Senior Staff Closures Systems Engineer

Ford Motor Company
February 14, 2024
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Job Description

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.

The Closures Systems Engineer will be responsible for concept development and detailed design of the door, hood, drop glass, and liftgate opening systems through multiple stages of development. You will Conceptualize, Design, Engineer, Develop and support the launch of full vehicle closures components.

Responsibilities

What you'll be able to do:

  • Create and develop closures geometry and engineering execution in conjunction with design, supply chain, and other core teams.
  • Create vehicle-aligned component and system targets for function, cost, weight, and investment.
  • Develop 3D geometry and innovative designs concepts that solve challenging crash load cases while balancing construction, material, and manufacturing methods.
  • Optimize the concepts and designs with analytical and physical assessments, ensuring conformation to federal regulations governing assigned systems.
  • Deliver world-class craftsmanship and fit/finish through the proper implementation of GD&T.
  • Develop, study, and implement novel construction techniques and materials then drive them to production feasibility. Build physical prototypes to prove out interaction models, materials, structures, or electrical interaction.
  • Enable effective communications with Studio, Packaging, Advanced Engineering, Manufacturing, and Supplier activities to deliver optimal design solutions.
  • Support presentations of concepts and status to senior management and internally to Company personnel in an integration and subject matter expert role
  • Qualifications

    The minimum requirements we seek:

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience designing, developing, and releasing one or more automotive closures subsystem and adjoining parts including component manufacturing and assembly processes.
  • 3+ years of experience using 3D CAD software collaboratively (NX, Catia, 3DX, etc.)
  • 2+ year of experience in the production release process
  • 2+ years designing to world automotive legal requirements
  • 1+ year of experience in a factory setting launching a new product
  • Preferred Requirements :

  • Excellent understanding of GD&T standards
  • High level of expertise and proficiency with Catia, Enovia, or similar tools including drawing and modelling practices and methodologies
  • Hands-on experience building and launching automotive products
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Confluence, and Jira applications
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A degree in Mechanical Engineering, Certificate of Accomplishment from a recognized Design educational institution, or equivalent skills and expertise
  • An eagerness to work cross-functionally in a dynamic environment where you are part of a high performing team
  • A system approach to design and development with the desire and curiosity to strive for exceptional delivery execution and continuous improvement
  • 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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