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Product Development Engineer

Company: Ford Motor Company
Location: Annapolis
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

  • This is an exciting opportunity to design and develop bearing and shaft components for Ford electric power units and ICE transmissions shaping the future of mobility around the globe. Our EV program applications are growing tremendously, and we are seeking creative and technically driven engineers to succeed in delivering world class designs. In this role, you will join our team of component engineers to develop bearing and shaft systems for power units in multiple global programs. These projects entail creating new design proposals/solutions, performing analytical calculations/CAE as well as test execution and analysis of results. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career potential as you help us define tomorrow's transportation.

  • At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career and help us define tomorrow's transportation.

  • Component engineering position to support the design and release of bearings and shafts for powertrain systems including EV, Hybrid and ICE applications

  • Design, analyze, validate components to vehicle program timing requirements

  • Develop optimum bearing efficiency, manufacturing parameters and validate system power loss

  • Optimize component designs for functional attributes, weight, and costuthor and maintain failure mode analysis engineering documentation

  • Lead 'Team of 4' cross functional teams, including PD, Cost Estimating, Finance, and Purchasing

  • Perform critical development tests to validate CAE life models

  • Lead analytical and empirical DVP validation with system teams per program timing

  • Lead global market test and design review forums for new components

  • Lead multiple suppliers globally to deliver program milestone requirements

  • Document test results and prepare test reports

  • Lead, review and assess 2D/3D CAD data, stacks and VSA studies

  • Support product robustness with EMC specifications in mind

  • Support purchasing workstreams and tools such as Ariba/e3P Process

  • Lead engineering design and release and documentation process (WERS)

  • Engineering degree required (recent college graduates will be considered)

  • Exceptional communication & organizational skills

  • Highly motivated and demonstrated strong problem-solving skills

  • Passion to progress state of the art bearing and shaft design for BEV powertrains

  • Interest to develop new bearing design/modeling techniques with CAE Development teams

  • Interest in battery electric and electro-mechanical component and system design

  • Familiarity with CAD tools such as AutoCad, Catia, Matlab, Teamcenter preferred

  • Enthusiastic commitment to support high pressure product launch environment

  • 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.Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not 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. **For information on Ford's salary and benefits, please visit:---** New Hire Benefit Summary ( At Ford, the health and safety of our employees is our top priority. Vaccination has been proven to play a critical role in combating 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.

    Requisition ID : 3626

Keywords: Ford Motor Company, Baltimore , Product Development Engineer, Engineering , Annapolis, Maryland

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