Jobs at Ford – Tool & Die Coach

Website Ford Motor Company

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide Team communication and recognition
  • Responsible for monitoring day-to-day production processes, Draw panel formability, last hit process, contamination investigation
  • Optimize throughput in accordance with budgets and cost objectives
  • Identify and ensure that safety hazards and unsafe practices are corrected and addressed
  • Build Team Leader and Team Member capability
  • Create a conducive work environment for the team(s) to complete their assigned responsibilities/tasks
  • Lead skilled trades/die maintenance personnel to evaluate Die Readiness requirements for maintaining and improving production yields, output, and up time
  • Support Kaizen (Continuous Improvement) and coach problem resolution to the lowest level
  • Supervise preventative maintenance schedules, inspections and repairs to minimize down time
  • Coordination of maintenance activities with other plant operations
  • Determine and correct root cause of related downtime issues
  • Coach Safety, Quality and Productivity to ensure objectives are met through following standardized work
  • Basic administration of supervisory responsibilities and documents
  • Coordination of Safety Operating System activities including overhead safety, lifting and rigging and Energy Control and Lockout procedures
  • Coordinate and schedule manpower and materials to meet maintenance requirements to minimize down time
  • Ensure start-up readiness for production
  • Understanding and expertise in draw die forming, maintenance of beads, trim steels and pierce operations
  • Meet FTT, inventory, cost, scrap, supply and tooling expense targets
  • Assist and teach die maintenance troubleshooting techniques to improve mean time between failure and mean time to repair
  • Ability to coordinate major and minor die repairs

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and constraint management principles
  • Proven interpersonal and leadership behaviors
  • Validated ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Strong organizational, multitasking and administrative skills
  • Microsoft Office knowledge (Word/Excel/Outlook)
  • Strong problem-solving and conflict management skills
  • Work in a rotating shift environment including nights and weekends

Qualification & Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience working with major automotive die forming
  • HS diploma or GED
  • Demonstrated experience managing a unionized workforce
  • 3-5 years automotive experience Body shop/stamping/subassembly experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree or completion of Die Maker apprenticeship

Job Details:

Company: Ford Motor Company

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Chicago Heights, IL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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