Electrical Controls Engineer Cleveland, OH

  • Ford Motor Company
  • Cleveland, OH, USA
  • Sep 25, 2020
Full time Automotive Engineering Manufacturing

Job Description

Electrical Controls Engineer - Ford Motor Company - Cleveland / Brook Park, OH

Apply: https://corporate.ford.com/careers.html

We build world-class vehicles in our plants around the world, constantly developing new technologies and processes to further increase our efficiency. It’s our people who really make the difference. We encourage all of our employees to think creatively to help us find better and more efficient ways to manufacture our vehicles.


Use Vis Plant monitoring software to review cycle times of automation, review and follow-up automation project's and installations

Troubleshoot PLC, robot, and other automation problems

Update program backups for automation

Program new installations of Body tooling and conveyor systems

Reprogram automation for engineering changes and improvements

Coordinate automation campaigns

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

2+ yrs. of PLC logic experience

2+ yrs. of electrical experience (electrician or technician)

1+ yrs. of network understanding

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering

Strong problem-solving skills, including 8Ds, FMEAs, and DMAICs

Ability to independently troubleshoot all body equipment and continuously evaluate equipment for improvement for quality and delivery

ABB robot experience

RS Logics, Microsoft office

Indramat Servo


Familiarity with bar code scanning

Familiarity with function block logic

Siemens PLC

Schneider PLC

Ability to read prints, AutoCAD, interpret and modify electrical schematics

Experienced in laser burning

Strong understanding of conveyors system programming and body tooling techniques, in addition to networking understanding, DH+, Ethernet, remote IO

Ability to read blueprints

Simulation modeling exposure

Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma experience

Lean Tools – 5S, Kanban, Poka-yoke, and Value Stream Mapping

DMAIC and DMADV (DFSS) Project Methodology experience

TQM and Kaizen Methods

FMEA, PPAP, and DOEs experience

Visual Factory Management

Join our team as we create tomorrow! We believe in putting people first, working together, and facing challenges head-on, because we’re Built Ford Tough. We’re 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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