Human Factors Engineer
Ford Motor Company
Dearborn, MI
Job Description:
Ford Product Development is utilizing Design Thinking & User Experience methods to deliver breakthrough products and services that will delight our customers. Our employees are laser-focused on bringing innovative, exciting, and sustainable ideas to life. From autonomy and electrification, to smart mobility technologies, our Product Development teams around the world are working together with excitement to make smart vehicles for a smart world.

Vehicle Engineering Attribute Engineers deliver customer centric vehicle performance. The UX Stowage team ensures that all aspects of storing customer’s “brought-in” items are met. We lead cross functional solutions and requirements to deliver human centric vehicles. The role of a Storage Engineer involves following programs from early inception until launch and ensuring standards and innovation solutions are delivered.

Define the everyday customer experiences, translate those experiences to engineering parameters and ensure the intent is accomplished in the design proposals.
Design, develop and deliver creative and innovative attribute level solutions for Ford and Lincoln products that would improve our customer satisfaction.
Must be able to conduct global competitive benchmarking analyses to understand and improve the 'state of the art' for Interaction and Ergonomics.
Serve as central lead to deliver specific attribute needs on multiple program teams.
Lead issue resolution and coordinate delivery between multiple Functions (Corporate Design, Vehicle Engineering, Vehicle Operations, Design and Release Engineering, Suppliers, etc.) to ensure designs are compatible with Customer Experiences, attribute targets, Corporate requirements, Service, Assembly, etc.

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
3+ years of hands on Attribute Engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications:
Masters of Science in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent for Automotive Industry
Storage Attribute Engineering experience
Demonstrated innovation with approved patent
Statistical analysis experience as a Green Belt
Proficient with Microsoft Office Skills
Excellent teamwork, leadership, interpersonal, and communication skills required
Familiarity with C3P-NG Tools skills – Catia, TCe, and Digital Buck
Ability to interact effectively with senior management and other organizations
Passion for engineering and product excellence.
Self-starter with ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks w/ minimal direction; comfortable w/ the changing environment of early Program work
Ford Program experience and knowledge of GPDS, eFDVS, and EQOS

Join our team as we create tomorrow! We believe in putting people first, working together, and facing challenges head-on, because we’re Built Ford Tough. We’re one team striving to make people’s lives better while creating value, delivering excellence, and ultimately going for the win.

Visa sponsorship may be available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is 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.