Chassis Architecture 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…

We’re looking for an advanced chassis engineer to join the underbody systems architecture team in Dearborn, MI to support pre-program start and project management.

As a member of a functional architecture team, you are responsible for the up-front system design work and decision-making inputs on all-new Ford & Lincoln products, including next-gen EV architectures. Our functional architecture team is responsible for suspension, steering, brakes, wheels/tires, and chassis systems.

What you’ll do…

Responsible for content, cost, weight, investment, engineering head count, and timing alignment with program and production execution teams.

Deliver piece cost finance status at program start.

Interface to production execution engineering, best cost team, finance, purchasing, and program teams.

Organize milestone reviews for functional management team.

Initiate part sourcing workstreams.

Support pre-cycle plan feasibility studies.

You’ll have…

Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, or related degree.

3+ years of engineering experience.

2+ years of automotive chassis experience.

Even better, you may have…

Strong business acumen.

Strong cross-functional & communication skills.

Strong problem solving and interpersonal skills.

Knowledge of mechanical integration & installation requirements, package & assembly.

Experience with CATIA V5/V6 and 3DX is a plus.

Experience with FEA (ANSYS or Hypermesh) is a plus.

Experience with ADAMS is a plus.

Experience with underhood / underbody / dash package & mechanical integration/installation a plus.

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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This position is a range of salary grades SG5-SG8.

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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Job Posting: JC258794559

Posted On: Apr 25, 2024

Updated On: Jun 13, 2024

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