Final Area Maintenance Team Manager

Ford Motor Company

$100K — $150K *


More than 4w ago


5 - 7 years of experience

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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?

Introduction to BlueOval City

Ford is investing $11.4 billion to build two state-of-the art manufacturing facilities, BlueOval City in Tennessee, and BlueOval SK Battery Park in Kentucky.

These brand-new advanced manufacturing facilities will use Ford’s 100-years of automobile manufacturing expertise and will be among the largest automotive manufacturing campuses in U.S. history. Like the iconic Rouge complex in Michigan did a century earlier, BlueOval City will usher in a new era for American manufacturing and will harness Ford’s global manufacturing expertise and innovative technologies.

Ford has selected to partner with SK Innovation for their battery expertise and Redwood Materials to design a manufacturing ecosystem that has as minimal impact as possible on the surrounding environments. BlueOval City embodies the transformational Ford+ plan for growth and value creation in combining existing strengths and new capabilities.


What you'll do:

  • Coach safety, quality, and productivity teams to ensure objectives are met through the development of and adherence to standardized work. Through process confirmation and building worker accountability, ensure that the production line is running safely, smoothly, and producing quality parts.
  • Teach, confirm, and ensure adherence to All Operating Systems.
  • Responsible for the training and implementation of production work teams.
  • Drive the Manage the Change (MTC) process. Ensure compliance to process and communicate changes to Team Members.
  • Develop relationships with other areas to achieve business results and resolve issues at the floor level having one goal in mind – Be the best manufacturing facility in the World.
  • Ensure training gaps are identified and plans implemented to achieve versatility requirements.
  • As a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on Maintenance be a teacher to production areas on the basics of the Maintenance Operating System (MOS)
  • Clear understanding of scheduling production, line releases and maintenance.
  • Strategic planning and coordination of Kaizen (Continuous Improvement) activities to achieve Safety, Quality, and Productivity objectives.
  • Six Sigma problem solving skills to support continuous improvement mentality.
  • Drive and optimize Preventive Maintenance (PMs) processes.
  • Ensure all safety standards are met during maintenance activities.
  • Assist in addressing equipment down time issues.
  • Support and coach problem solving activities within the department, focused on Reliability and Maintainability.
  • Coordinate Maintenance Planning and Shutdown Planning actions within the department.


You'll have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years of Supervisor experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft including Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Must have leadership skills to lead, empower, and develop Salary and Hourly employees
  • Strong communication skills (verbal & written). Must be able to summarize complex issues.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Production, Maintenance and/or Quality experience.

Even better, you may have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering preferred.
  • Experience as Plant Team Manager or Production Supervisor preferred.
  • Industry 4.0 experience preferred.
  • Master’s degree preferred.

Additional Information

Travel is expected throughout 2023 along with relocation to TN.

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 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.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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. (Use only if NOT providing Visa Sponsorship).

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.


  • Job Identification
  • 15102
  • Job Category
  • Manufacturing
  • Posting Date
  • 07/19/2023, 03:55 AM
  • Degree Level
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
  • Job Schedule
  • Full time
  • Locations
  • (Home Based / Non-Fixed / Other), TN, US (On-site)
  • Preferred Degree
  • Bachelor of Engineering
  • Remote
  • No.
Ford Motor Company is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan. The company was founded in 1903 by Henry Ford and has since become one of the largest and most profitable automakers in the world. Ford produces and sells a wide range of vehicles, including cars, trucks, and SUVs, under various brands, including Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury. The company also provides financial services through its subsidiary, Ford Motor Credit Company. Ford is committed to sustainability and has implemented several initiatives to reduce its environmental impact.
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