Structural Adhesives and Sealer Engineer

Ford Motor Company
May 19, 2024
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Job Description

We're looking for passionate engineers to join our dynamic team. If you have a fervent interest in system integration and thrive in collaborative group settings, we want to hear from you. This is not just any engineering role; it's an opportunity to be at the heart of the industry's most exciting challenges, working alongside like-minded professionals to innovate, integrate, and inspire.

As a Structural Adhesives and Sealer Engineer, you will be spearheading the next-generation development of adhesives and sealers critical for body and battery structures. Your role involves developing new technologies (materials) to support future architectures, guiding projects from their initial concept phase right through to launch.

The successful candidate will possess a profound breadth of knowledge in material engineering, coupled with a proven track record of innovative thinking and execution. This role demands a candidate who can guide the development and application of new technologies while achieving the highest standards of performance.


What you'll be able to do:

  • Innovate and develop new adhesive and sealer technologies for enhanced structural integrity.
  • Guide the technical direction for the development and application of new materials, ensuring alignment with broader company goals.
  • Lead cross functional teams to develop new materials and joining / bonding applications that deliver future strategic solutions
  • Benchmark competition and develop advanced projects to ensure Ford is best in class
  • Close cooperation with CAE team for the development of simulation methods and joint cards
  • Feasibility assessment of program-specific material combinations during the development phase
  • Planning, execution, and evaluation of adhesive & sealing joining trials with new materials and/or joining processes in internal and external laboratories in alignment with cross-functional teams
  • Lead projects from concept through to launch, ensuring timelines, quality, and performance standards are met.
  • Sign-off Adhesive and Sealer related requirements at key program milestones
  • Lead/participate in solving production issues with manufacturing and cross-functional teams; these include and are not limited to: Stop-Ships, Field Service Actions, Warranty, Material Shortages
  • Drive continuous improvement in the supply base
  • Qualifications

    The minimum requirements we seek:

  • B.S. in Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or a related physical science field of study
  • 5+ years experience with job responsibilities specific to adhesives and sealers in body structures
  • 3+ years of experience using 3D CAD software, Proficiency with CATIA V6 (3DX)
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a diverse global team with good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Have an aptitude to learn and incorporate new technologies
  • Ability to plan effectively for both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Detail-oriented personality with effective documentation and reporting
  • Must be reliable, innovative, committed, and quality focused
  • Experience in all program phases from Pre-Program through Launch
  • Demonstrated expert-level knowledge in Adhesives and Sealer (pumpables, tapes, baffles, extruded other) products and supply base
  • Working knowledge of applicable Design, Analysis, Verification, Quality, Manufacturing, and Assembly methods
  • Demonstrated improvements in customer satisfaction, reduction in warranty, total cost reduction
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to guide the development of new technologies.
  • Ability to work in an extremely fast-paced environment and deal with multiple tasks at the same time
  • Self-starter: ability to work effectively with little oversight
  • Preferred Requirements :

  • Master's Degree in Engineering
  • Excellent understanding of GD&T standards
  • Innovative thinker with a passion for sustainability and emerging automotive technologies.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.

    If you have what it takes to help us redefine the future of mobility, we would 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

    At Ford, the health and safety of our employees is our top priority. Vaccination has been proven to play a critical role in combatting COVID-19. As a result, Ford has made the decision to require U.S. salaried employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless employees require an accommodation for religious or medical reasons. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or an approved medical or religious exemption.

    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 169 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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