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Ford Motor Company

Maintenance Supervisor-Facilities

Ford Motor Company - Chicago Heights, 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.



Address department Health & Safety concerns

Enforce department compliance with government, industry, and corporate standards

Enforce safety process adherence for launch-related Pro-Tag and Arc Flash updates, Construction Service Safety audits/compliance checks, and inter-department Pre-Task Analyses

Lead data driven maintenance processes to improve quality metrics (e.g., higher FTT, less scrap, less contamination, and etc.)

Drive root cause analysis and implement permanent corrective actions through the Global 4D or 8D process.

Monitor production runs to insure they stay on schedule, and correct any maintenance-related problems that arise

Provide the resources and activities required to ensure problem free start-ups

Facilitate skilled trades understanding of constraint analysis and provide resources for activities to eliminate bottlenecks

Champion constraint analysis and coordinate activities to eliminate the bottlenecks

Manage to budgets Set, prioritize and provide resources to control and improve Maintenance Cost Per Unit (MCPU)

Optimize maintenance activities to improve throughput and meet or beat budgets and production schedules

Implement material control (spare part inventory), repair and rebuild programs, and reliability and maintainability reviews


Disseminate policy deployment, drive SQDCPME, and communicate departmental maintenance goals

Coach, counsel and teach subordinates to enhance the One Team goal

Lead and participate in production scheduling, staffing, procurement and maintenance of equipment, quality control, inventory control, and the coordination of production activities with those of other departments

Promote and support work groups; integrate skilled trades per contractual agreements

Set and support Time & Data Management events related to the Maintenance Operating System and enforce attendance

Ability to interact with all employees in the organization

Strong communication and problem solving skills, including working knowledge of Six Sigma

Demonstrated ability to work as a team

Strong negotiation and persuasion skills

Demonstrated ability to lead, empower and develop employees

Demonstrated conflict management skills

Strong analytical, problem solving, and organization skills

Ability to work closely and successfully with others in order to deliver results


Evaluate and deliver FTPM measurable

Maximize equipment effectiveness through a detailed, standardized, and prioritized preventive and predictive maintenance plan designed to improve productivity

Review and approve preventive maintenance activities and assess the effectiveness of those activities

Devise maintenance plans, strategies, and priorities to support the total department business plan; manage daily maintenance around production optimizing opportunities

Confirm and require adherence to Maintenance Operating System processes

Review status and progress of goals and objectives and require accountability

Working closely with the UAW.

Working and manage Labor clearances.

Extensive project management

Experience with overhead crane systems, Lifting and rigging, OSHA requirements for overhead cranes.

Knowledge of HVAC, scrap and part conveyors, lighting.

Basic Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED

5 years in facility maintenance

1 years Microsoft Office experience

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor Degree in Mechanical /Electrical Engineering

Knowledge of the Ford Production System

Successful candidate should be able to demonstrate leadership in ONE FORD leadership behavior is combined with outstanding interpersonal, team building, 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


Maintenance Supervisor-Facilities Ford Motor Company - Chicago Heights, IL, United States


Location: Chicago Heights, 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.