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Ford Motor Company Product Manager - Supplier Part Data Quality System in Topeka, Kansas

At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. We also believe in providing you with the freedom to define and realize your dreams. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career potential as you help us define tomorrow’s transportation.

Seeking an IT Product Manager for the Supplier Part Data Quality System (SPDQS) Product Team. This product team provides strategy, planning, development, testing, deployment, and support for Quality data analytical capability leveraging the Mfg. IIoT platform to collect Supplier and internal part related Statistical Process Control (SPC) quality data. This team also collaborates with other Mfg IT Product Teams for integration and provisioning of Dashboard to enable monitoring of out-of-tolerance components and prevent from entering the manufacturing process.

This position reports to the IT Product Line Manager, Design and Build Manufacturing Digital Engineering Product Line. This Product Team is responsible for 2 main areas of SPDQS: External Supplier data for Vehicle and Powertrain organizations and internally manufactured parts in Stamping and Body Construction. The business owners for this product team are members of the Vehicle and Powertrain Quality Organization.

What you’ll be able to do :

  • Manage solution delivery of SPDQS.

  • Collaborate with business partners to identify, investigate, engage in proof of concepts for innovative Manufacturing software solutions.

  • Collaborate with application solution architects to identify platform improvement opportunities and new IT solutions.

  • Perform analysis and resolution of software production issues.

  • Communicate status information, issues, and risks to stakeholders as appropriate.

  • Follow appropriate security and controls processes for all applications.

  • Participate in annual IT business planning processes, providing business needs, cost estimating, business value, IT consumption budget needs.

The minimum requirements we seek :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related

  • Prior experience with implementation and support of Manufacturing Engineering and Quality Software (COTS and in-house)

  • Experience with agile practices for solution delivery

  • Experience in all phases of the development lifecycle

  • Knowledge and experience in Manufacturing Engineering solutions and Manufacturing Processes

  • Knowledge of the Angular application framework, relational databases and query language, cloud platforms (GCP, AWS, Azure)

Our preferred requirements :

  • Experience with driving continuous improvement by investigating alternative IT solutions and technologies.

  • Experience working closely with business partners in defining strategic vision, short-term and long-term roadmap.

  • Experience in facilitating the Value stream, including Steering Team meetings.

  • Experience working in a Manufacturing Engineering or plant environment is a plus.

  • Global business acumen

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Good organizational and time-management skills

  • Team oriented with excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to deliver on product commitments.

What you’ll receive in return :

As part of the Ford family, you’ll enjoy excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous PTO, retirement, savings, and stock investment plans, incentive compensation, and much more. You’ll also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is available for this position.

We are 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.

For information on Ford's salary and benefits, please visit: https://corporate.ford.com/content/dam/corporate/us/en-us/documents/careers/2024-benefits-and-comp-GSR-sal-plan-2.pdf

Requisition ID : 26777

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