Enviromental Test Engineer

Ford Motor Company
February 28, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Job Description

Do you have what it takes to make smart vehicles for a smart world? Join the Ford Product Development team. Utilizing Design Thinking & User Experience methods, you'll work to deliver breakthrough products and services that delight our customers. We're seeking forward-thinking, laser-focused professionals with a passion for bringing innovative, exciting, and sustainable ideas to life. We have opportunities around the world for you to contribute to such advancements as autonomy, electrification, smart mobility technologies, and more!


What you'll be able to do:

The primary focus of the Engineering Test Engineering role will be conducting electrical and mechanical hardware validation testing on Ford's Next Generation Electronic Control Units (ECU). This role involves working in Ford's ISO Laboratory environment supporting various climactic and mechanical stress loading conditions using specialized equipment and chambers. The successful candidate will be working on Ford's Environmental Test team to ensure modules are delivered free of defects, with the highest production quality while achieving best in-class test coverage.

  • Conduct environmental HW validation test suites on Ford's newest and legacy ECUs.
  • Conduct Ford's internal Thermal Validation test suites using automated SW test tools.
  • Issue tracking, investigation and resolution of module test failures or deficiencies on new and existing modules, working closely with design teams for performance expectations.
  • Operation of temperature, humidity, dust, water and audio test chambers and setups.
  • Operation of other specialized equipment such vibration, shock and force test systems.
  • Perform RF Calibrations for Modem and Antenna Performance Validation Setups
  • Utilize Ford approved tools and methos regarding failure reporting (JIRA/WIKI/TR).
  • Detailed test result documentation creation, as per Ford / ISO17025 defined methods.
  • Perform test results analysis to assess statistical ECU performance and reliability.
  • Work with Test Development Team regarding complex test validation issues.
  • Interface closely with Mechanical and Electrical Product Design teams regarding any ECU performance issue documentation and discovery processes.
  • Find opportunities for lab improvements and drive to improve test quality by reducing test complexity and increase test coverage where possible.
  • Support cable stock management, including fabrication, assembly and distribution.
  • Qualifications

    The minimum requirements we seek:

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical or Computer Science Engineering
  • 1+ year TestStand Experience
  • 1+ year experience with RF (>6GHz)
  • Basic DSP knowledge for programming embedded test sample HW.
  • Experience in functional test systems for Audio, Power, Conducted RF and Radiated RF testing of 2G/3G/4G/5G/Wi-Fi/BT/GPS, CAN/LIN, Displays and Cameras
  • Experience Operating Temperature Chambers and Vibration Tables
  • Experience working with test equipment such as oscilloscopes, multi- meters, spectrum analyzers, power supplies, and precision power meters.

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
  • Experience conducting automotive performance test suit validation efforts.
  • Trained Expert - LabView and TestStand (Developer +3yrs)
  • Experience with D/FMEA processes (5D/8D, RCCA, 5-Why)
  • Experience with Probabilistic Reliability / Bogey Testing
  • Failure Probability (Weibull) and Accelerated Life-Cycle Testing
  • Statistical Data analysis (histogram / CPK) automation tools
  • Excellent hardware, software and networking debugging skills.
  • Detailed understanding of various technologies such as CAN, Automotive Ethernet (BroadR), Audio (i2S), Displays (LVDS) and Cameras, Cellular/WiFi/BT RF
  • Network Expert with TCP/IP connectivity protocol standards knowledge base.
  • Knowledge of chip programming and software download into electronic modules.
  • Knowledge of SMT / Selective Solder / Underfill Processes / Conformal-Coat
  • Experience working with Qualcomm tool sets
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence Atlassian Tools
  • Detailed understanding of Test System Design
  • Good verbal and written communication skills. Motivated Self-Starter
  • More Information on Ford Motor Company

    Ford Motor Company operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Dearborn, MI and Palo Alto, CA. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903. It has 175633 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 143 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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