2022 Purchasing - Supplier Technical Assistance - Summer Internship

Location: Dearborn, Michigan US

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Job Number: 7185

External Description: At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. We also believe in providing you with the freedom of upward mobility as you strive to realize your professional dreams. We've got incredible plans for our future - and your future, too! We're working on some pretty amazing things, including autonomous and electric vehicles, data centers, micro services, and cloud computing. Get ready to play an important role supporting our incredible advancements!

What you'll be able to do:

Looking for a great answer to the question - what did you do this summer? This is it! Through our Summer Internship, you'll gain the experience, knowledge and skills to take your career to another level. Throughout this 12-week program, you'll enjoy hands-on involvement in some of the ground-breaking initiatives we've got going on.
Spurring innovation and delivering extraordinary vehicles is only possible with the commitment and partnership of our supply base to deliver highest quality parts, on time, at committed capacity, and with the optimum cost. Our Supplier Technical Assistance (STA) Engineers play a critical role in achieving our goals with intense focus on robust supplier selection during the sourcing process, establishing manufacturing feasibility on new technologies, delivering successful supplier launch of new model parts, ensuring supplier quality & manufacturing systems sustainability, and driving lean manufacturing principles. Our STA Engineers represent Ford Motor Company at supplier manufacturing facilities across North America.
As a summer intern in the STA organization, your challenging and exciting projects will grow as fast as you can handle them, giving you an opportunity to make major contributions to our products and success. Our summer intern program lets you build a network of friends and contacts, have fun, show your skills to us - and let us prove ourselves to you!

Responsibilities:

The organization is responsible for:
  • Interfacing and being a great partner with Manufacturing, Product Development, Logistics and other Purchasing
  • Leading the launch of new model parts and change management actions
  • Leading efforts to continuously improve supplier manufacturing quality and capability
  • Coaching suppliers on proper development / deployment of Quality Operating System techniques
  • Leading emergency problem resolution onsite with suppliers
  • Assessing suppliers installed part capacity
  • Working effectively with a diverse set of people and cross-functional teams

Minimum Requirements:

  • Pursuing Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering
  • Available for full time employment by September 2023
  • 3.0 GPA (4.0 Scale)
  • 0-3 years of related work experience
  • Must have a valid and unrestricted driver's license
  • Willingness to relocate to Southeast Michigan

What you'll receive in return:

As part of this exciting program, you'll enjoy a high level of involvement with an exceptional team of industry innovators and visionaries. You'll contribute in a meaningful way to our important, breakthrough work. And you'll develop the skills that will give you a significant edge in your future career pursuits. 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 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.

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-interns.pdf

Job Number: 51294BR

Community / Marketing Title: 2022 Purchasing - Supplier Technical Assistance - Summer Internship

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