Ensure compliance to the GVOSS (Global Vehicle Operations Structured Standards) • Review supplier tooling and conveyor designs for compliance to the Ford VOSS, for both hardware and programming. GVOSS contains all the standards for tooling and conveyors for Ford North America. • Approve/reject GVOSS deviations as required. Determine if a deviation is necessary. • Develop and propose GVOSS enhancements for cost, quality and performance. • Review new controls concepts and designs. • Develop and implement improvements to control systems and equipment using Factory Information Systems (FIS) data. • Lead capital project teams, develop capitol appropriations requests and manage the projects from concept through commissioning. • Lead costing for controls related to tooling and conveyors find acceptable cost reduction opportunities. Including writing scopes of work for controls in tooling and conveyors. • Lead risk assessment for controls programming and controls hardware changes. • Write functional descriptions; develop tooling and conveyor scopes of work, assist in writing scopes of work. • Lead problem solving to assist plants and implementation teams in resolving tooling and conveyor performance issues. • Lead trouble shooting; coordinate resources to find root cause and fixes, manage and breakdown problems into items that can be validated. Determine proper validation methods. • Assist in the training of manufacturing personnel and plant electricians. • Assist in integration of controls into IT systems like Factory Information Systems (FIS), Error Proofing, and Next Generation Automated Vehicle Scheduling.
• Supplier project management skills preferred • CPARS/MEARS experience preferred • FIS reports (running and analyzing) preferred • Competency in MTTR/MTBF and the FRED process preferred • Backgrounds in Controls Design and PLC programming preferred • Automotive manufacturing experience preferred • Rockwell PLC (Control Logix) and other Rockwell components required • VFD experience required • RSLogix 5, 500, 5000; RSView and Factory Talk knowledge preferred • Robots (Fanuc) • Ethernet IP for controls required • Vision systems preferred
• Travel within US and Mexico for installation, launch support and issue resolution • Travel up to 70% or more might be required to support launch
• Problem solving skills using statistics (6 Sigma Black Belt preferred) • Ability to lead 8D • MS Office Application competency (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) • Project Management skills • Strong interpersonal skills • Strong written and oral communication skills • Systems Engineering (Electrical and Mechanical) skills
BS in Electrical Engineering or 5 years minimum controls experience + engineering degree.
Additional Safety Training/Licensing/Personal Protection Requirements:
Additional Information :
Travel within the US and International for Buy-off, installation and launch support. • Travel within US and Mexico for installation, launch support and issue resolution • Travel up to 50% or more might be required to support launch
Valid through: 2/1/2022