Torque Converter & Hybrid Damper Tech Expert

Ford Motor Company
March 11, 2024
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Job Description

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  • Lead Automatic transmission Torque Converter and Hybrid Damper design efforts to optimize current designs, improve shift quality and address warranty issues.
  • Lead consistent technical Torque Converter and Damper design methodology across all Automatic transmission and Hybrid Systems families (internally made and purchased)
  • Direct CAE / CFD analysts/experts in development of advanced Torque Converter and Damper modeling capabilities, and validation of model results.
  • Develop technical points of view regarding Torque Converter and Damper functions which support business implementation of designs/technologies and make recommendations to industrialize
  • Participate in Pre-Program Transmission Torque Converter and Damper Architecture Evaluation (Partner with Research and Lead Department Point- of View)
  • Initiate and lead new knowledge generation directly applicable to Torque Converter and Damper architecture, support attribute and Research led projects
  • Support Torque Converter and Damper design/development enterprise wide
  • Evaluate product efficiency improvement and alternatives for merit and applicability
  • Lead and approve Core Torque Converter and Damper System Quality Documents (DFMEA, Boundary, P-dia., RRCL, RDM) as developed by EPD&V team, ensure discipline and accuracy across department
  • Support root cause identification and issue resolution for significant plant & field issues for automatic transmissions and Hybrid systems.
  • Understand and monitor the Early warranty and Warranty trends for systematic Torque Converter and Damper issues across all architectures.
  • Support department benchmarking of the competitive landscape and what it takes to outpace the competition in Torque Converter / Damper design space.
  • Establish the methodology to communicate Torque Converter and Hybrid Damper design efficiency (Energy efficient, Cost Efficient, Weight Efficient)
  • Maintain benchmarking summary meaningful summary, with resource support /representatives from systems teams
  • Responsibilities

    Lead Automatic transmission Torque Converter and Hybrid Damper design efforts to optimize current designs, improve shift quality and address warranty issues.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
  • 5 - 10 years of leadership experience
  • 7 Years Torque Converter and Damper Design experience

  • DMF / Hybrid Damper Design knowledge and performance requirments
  • Solid knowledge of GPDS/ program management process, including key delivery dates along with the ability to develop plans for global markets
  • Team player able to work well across functions
  • Proven track record of delivering complex projects
  • Self-Starter capable of establishing new design/analytical processes and delivering results
  • Strong oral and written communications skills, with ability to present to higher levels of management
  • Extensive experience leading, coaching, and teaching teams of engineers and developing training courses as required.
  • 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 child care 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.

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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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