Material management/ Material Planning/ Inventory/ Material Handling/ SCM/Purchase
1. Enforce adherence of safety procedures and usage of PPE’s on line & Ensure Safe Behavior Index.
2. Facilitate start – up meetings & schedule as GFPS.
3. Encourage group to meeting responsibilities and ensure Continuous Improvements in GFPS.
4. Take up GB, NWG, and VSM Projects.
5. Attendance, Leave, and OT tracking and ensure meeting HR policies.
6. Manpower allocation based on availability and versatility.
7. Track the versatility matrix of Team members and improve it.
8. Analyze the Ergonomic issues and make plans for Improving
9. Train and Develop team members to raise and implement Kaizen, VSM, Cost saving & 5S Initiatives.
10. Tracking a Consumable cost and implement projects to reduce a cost.
11. Play pivotal role in Implementing GFPS & Lean Culture.
12. Support ISO / QS / TS16949
13. Maintained and following the FIFO concept for all materials.
14. Monitor and control receiving process with Zero reversal.
15. Ensured right material right time at right location is delivered to meet ZERO DOWN TIME.
16. Implement E Smart / Auto call / DPS.
17. Shortage report preparing import and local parts
18. Develop / improve methods for productivity improvement in the warehouse & line
19. Drive the team to ensure highest Ranking in the plant measurable.
20. Interact with customer [ Mfg. team] on daily basis to solve the day to day concerns
21. PMHV Maintenance tracking and follow-up with PE
22. Ensure MTC process and liaise with concerned section maintain Zero
OVS : Uses optimization technology to generate Order schedule utilising constraint resources and market allocations. Generates a buildable order sequence in line with plant internal capacities and constraints.
Assigns estimated build dates to Orders and corresponding scheduling status. Triggers the generation of Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) and Daily-Call-In (DCI)
Model Code Changes:-
Need to introduce logic so that we can implement usage of small case Model Codes. This would widen the range of model codes used. Would need Online and Batch program changes.
Region ling the current model code screens. Division of markets into Regions. Added Region field on screen to fetch the results for the particular market.
• Analyzed business requirement documents, functional requirement documents, Use cases, and Use case diagrams.
• The project was based on Agile Scrum SDLC Methodology.
• Worked with the business, the vendor, the development and software quality assurance team members to ensure requirements are complete
• Worked closely with the development team to assure a timely solution according to the specifications and implementation of business needs
• Created and provided quality training material for user assistance and system usage by using Microsoft office tools such as Visio, Word, Excel and Power Point.
• Responsible for developing test plans and test cases while serving as Test Coordinator.
• Assured quality of
My Life starts on this company as a Service Advisor.I learned these all the things as a position of service advisor.
• Communicates with clients about vehicle problems, insurance questions, and warranty issues
• Maintains positive relationships with clients to ensure repeat and return customers
• Approaches transactions with sales-minded professionalism and suggestively sell products and services to clients, including making clients aware of all packages and retail options available
• Answers customer questions about services, including when to expect vehicle repairs
• Displays extensive knowledge about products and services
• Ensures customer vehicle is finished on time and details for customer services rendered and costs for those services, ensuring satisfaction at every step of interaction
• Uses all methods of customer communication, including online bookings, phone calls, and in-person interactions, to schedule and book appointments, vehicle drop-offs, and vehicle pick-ups
• Communicates with technicians about vehicle statuses, and ensures that vehicles will be ready for customer on time
• Acts as an advocate for clients when communicating vehicle problems and needs to repair department
• Liaises with technicians about parts ordering to ensure requisite parts are available when vehicle repairs require them, and communicates any time restrictions to customers in timely manner
• Processes customer payments
• Demonstrates extensive knowledge of service departmen
To control the whole plant packaging issues.
To attend the rejection meeting in all area (Engine Plant,Engine Dress,TCF) short out the issue and closed it.
To procure material for Re-export shipment.
