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Engineering Specialist, Test

Company: Ford
Location: Ypsilanti
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better worldtogether. At Ford, we're all a part of something bigger than ourselves. What will you make today?

As part of our Manufacturing team, you'll help build the world-class, state-of-the-art smart vehicles we're known for. In our plants around the world, we're constantly developing new technologies and processes to further increase our efficiency. You'll get the satisfaction of making great products people use and love.

In this position...

The Test Engineer is responsible for all testing equipment in the plant for both ICE and Battery Products.

What you'll do...

  • Maintain completed Defect Testing Matrix for all test equipment.
  • Must be available to work alternate shifts as needed.
  • Assist Production and Quality departments in determining the root cause(s) of the top test stand rejects in the production areas.
  • Daily provide Engineering Supervisor with Final line Test FTT reports and status of top rejects prior to production meeting
  • Lead reject resolution meetings in addressing test stand top FTT concerns.
  • Use test stand WMA software to monitor test stand FTT and stand to stand correlation.
  • Assist Maintenance and Production in troubleshooting and repairing down test equipment. Investigate and implement corrective actions to address top availability issues. (I.E. faults and downtime)
  • Conduct Daily review quality indicators - ECBs (Early Concern Binning), Rawsonville Warranty
  • Reports, QRs (Quality Reject) and FQAs (Final Quality Audit) issues
  • Track concerns and review initial test results/data from all relevant test equipment.
  • Champion use of data to understand and resolve test failure root causes.
  • Monitor failures and communicate multiple identical failures issues to appropriate management personnel and group leaders for resolution at source, (i.e. operator, vendor, process, etc.).
  • Ensure that resolution of issues is addressed with the goal to drive In-Station Process Control (ISPC), Error Proofing, and improved Process Capability.
  • Once suspect unit is returned, record any retest of defect testing data-along with analysis-then assist the Engineering and Quality team in determining root cause, and document improvement actions to test equipment.
  • Conduct a monthly review of all critical test point variable trend charts. Verify test point trends and current limits. Investigate or notify correct personnel of any unusual trends.
    You'll have...
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Proven experience of EOL testing principles including data knowledge of leak, Electrical, Helium and restriction testers
    • WMA test software experience
    • Sciemetric software experience
    • Strong interpersonal skills working with individuals of diverse cultural, academic, and cognitive backgrounds.
    • Strong organizational and time management skills.
    • Strong and effective communication skills.
    • Ability to provide effective coaching/mentoring
    • Ability to work in a manufacturing environment.
    • Ability to be flexible in work scheduling
      Even better, you may have...
      • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
      • Experience: Certified 6-Sigma Black Belt
      • Mechanical and Electrical knowledge of Electric / Hybrid Vehicle battery assembly
        You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

        As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builder...or all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:
        • Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage
        • Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up child care and more
        • Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases
        • Tuition assistance
        • Established and active employee resource groups
        • Paid time off for individual and team community service
        • A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year's Day
        • Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.
          For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:

          Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

          Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

          We are 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. In the United States, If you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.

          At Ford, the health and safety of our employees is our top priority. Vaccination has been proven to play a critical role in combating COVID-19. As a result, Ford has made the decision to require U.S. salaried employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless employees require an accommodation for religious or medical reasons. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or an approved medical or religious exemption.


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