2018 Engineering, Business Strategy, and Research Intern- GPPS

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2018 Engineering, Business Strategy, and Research Intern- GPPS
Ford Motor Company

Job Description

Global Product Planning & Strategy is the organization within Global Product Development responsible for leading the creation and approval of global product strategy and plans.
Specifically, this includes:

  • Analyzing consumer trends, the industry landscape and corporate realities to develop business strategies and the associated product strategies that deliver profitable growth
  • Applying these strategies to build actionable product plans that fit within business constraints
  • Establishing clear, compelling product direction for program teams to execute
  • Ensuring a consistent cadence of customer-visible features and innovations to differentiate Ford and Lincoln products from competition
A career in GPP&S leverages expertise in both engineering and business, providing opportunities to expand competencies in both functional areas from day one. These complementary skills enable GPP&S professionals to effectively lead cross-functional teams – including engineering, marketing, finance, purchasing and manufacturing specialists – and to deliver critical projects that improve profitability.

Our goal is to support you and your transition into the high performing, inclusive and engaged workforce needed to meet the Global Product Planning & Strategy needs of tomorrow. As part of the summer intern program you will be provided with hands-on experience that will develop your strategic thinking, cross-functional growth and business case development. Over the course of 12-weeks, the summer intern program also lets you build a network of friends and contacts, have fun, learn valuable skills and see what Ford Motor Company is all about!

Minimum Requirements for the Global Product Planning & Strategy PDP are:
  • Pursuing a Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering preferred ·
  • Minimum 3.0 overall GPA
  • Passionate about automotive product planning and strategy
  • Graduation date no later than September 2019
  • Willing to relocate to South East Michigan
Preferred Requirements:
  • 2-5 years Professional work experience gained prior to completion of graduate school
  • 3.4 overall GPA
  • Previous internship or co-op with Ford

The distance between imagination and …. Creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. And, it can be a road you start traveling right now. When you join Ford Motor Company, your journey begins. You 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.

At Ford Motor Company, the distance between you and an amazing career has never been shorter. Join the Ford team today, and discover the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader.

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.

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.