Ford Motor Company Data Scientist in Dearborn, Michigan
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.
Creating the future of smart mobility requires the highly intelligent use of data, metrics and analytics. That’s where you can make an impact as part of our Global Data Insight & Analytics team. We are the trusted advisers that enable Ford to clearly see business conditions, customer needs and the competitive landscape. With our support, key decision makers can act in meaningful, positive ways. Join us and use your data expertise and analytical skills to drive evidence-based, timely decision making.
What you’ll be able to do:
Deliver analytics projects and products for the manufacturing skill team consisting of Manufacturing Engineering, Operations and Advanced Manufacturing
Lead the project through all the stages – Problem Formulation, Data Management, Solution Development, Solution Deployment and Ongoing Management
Interact with GDI&A support functions – Data Operations, Data Governance, DSC (Data Supply Chain) IT, RTSA (Real Time Streaming Architecture) – to provide them with inputs to plan for data landing and transformation
Interact with GDI&A Tech to provide specifications for developing architecture and user interfaces for analytics products
Participate in the Advanced Manufacturing/GDI&A governance process consisting of presenting project A3s and periodic updates when scheduled
Work with available GDI&A tools and technologies (see list of tools and technologies in the Position Qualification section) to develop robust models based on approved use cases to provide insights to internal customers
Interact with internal customers of the proposed solution to ensure that the project delivers the agreed to business benefit, this will require the Analytics Scientist to be a change agent to convince the users to modify their business processes
Provide updates to and solicit assistance from supervisors and managers as needed to ensure that projects are delivered on schedule
Continuously improve data science skills by leveraging available learning and development opportunities both within and outside of Ford such as boot camps, MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), conferences, knowledge shares etc.
The minimum requirements we seek:
Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or similar scientific field of study
2+ years of working experience using one or more of the following: machine learning, regression, image processing, natural language processing, control charting, linear or mixed integer optimization
Our preferred requirements:
Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or similar scientific field of study
Expert level understanding of machine learning, regression, image processing, natural language processing, control charting, linear or mixed integer optimization
Expertise in open source data science technologies such as Python, R, Spark, SQL, Hadoop, etc. acquired through college course work, online training and certification or project development
Demonstrated expertise in commercial tools such as Alteryx, Qlikview, and Tableau acquired through training and/or implementation on projects
Demonstrated expertise in the use of data and statistics to solve business problems related to manufacturing.
What you’ll receive in return:
As part of the Ford family, you’ll enjoy competitive compensation and benefits as well as 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.
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.
Visa sponsorship may be available for this position.
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.
For information on Ford's salary and benefits, please visit: https://corporate.ford.com/content/dam/corporate/us/en-us/documents/careers/2021- benefits-and-comp-GSR-sal-plan-1.pdf
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