Team Manager - Industrial Engineer


On Site
Full Time


Health and Safety
Continuous improvement
Microsoft Excel
Problem solving
Cost reduction
Industrial engineering
Operating systems
Project management
Human factors and ergonomics
Information engineering
Organizational skills
Microsoft Outlook

Job Details

Job Description

We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world -- together. At Ford, we're all a part of something bigger than ourselves. What will you make today?

As part of our Manufacturing team, you'll help build the world-class, state-of-the-art smart vehicles we're known for. In our plants around the world, we're constantly developing new technologies and processes to further increase our efficiency. You'll get the satisfaction of making great products people use and love.

In this position...

Lead IEs and support production to develop productivity proposals (rebalances, OLOT reduction, throughput improvements).

What you'll do...
  • Lead ergonomics improvement and problem solving through IE actions Lead work station set up and optimization
  • Implement engineering changes that affect the work station and allocations.
  • Supervise/coach IEs with time study schedules (e.g., MODAPTS) Interface with union/works council and Health and Safety to settle job disputes and ergonomic issues
  • Lead headcount cost savings projects
  • Supervise monthly tracking of progress in VPOS
  • Lead cycle line layout
  • Supervise planning for mix and line speed changes
  • Lead/manage departmental rolls analysis for weekly manpower meeting to ensure proper labor staffing and strategy
  • Lead future model labor development (design, cycle line layouts, future model allocations)
  • Serve as resource for plant IE training/assistance

You'll have...
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering
  • Experience: 4 or more years' of experience in Industrial Engineering
  • Proven ability to analyze and resolve issues quickly through route cause analysis and drive change back to the production departments.
  • Validated skill set needed to have job placement flexibility and the expectation to rotate to various positions within the plant such as Production or Quality
  • Must display strong customer orientation with a commitment to upholding plant processes through strict adherence to the Quality Operating System.
  • Demonstrated success achieving results, while organizing and managing multiple priorities
  • Proven willingness to take a participatory approach to union relations and be a team player
  • Strong and confident technical mentor to the production organization (both hourly and salary) and within the IE organization
  • A successful history of planning, coordinating and executing work allocations/efficiencies within specified timeframe
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Manufacturing/assembly process experience
  • Kaizen/ continuous improvement process experience
  • Validated project management skills
  • Demonstrated skill with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Even better, you may have...
  • MODAPTS Certification
  • GSPAS/APT knowledge

You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builder...or all the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:
  • Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up childcare and more
  • Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases
  • Tuition assistance
  • Established and active employee resource groups
  • Paid time off for individual and team community service
  • A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year's Day
  • Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.

For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:

Please see our Company Profile.

This position is a salary grade 6.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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