Physical Prototype and Test Properties Engineer

Ford Motor Company
February 14, 2024
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Job Description

At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. We also believe in providing you with the freedom to define and realize your dreams! With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career potential as you help us define tomorrow's transportation.

Ford Model E is responsible for developing the key technologies and capabilities - such as EV platforms, batteries, e-motors, inverters, charging and recycling - to create ground-up, breakthrough electric vehicles. By joining the best software, engineering, design and UX talent, you will be a part of creating new technologies and concepts that can be applied across the Ford enterprise. Being on the Ford Model E team means building the future as Ford's center of innovation and growth through electric and connected vehicles and services.


What you'll be able to do:

  • Collaborate with Aerodynamics, Engineering, and Design teams to create visually, geometrically and functionally representative physical test properties
  • Develop unique approaches for using physical test properties to evaluate and define aerodynamic devices or user experiences in future electric vehicles
  • Hands-on CAD design, fabrication, and assembly of static and functional prototypes at component, subsystem, and full vehicle level
  • Project manage and source components from internal and external vendors of waterjet, rapid prototyped, machined components, and composite layup
  • Qualifications

    The minimum requirements we seek:

  • 2+ years of working proficiency in one or more CAD programs (Catia, NX, Creo, Solidworks)
  • 3+ years of hands-on prototyping and fabrication experience
  • 3+ years of experience defining rapid prototyping, machining, and fabrication processes and materials to achieve the desired final appearance and functional requirements
  • Our preferred requirements:

  • Experience with automotive prototypes, motorsport, or occupant package and ergonomics test properties
  • Ability to merge engineering and styling data in CAD and output dimensional drawings, surfaces, and closed parts for fabrication
  • Familiarity with common automotive electro-mechanical components and systems
  • Experience conducting Finite Element Analysis and incorporating results in new designs
  • Demonstrated Strong verbal and written communication with designers, engineers, technicians and suppliers
  • Team-first mindset and ability to multi-task under tight deadlines
  • Ability to think creatively and to champion innovative prototype solutions
  • Strong problem-solving and conflict management skills
  • What you'll receive in return:

    As part of the Ford family, you'll enjoy excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous PTO, retirement, savings and stock investment plans, incentive compensation and much more. You'll also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition.

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    If you have what it takes to help us redefine the future of mobility, we'd love to have you join us.

    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 available for this position.

    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.

    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 118 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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