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Ford Motor Company

Front & Rear End Systems Sign-off Technical Specialist

Dearborn, MI

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!
The Front End Systems Technical Specialist is a Technical Leader for global Front & Rear End Systems Core engineering responsibilities for all regions including design reviews, design rule development and Sign off responsibility for critical engineering milestones. As a Technical Leader you will establish Front End Systems location strategies, coordinate and implement required actions to ensure a robust sign off to support our quality objectives as a company.

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RESPONSIBILITIES

Here's what you'll do:

  • Technical Leader for exterior Front & Rear end System Integration including Fascia, Grille, GOR/Bolster, Fr/Rr Bumper, Front End Module, Low Speed Energy Management Devices, Active Shutters.
  • Lead the development of the front & rear end systems commodities through Studio Feasibility Checkpoints, FDJ, and product launch.
  • Coordinate and implement all the required actions to improve overall customer satisfaction as it relates to the product while maintaining an affordable business structure.
  • Drive the Product Development process (Design, Development, Validation, and Launch) of the front & rear end systems integration, achieving compliance of requirements (SDS, Design Rules, and Regulatory), managing attributes (package, design feasibility, NVH, water management, craftsmanship) and delivery of quality targets.
  • Establish Front End System locator strategy (lamps, fenders, hoods, fascia),
  • Sign off responsibility for critical engineering milestones UNx, UPx, FDJ, SCCAF, GD&T, PEC/FEC and PPAP.


QUALIFICATIONS

You'll have...

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering related field.
  • 10+ years' experience in design and release of Exterior components
  • 5 years of front and rear end systems components experience including materials, manufacturing technologies, GD&T, and associated costs required.

Even better, you may have...

  • Master's degree in an engineering related field preferred.
  • Design & release of Fascias, Grilles, Low Speed Energy Absorbers, GOR, Low Speed Energy Management Practices/Regs (part 581, ECE42, RCAR, 15kph GDV, IIHS, etc.)
  • Pedestrian Protection requirements as they relate to design of front & rear end systems.
  • Design & release practices for aerodynamic component Active Shutters, Underbody Shields, Air Dam,
  • Front End Module System Integration
  • Understanding of GOR architecture and how it contributes to front end BIW stiffness.
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve complex issues and effectively communicate to management.

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!

This is a hybrid role located in Dearborn, MI.

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.

For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:https://fordcareers.co/LL6NonHTHDVisa 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.#LI-Hybrid

Client-provided location(s): Dearborn, MI, USA
Job ID: Ford-22988
Employment Type: Full Time