Supplemental Body Maintenance Supervisor - (Process Coach Maintenance)

in Louisville, KY

Supplemental Body Maintenance Supervisor - (Process Coach Maintenance) Job

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    Louisville, KY, 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.
***Note- This is a Supplemental position.  Supplemental employees are ineligible to receive a complete benefits package.

What you’ll be able to do:
In this key position, you will help ensure the highest level of safety in our manufacturing processes as you perform safety inspections using such tools as OHSIM, MSS, and SPRB. You will drive safety improvements by conducting critical safety talks as well as by identifying and immediately correcting safety hazards and unsafe practices. You will:
  • Perform safety inspections using corporate tools (OHSIM, MSS, SPRB) and conduct safety talks
  • Identify and insure that safety hazards and unsafe practices are promptly corrected
  • Complete 100% of mandated FAS08 PMs at the prescribed frequency
  • Drive Continuous Improvement through a focused maintenance program designed to reduce scrap and ensure reliability of error-proofing devices
  • Maintain equipment, automation, and tooling in a state of compliance with specifications, fit, form, and contamination standards
  • Lead skilled trades/maintenance personnel to evaluate controls and mechanical requirements for maintaining and improving production yields, throughput, and up time
  • Analyze equipment performance and work to improve efficiencies; actively participate in Constraint Review Process
  • Use On Track data (FIS, Maximo, etc.) to prioritize efforts and achieve 100% flow
  • Meet FTT, inventory, cost, scrap, supply, and tooling expense targets
  • Minimize overtime by improving JPH, controlling absenteeism, using predictive maintenance programs; preparing for and fully utilizing down time; optimizing use of skilled labor throughout the day
  • Maintain a versatility matrix that ensures technical coverage at all times
  • Assist and teach maintenance troubleshooting techniques to improve mean time between failure and mean time to repair
  • Participate in Time & Data Management meetings as prescribed by Ford Production System (FPS)
  • Supervise preventive maintenance schedules, preventive and predictive inspections, and repairs to minimize down time
  • Coordinate and schedule manpower and materials to meet maintenance requirements to minimize down time; coordinate maintenance activities with other plant operations
  • Use Maximo for Maintenance (MFM) to detail all maintenance activities (crisis and planned); provide quality assurance of MFM inputs to enable in-depth data analysis
  • Control and monitor oil, water, and energy usage
  • Manage and maintain support

The minimum requirements we seek:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1 or more years technical work experience
  • 1 or more years of Microsoft Office knowledge to include (Word/Excel/Outlook)

Our preferred requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • 3 or more years automotive experience
  • Body shop/stamping/paint/subassembly experience
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles
  • Knowledge of constraint management principles
  • Safety and Quality experience
  • Prior experience managing a unionized work force
  • Demonstrated leadership behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and communication 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. 
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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