Company Name : Ford
Job Title : PPM Prototype Engineer
Location : Chennai,India
Auto req ID : 24713BR
Job Description & Qualifications
Position Purpose (Brief Summary of why position exists)
PPM Prototype work stream involves engagement with Product Development & New model launch groups in various locations where Ford Prototype vehicles are manufactured. Key activities include
Generating & Maintenance of Bill Of Material (BOM)
Ordering & follow up of all parts as per BOM
Actively engage in all discussions until completion of Prototype build phase.
BoM – Bill of Material development /Validation– Work with Product development engineers to identify and develop a comprehensive list of orderable parts required for the prototype build event.
For a given schedule, place orders for all validated parts using GPIRs. (Ford’s ERP)
GPIRS BOM Maintenance –Track part status changes & Publish updated BoM periodically. Changes to be tracked are – Newly added parts / No change / deleted parts / Quantity change/ Changes from Local to Import & Vice versa.
Review “Suspense” (Parts without Purchase orders) list generated from GPIRS, and follow-up with purchasing for closure.
Follow up with global supplier base for confirmation on part supportability before Material Required Date (MRD). Work with nominated logistics carrier and supplier to ensure parts are dispatched and track parts until they are received in GPIRS by the build site.
Lead PTR meetings (Part Tracking Review), to discuss on part level changes, suspense report, Red Border issues and supplier response metric.
Support build site team in material receiving activities and issue resolution.
ERP used in Ford Motor Co., for Prototype Parts ordering is GPIRS. Training will be provided on usage of this tool, to selected candidates.
Knowledge in areas related to BOM ,SCM ,logistics is mandatory
Excellent communication and analytical skills.
Proficient in MS Office & ERP systems
Entity/Organization: FGBS- Ford Global Business Services
About Us :
Ford India was established in 1995 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader. Since then, Ford has invested more than US$ 2 billion in India to expand its manufacturing facilities and dealership footprint to meet rapidly rising demand in one of the world’s fastest-growing auto markets.
Ford India currently operates a modern, integrated manufacturing facility at Maraimalai Nagar, near Chennai, which produces its award-winning range of produFord including the Ford Figo, Ford Fiesta, Ford Classic, Ford Endeavour and the Ford EcoSport. As part of its overall commitment to India, Ford is investing US$ 1 billion to build a state-of-the-art integrated manufacturing facility in Sanand, Gujarat. The facility is scheduled to be operational later this year, with vehicles coming off-line in 2015. With Sanand being operational, Ford India will double its manufacturing capacity in India with an installed capacity of 610,000 engines and 440,000 vehicles.
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