Send the part to other country as per good packaging condition (Australia, South Africa, Thailand, U.S, and U.K & Korea).
ECC ( Engineering Change Control) :
Coordinate the Engineering Change for all parts in way of Receiving location, packaging, way of line feeding.
To maintained Zero Obsolescence.
To give the VIN number for FCSD.
Monitoring the ZEBRA process.
Maintaining the ALERT, ONE DAY TRAIL and 15 DAYS TRAIL.
Rejection coordinators: Attend the rejection meeting and setting the ownership for that rejection and Coordinating the ISPR, CRD, TDL and maintaining the Scrap materials.
Coordinate the New part location allocate in warehouse.
Maintaining the MIN MAX inventory in warehouse and line side.
Cost Saving around 50 Lacks.
Space saving 75 Sq.mtr.
Got Spot Recognition awards from my management.
Manufacturing Specialist | Karnataka | 14 Dec 2012
life on the assembly line
working on an assembly line can feel like a prison sentence to some, but it can also be a liberating experience.the work is hard and the hours are long but you dont have to deal with sales quotas,daily meetings,customers,vendors,overhead,meeting payroll or any of the other myriad issues that come with running a business.i dont have to worry that someone wants my office or upper management is looking to get rid of senior staff.i do not have to lay awake at night wonering if the new boss wants to fire me just because we have a personality conflict.i go to work and then i go home there is no overlap with the exception of a few aches and pains.working at ford's claycomo assembly plant is a little like living in a small town,there are all kinds of people from all different backgrounds but they all have a common thread. they are hard working people who want to give their families opportunities for a better life.
Prosgood pay, excellent benefits, great co-workers
Consphysically demanding, extreme heat in summer months(120+degees)
> Ford Motor Company @ India does mainly on launching of new vehicle lines and localizing components to reduce cost. Lead engineering direction still lies with Europe or South America.
> I was trained on Brake controls with Ford Europe and now currently leading Ford India team. Previously I was lead for foundation brakes such as front calipers, rear drum brakes, actuation system, flexible hoses/tubes and brake pedals.
> Currently this is being separated as region specific and Indian team is made to work with China team.
> Hardest part of working with China is they always doubt on diligence and create undue pressure.
> Most enjoyable part of the job is to fix issues which arise during build, vehicle run and durability. Real engineer skills can be shows during this time.
Its amazing place for working under ford motors ,which a work place start with full energy and motivation .
In my life learned most of carrier and my life path from ford.
started my professional carrier as technician in ford then promoted as Team supervisor and to Adviser. became BODY SHOP MANAGER in same company because of the wonderful management.
ford mostly gives great support to staff in the same manner what we shows to them.
To take leave or taking other offers is hard because of the great support from the management and ford company.the enjoyable relaxed work atmosphere and also the respect from the customers to staff and company is great because of the brand name FORD is amazing.
and also to leave FORD is hardest thing i felt in my carrier life .
i love ford .
Professional, Typical employee oriented American company
I've been with Ford for almost 11.5 years all those years have been fruitful and very professional, and the management is very friendly and mature... i decided to step out as there is one set of origin people who were overcrowded and the growth factor was reduced due to their decision to quit India. other than that very safe company, completely recommend for women employees as they focus their safety first
ProsProfessional management, Employee friendly leave and work policies, no other org feel for employees Medical absence but Ford does provide complete safe env to work
ConsNew HR or India management focusing on cutting short employee benefits just to save money, example free Cab ride, employee perks etc ., no new projects to work on as innovation
If you want to relax without worrying on learning and want to live a life of comfort and less stress, then this can be your company but it all depends on which team you work for. Few teams has high stress level few have less. Recently Job security has reduced. Salary is way low par, if you continued for long they will treat you for granted and your manager will give you hike like penny.
Otherwise all good to work for the company. Yeah learning curve is also dependent on which team you work for.
