Product Environmental Engineer

at Ford Motor Company in Augusta, Maine, United States

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. Are you ready to change the way the world moves?

At Ford, we’re defining the future of human mobility with a strong focus on corporate responsibility. If you share this commitment, join the diverse team of passionate professionals within our Sustainability, Environment & Safety group. You’ll be a key contributor to our efforts to provide the technical and regulatory expertise necessary for advancing such critical initiatives as product safety, emissions, fuel economy, vehicle recycling and much more.

In this position…

+ You’ll be a key contributor to our efforts to provide the technical and regulatory expertise necessary for advancing such critical initiatives as product safety, emissions, fuel economy, vehicle recycling, and much more.

+ The Planning Systems and Tools Engineer is responsible for working with the Vehicle Homologation and Compliance (VH&C) department to maintain and optimize the project management software (Vehicle Compliance and Homologation Operating System – VHCOS).

+ This engineer will also take a leadership role to identify continuous system improvement opportunities in VHCOS and develop vision and roadmap for future upgrades. The role may also entail working with the IT team to developing additional IT applications which support VH&C deliverables.

What you’ll do…

+ Create and maintain the VHCOS automation system to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of planning and completing Global Program Launch deliverables owned by the Vehicle Homologation & Compliance (VH&C) organization (part of the Environmental & Safety Compliance team – E&SC).

+ Provide systems support to the teams to resolve VHCOS system defects and answer questions.

+ Take a leadership role to identify continuous system improvement opportunities and develop vision and roadmap. Work with the appropriate SMEs to understand business requirements and coordinate with the Ford IT team (when necessary) to implement creative solutions within the VHCOS framework. This includes benchmarking against other systems and implementing greater automation and integration with other business systems.

+ Work with IT and VH&C business team on continuous improvement or development new projects for VH&C IT/database systems.

+ Monitor Build Phase Timing Changes and distribute a weekly report to notify team of updated timing.

+ Document and maintain accurate Work Instructions steps for using software systems within the business processes.

+ Lead efforts to upskill workforce in VHCOS Planning Systems by leading feedback and training sessions.

You’ll have…

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Computer Science is required.

+ Accomplished skills with Project Management and software life-cycle development are desired

+ Strong computer skills and familiarity with common automation tools is required (e.g. Excel, Access, VBA, Alteryx). Experience with MS SQL Server database is desired.

+ Ability to test and deploy software tools for team use.

+ Familiarity with environmental and safety compliance and regulatory requirements is desired.

+ Candidate must be willing to work a transitional work arrangement (TWA) of between 50-90%

Even better, you may have…

+ Strong communication skills with experience training others is desired.

+ Self-starter with ability to manage multiple complex tasks.

+ Strong record of delivering results.

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!

As 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, vision and prescription drug coverage

+ Flexible family care days, paid 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.

For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:

This position is a salary grade 8.

This position is a range of salary grades 6-8 .

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.


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Job Posting: JC259504992

Posted On: May 08, 2024

Updated On: May 22, 2024

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