Ford Motor Company Maintenance Supervisor (Process Coach- Maintenance) in Claycomo, Missouri


Job Title:

Maintenance Supervisor (Process Coach- Maintenance)

Job Description & Qualifications:

Job Description/Overview:

At Ford Motor Company, we are taking our Maintenance Supervisors to the next level. These talented employees are now called ‘Process Coach - Maintenance’ and are the drivers of standardization and continuous improvement in the Ford Production System.

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

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

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

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

  • Control and monitor oil, water, and energy usage

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

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

  • Work independently with limited supervision

  • Ability to work overtime and any shift, as well as rotating shifts and weekends

  • Perform other related duties as required

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 1+years of technical work experience and troubleshooting in a Manufacturing environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fundamental working knowledge of PLC logic and controls

  • 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 of safety, quality and throughput

  • Strong organization and administrative skills

  • Ability to multitask

  • Strong problem-solving and conflict management skills

The distance between imagination and ….creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. And, it can be a road you start traveling right now. When you join Ford Motor Company, your journey begins. You 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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