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Engineering Specialist - Controls

Company: Ford Motor Company
Location: Dearborn
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

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:* Lead problem solving to assist plants and implementation teams in resolving tooling, equipment and conveyor performance issues and downtime* Coordinate resources to find root cause and fixes, manage and breakdown problems into items that can be validated. Determine proper validation methods* Handle setup and maintenance of industrial bar code printers* Utilize sound knowledge design and implement vision control systems. Familiar with different type of vision cameras and their programing software. Continuously evaluate equipment for improvement for quality and delivery* Use FIS plant monitoring software to review cycle times of equipment, review and follow up project installations* Reprogram equipment for engineering changes and improvements* Update program backups for machinery and automation* Program new installations of automation, machinery, material handling, and robots* As part of a team, review risk assessments and evaluate equipment safety* Assist in training manufacturing personnel and plant electricians* Read and modify electrical prints and schematics, Auto CAD* Maintain familiarity with OA, CPN/MPN networks and communication protocols for connecting to wireless and wired networks* Manage installation and maintenance of virus protection software for controls network PCs, perform PC backup disc images and installation of communication and firmware and controls software* Work overtime and weekends as the need arisesThe minimum requirements we seek:* Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Automation, Testing, or Controls Engineering* 2 or more years of Controls Engineering experience (internship and coop experience will be considered?)Our preferred requirements:* Electrical background (electrician or technician) preferred* Familiar with PLC/CNC (Siemens/ Allen-Bradley), VFD, Servo, Profinet, ABB and FANUC Robots* Solid understanding of laser burning* Demonstrated ability to read blueprints, modify electrical schematics and use AutoCAD* Validated ability to troubleshoot equipment and continuously evaluate for process improvements* Experience with conveyor system programming and overhead Gantry* Solid understanding of networking to include DH+, Ethernet and remote IO* Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma experience* Lean Tools - 5S, Kanban, Poka-Yoke, Value Stream Mapping experience* Understanding of 8D, FMEA, and DMAIC processes* Familiar with TQM and Kaizen methods* One or more years of experience with MS Office (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook)* Knowledge of simulation modeling and visual factory management preferredWhat 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. TN Visa holders will be considered.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.For information on Ford's salary and benefits, please visit: Ford, the health and safety of our employees is our top priority. Vaccination has been proven to play a critical role in combating COVID-19. As a result, Ford has made the decision to require U.S. salaried employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless employees require an accommodation for religious or medical reasons. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or an approved medical or religious exemption.

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