Transmission / BEV Power Unit / Axle gear Development Engineer

at Ford Motor Company in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world — together. At Ford, we’re all a part of something bigger than ourselves. Are you ready to change the way the world moves?

Product Development uses design thinking & user experience methods to deliver breakthrough products and services that delight our customers. We bring innovative, exciting, and sustainable ideas to life.?We have opportunities around the world for you to contribute to advancements in autonomy, electrification, smart mobility technologies, and more!

In this position…

+ Take on an exciting new challenge by leading the development of cutting-edge tests and analytical tools for the Underbody Mechanical Components Department at Ford, driving innovation and advancing the state of the art in automotive engineering.

+ Collaborate closely with a talented team of gear, bearing, shaft, and differential experts to identify key areas for improvement, leveraging your skills and expertise to make a meaningful impact on the company’s products and processes.

+ Enhance your technical capabilities and build your expertise in DFMA and DVP disciplines, sharpening your skills and contributing to the growth and success of the entire department.

What you’ll do…

+ Lead Development testing and analytical validation of BEV Components

+ Gears, bearings, shafts, differentials, power pack assembly.

+ Create Analytical models to analytically predict design life

+ Progress all testing requirements to be life/TTF based requirements

+ Work with Duty cycle engineers to create duty cycle requirements

+ Cascade design requirements to design engineers

+ Progress State of the art analytical validation process

+ Create testing to validate analytical modeling capabilities

+ Verify FMA completion by design engineers

+ Utilize FMA document to create testing capabilities to validate all aspects of BEV performance

+ Responsible for coordinating and testing supplier requests for change Current model applications.

+ Responsible for Analytical sign-off of new BEV component designs

+ Responsible for component testing validation of designs.

+ Responsible for validation of efficiency targets at the component level

+ Responsible for testing and validating changes to current model programs.

+ Support design engineer in development of design upgrades and test failure root cause analysis

+ Create and Lead ADVP and DVP with supplier and manufacturing teams

You’ll have…

+ Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field

+ 5+ years of experience with engineering and Design & Release background.

+ 2+ years of experience in transmission, BEV power unit, and/or Axel development,

+ Strong communication & organizational skills

+ Highly motivated, passionate leader

+ Strong problem-solving skills

Even better, you may have…

+ Master’s degree in engineering or related field

+ Strong Interests in battery electric and electro-mechanical component and system design.

+ Ability to review and assess 2D/3D CAD data, stacks and VSA studies

+ Familiarity with EMC specification

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 builder…or 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.


Requisition ID : 19549

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Job Posting: JC250375919

Posted On: Oct 29, 2023

Updated On: Jan 14, 2024

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