2018 MS&S_Zone Manager (Field) - Ford College Graduate

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2018 MS&S_Zone Manager (Field) - Ford College Graduate
Ford Motor Company

Job Description

At Ford Motor Company, we are dedicated to designing, manufacturing and selling high quality vehicles meeting the diverse needs of our customers. We believe our employees and the different perspectives they bring to the business are the driving force behind our success. Come discover a company that is focused on four pillars of success: Drive Smart, Drive Quality, Drive Safe, Drive Green.

ONE FORD, ONE TEAM, ONE PLAN, ONE GOAL stands for a global team to support Ford's business strategy while delivering profitable growth across all entities.

Field Sales & Service Operations – Zone Manager Ford College Graduate (FCG)
Our focus in Marketing Sales & Service (MS&S) is on a commitment to the customer, listening and making decisions driven by the customer's demand for quality services and products. Zone Managers strive to gain & retain satisfied and loyal customers. We are the eyes, ears and voices of the customer for the Company. Our team delivers the right products at the right time to meet consumer needs and demands.

Field Zone Manager
In Field Operations, you will join a team that provides automotive retailers:

  • Wholesale vehicle and parts sales

  • Sales metrics and forecasting skills

  • Customer service programs

  • Merchandising/advertising support

  • Financial management

  • Operations consulting

Your ideas and actions make an impact on profits and growth. One of many rewards is seeing your efforts lead to increased sales and customer satisfaction at the dealership and corporate level.

Ford College Graduate Program
As part of the Ford College Graduate Program, you will have the opportunity to experience:

  • A rotational program for the first 3-5 years of your career which will give you the opportunity to build broad-based experiences to further your career.

  • First assignments that are generally a Zone Manager position.

  • New Employee orientation and training program taught by subject matter experts.

  • Continuous developmental opportunities tailored for FCGs that serve as the building block for professional growth throughout your career.

Throughout the FCG program, you:

  • Work independently in your daily activities and work as a team to share best practices while meeting sales and service goals.

  • Are equipped with…

    • Your portfolio of dealers.

    • Skills, necessary equipment and data to attain your daily and monthly sales goals.

    • If required for the position, a company car may be provided.

  • Listen to dealer needs, understanding their concerns, and providing solutions.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in the following fields of study:

    • Business Related (Marketing, Management, Economics, Finance, etc.)

    • Communications

  • 0-3 years of relevant work experience

  • Minimum overall GPA of 3.0

  • Willingness to relocate now and in the future

  • Willingness to travel up to four nights a week

  • Must have a valid and unrestricted driver's license

  • Must be available for full-time employment by September 2018

Preferred Requirements:

  • Passion for the automotive industry

  • Desire to be part of the ONE Ford team

  • Diverse perspectives

  • Creative mindset

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.