World Excellence Awards

21st Annual Award Descriptions

Gold and Silver Awards

Outstanding Technology, Delivery and Cost Performance
The gold and silver WEA awards are presented to Ford's top suppliers in recognition of their manufacturing sites that consistently demonstrate superior technology quality, delivery and cost performance.

 

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Production Suppliers
Nomination Criteria
 

Gold and Silver Award Performance Criteria:

Qualification:

A supplier's manufacturing site(s) must meet the following performance requirements for both awards:

   – Fully accepts Ford Motor Company's Global Terms and Conditions

   – Maintains Q1 status for each month of the 2018 performance period

   – Demonstrates process capability

   – Be cost competitive

   – Site must be recognized as a major volume supplier (as a % of Annual Buy)

And must also meet the following objective for the gold and silver award:

Gold Performance Objectives:

Be top 5% of the qualifying suppliers

Silver Performance Objectives:

Be the next 10% of the qualifying suppliers

Note:   Qualifying sites will also be measured on their commodities' degree of manufacturing and design difficulty.

 

Indirect Suppliers
Nomination Criteria

    Gold and Silver Award Performance Criteria:
 

     Qualification:

    A supplier's facility must meet the following performance requirements for both awards:

   – Maintains a Commitment to Excellence in all facets of business  

   –  While this is a site based award, consideration is given for globally consistent performance as

         confirmed by Ford team (customer/commercial)     

   –  Fully meets all commercial expectations (terms, cost savings, sustainability objectives,

         transparency of costs, diverse sourcing objectives, and Health and Safety performance)     

   –  Consistently acts as a valued partner

   –  Delivers projects on time and on budget with superior quality

   –  Continuously exceeds performance metrics

   –  Understands the evolving needs of our customers and our business – brings

         holistic and innovative solutions in technology and business practice     

   –  Supports change within Ford by proactively driving simplification of our

         supplier-related business processes     

 

And must also meet the following objectives for the gold or silver award:

Gold Performance Objectives:

Be in the top tier of the qualifying critical suppliers, as forced ranked by Purchasing Directors globally

Silver Performance Objectives:

Be the next tier of the qualifying critical suppliers, as forced ranked by Purchasing Directors globally

 
FCSD SUPPLIERS
Nomination Criteria
 
     Gold and Silver Award Performance Criteria:

     Qualification:

     A supplier's manufacturing site (s) must meet the following performance requirements for both
      awards:

   – Fully accepts Ford Motor Company's Global Terms and Conditions

   – Maintains Q1 status for Q1 eligible commodities or the appropriate quality metrics

         for non-Q1 eligible commodities (e.g. IATF 16949:2016 or the industry equivalent)

         for the current performance period

   – Be cost competitive

   – Achieves no branding violations in the past 18 months (measured at the parent level)


    And must also meet the following objectives for the gold or silver award:

Gold Performance Objectives:

Be top 5% of the qualifying suppliers
Silver Performance Objectives:

Be the next 10 % of the qualifying suppliers
 

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