Ford Motor Company Material Handling Process Coach in Dearborn, Michigan
Material Handling Process Coach
Job Description & Qualifications:
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:
In this critical role, you will be responsible for the overall daily material handling functions for the facility and for the department. You will ensure proper material flow throughout the entire process – from the receiving dock, to the warehouse storage location to the production line feed location, to the delivery of finished products to customers. You will:
Direct and support the allocation of resources to cover material handling responsibilities
Support the Ford Production System and synchronous material flow through Lean Manufacturing practices
Achieve all safety, quality, delivery, cost, morale, environmental, production throughput, and budgetary goals
Meet First Time Through, inventory, cost, scrap, supply, and tooling expense targets
Coach safety, quality and productivity by following standardized work
Lead and manage unionized hourly personnel
Provide team communication and recognition
Build hourly team leader and team member capabilities
Create an empowering, results-driven work environment
Support Kaizen (Continuous Improvement) and coach problem resolution
Assign work to unionized hourly workforce
Hold employees accountable for following processes
Work any shift as well as rotating shifts and weekends
The minimum requirements we seek:
High school diploma or GED
One or more years of Microsoft Office experience to include (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
Our preferred requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in industrial operations; transportation & logistics; supply chain management & information systems; applied engineering; packaging engineering; or business management
One or more years of logistics experience
Background in body shop, stamping, subassembly, or manufacturing assembly/machining
Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles
Understanding of constraint management principles
Strong leadership, 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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