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Ford Motor Company PD - Engineer in Lansing, Michigan

The Ford Performance Group creates halo high performing vehicles based on standard production products in the Ford Motor Company portfolio. Based on a unique set of DNA requirements, this team elevates the performance of those vehicles to create highly desirable products for the decerning customers.

The Advanced Systems Engineering Group responds to product planning concepts to establish the initial design and package of these unique vehicles, outlines the required suspension and chassis content, confirms the overall package and resolves any engineering challenges prior to PS.

The selected candidate will need to work effectively with the various groups within Ford Performance to determine the requirements, develop the initial packages, manage design proposals and select the appropriate hardware to achieve the product objectives.

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.

Coordinate design efforts between cross-functional activities (D&R, Vehicle Engineering, Chassis, VO, Suppliers) to ensure architectural compatibility between mechanical package, occupants and intended design requirements.

Lead development of solutions and alternative to meet the mechanical package and related targets.

Support design verification testing and documentation to allow engineering sign-off of prototype and production vehicles at key engineering gateways.

Develop and maintain suspension and tire motion models, system selection documents and program Specific data in support of the vehicle design.

Masters in mechanical or automotive engineering or related field of study

6+ years’ experience in automotive product development, mechanical or occupant packaging engineering.

In-depth knowledge of Body/Chassis/Powertrain/Electrical systems (geometry and function).

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables like overall vehicle targets, size, appearance, and manufacturing feasibility.

Broad exposure to architecture development of various vehicle types (Body-On-Frame Truck / SUV, Unibody High Performance Cars)

Proficiency in design and product life cycle management tools CATIA, Teamcenter, VisMockup, ENOVIA and KBE Tools.

Demonstrated teamwork and leadership skills, and an ability to manage multiple projects.

Outstanding communication and presentation skills.

If you believe you are a strong candidate, but do not meet all the requirements, please still apply. 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 childcare 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.

For a detailed look at our benefits, click here: (;!!N_LtwI-RPugbI9wg0dJn!Bo6L2jr3zjJegy3kRI4nBX0hvmimOWdRmgydizq6eUkxqkQQooRbk0tvjkLCVaSlWWrFiMmQ8aYIrFc$)

This position is a salary grade 7.

Visa sponsorship is 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 : 28860