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Director, Supplier Software Technical Assistance

Company: Ford
Location: Dearborn
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

About FordCome help build a better world, where every person is free to move and pursue their dreams. Ford Motor Company was built on the belief that freedom of movement drives human progress. It's a belief that has fueled our passion to create great cars and trucks. And today, it drives our commitment to become the world's most trusted mobility company, designing vehicles for a smart world that helps people move more safely, confidently, and freely. Ford is experiencing significant business transformation in an ever-changing propulsion and digital world, and we are looking for exceptional talent to join us on this journey.About EVDDFord is redefining how it will build a better world for the future by creating a culture and opportunities where employees will capitalize on Ford's excellence in designing and building the most iconic products while also helping develop the future of world-class connected EVs. Ford is transforming our global automotive business to scale EVs, strengthen operations, and unlock value. We will deliver the speed of a startup, with the deep expertise of high-volume production. -As part of the future, we have the EVDD function. Electric Vehicles, Digital and Design leadership - driving the future of the digital technologies.The OpportunityThe Director, Supplier Software Technical Assistance, reporting to the Executive Director of Platform Architecture and Prototyping, is responsible for leading a team focused on supplier technical support, with a specialization in -software---.What you'll be able to doThis person will: - -Develop and implement strategies for providing technical assistance to suppliers regarding software integration and compatibility with Ford's systems. -Manage a team of technical experts to support suppliers in resolving software-related issues. -Collaborate with internal stakeholders to align supplier software requirements with Ford's technical standards and specifications. -Evaluate supplier software performance and provide recommendations for improvement to enhance product quality, along with reliability. -Monitor industry trends in software development to identify opportunities for innovation in supplier software solutions. -Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards related to software development and integration for automotive applications. -Establish relationships with key suppliers to facilitate effective communication and collaboraton on software-related issues. -Functional & Technical KnowledgeThe minimum requirements we seekBachelor's degree in Electronics, Computer Science or Software Engineering.10+ years of experience in software development methodologies and practices added value in the context of automotive industry standards such as Diagnostics and AUTOSAR (Classic and Adaptive).Our preferred requirementsMasters degree preferred.Experience in implementing embedded systems including for safety critical embedded systems.Experience of embedded Linux, RTOS and related DevOps systemsDemonstrated time in role leading a large multi-disciplined organization focused on delivering development efficiency.Excellent communication skills both up and down the organization to achieve the desired results.Critical Thinking: Demonstrated examples of applying systemic thinking, logic and reasoning skills to be able to identify opportunities, alternative solutions or approaches to problems.Organizational skill: Strong collaboration skills, clear and concise direction coupled with an ability to move within the organization to complete work and balance tradeoffs. -Strategic thinking: Demonstrated examples of driving strategy from concept through to production.What you'll receive in returnAs 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.Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.Ford Motor Company is 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. In the United States, if you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.Full timePosting Date: 2024-05-03

Keywords: Ford, Dearborn , Director, Supplier Software Technical Assistance, IT / Software / Systems , Dearborn, Michigan

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