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Ford Motor Company Manufacturing Ergonomics Engineer in Dearborn, Michigan


Job Title:

Manufacturing Ergonomics Engineer

Job Description & Qualifications:

Manufacturing Ergonomics Engineer

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.

As part of our Manufacturing team, you’ll help build the world-class, state-of-the-art smart vehicles the world expects from us. Within our plants around the world, we’re constantly developing new technologies and processes to further increase our efficiency. That means we’re continually seeking diligent, determined performers who think outside the box to help us find better and more efficient ways to manufacture our vehicles.

We build world-class vehicles in our plants around the world, constantly developing new technologies and processes to further increase our efficiency. It’s our people who really make the difference. We encourage all of our employees to think outside the box to help us find better and more efficient ways to manufacture our vehicles.

What you’ll be able to do:

VOME is a multi-functional team having the Ford Application Process Ford Application Process primary responsibility to plan for and implement the launch of new vehicle programs at assembly plants. The Ergonomic Engineer candidate will be a part of this team and be responsible for the following:

  • Deliver Ergonomic Delivery Quality Operating System requirements for your specific Future Model Program

  • Collaborate with Product Development team to generate facility & tooling costs, improve quality, and reduce labor requirements

  • Use virtual tools to evaluate the ergonomics of new model designs for high volume assembly operations

  • Lead identification, resolution, and closure of FAE ergonomic issues

  • Evaluate tooling, workstations and MPL delivery methods for ergonomic compliance. In addition, support tooling and racking buy-offs @ vendor facilities

  • Lead identification, resolution, and closure of all launch product and tooling ergonomic issues

  • Identify “Ergonomic Lessons Learned" from New Model launches and implement Prevent Reoccurrence Actions into future programs

  • Support Department Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, People, Morale, Environment, and Innovation (SQDCPMEI) initiatives.

  • Collaborate with multi-functional activities (Product Development, Supplier Technical Assistance, Material Planning & Logistics, New Model Programs)

  • Evaluate product, process and workstation data for ergonomic compliance through the virtual and physical build milestones.

  • Support Product Development Engineering (PD) in Block & Packaging reviews to provide engineers with technical information on Ergonomic principles and assist in the integration of these principles in process, and product design.

  • Support PD and VO Manufacturing Engineering in virtual builds identifying high risk operations that impact design, process, and workstation on new model programs.

  • Lead design specification and requirement development in FEDE with coordination of the appropriate PD groups

  • Utilize the appropriate and approved ergonomic assessment tools to identify and ensure Ergonomic compliance

  • Complete Virtual Workstation Readiness Evaluations to evaluate Allocations, Safety, Error Proofing, Ergonomics, Tooling and Equipment, and Material Flow requirements.

The minimum requirements we seek:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, Human Kinetics or Industrial Design

  • 2+ years of experience Automotive Manufacturing Experience

  • 2+ years of experience applying Ergonomic Principles in a Manufacturing Environment

Our preferred requirements:

  • Extensive use of ergonomic analysis tools (Jack Siemens human modeling software) Jack/HandPak/NIOSH/Snook/Energy Expenditure/RULA

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team

  • Ability to support launch programs on extended travel

  • Strong Project Management skills and result oriented attitude

  • Strong computer skills (Excel, Power Point, etc.)

  • 3D CAD review abilities (Teamcenter, VisMockup)

  • Strong verbal & written communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to operate in stressful situations within timing constraints

  • Ability to work with minimal direct supervision

  • Solid understanding of statistics (control charts, data collecting, etc.)

  • Knowledge in the following Ford software systems: AVBOM, WERS, GSPAS/APT, Teamcenter, E2KS, AIM, CPARS

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, TN visa holders may be considered.

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 benefits and compensation, click here: https://clicktime.symantec.com/34jag92XUFJYHaNge9RMLCD7Vc?u=https%3A%2F%2Fcorporate.ford.com%2Fcontent%2Fdam%2Fcorporate%2Fus%2Fen-us%2Fdocuments%2Fcareers%2F2021-benefits-and-comp-GSR-sal-plan-1.pdf

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Manufacturing (MFG)


Vehicle Operations Manufacturing Engineering