ProsWork Life balance (Based on teams), B2B exposure, Process learning how Automobile company works, Freindly people all around
ConsSalary (Very low if continued for long), Top management evaluation is needed (Few of them are lazy and know only how to delegate work)
Preparation of purchase orders, maintenance and invoice issuance, cheque disbursements & book-keeping, general administration and site and Facilities management assistance.
Maintenance of Training and Development models, Handling and distributing all incoming & outgoing correspondences & faxes.
Contribute to corporate HR strategy Providing secretarial/clerical support to Line Manager which includes Filing, photocopying, binding, sorting, typing, etc.
Manage calendar and appointments of boss and assist in preparation of meeting materials and presentations, minutes taking and communication.
Handle generation of reports and documents providing secretarial support and managing the travel arrangements and claims
First I would like to say that I loved my Union Employees. They were amazing to work with and to help them grow as workers. They were the sole reason I stayed with the company for so long as the Supervisor General.
The middle management (Superintendent & Plant Manager) were not pleasant to work under. You can never make them happy with your results. You get forced to work up to 16 hour shifts fairly often (Monday-Friday). Plus fairly often you'll be forced to work an 8 hour Saturday with minimal notice. Meaning Friday late evening you're informed that you're working Saturday (8AM-5PM). Training is pathetic. After you make enough mistakes they will finally get qualified trainers to train you for a few days, if you're lucky 5 days straight. But only for roughly 4 hours of your shift. After the trainer leaves, your expected to operate the SAP system, create endless new resorts and manage everything and everyone prefectly. If you don't, you'll get drilled.
Need a day or more off work? Better be an expert begger! Yet watch the Superintendent take almost every Friday off for "Family Fun Days." Don't worry if you're lucky you'll get two days with your family a week. That's more than enough right?
Don't expect the Superintendent to help you with much of anything but the minor, easy tasks. Never the in-depth, harder tasks. You'll learn the que, "I've got (report, call, etc) then I'll be right back out to help you out!" Then just calls or texts you from his climate controlled offic
ProsSalary (if they ever actually hire you on from the Temp Agency. It may take 5 years, literally).
ConsZero lunch breaks, pathetic training, 2-6 years before getting directly hired, immoral/unethical management, extremely long workweeks (12-16 hour shifts, 5 days a week), rarely ever get complimented from management, endless responsibilities, many more to list....
Ford: A great place to make a good living and have a fulfilling career
After working more than 20 years at Ford, I can say with certainty it is a great place to work and can recommend it highly to anyone.
The workplace culture is definitely one of diversity and inclusion. Although that goal is never perfectly achieved in any company, Ford fosters that from the top, making it clear those are the values, and most live by it. It’s a very large international organization, so in many jobs you will interact with people from around the world, both in person and virtually. The vibe is casual, yet professional, with more than a little fun mixed in.
The hardest part of the job is having to learn new things almost constantly, but then again you’re gaining new skills all the time, which keeps things interesting. Continuous improvement is a mantra at Ford and it happens on a daily basis. Deadlines can be numerous and tight, depending on the position. Early in my career I often worked more than eight hours a day, sometimes by necessity, others times by choice. In recent years there has been more emphasis on work-life balance, and long days are now a rarity.
The most enjoyable part of the job is the chance to work on interesting projects with a lot of talented, smart people with a wide range of skills, interests and backgrounds. Although it depends on your manager, most give you a lot of flexibility on how you do your job and encourage you to work on learning new skills. For many years I was given 4 hours a week to study anything of my choice I felt I co
ProsGood salary, great benefits, good work culture, ample training resources, endless opportunities to follow a single or multiple career paths.
