Ford Motor Company

Specialty Manager- Supplemental (KTP)

United States

Closing in 17 days

Job Description

We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world -- together. At Ford, we're all a part of something bigger than ourselves. What will you make today?

As part of our Manufacturing team, you'll help build the world-class, state- of-the-art smart vehicles we're known for. In our plants around the world, we're constantly developing new technologies and processes to further increase our efficiency. You'll get the satisfaction of making great products people use and love.

In this position

The Specialty Manager will support/coordinate overall process for product launches, including ensuring delivery of product, key milestones, and product content.

Note this is a supplemental position and is not eligible for all benefits


What you'll do

  • Be accountable for planning and the overall implementation of a successful launch
  • Work with multi-functional teams to ensure operating systems and processes are maintained to the corporate and manufacturing standards
  • Drive all launch related business results
  • Remove internal barriers to align resources with business objectives to achieve results
  • Lead transformation and change management efforts
  • Develop organizational capability through coaching and development at all levels of the organization.
  • Ensure employees receive the necessary training, coaching and experiences to raise their performance level and advance the organization
  • Optimize equipment programs and troubleshoot to identify root cause
  • Provide team communication and recognition that:
  • Enables a culture of learning through demonstration of effective communication skills
  • Embodies the respect and encouragement of all team members
  • Create a conducive work environment for the team(s) to complete their assigned responsibilities / tasks by:
  • Ensuring a Zero Tolerance environment for all employees
  • Creating a proactive performance driven culture that listens, reacts and supports (effective communication, education, listening, trust) to capture the hearts and minds of the people
  • Travel as needed
  • Qualifications

    You'll have

  • High School diploma OR GED
  • Five (5) years of operations experience in a leadership role
  • Even better, you may have

  • Bachelor's/Master's Degree
  • Ten (10) years of operations experience in a project planning leadership role
  • Strong project planning mindset with execution of the plan
  • Five or more years working in the automotive industry
  • Demonstrated success interfacing with executive leadership, plant hourly (including UAW committee), salaried personnel, along with both plant and executive leadership personnel
  • Validated experience with union negotiations
  • Knowledgeable in the use of data for decision making
  • Strong leadership, team building, communication, multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated success teaching and mentoring teams
  • Validated success resolving complex and/or diverse problems
  • A history of working well under pressure and able to spearhead crisis management
  • Six Sigma Blackbelt
  • You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

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    Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

    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.

    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. 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.


    More Information on Ford Motor Company

    Ford Motor Company operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Dearborn, MI and Palo Alto, CA. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903. It has 175633 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 149 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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    Specialty Manager- Supplemental (KTP)


    Ford Motor Company


    United States


    February 10, 2024

    Application deadline

    March 11, 2024

    Job type




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