Ford Motor Company Technology Strategy Leader in Dearborn, Michigan

32381BR

Job Title:

Technology Strategy Leader

Job Description & Qualifications:

Job Description:

Ford Product Development is utilizing Design Thinking & User Experience methods to deliver breakthrough products and services that will delight our customers. Our employees are laser-focused on bringing innovative, exciting, and sustainable ideas to life. From autonomy and electrification, to smart mobility technologies, our Product Development teams around the world are working together with excitement to make smart vehicles for a smart world.

As the Technology Strategy Leader you will be responsible for the planning, development, implementation and management of emerging technologies which are strategically aligned to aid and benefit the Design Organization within Ford Motor Company. Additional tasks include: coordinating projects within the studio to projects stay within timing budget, and quality metrics; anticipate technology trends; conduct R&D into new tools, technologies and processes; contribute to strategic planning initiatives; collaborate with appropriate teams within Ford and with vendors; consistently look for methods to improve existing technologies and platforms; track technologies and applications to ensure functionality and licensing are always in place.

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Responsibilities:

As the Technology Strategy Leader your responsibilities will be but are not limited to...

  • Lead efforts for implementing new technologies (visualization efforts, VR/AR, AI/ML, etc) into the Design process.

  • Ensure Ford IT, security and business standards are addressed with all new technologies.

  • Test and verify future technologies will meet or exceed Design’s needs.

  • Apply program management skills to lead multiple projects.

  • Conduct R&D into new technologies, tools and workflows.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree

  • 4+ years work experience in project management Program management skills + experience leading projects and teams.

  • 5+ Experience with budgeting, forecasting and purchasing.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in MS Office, Project, and other business tools.

  • Experience in VR/AR, visualization, 3D modeling.

  • Strong research skills.

  • Ability to quickly create a network of business partners.

  • Deep understanding in a variety of technologies and able to keep current on trends.

The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

This position may be open to sponsorship.

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.

Auto req ID:

32381BR

Company:

Ford Motor Company

Function:

Design

Skill Team:

Product Development

Sub-Component:

Design

State:

Michigan

Location:

Dearborn