ConsCan be stressful at times, shifting priorities, continuous learning necessary
Good colleagues and lot of chances to improve yourself
As a powertrain calibration engineer, a typical day starts with office meetings or planning the job for short term. Since I have duties on organizing Emission testing and calibrating Vehicle functions, I usually spend the rest of day nearby the vehicles or inside the test facilities. These test facilities are generally chassis dynamometers with lot of emission measuring devices or it can be a wind tunnel conditioned to extreme temperatures. When you are working with vehicles, every day you learn something new about calibrating the system or solving an issue gives you more experience. Before starting this job I barely know about calibration and the modular structure inside the vehicle with all that communication lines. After couple of months I saw that working on engine and its subsystems brings lot of trade offs and decision making moments when calibrating it. From customer's point of view you want the end product to be a perfect in terms of performance and driveability, however it has to be robust and emissions compliant to be approved by the authorities. Therefore it is important to make sure you are giving all your signoffs before the products reach to customer. I am strongly aware that the vehicles I am testing and calibrating are going to be driven by people in the traffic, therefore I should be more careful when taking decisions. Because of that I am always noting lessons learnts from my experiences to avoid facing a problem after the product gets into market. All that
Ford is Spinning in Circles, Gutting/Ignoring their talented engineering team to invest in new stuff
Ford cares less about how it operates as an engineering car manufacturing company and how it utilizes their employees and resources effectively to meet that goal. Instead they focus predominantly on building new buildings/campuses, new lines of business such as scooters, Autonomous, AI, etc. and more on the art and style of the car than on the actual engineering of the vehicle.
The "Art Department" known as Studio is pretty much given control of the company with free reign to do whatever it wants with vehicle design, program timeframes, and company security policies ignored regularly. Everyone outside the studio group has to make-up for this divisions failures, of which there are many! The biggest of which is their in ability to even use the company CAD software system with engineering or it's own design process! They do make nice looking vehicles though!
Despite cuts in bureaucracy, be prepared to sit around a lot waiting for MBA upper level managers & studio to run around in circles causing problems and delays that the rest of the company pays for dearly via wasted time, wasted resources/effort, minimal car design, constant delays, and team member shifts from one group/division to the next covering team member loses/new extra work/new processes & changes that create busy work/etc.
Ford upper level business managers have given up on training anyone to save money and because it's GPDS(Design Process) process is such a disaster that it no longer knows what to do with it b
Would not recommend as a career, only as quick money.
Quit after becoming fulltime. Realized I didn't want to waste my life any further sometime after they forced me to start showing up at 5AM when I'd only agreed to the shift starting at 12:30PM. Management really does not care about you.
TPTs are super expendable and made to do the hard work while fulltimers stand around gossiping... but they'll never get fired for it because the place runs on nepotism. Unless you got referred by someone who already works there, your job is not safe. (I know this because I was referred for the position, and I saw all the other TPTs who hadn't been referred get fired en masse one day, while I alone got to stay.) Bosses mostly look down on those working under them. The pressure to hit daily quotas can be harsh if you're not used to it. Another thing to mention is that some coworkers here make the job a lot harder than it should be. If you're sensitive to sexism or racism, avoid warehouses... those are essentially a given part of the work environment. High likelihood of being physically injured by the repetitive nature of most of the jobs if you do them for any notable length of time. Oh, and as for work/life balance, not very good... since I was usually on the closing shift, overtime happened virtually every day... it's "optional" overtime but people will get upset if you routinely don't stay to help with it. Annoyingly, on some weeks the supervisor would give me only one shift for the whole week, and as a TPT there wasn't any way to kn
