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Established in 1995, Ford India is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader. Ford India manufactures and distributes automobiles and engines made at its modern, integrated manufacturing facilities at Maraimalai Nagar, near Chennai. The company′s models include the Endeavour, Fiesta and the Figo.

Ford′s operations in the country also include Global Business Services providing business services in the areas of IT, accounting and finance, financial services and automotive operations support, global analytics and engineering services. These operations serve Ford′s business units and skill teams globally out of centres in Chennai and Coimbatore. Ford’s businesses in India boast a 10,000-strong workforce.

What attributes do you look for when recruiting graduates?

We look for diversity and creative thinking. Candidates must be innovative and resourceful in performing the given tasks.

What key advice would you give to Indian students/graduates who would like to work for your company?

We have incorporated ONE Ford into our people processes to support employee development and drive the Company forward, while demonstrating expected behaviours that tie back to our business:

  • F Foster functional and technical excellence
  • O Own working together
  • R Role model ford values
  • D Deliver results

We would expect you to have these in order to join in our family.

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Data Scientist - CAE specialist

Location:
(INDIA) and Chennai
Job Reference:
9759
Functional Area/Experience:
Engineering / 1 Year
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Job Description & Qualifications

The Global Data Insights and Analytics (GDI&A) department at Ford Motor Company is looking for qualified people who can develop scalable solutions to complex real-world problems using Statistics, Econometrics, Machine Learning, Big Data, and Optimization. The goal of GDI&A is to drive evidence-based decision making by providing insights from data. Applications for GDI&A include, but are not limited to, Connected Vehicle, Smart Mobility, Advanced Operations, Manufacturing, Supply chain, Logistics, and Warranty Analytics.

Roles & Responsibilities

• Develop statistical methodologies and deploy analytical tools to support different business initiatives

• Continual enhancement of statistical techniques and their applications in solving business objectives

• Compile and analyze the results from modeling output and translate into actionable insights

• Acquire and share deep knowledge of data utilized by the team and its business partners

• Participate in global conference calls and meetings as needed and manage multiple customer interfaces

• Execute analytics special studies and ad hoc analyses

• Evaluate new tools and technologies to improve analytical processes

• Set own priorities and timelines to accomplish projects (accountability for project deliverables)

Efforts will focus on the following key areas:

• Various classical Statistical techniques such as Regression, Multivariate Analysis etc.

• Data Mining & Text Mining

• Time Series based forecasting modeling

• Customer Segmentation – Cluster & Factor Analysis

• Customer Relationship Management Analytics

• Demand Modeling

• Statistical Scoring models to be used in Risk/Marketing domains

• Market Mix Modeling

• Structural equation modeling for identifying accelerators of customer satisfaction and loyalty

Key behaviors:

• Enthusiastic and self-motivated, with ability to lead projects proactively

• Meticulous attention to detail, with an overall passion for continuous improvement

• Innovative and creative, with a logical and methodical approach to problem solving

• Credible and articulate, with excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

• Ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities

Educational Qualification:

  • Advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in Statistics / Econometrics/ Operation Research / Finance / Actuarial Science or any other quantitative discipline or an Engineering degree with MBA from a premier institute and quantitative emphasis
  • Should have experience in CAE related Deep learning processing
  • Should be comfortable with CNN's and related architectures
  • Comfortable with data augmentation and pre-processing related to CV specific problems
  • Programming background with C, Python
  • Ability to debug Tensorflow error codes

Auto req ID:          32531BR

Entity/Organization:        FGBS- Ford Global Business Services

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Analyst

Location:
(INDIA) and Chennai
Job Reference:
9758
Functional Area/Experience:
Engineering / 1 Year
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Job Description:

Job Description & Qualifications

The Global Data Insights and Analytics (GDI&A) department at Ford Motor Company is looking for qualified people who can develop scalable solutions to complex real-world problems using Statistics, Econometrics,  Machine Learning, Big Data, and Optimization. The goal of GDI&A is to drive evidence-based decision making by providing insights from data. Applications for GDI&A include, but are not limited to, Connected Vehicle, Smart Mobility, Advanced Operations, Manufacturing, Supply chain, Logistics, and Warranty Analytics.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Develop statistical methodologies and deploy analytical tools to support different business initiatives
  • Continual enhancement of statistical techniques and their applications in solving business objectives
  • Compile and analyze the results from modeling output and translate into actionable insights
  • Acquire and share deep knowledge of data utilized by the team and its business partners
  • Participate in global conference calls and meetings as needed and manage multiple customer interfaces
  • Execute analytics special studies and ad hoc analyses
  • Evaluate new tools and technologies to improve analytical processes
  • Set own priorities and timelines to accomplish projects (accountability for project deliverables)

