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Ford Motor Company

Material Planning & Logistics Supervisor - KTP

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.

Position Duties:

Responsible for the daily material handling functions for the facility and for the department

Ensure proper material flow from receiving dock, to warehouse storage location, to the production line feed location, to the delivery of finished product to customers

Provide direction and support in the allocation of resources in order to appropriately cover material handling responsibilities

Support Ford Production System and synchronous material flow through lean manufacturing practices

Assure all safety, quality, delivery, cost, morale, environment, production throughput, budgets, practices, objectives, and improvements are met

Meet First Time Through, inventory, cost, scrap, supply, and tooling expense targets

Coach Safety, Quality and Productivity by following standardized work

Lead and manage unionized hourly personnel

Provide communication and recognition

Build hourly Team Leader and Team Member capability

Create a conducive work environment for the team(s) to complete their assigned responsibilities / tasks

Support Kaizen (Continuous Improvement) and coach problem resolution to the lowest level

Basic administration of supervisory responsibilities and documents

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 throughput

Strong organizational and administrative skills

Strong problem-solving and conflict management skills

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

Minimum Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED

1 years logistic experience

1 years Microsoft Office experience

Preferred Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Operations, Transportation & Logistics, Supply Chain Management & Information Systems, Applied Engineering Science, Packaging Engineering, or Business Mgmt.

Body shop /stamping / subassembly, or manufacturing assembly and machining experience desired

Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles

Knowledge of constraint management principles

Ability to multi-task

Ability to work independently with limited supervision

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.

19 days 14 hours ago

Ford Motor Company


Material Planning & Logistics Supervisor - KTP 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.