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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? Ma

nufacturing Engineering

this position… Le
ad the assembly and machining controls engineering deliverables for PTO programs, from simultaneous engineering through program launch for all Global PTO sites.

plement and apply standard software and hardware controls architectures across all programs/plants, following the PTO controls specification. En

sure the identification and capture of lessons learned along with their application to new programs, as well as the impact to existing strategies and standards.

at you’ll do… Le
ad simultaneous engineering meetings with Tier I suppliers to orchestrate controls program reviews with all interested parties.

rticipate in management program reviews and represent the controls organization in commodity discussions. Dr

ive the controls organization to resolve issues, including feasibility, timing, cost and workload. Ha

ndle current scope program responsibilities. De

liver new model program work for various Powertrain programs supporting and working in either SE MI, Ohio or Windsor, ONT.

u’ll have… Ba
chelor’s degree in electrical engineering or software engineering or combination of education or equivalent experience. Ex
perience in controls engineering with strong ability to quickly learn and apply controls knowledge. Ap
plied experience in Structured Control Language (SCL) Ev

en better, you may have… Tr
avel up to 80% during peak program times. Wo
rk off shift, as the need arises, during peak program install and launch times. Ba
chelors degree in Electrical Engineering or Software Engineering. Ex
perience in controls engineering with strong ability to quickly learn and apply controls knowledge. Ap
plied experience in Structured Control Language (SCL). In
cluding FC/FB Editing and creation Ex
tensive software programming experience – Siemens based preferred. Di
rect program experience with assembly and machining controls architectures (hardware/software) Va
lidated programming capabilities with Siemens, Schneider, Bosch PLCs and with CNC/Motion controls systems. Ha
nds-on knowledge and ability to troubleshoot and fix PLC, CNC, robot, vision and other automation issues. De
monstrated skill in cell machining systems and integration of CNC controls, gantries and auxiliary equipment. Kn
owledge of assembly and machining RFID systems including complexity management, and QOS strategies Kn
owledge of international electrical/safety standards (UL, ISO, IEC etc) and familiarity with internal/external safety processes (risk assessments, PSS, coordinated safety etc.) Ab
le to read electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic prints and design electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic prints. Un
derstanding of communication network architectures and field bus protocols. Ex
tensive knowledge of PTME IT standard footprint applications such as FIS, QLSM, QWX, GPTS, QDAS, OBL, PDS etc. Fa
miliarity with program delivery elements from the cost study phase to launch. Pr
ocess engineering knowledge including GPDS deliverables and plant operational impact of controls designs. Ex
perience interacting with senior management, process engineering, safety, IT, and plant production teams. Se
lf-starter, self-directed with extremely good influential, organizational and interpersonal skills. Ro
bust manufacturing background with heavy emphasis on production related controls experience. St
rong leadership skills with the ability to lead in the technical aspects of the role. On
e or more years of experience with MS Office (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook). Ex
perience using problem-solving skills within FMEA, DOE, DMAIC, 5D, 8D processes.

u 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!


an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builder…or all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:


Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage


Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up child care and more


Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases


Tuition assistance


Established and active employee resource groups


Paid time off for individual and team community service


A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day


Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.


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sa sponsorship is available for this position. Ca

ndidates 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.


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.


Ford, the health and safety of our employees is our top priority. Vaccination has been proven to play a critical role in combating COVID-19. As a result, Ford has made the decision to require U.S. salaried employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless employees require an accommodation for religious or medical reasons. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or an approved medical or religious exemption