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Ford Motor Company Service Chemical Engineer in Allen Park, Michigan


Job Title:

Service Chemical Engineer

Job Description & Qualifications:

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.

This position is for a service chemical engineer that involves the life-cycle management/oversight of various in- and out-of-warranty service chemical products (e.g., adhesives, cleaners, greases, sealers, oils) intended for use/sale in the U.S.A. and Canada.

What you’ll be able to do:

  • Identification of requirements, testing, evaluation, and approval of service chemical products (often in conjunction with Product Development)

  • WERS release of service chemical products/parts

  • Development and approval of market-specific, regulatory-compliant product container labels

  • Development, review, and/or approval of Quality Control Supplements and other quality documents and/or PPAPs

  • Handling other product-related duties – e.g., initiating material reviews of products, maintaining various part databases/systems, performing additional compliance-related activities, maintaining product information on certain websites/catalogs

  • Provide information and technical assistance as required to Marketing, Purchasing, Dealers, FADs, field personnel, Technical Hotline, and other internal and external customers

  • Writing and/or reviewing technical, etc., accuracy of various publications (Workshop and Owner Manuals, TSBs, SSMs, Marketing brochures and bulletins, Engineering Material Specifications, etc.)

The minimum requirements we seek:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

  • 3+ years of experience with the processing, labeling, and/or formulation of chemical mixtures used in consumer/industrial chemical products.

Our preferred requirements:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Capable of simultaneously handling multiple, disparate projects

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work cross-functionally with Product Development, Marketing, Purchasing, Quality, multiple suppliers, etc.

  • Ability to lead, manage and resolve conflict

  • Highly self-motivated with strong problem-solving ability

  • Familiarity with any or all of the following is desirable, but not required: Quality Control/PPAP requirements; process development and improvement; Corporate and aftermarket chemical standards and regulations (eg. OSHA,WHMIS,CPSC, CCCR,FTC, CARB); project management; bench testing; IPoint, WERS, etc.

What 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. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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: https://corporate.ford.com/content/dam/corporate/us/en-us/documents/careers/2021- benefits-and-comp-GSR-sal-plan-1.pdf

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Ford Motor Company


Marketing Sales and Service

Skill Team:

Marketing, Sales & Service (MSS)


Ford Customer Service Division




Allen Park