Are you interested in a real job with real responsibility from day one? To work within a diverse working environment where people are respected? To develop your talent in a global business so that you have the opportunity to become one of our future leaders? If yes, then welcome to Ford
The Quality organisation works closely with our Product Development and Manufacturing skill teams who are committed to continuously improve our products. We are a customer focused organisation that shares best practice with our colleagues around the world, we also seek to ensure alignment in what we do in the different regions. Your placement with Ford will lead to a development in your understanding of how ‘Quality’ is delivered in a technology driven, global business. You will be working with both programme and engineering teams to drive the application of quality at every stage of the design, development and manufacturing processes. This will provide an unrivalled understanding of how a global engineering business delivers class leading, customer-focussed products to a global marketplace. Depending on your placement you can expect to be in a position that has a clearly defined role with a certain amount of autonomy and the opportunity to work with colleagues from around the globe. Typical intern responsibilities might include: - • Translation of customer wants into design content and quality targets for new Powertrain or Vehicle Programmes • Understand the Key quality metrics used to define customer expectations as well as define vehicle Quality performance in the field. • Application of Quality tools to ensure the product development process delivers a customer focused product which meets defined performance and durability targets. • Application of data analysis and problem solving tools to help improve designs in the development process or from field concerns. • The overall management of programs to ensure key Quality deliverables are met. You will gain insight into your chosen discipline and develop both personal and professional skills that will be of benefit to you in your future career. You will have the opportunity to take on real responsibilities and to work as an active member in cross functional teams liaising with people at all levels of the business. You will also have the opportunity to work alongside global colleagues and contribute to international projects and workstreams. If you are keen to work in a world class Manufacturing and Engineering organisation, with a variety of roles that will provide you with a challenge, then a placement at Ford could be the perfect opportunity for you.