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Ford Motor Company

Maintenance Supervisor

Ford Motor Company - Louisville, KY

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.


Coach Safety, Quality and Productivity to ensure objectives are met through following standardized work processes


Enforce compliance with Safety Operating System practices to include, but not limited to: Combustion Safety; Energy Lockout; Pedestrian and Vehicle Safety; Working at Heights; Pre-Task Analysis (PTA); and licensing and safety training requirements

Perform safety inspections using corporate tools (OHSIM, MSS, SPRB) and conduct safety talks

Identify and insure that safety hazards and unsafe practices are promptly corrected

Complete 100% of mandated FAS08 PMs at the prescribed frequency


Communication and Recognition

Drive Continuous Improvement through a focused maintenance program designed to reduce scrap and ensure reliability of error-proofing devices

Maintain automation in a state of compliance with specifications, fit, form, and contamination standards

Delivery (Productivity)

Lead skilled trades/maintenance personnel to evaluate controls requirements for maintaining and improving production yields, throughput, and up time

Responsible for monitoring day-to-day production processes, tooling, and operations related to automation equipment

Analyze equipment performance and work to improve efficiencies; actively participate in Constraint Review Process

Ensure equipment start-up readiness for production

Use andon data (FIS, POSMON, PAARS, Maximo, etc.) to prioritize efforts and achieve 100% flow


Optimize throughput in accordance with budgets and cost objectives: meet or beat schedule

Meet FTT, inventory, cost, scrap, supply, and tooling expense targets

Minimize overtime by improving JPH, controlling absenteeism, using predictive maintenance programs; preparing for and fully utilizing down time; optimizing use of skilled labor throughout the day

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


Build Team Leaders’ and Team Members’ capabilities

Create a conducive work environment for the team(s) to complete their assigned responsibilities/tasks; build and foster a team environment between production and maintenance

Basic administration of supervisory responsibilities and documents

Maintain a versatility matrix that ensures technical coverage at all times

Assist and teach maintenance troubleshooting techniques to improve mean time between failure and mean time to repair

Participate in Time & Data Management meetings as prescribed by Ford Production System (FPS)


Supervise preventive maintenance schedules, preventive and predictive inspections, and repairs to minimize down time

Coordinate and schedule manpower and materials to meet maintenance requirements to minimize down time; coordinate maintenance activities with other plant operations

Conduct root cause analysis of downtime issues to prevent recurrence (4D process)

Work with ME/PE to launch new programs or equipment, optimize floor layouts, coordinate equipment refurbishment, and develop standardized PM programs from FMEAs

Execute prioritized daily maintenance activities (predictive, preventive and crisis maintenance) obtaining full utilization of work force while optimizing available opportunities for all maintenance

Provide input to MPS for weekend and shutdown maintenance planning

Use Maximo for Maintenance (MFM) to document all maintenance activities (crisis and planned); provide quality assurance of MFM inputs to enable in-depth data analysis


Fully integrate Leak Tag and Jumper Tag process into daily operations

Control and monitor oil, water, and energy usage

Manage and maintain support systems (plant powertrains (air, electrical, water, etc.), exhausts, heat exchangers, hydraulics, etc.)

Maintain housekeeping in all maintenance areas and cabinets

Complete 100% of mandated EOS PMs at the prescribed frequency

Perform other related duties as required

Fundamental working knowledge of PLC logic and controls

Ability to work any shift as well as rotating shifts and weekends

Ability to work independently with limited supervision

Capable of assigning work to unionized hourly workforce and holding employees accountable for following processes pertaining to daily work assignments in terms safety, quality, and throughout

Basic Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED

1 years’ experience in Microsoft Office knowledge (Word/Excel/Outlook)

2 years technical work experience and troubleshooting in a Manufacturing environment

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering

3 years automotive experience

Stamping experience

Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles

Knowledge of constraint management principles

Safety and Quality experience

Strong organizational and administrative skills

Ability to multi-task

Strong problem-solving and conflict management skills

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 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.

24 days 13 hours ago

Ford Motor Company


Maintenance Supervisor Ford Motor Company - Louisville, KY, United States


Location: Louisville, KY

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.