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Material Cost Analyst - Interior
Ford Motor Company US | Dearborn, Michigan
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Job Description & Qualifications


* Support development and delivery of the Team Value Management (TVM) roadmap that meets/exceeds business plan objectives
* Drive CRID2 idea progression and remove roadblocks for Body Interior roadmap delivery
* Interface with production support, product design teams, program management teams and purchasing for cost savings
* Analyze data, create reports and highlight opportunities/outliers for management
* Provide CRID2 support for planning and execution of GAP Week events
* Create and manage regular reports to Body Interior management
* Manage material cost initiatives for complexity reduction and design efficiency
* Support design TVM idea generation events and activities such as Value Added and Value Engineering (VA/VE), plant line walks, supplier site idea generation events, benchmarking design gap analysis, design efficiency studies, etc.
* Support the development and presentation for the Body Interior Supplier Engagement Process and executive reviews

Basic Qualifications

* Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Business, Mathematics or related degree
* 1+ year of experience organizing and leading large team events (cost reduction idea generation, team communications, Supplier Engagement, etc.) (coursework/internship's/co-op allowed)

Preferred Qualifications

* Positive, winning attitude!
* Experience with Body Interior or Exterior commodities and especially in Program Management/Integration of that area
* Change management and/or purchasing experience with automotive components and systems
* Ability to utilize multiple Ford cost and process systems including: WERS, WIPS, Effective Reporting, CRID, CMMS, Ford Manufacturing change and Material tracking systems
* Self-starter and motivator, ability to work independently and within teams to drive teams to meet deadlines; this includes anticipating potential issues that might prevent successful roadmap delivery
* Strong communication skills across multiple activities (Finance, Purchasing, GC&T, Body and Powertrain PMT's)
* Ability to plan/organize/present to Senior Leaders and Global Team
* Ability to adapt and create new processes that maximize output
* Demonstrated business acumen

Join our team as we create tomorrow! We believe in putting people first, working together, and facing challenges head-on, because we are Built Ford Tough. We are one team striving to make people's lives better while creating value, delivering excellence and ultimately going for the win.

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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