Job Description & Qualifications
At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. We also believe in providing you with the freedom of upward mobility as you strive to realize your professional dreams. We’ve got incredible plans for our future – and your future, too! We’re working on some pretty amazing things, including autonomous and electric vehicles, data centers, micro services, and cloud computing. Get ready to play an important role supporting our incredible advancements!
What you’ll be able to do:
Looking for a phenomenal answer to the question – what did you do this summer? This is it! Through our Summer Internship, you’ll gain the experience, knowledge and skills to take your career to another level. Throughout this 12-week program, you’ll enjoy hands-on involvement in some of the ground-breaking initiatives we’ve got going on. In addition to developing technically and professionally, you’ll be able to build a network of friends and contacts while discovering what it’s like to live, work and play in Dearborn, Michigan.
Enterprise Product Line Management (EPLM)
Utilizes product line management to take vital actions, with urgency, to optimize portfolio and drive profitable growth with appropriate returns. EPLM raises the returns of underperforming assets where we can via alternative business models; that will lead to shifting capital to higher-return businesses and investments.
Strategy & Planning (S&P)
The organization within EPLM responsible for leading the creation and approval of global advanced product strategy and program planning.
Specifically, this includes:
- Utilizing human centered design to develop global product strategies
- Applying these strategies to build actionable product plans that maximize profitability
- Leading cross-functional teams to execute program direction
A career in EPLM S&P leverages expertise in both engineering and business, providing opportunities to expand competencies in both functional areas from day one
These complementary skills enable S&P professionals to effectively lead cross-functional teams – including engineering, marketing, finance, purchasing and manufacturing specialists – and to deliver critical projects that improve profitability.
- Product Strategy & Planning
- Cross-Vehicle Planning (e.g. technology, connectivity)
- Autonomous Strategy
- Global Advanced Product Marketing
- Human-Centered Design
High-performing interns will be considered for a full-time position within the EPLM’s Strategy & Planning Ford College Graduate Program (FCGP). The FCGP is a 36-month rotational program crafted to build a strategy skill set preparing the individual for their first off-program assignment within EPLM.
The minimum requirements we seek:
- Pursing a bachelor’s degree in engineering or business.
- Professional work experience gained prior to completion of undergraduate school (0-1 years preferred)
Our preferred requirements
- Passionate about automotive product strategy
What you’ll receive in return:
As part of this exciting program, you’ll enjoy a high level of involvement with an outstanding team of industry innovators and visionaries. You’ll contribute in a substantial way to our important, breakthrough work. And you’ll develop the skills that will give you a significant edge in your future career pursuits. If you can 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: https://corporate.ford.com/content/dam/corporate/us/en-us/documents/careers/2021-benefits-and-comp-interns.pdf