292564 - Automation Engineer General

  • Post Date:April 18, 2022
  • Apply Before: April 18, 2023
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Job Description

Ensure compliance to the GVOSS (Global Vehicle Operations Structured Standards) • Review supplier tooling and conveyor designs for compliance to the VOSS, for both hardware and programming. GVOSS contains all the standards for tooling and conveyors for North America. • Approve/reject GVOSS deviations as required. Determine if a deviation is necessary. • Develop and propose GVOSS enhancements for cost, quality and performance. • Review new controls concepts and designs. • Develop and implement improvements to control systems and equipment using Factory Information Systems (FIS) data. • Lead capital project teams, develop capitol appropriations requests and manage the projects from concept through commissioning. • Lead costing for controls related to tooling and conveyors find acceptable cost reduction opportunities. Including writing scopes of work for controls in tooling and conveyors. • Lead risk assessment for controls programming and controls hardware changes. • Write functional descriptions; develop tooling and conveyor scopes of work, assist in writing scopes of work. • Lead problem solving to assist plants and implementation teams in resolving tooling and conveyor performance issues. • Lead trouble shooting; coordinate resources to find root cause and fixes, manage and breakdown problems into items that can be validated. Determine proper validation methods. • Assist in the training of manufacturing personnel and plant electricians. • Assist in integration of controls into IT systems like Factory Information Systems (FIS), Error Proofing, and Next Generation Automated Vehicle Scheduling.
Skills Required:
• Ensure compliance to the GVOSS (Global Vehicle Operations Structured Standards) • Review supplier tooling and conveyor designs for compliance to the Ford VOSS, for both hardware and programming. GVOSS contains all the standards for tooling and conveyors for North America. • Approve/reject GVOSS deviations as required. Determine if a deviation is necessary. • Develop and propose GVOSS enhancements for cost, quality and performance. • Review new controls concepts and designs. • Develop and implement improvements to control systems and equipment using Factory Information Systems (FIS) data. • Lead capital project teams, develop capitol appropriations requests and manage the projects from concept through commissioning. • Lead costing for controls related to tooling and conveyors find acceptable cost reduction opportunities. Including writing scopes of work for controls in tooling and conveyors. • Lead risk assessment for controls programming and controls hardware changes. • Write functional descriptions; develop tooling and conveyor scopes of work, assist in writing scopes of work. • Lead problem solving to assist plants and implementation teams in resolving tooling and conveyor performance issues. • Lead trouble shooting; coordinate resources to find root cause and fixes, manage and breakdown problems into items that can be validated. Determine proper validation methods. • Assist in the training of manufacturing personnel and plant electricians. • Assist in integration of controls into IT systems like Factory Information Systems (FIS), Error Proofing, and Next Generation Automated Vehicle Scheduling. • Travel within US and Mexico for installation, launch support and issue resolution • Travel up to 70% or more might be required to support launch
Skills Preferred:
Experience Required:
• Problem solving skills using statistics (6 Sigma Black Belt preferred) • Ability to lead 8D • MS Office Application competency (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) • Project Management skills • Strong interpersonal skills • Strong written and oral communication skills • Systems Engineering (Electrical and Mechanical) skills
Experience Preferred:
Education Required:
• BS in Electrical Engineering or 5 year minimum controls experience
Education Preferred:
engineering degree (MSEE preferred)
Additional Information:
As the Company moves to utilize 100% of our manufacturing capacity we have increase production complexity into our Assembly Plants. This has required us to add more automation like robots and a higher level of machine controls into our tooling and conveyors to support the higher model mix. This is an excellent opportunity to be on the leading edge of new controls technology including robots, vision systems, and integration of tooling and conveyors with IT systems to track production and quality.