Ford Motor Company of South Africa (Pty) LTD: Process Engineer (Bodyshop)


A position has become available for a Process Engineer (Bodyshop) to join our dynamic team.


Maintain All Process Activities Within The Bodyshop Environment, Pertaining To Vehicle Quality, Dimensional Integrity And Implementing (Implemented) Processes.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintain and Create Model Area related Process Sheets in GSPAS.
  • Responsible for Engineering Changes of related processes.
  • Maintain Model area related Control plan of Processes.
  • Responsible for Process Capability of related processes. (Cp & CpK incl. SPC charts)
  • Ability to read and analyze WBDM data while making concise decisions based on data.
  • Responsible for Process Equipment of related processes & area.
  • Maintain Process Audits of processes.
  • Responsible for Facility planning of related processes & area for changes.
  • Responsible for Project management of related equipment and facilities for major changes.
  • PFMEA update implementation.
  • VRT participation.
  • FCPA participation.
  • Process confirmation and validation confirmation.
  • Responsible for Process Technicians on your shift.
  • Maintain ISO 9000 / ISO 14000 standards.
  • EQN processing within 5 days.
  • VUV processing within 5 days.
  • Leading MTC process for Body Construction.
  • Support NWG’s of area.
  • Support SQDCPME objectives.
  • Improve Part delivery quality from the supplier based on control points needed from production side to be controlled by the supplier.
  • Ensure fixture integrity is 100% to standard.


  • Achieve 100% Cp and Cpk targets In Respective Area.
  • Ensure 100% Fixture/Sealer Integrity Green Status.

Desired Experience & Qualification

  • National Diploma / Degree – Mechanical Engineering
  • 3 years experience Automotive Industry
  • 3 years experience Process Engineering for Bodyshop
  • Six Sigma experience
  • Resistive Spot Welding experience (advantageous)
  • Vehicle Quality, Dimensional Integrity and Implementing (Implemented) Processes knowledge/experience


  • Read Engineering Drawings.
  • Interpret Technical Dimensional Drawings And Make Concise Decisions To Facilitate Improvement.

Package & Remuneration

Market Related

Employment Equity Statement

Preference will be given to suitably qualified Applicants who are members of the designated groups in line with the Employment Equity Plan and Targets of Ford Motor Company.