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Ford Motor Company

Controls Automation Engineer

Ford Motor Company - Chicago, IL

At Ford Motor Company, we are dedicated to designing, manufacturing and selling high quality vehicles that meet the diverse needs of our customers. We believe our employees and the different perspectives that they bring to the business are the driving force behind our success. Come discover a company that is focused on the quality of our vehicles, the environment, the community and the world in which we live.

Position Duties:

Use Vis Plant monitoring software to review cycle times of automation, review and follow up automation project's and installations

Troubleshoot PLC, robot, and other automation problems

Update program backups for automation

Program new installations of Body tooling and conveyor systems

Reprogram automation for engineering changes and improvements

Coordinate automation campaigns

Work weekends and nights

Minimum Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED

3 years of manufacturing engineering experience

3 years of working with PLC logic and controls programs (Allen Bradley, AB Servo, etc)

1 years Microsoft Office experience

Preferred requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

3 years of Fanuc robot or Kawasaki programming experience

1 year of experience working with the following Lean Tools – 5S, Kanban, Poka-yoke, and Value Stream Mapping

1 year of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma experience

Independently troubleshoot all body equipment and continuously evaluate equipment for improvement for quality and delivery

Read prints, AutoCAD, interpret and modify electrical schematics

Strong understanding of conveyors system programming and body tooling techniques, in addition to networking understanding, DH , Ethernet, remote IO

Simulation modeling exposure

Familiarity with VFD’s, Armor starts, encoders, network/Ethernet controls

Successful candidate should be able to demonstrate leadership in One FORD (leadership) behaviors combined with outstanding interpersonal, teambuilding, and communication skills

The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

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.

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Ford Motor Company


Controls Automation Engineer Ford Motor Company - Chicago, IL, United States


Location: Chicago, IL

Company Profile:
Ford Motor Company develops, manufactures, distributes, and services vehicles, parts, and accessories worldwide. The company operates through two sectors, Automotive and Financial Services. The Automotive sector offers vehicles primarily under the Ford and Lincoln brand names. It markets cars, utilities, trucks, service parts, and accessories through distributors and dealers in North America, South America, Europe, Turkey, Russia, and the Asia Pacific region. This sector also sells vehicles to dealers for sale to fleet customers, including commercial fleet customers, daily rental car companies, and governments, as well as provides maintenance and repair services. The Financial Services sector offers various automotive financing products to and through automotive dealers. This sector provides financing products, which include retail installment sale contracts for new and used vehicles; leases for new vehicles to retail customers, government entities, daily rental car companies, and fleet customers; wholesale financing that comprise loans to dealers to finance the purchase of vehicle inventory; loans to dealers to finance working capital, purchase dealership real estate, and other dealer vehicle program financing; and other financing products, as well as provides insurance services. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903 and is based in Dearborn, Michigan.