Efforts will focus on the following key areas:

  • Various classical Statistical techniques such as Regression, Multivariate Analysis etc.
  • Data Mining & Text Mining
  • Time Series based forecasting modeling
  • Customer Segmentation – Cluster & Factor Analysis
  • Customer Relationship Management Analytics
  • Demand Modeling
  • Statistical Scoring models to be used in Risk/Marketing domains
  • Market Mix Modeling
  • Structural equation modeling for identifying accelerators of customer satisfaction and loyalty

Key behaviors:

  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated, with ability to lead projects proactively
  • Meticulous attention to detail, with an overall passion for continuous improvement
  • Innovative and creative, with a logical and methodical approach to problem solving
  • Credible and articulate, with excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities

Requirements

  • Candidates should have significant hands-on experience with analytics projects using advanced Statistical / Econometrics / Operation Research / Actuarial or related quantitative techniques across various functions
  • Candidates will be expected to successfully prioritize and manage multiple analytical projects / ad-hoc requests
  • Good technical depth with strong analytical/programing skills and ability to apply technical knowledge to do research
  • R / SAS / Python or other quantitative analysis programming skills

Educational Qualification:          

Advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in Statistics / Econometrics/ Operation Research / Actuarial Science or any other quantitative discipline or an Engineering degree with MBA from a premier institute and quantitative emphasis

Auto req ID        32109BR

Entity/Organization:        FGBS- Ford Global Business Services

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Financial Analyst

Location:
(INDIA) and Chennai
Job Reference:
9757
Functional Area/Experience:
Engineering / Fresh Graduate
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Job Description & Qualifications

Ford′s operations in India include Global Business Services providing business services in the areas of IT, accounting and finance, financial services and automotive operations support, global analytics and engineering services. These operations serve Ford′s business units and skill teams globally out of centres in Chennai and Coimbatore. Ford’s businesses in India boast a 10,000-strong workforce.Support development of Business Plan by working with Functional teams, and ensuring alignment with Corporate Direction.

  • Play a key role in evaluating the Function’s performance and identify opportunities to improve the Profitability of the Company.
  • Ensure adequate Financial Controls for the Function
  • Perform Accounting activities as required to support the Function (e.g., Book Close, Accrual Journals etc.) and comply with the relevant statutory requirements as well as Ford Finance manual
  • Interface with the Financial Planning and Analysis teams (known as Profit Analysis in Ford) to ensure the forecasts are timely submitted for consolidation and lead the reviews on Revenue/Cost Performance.
  • Support  and maintain systems used for financial reporting and make necessary upgrades as per requirement of the management
  • Support Special Studies (viz. business cases, scenario planning, decision support, evidence based analysis and recommendations), as required from time to time
  • Implement standardization and automation of business processes, where applicable.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Deliver ongoing tracking, reporting and assessment of the Function’s performance
  • Financial, operational and strategic goals and initiatives.
  • Provide financial reports, analyses and presentations for Finance & Functional leadership
  • Support the development of Function’s Budget / Forecast / Business Plan and management review
  • Prepare issue-to-issue, quarter-over-quarter, budget performance, and year-over-year schedules to support analytical requirements and management reviews explaining key drivers for variances
  • Prepare financial and other impact of any investment proposal, including financial modeling, IRR / NPV analysis, (e.g., buy vs lease; investment benefits etc.) and provide recommendations to leadership.
  • Review / implement Control processes to minimize business risk to the Company
  • Support and implement continuous improvement ideas and innovation to enhance the cost efficiency and effectiveness of process/tools
  • Support any urgent / unplanned request for special project / Business cases / Benchmarking etc.
  • Foster open communication and cordial relationship with functional teams

Job ID: 34004BR

Entity/Organization:        FGBS- Ford Global Business Services