Brake System Sizing and Brake Rotor/Drum Design Engineer

Ford Motor Company
March 04, 2024
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Job Description

In this position, you will be responsible to deliver industry leading brake system sizing analysis for assigned programs. In your role as a sizing engineer, you will gather vehicle and brake component data as an input for the Brake Engineering Analytical Simulation Tool (BEAST). Results are then summarized at appropriate program milestones to document margin to Ford requirements, with an emphasis on the continued delivery of best-in-class cost & weight performance.

You will also be responsible to deliver industry leading in-house rotor/drum designs. In your role as a rotor/drum engineer, you will complete optimized designs for structural stress, coning, and thermal translation by use of our in-house process that couples Abacus for CATIA with modeFRONTIER. In addition, you will complete NVH model separation analysis. Lastly you will complete the casting and machine drawings and submit to the supplier for production quotes.

Office location is the Ford Rotunda Center. 17000 Rotunda Drive in Dearborn, MI

Work is a hybrid of home and in office.


  • Lead brake sizing analysis for F150, Expedition, Navigator.
  • Complete 3D and 2D rotor/drum drawings.
  • Complete structural and NVH CAE analysis for rotors/drums.
  • Develop CAE tools for speed of use, capability, and interface compatibility to other global tools / models.
  • Incorporate optimization software into the brake system sizing and rotor design process.
  • Conduct vehicle and laboratory studies to further improve model correlation.
  • Conduct brake benchmarking of competitive products.
  • Qualifications

    You'll have

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Even better, you may have

  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
  • Experience with MATLAB for use and development of the brake system simulation model BEAST
  • Experience using Teamcenter and CATIA to manipulate 3D models, and 2D casting and machining rotor drawings
  • Experience with HyperWorks / HyperMesh
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint for presentations and data manipulation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

    As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builderor all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:

  • Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up childcare and more
  • Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases
  • Tuition assistance
  • Established and active employee resource groups
  • Paid time off for individual and team community service
  • A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year's Day
  • Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.
  • For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:

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    Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

    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.

    We are 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. In the United States, if you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.


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