Ford Motor Company Engineering Specialist, Industrial (Industrial Engineer) - KTP in Louisville, Kentucky


Job Title:

Engineering Specialist, Industrial (Industrial Engineer) - KTP

Job Description & Qualifications:

Position Description/Overview

We build world-class vehicles in our plants around the world, constantly developing new technologies and processes to further increase our efficiency. It’s our people who really make the difference. We encourage all of our employees to think outside the box to help us find better and more efficient ways to manufacture our vehicles.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive development and/or installation of direct and indirect labor standards and methods. Track labor, efficient manpower utilization and line balancing.

  • Conduct Job Ergonomics evaluations.

  • Analyze problem process constraints and conduct equipment cycle time analysis.

  • Recommend most efficient distribution of manpower and review daily employee manpower, analyze plant methods and standards.

  • Prepare or direct the preparation of cost estimates of new or revised methods and standards.

  • Review proposed changes in plant layout, processes, material handling, routing, etc.

  • Analyze production and non-production operations to determine those requiring study and develop new or improved methods and standards.

  • Conduct time and motion/MODAPTS studies and review employee proposals and suggestions.

  • Develop cycle line layouts for current and future models using ACAD. Lead job methodization and process allocations.

  • Coordinate engineering changes and planning. Conduct value stream mapping and process audits.

  • Develop cost saving project proposals and write projects as required.

  • Interface with Production Supervision and the UAW to settle job disputes.

  • Assist production in planning labor allocations for mix and line speed changes.

Job Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering field

  • 1+ years’ experience in Industrial Engineering (co-op/internships)

  • 1+ years’ experience in Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering

  • MODAPTS Certification

  • GSPAS knowledge

  • Should possess the ability to analyze and resolve issues quickly through route cause analysis and drive change back to the production departments. Must have the necessary skill set to have job placement flexibility and the expectation to rotate to various positions within the plan such as Production or Quality.

  • Should display strong customer orientation with a commitment to upholding plant processes through strict adherence to the Quality Operating System. Must demonstrate the ability to execute to achieve results, while organizing and managing multiple priorities.

  • Should have a proven willingness to take a participatory approach to union relations and be a team player.

  • Should have the ability to serve as a strong and confident technical mentor to the production organization (both hourly and salary).

  • Should have strong written and verbal communications skills.

  • 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.

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