No day is the same. Yes, we’re working an assembly line, but each day brings new challenges, mostly good. It feels great to overcome obstacles to build a quality American made UAW vehicle and you have a sense of pride to see that vehicle being driven by a family on the open road. As long as you stay positive, the people around you are uplifting, informative and entertaining. You really get to know your coworkers and management in such an intense environment. Even the plant manager will come to the floor to be hands on in an effort to solve an ongoing problem. We’re all on the same team. Unfortunately it seems to be company policy to keep the attrition rate high, and there’s no uniformity in how discipline is meted out. It’s best to never be late and never be absent without reason. As long as you show up and put forth a good faith effort, you’re mostly secure in your job. The union works with the company, so sometimes it seems like they have your back and sometimes they clearly side with the company wishes and turn a blind eye to our grievances. You will lose weight on this job! And you will gain muscle! When the line is running well, you’re literally on your feet working for hours at a time. Most days we work 10+ hours plus about 80 minutes worth of breaks. The breaks pass very quickly. We listen to music, talk to our coworkers for seconds between cars, and try to keep eachother uplifted. No question about it, this is a very physically demanding job. It pays well, and we get
ProsBenefits, pay, pride in work
ConsVery physically demanding, your body will be very sore, your body will be swollen, you may get injured, you will be dirty everyday no matter what job you have, you will need extra sleep to repair your body, you will have no life on your working days but you can become addicted to working everyday, probably not good if you have very young children but many make it work
Caustic and hateful workplace full of empty promises and broken dreams
I was hired on to be an engineer. When I arrived I was told that I would actually be a production supervisor. I wish my situation were isolated but it seems that about half of the latest crop of supervisors were all lured in under the same false pretenses. When you interview, they'll tell you a few other things: that you'll only work a 4day 10hr schedule (during the day), that you have vacation and personal days which you can take anytime, that you'll get paid overtime for every minute you work over 40hrs, and that you'll only occasionally supervise a small number of skilled tradesmen. All of these promises are at the very least misleading. I've been on the night shift for over a year now. We work long days (routinely over 12hrs often more), most of the weekends (going on 3/4 this month) and rarely receive the aforementioned compensation. You are allowed to request vacation, but it's always going to be denied. Instead they tell you (often when it's not convenient) when you will take your vacation. You can forget your personal and sick days, you'll be lucky to use one per year.
The worst part is the people: you're put in charge of some forty union-backed troglodytes over whom you seem to have no real authority (because you can't actually discipline them in any way). Upper management is always pressuring you to "hold them accountable" but they never come to back you up when the union representatives push back. Any time you do try to hold anyone accountable, all you succeed
Outstanding place to work always provided the tools necessary to get the job done
After 20 years it's difficult to define a typical day at work, but here's a quick glimpse. I might spend part of a day in a cross functional team meeting to determine which parts will meet timing for durability or corrosion tests and the rest of the day making sure that it happens. Some days were spent trying to find a durability vehicle that may have been down for one reason or another and to find out if we could install a part before the vehicle ran again. Another day might be spent meeting with the homologation engineer trying to understand how a Korean performance test procedure applies to a high performance American vehicle which Ford planned to export. Several days were spent in a high performance driving class with a Roush Mustang, Mercedes Benz, Ford Focus with electric steering, etc. Other days were spent going through the design and release procedure for wheels and wheel ornamentation. Often I'd spend days reviewing warranty information or meeting with the part supplier to determine fault. I've spent days scheduling vehicles and parts for MCR (material cost reduction) trials. The list of a typical day could go on and on.
I learned about many facets of engineering especially the planning, and as an automotive hobbyist I was like a kid in a candy store throughout my whole career at Ford.
Management was always supportive, I'd get an assignment and told to be done by this date, come back if you have any problems. Particularly in the last 10 years or so, supervisors wo
Prosa motorhead at ford motor company, it doesn't get better than that
Minha formação profissional eu devo a Ford Motor Company, onde eu aprendi a ser tudo que sei hoje:
1- Entrei como Trainee - Taubaté-SP;
2- Fui promovido para Cost Analyst Junior/Pleno/Senior-Taubaté-SP;
3- Fui transferido para "Cost Analysis Staff", no Centro de Pesquisas S B Campo-SP, onde elaborávamos o sumário de todas Fábricas da Ford Brasil. Nós elaborávamos as análises e explicações para serem encaminhadas para os Estados Unidos, inclusive o " Annual Budget" com as "Explanations of variances".
