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Ford Motor Company KCAP Resident STA Engineer in Kansas City, Missouri


Job Title:

KCAP Resident STA Engineer

Job Description & Qualifications:

At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. We also believe in providing you with the freedom to define and realize your dreams. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career potential as you help us define tomorrow’s transportation.

As part of our Manufacturing team, you’ll help build the world-class, state-of-the-art smart vehicles the world expects from us. Within our plants around the world, we’re constantly developing new technologies and processes to further increase our efficiency. That means we’re continually seeking diligent, determined performers who think outside the box to help us find better and more efficient ways to manufacture our vehicles.

What you’ll be able to do:

Building the future of mobility requires parts and components of the highest and most consistent quality. In this key role, you will facilitate our Critical Supplier Process to drive supplier site quality reject (QR) performance improvement. This will involve driving the resolution of external supplier processes – 1MIS through 3MIS warranty concerns through ECB binning, supplier notification as well as driving assembly plant containment with the supplier. You will:

  • Participate in whiteboard reviews and sub-system variability reduction team (VRT) meetings

  • Support QR procedures through concern binning, reviewing threshold QRs and providing support for QR Dispute resolution

  • Assist the Incoming Quality (IQ) department with non-responsive suppliers

  • Support suppliers and plants in QR/PPM (Parts Per Million) data accuracy

  • Administer part quality confirmation process for suppliers with repetitive containment failure

  • Lead containment of special-cause supplier processes

  • Align with VRT on supplier process (SP) BSAQ issues for glidepath values.

  • Engage Supplier Technical Assistance (STA) site team in support of potential stop shipments

  • Assist site STA team with vehicle on-hold and release process tracking

  • Work with stop ship stakeholders to support proper root cause identification

  • Monitor daily production report (DPR) and notify STA management on critical issues

  • Act as direct Plant Vehicle Team (PVT) resident supplier representative

  • Serve as liaison between STA and plant management

The minimum requirements we seek:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

  • Three or more years of experience in Quality environment

Our preferred requirements:

  • BS Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

  • In-depth knowledge of problem-solving tools

  • Solid background in manufacturing processes

  • Proven experience in plant manufacturing and quality

  • Strong communication and team building skills

What you’ll receive in return:

As part of the Ford family, you’ll enjoy excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous PTO, retirement, savings and stock investment plans, incentive compensation and much more. You’ll also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition.

If you have what it takes to help us redefine the future of mobility, we’d love to have you join us.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

By choice, we are 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.

Auto req ID:



Ford Motor Company



Skill Team:

Purchasing (PUR)


Supplier Technical Assistance (STA)




Kansas City