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    James Hughes

    Canton, Michigan

    Chief Nameplate Engineer

    Global C-Car Vehicles - Ford Escape/Kuga

    Specialties

    General Manager/Location Manager

    Operations Management

    Plant & Facilities Management

    Process Management

    Quality Management

    Where I've Worked

    Jul 2015 – Present

    Chief Nameplate Engineer--Global Escape/Kuga Vehicle Line

    Ford Motor Company
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    Jul 2015 – Present

    Chief Nameplate Engineer

    Global C-Car Vehicles - Ford Escape/Kuga
    G

    Aug 2013 – Jun 2015

    Chief Nameplate Engineer

    Global C-Car Vehicles - Ford Focus
    F

    May 2011 – Jul 2013

    Director

    Ford Global Product Program Management

    Jul 2005 – May 2008

    Platform Marketing and Planning Manager

    FORD MOTOR COMPANY
    F

    Jul 2005 – May 2008

    Marketing and Planning Manager

    Ford Trucks/SUVs

    Feb 2004 – Jul 2005

    Assistant Chief Nameplate Engineer

    FORD MOTOR COMPANY

    Mar 2001 – Feb 2004

    Program Manager

    FORD MOTOR COMPANY
    F

    Mar 2001 – Feb 2004

    Program Manager

    Ford Super Duty F-Series & Excursion Trucks

    Jul 2000 – Mar 2001

    Vehicle Engineering and NVH Supervisor

    FORD MOTOR COMPANY
    E

    Jul 2000 – Mar 2001

    Vehicle Engineering and NVH Supervisor

    E-Series Truck Programs

    Jan 1999 – Jul 2000

    Driveline and Exhaust Systems Engineering Supervisor

    FORD MOTOR COMPANY

    Nov 1995 – Dec 1998

    Full Size P/U and SUVs

    FORD MOTOR COMPANY

    Nov 1995 – Dec 1998

    Truck Powertrain Planning Supervisor

    Jan 1997 – Dec 1997

    Truck Product Planning Analyst

    FORD MOTOR COMPANY

    Apr 1994 – Nov 1995

    Product Planning Analyst

    FORD MOTOR COMPANY

    Jun 1990 – Apr 1994

    Product Design Engineer

    FORD MOTOR COMPANY

    Sep 1988 – May 1990

    Co-Op Student Engineer

    General Motors Corporation
    S

    Jan 1986 – Jan 1987

    Head Coach, 5-6th Grade Girls Basketball

    St. David Elementary School
    C

    Jun 1986 – Aug 1986

    Auto Assy Line Worker

    Chrysler Corporation -- Sterling Heights Assy Plant
    P

    1986 – 1987

    Head Coach, 5-6th Grade Girls Basketball

    Pickups and Utility trucks
    G

    May 2011 – Jul 2013

    Director

    Global Product Program Management
    N

    May 2008 – May 2011

    Chief Nameplate Engineer

    North American C-Car Vehicles - Ford Focus

    Jul 2005 – May 2008

    Platform Marketing and Planning Manager

    Feb 2004 – Jul 2005

    Assistant Chief Nameplate Engineer

    Mar 2001 – Feb 2004

    Program Manager

    Where I've Studied

    MBA, Business

    University of Michigan

    BS, Mechanical Engineering

    Wayne State University

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