Job Information

Ford Motor Company Engineer, Paint VME in Rayong, Thailand

Key Roles and Responsibilities of Position

• Lead VOME (Vehicle Operations Manufacturing Engineering) LQOS (Launch Quality Operating System) work-streams from VP (Verification Prototype) through to OKTB (OK to Buy) for future programs within APA. This will include:

• Paint Tooling:

 Work with Launch team to design all paint slave tools. Start trail with actual unit and work cross functionally with the Paint Shop team, Body Shop team and TCF team to develop and buy off all of the tooling.

 Calculate the amount of slave tools needed and order from supplier after slave tools buy off process completed.

 Support production team for workability improvement that related to slave tools modification.

 Work with cross functional team to do process validation in case of slave tools design changed.

• New Colour Plan Development and execution:

 Coordinate with paint supplier for paint development.

 Purchase and provide all necessary material needed for Paint line trial, e.g., paint material, paint line cleaning material, dummy units, closure parts and test panels.

 Support Paint Line trial to develop paint film thickness and get the right color shade, coordinate with paint supplier, maintenance team, launch team and manufacturing engineer.

 Work with Design Quality Team, Paint Supplier for color harmony activity.

 Evaluate the amount of paint remaining for runout colors and work with MP&L and Paint supplier to minimize the obsolescese cost.

 2Wet paint conversion: Work with paint suppliers and manufacturing engineer for testing and start using 2Wet paint in AAT.

 Discontinue Blue Reflex and add Deep Crystal Blue: Work with manufacturing engineer and paint suppliers for front bumper PV testing

 Provide the pelt measurement tools calibration for new colors/new substrate.

 Support the procurement and distribution of color standard panels to related team.

• Paint Appearance:

 Work cross-functionally with Paint supplier, Paint process engineers to adjust and develop paint appearance (CF) to achieve and exceed Ford Paint Appearance Standards as Control Plan.

• Health Chart adherence:

 Work with manufacturing team to evaluate Chip and Scratch, Dirt in Paint healt chart and ensure that plant achieve 100% Paint Health Chart Specification.

• Launch QOS Metrics for New Modle Programs (Facilities and New Processes)

 Paint score card update in each build phase and ensure that they are all green at OKTB.

• Paint Bulk Material.

 Release new material in GMAP to get approval and coordinate and conduct testing to determine material and process parameters for plant application of color.

 Work with cross functional team for testing and to validate new material compatibility in case of changing substrate, new material from body shop that might related and concerned to paint quality, e.g., re-localize body substrate, new stamping oil, new body sealers.


 Responsible for updating and tracking paint issue related to Paint New Facility and Process in AIM system, implement ICA’s and PCA’s for any paint related quality or paint process issues.

 Work with cross functional team to pend and close the issue and ensure that there is no open issues going to the next build phase.


 Work with global team to create GSPAS in the system for new process and new model launch.

• Advance Work

 Studies for various new processes and Facilities related to New Model Feasibility Checks

 Review of GME outputs on DPA5, Void and Drain and Virtual Builds

 Cost studies for Paint Tooling to deliver milestone targets for F&T


 Work with global team to create WBDM template for new colors and new model.

• Special Support:

 Coordinate and support benchmarking study for materials and paint process.

 Work with cross functional team to support TVM activity that related to paint process, e.g.wax deletion, box hole deletion.

 Support production team to investigate and resolve the issues related to paint quality and paint process in daily basis.

 Work with Paint Global team to create virtual paint slave tools in teamcenter.

• Zero SRAs > 7 (Safety Rating Assessment) at MP1 (Mass Production 1) without an ICA. Complete all Mandatory process training prior to PP (Prototype Build) Start

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Requisition ID : 18031