Huriot — Logistics Strategy Analyst at Ford Motor Company

Logistics Strategy Analyst

Ford Motor Company

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Role Details

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:

North America Material Logistics is responsible for coordinating the movement of all inbound material to support vehicle production at each of our assembly plants. This role is responsible for leading several system and process enhancements, including assisting with the development and implementation of our new TMS together with our LLP teams. This position is a hybrid model (remote/in-person). Day to day responsibilities include:

  • Lead the development and implementation of TMS modules alongside our IT teams and Lead Logistics Providers (LLP).

  • Gather stakeholder requirements, create business cases, and present proposals to management.

  • Document and improve current business practices across multiple teams within material logistics working cross-functionally to create process efficiencies and cost saves.

  • Interface with LLP on connectivity with new in development TMS system; define processes to connect systems for future use.

  • Create implementation plans and rollout processes with key stakeholders.

  • Develop and maintain freight databases, dashboards, and key metrics.

  • Support special projects and requests through data gathering and analysis.

  • Work remotely with flexibility to come to the office when needed

The Minimum Requirements We Seek:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 3 or more years of experience in one or more of the following fields: Supply Chain, Logistics, Premium Freight, Manufacturing

Preferred Requirements:

  • Strong project management experience – create and maintain project plans, business cases and lead and direct cross functional teams.

  • MBA or Master’s Degree in Supply Chain Management

  • Demonstrate aptitude to deliver new IT tools to support our technology requirements

  • Strong leadership skills to collaborate with plant personnel, staff MP&L, and cross-functional (Purchasing, Lead Logistics Providers, etc.) teams

  • Demonstrate ability to produce quality results under time constraints, sometimes in team setting, other times alone

  • Strong analytical abilities, coupled with decision-making capability

  • Strong problem-solving skills, able to conduct root cause analysis and develop permanent corrective actions

  • Strong understanding of Material Planning & Logistics systems (TMS or similar systems) and Microsoft (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio)

  • Experience with Data Analytics tools, such as Alteryx or QlikSense

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.

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:

At Ford, the health and safety of our employees is our top priority. Vaccination has been proven to play a critical role in combating COVID-19. As a result, Ford has made the decision to require U.S. salaried employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless employees require an accommodation for religious or medical reasons. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or an approved medical or religious exemption.

Requisition ID : 8007

Ford Motor Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

  • Published on: Feb 18, 2023
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Salem, Oregon
  • Salary: negotiable
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