Maintenance Production Supervisor

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Job Title:
Maintenance Production Supervisor
Location:
Livonia
State:
MI
Company:
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:

  • Perform safety inspections using corporate tools (OHSIM, MSS, SPRB) and conduct safety talks
  • Identify and insure that safety hazards and unsafe practices are promptly corrected
  • Complete 100% of mandated FAS08 PMs at the prescribed frequency
  • Drive Continuous Improvement through a focused maintenance program designed to reduce scrap and ensure reliability of error-proofing devices
  • Maintain equipment, automation, and tooling in a state of compliance with specifications, fit, form, and contamination standards
  • Lead skilled trades/maintenance personnel to evaluate controls and mechanical requirements for maintaining and improving production yields, throughput, and up time
  • Analyze equipment performance and work to improve efficiencies; actively participate in Constraint Review Process
  • Use andon data (FIS, POSMON, PAARS, Maximo, etc.) to prioritize efforts and achieve 100% flow
  • Meet FTT, inventory, cost, scrap, supply, and tooling expense targets
  • Minimize overtime by improving JPH, controlling absenteeism, using predictive maintenance programs; preparing for and fully utilizing down time; optimizing use of skilled labor throughout the day
  • Maintain a versatility matrix that ensures technical coverage at all times
  • Assist and teach maintenance troubleshooting techniques to improve mean time between failure and mean time to repair
  • Participate in Time & Data Management meetings as prescribed by Ford Production System (FPS)
  • Supervise preventive maintenance schedules, preventive and predictive inspections, and repairs to minimize down time
  • Coordinate and schedule manpower and materials to meet maintenance requirements to minimize down time; coordinate maintenance activities with other plant operations
  • Use Maximo for Maintenance (MFM) to document all maintenance activities (crisis and planned); provide quality assurance of MFM inputs to enable in-depth data analysis
  • Control and monitor oil, water, and energy usage
  • Manage and maintain support systems (plant powertrains (air, electrical, water, etc.), exhausts, heat exchangers, hydraulics, etc.)
  • 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

Basic Requirements:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1+ years maintenance troubleshooting in a Manufacturing environment
or
  • Bachelor Degree
  • 6 months experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 1+ year Microsoft Office experience

Preferred Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • 3+ years automotive experience
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles
  • Knowledge of constraint management principles
  • Safety and Quality experience
  • Prior experience managing a unionized work force
  • Robotics and conveyor system experience
  • Fundamental working knowledge of PLC logic and controls
  • 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 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.



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