, inventory, cost, scrap, supply, and tooling expense targets
• Coach Safety, Quality and Productivity by following standardized work
• Lead and manage unionized hourly personnel
• Provide communication and recognition
• Build hourly Team Leader and Team Member capability
• Create a conducive work environment for the team(s) to complete their assigned responsibilities / tasks
• Support Kaizen (Continuous Improvement) and coach problem resolution to the lowest level
• Basic administration of supervisory responsibilities and documents
• Ability to work any shift as well as rotating shifts and weekends
• Ability to work independently with limited supervision
• Capable of assigning work to unionized hourly workforce and holding employees accountable for following processes pertaining to daily work assignments in terms safety, quality, and throughput
• Strong organizational and administrative skills
• Ability to multi-task
• Strong problem-solving and conflict management skills

Required Qualifications:

• High School Diploma or GED
• 1 year of experience in Manufacturing
• 1+ years of Microsoft Office knowledge (Word/Excel/Outlook)

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Operations, Transportation & Logistics, Supply Chain Management & Information Systems, Applied Engineering Science, Packaging Engineering, or Business Mgmt.
• Body shop /stamping / subassembly, or manufacturing assembly and machining experience desired
• Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles
• Safety and Quality experience preferred
• Knowledge of constraint management principles
• Successful candidate should be able to demonstrate leadership in ONE FORD (leadership) behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, team building, 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.