4- Fui transferido para a Ford Jaboatão-PE, como Controller e lá fiquei por 10 (dez) anos fantásticos. A nossa Fábrica tinha 250 funcionários quando cheguei e depois de 10 (dez) anos passamos a ter 920 (novecentos e vinte). Montávamos Jeep, Rural e F75, os quais saíram de linha e como era um projeto SUDENE, foi elaborado um estudo de " Make or Buy" com as molas compradas da Fabrini e da Sueden e nesse estudo verificou-se que mesmo levando o aço de São Paulo a Jaboatão-PE, ainda assim tivemos uma redução no custo de US$ 16.00 (dezesseis) dólares por mola. Como a produção era de 125,000 JPY (jobs per Year) X 4 molas por veículo: 500,000 molas/ano X US$ 16.00, tivemos US$ 8,000,000.00 (oito milhões) de dólares de ganho anual. E o Investimento para se construir uma fábrica de molas era de US$ 6,000,000.00 (seis milhões) de dólares. Pelo descrito acima podemos notar que o empreendimento se pagaria em menos de 1 (um) ano. Foi construído a nova fábrica em nosso " Site "
ProsA nosso Fábrica trabalhava com energia e confiança.
ConsO que aparecia que podia ser contra, nós utilizávamos o "Brainstorming", para resolução de nossos problemas.
Internal Communications Executive | Dearborn, MI | 22 Jul 2022
Temp Experience Only = Bad. Full time = Unsure
I was hired as a temp in communications for 6 months. I left another job and took this in hopes that it was an "in" at Ford. This was my first temp job through a temp agency EVER!
I thought everything was going well and I was working (all remotely) to get up to speed, but after 2 months, I got a call from the temp company saying they were ending the contract early. No explanation, no further contact with the "manager," nothing.
Through several managerial and HR classes (both college and continuous learning as a professional), I know that this is THE WORST thing a manager can do, especially to employees who are enthusiastic to learn and engage. Managers should instruct and build, not turn tail and run if something isn't going the way they want. It seemed that the manager was constantly worried about keeping the job instead of being innovative or constructive. "Don't rock the boat" in other words — even if it might prove beneficial.
They were also implementing an absurd analytics process that took an entire day of backlogging and tracking social engagement; and I'll remind you that I was in "communications" (writing, advertising, marketing, storytelling, etc.) and made it clear I didn't know anything about analytics (maybe that was the problem they had). The analytics instructions were like 12 pages long and absolutely confusing.
Very strange experience that I'll likely never repeat. It really derailed the things I had going on and left me with no job and no prospects. Sinc
Questions And Answers about Ford Motor Company
How are the working hours at Ford Motor Company?
Asked 30 May 2017
9.5 hours per day. Managers are mostly lax about maintaining shift timing - can be half an hour late with no worries, and can leave early if there's not much to do.
Answered 16 Dec 2019
8hours full time 3shift
Answered 10 Sept 2018
What should you wear to an interview at Ford Motor Company?
Asked 4 Apr 2017
Formals dressed only
Answered 21 Aug 2018
Formals Dressess are required to attend an interview
Answered 4 Mar 2018
How does someone get hired at Ford Motor Company? What are the steps along the way?
Asked 19 Jun 2017
Don't be idle during the work hours
You must learn a lot from your colleagues
Be confident,do not bluff about the information which you don't know
Answered 18 Nov 2017
U need good knowledge in automobile Field and technical skills
Answered 1 Nov 2017
What is the company culture at Ford Motor Company?
Asked 4 Apr 2017
Ford Motor Company’s organizational culture influences the firms drive toward higher performance to achieve its vision of industry leadership. A company’s organizational culture defines the values, customs and traditions that affect individual and group behaviors. Ford uses its corporate culture to maintain a high-performance workforce. As the fifth biggest player in the global automobile market the company needs to maintain high productivity and effective support for technological and process innovation.
Answered 20 Dec 2017
Being a century old leader in the automotive industry it is an amazing place to work with where you learn and that influences both your professional and personal life. Ford gives you intense opportunities to grow.
Answered 5 Nov 2017
How long do you have to work at Ford Motor Company before you can go on maternity leave?