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Ford Motor Company Vehicle Operations Final Assembly Manufacturing Engineer in Topeka, Kansas

As part of our Ford Manufacturing team, you’ll help build the world-class, state-of-the-art smart vehicles the world expects from us. Within our plants around the world, we’re constantly developing new technologies and processes to further increase our efficiency. That means we’re continually seeking diligent, driven performers who think creatively to help us find better and more efficient ways to manufacture our vehicles.

  • Collaborate with Product Development team to generate facility & tooling costs, improve quality, and reduce labor requirements.

  • Use virtual tools to evaluate the feasibility of new model designs for high volume manufacturing operations.

  • Write/modify/maintain process sheets and deliver updated Cycle Line Layouts.

  • Lead identification, resolution, and closure of Assembly and Machining feasibility issues.

  • Create and follow a master schedule for the design, build, and implementation of tools in your subsystem.

  • Lead assembly, body, machining, battery cell tooling installation, start-up, and commissioning at the manufacturing site. In addition, support tooling buyoffs @ vendor facilities.

  • Lead identification, resolution, and closure of all launch product and tooling issues.

  • Develop "Lessons Learned" from New Model launches and implement Prevent Reoccurrence Actions into future programs.

  • Support Department Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, People, Morale, Environment, and Innovation (SQDCPMEI) initiatives.

  • Interface with cross-functional activities (Product Development, Supplier Technical Assistance, Material Planning & Logistics, New Model Programs).

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team

  • Ability to support launch programs on extended travel

  • Strong Project Management skills and result-oriented mindset

  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Power Point, etc.)

  • 3D CAD review abilities (Teamcenter, VisMockup, CATIA, or equivalent)

  • Understanding of PFMEA and failure mode avoidance principles

  • Strong verbal & written communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to operate in stressful situations within timing constraints

  • Ability to work with minimal direct supervision

Additional Skills Preferred:

  • Working knowledge of statistics (control charts, data collecting, GD&T etc.)

  • Knowledge in the following Ford software systems: AVBOM, WERS, GSPAS/APT, Teamcenter, E2KS, AIM, CPARS

Experience Preferred:

  • Final Assembly Manufacturing Engineering.

  • Experience w/automotive assembly or machining tooling, processes and facilities.

  • Experience in one or more of the following automotive systems: Interior, Exterior, Chassis, Powertrain, Electrical, Water test, End of Line, Stator/Rotor Manufacturing, Machining.

  • Error proofing

Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field

Additional Information:

  • Ability to travel including extended travel to assembly and component plants in US, Canada, and/or Mexico required (up to 80%)

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!

What you’ll receive in return:

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 of 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 child care 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.

SPONSHORSHIP SUPPORT WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR THIS ROLE

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE IS AVAILABLE FOR THIS ROLE

For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:

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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.

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. In the United States, if you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.

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Requisition ID : 14079

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