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Posted: Friday, January 12, 2018 12:04 AM


Ford Motor Company Chicago Heights, IL Job Description

The MP&L Material Flow Analyst is responsible for coordinating, facilitating and/or leading the implementation of new, upgraded or modified material handling equipment.

Providing a safe operator interface with equipment, managing related facilities actions (including internal skilled trades and/or outside contractors) and engaging suppliers to exceed performance expectations

Targeting and eliminating uptime constraints, performing studies and identifying resources to improve productivity

Working directly with skilled trades to solve recurring and complex equipment repair issues (e.g. racks, AGV's, turn tables, tilt tables, static stands, etc.), developing equipment specifications subsequent to consultation with production, material handling, and skilled trades team members

Monitoring production floor activities for improvement opportunities, managing feedback from material handling equipment users, and facilitating efficient operation of equipment

Will also be responsible for working with material handling supervision to introduce new, upgraded or modified equipment as well as identifying new model plans and actions

Ability to work any shift as well as rotating shifts and weekends

Basic Qualifications :
High School Diploma or GED

3+ years of Materials Planning and Logistics experience in a Manufacturing Environment

1+ years of experience with Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree

Knowledge of safety processes including, but not limited to: OIS/JSA, GRASP, OHSIM, safety investigations, and safety audits

Knowledge of applying principals of reliability and maintainability

Experience in customer focused robust equipment design (without added cost)

Knowledge of on-floor processes including, but not limited to: standardized work, QOS, process verification, cycle time improvements, last hit, and planning and scheduling of line releases

Knowledge of business principles used to monitor and meet customer requirements

Continually strive for high quality work in all aspects of the job; puts forth extra effort to ensure high quality of work

Knowledge problem solving tools such as DMAIC

Knowledge of material flow and layout

Familiarity with CAD operations and CAD design

Ability to work independently with limited supervision

Successful candidate should be able to demonstrate leadership in One FORD (leadership) behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and communication skills

The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

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 the 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.

• Location: Chicago

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