Industrial Engineering Specialist

in Woodhaven, MI

Industrial Engineering Specialist Job

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    Woodhaven, MI, US

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    Manufacturing (MFG)

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.
As part of our 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, determined performers who think outside the box to help us find better and more efficient ways to manufacture our vehicles.

What you’ll be able to do:
We’re seeking a diligent, detail-driven professional to provide vital expertise in support of our manufacturing process engineering activities. We’re looking to you to help us optimize our efforts in safety, quality and productivity. This involves applying engineering principles and analytical techniques to advance continuous improvement of manufacturing processes and products. You will:

  • Drive development and/or installation of direct and indirect labor standards and methods. Track labor, efficient work force utilization and line balancing.
  • Conduct Job Ergonomics evaluations.
  • Analyze problem process constraints and conduct equipment cycle time analysis.
  • Recommend most efficient distribution of work force and review daily employee manpower, analyze plant methods and standards.
  • Prepare or direct the preparation of cost estimates of new or revised methods and standards.
  • Review proposed changes in plant layout, processes, material handling, routing, etc.
  • Analyze production and non-production operations to determine those requiring study and develop new or improved methods and standards.
  • Conduct time and motion/MODAPTS studies and review employee proposals and suggestions.
  • Develop cycle line layouts for current and future models using ACAD. Lead job methodization and process allocations.
  • Coordinate engineering changes and planning. Conduct value stream mapping and process audits.
  • Develop cost saving project proposals and write projects as required.
  • Interface with Production Supervision and the UAW to settle job disputes.
  • Assist production in planning labor allocations for mix and line speed changes.
The minimum requirements we seek:
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 3 or more years’ experience in Industrial Engineering or Bachelor’s Degree with no experience
  • 1 or more years’ experience in Microsoft Office to include, Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook

Our preferred requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering field
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma experience
  • MODAPTS skills/ Certification
  • GSPAS knowledge
  • Outstanding leadership, interpersonal, and teambuilding skills.

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.
If you have what it takes to help us redefine the future of mobility, we’d love to have you join us.
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 not available for this position.
By choice, 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.
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