Product Engineer – Seats and Restraints
Ford Motor Company
Michigan

About $68,000 - $92,000 a year

EducationSkills
Responsibilities

Ensure that seats meet customer expectations and enable delivery of high value customer experiences
Mine customer data (satisfaction, TGWs, warranty, etc.) and reduce to meaningful / actionable next steps
Interact with large, global cross functional team (Design Studio, Vehicle Engineering, A & U, Seat D & R, suppliers, test facilities, etc.) to develop solutions and drive resolution to program seat issues, while meeting all program milestones and deliverables
Develop new concepts (innovate)
Document lesson learned, improve processes and revise requirements (and other foundation and interface documents) as needed
Launch products (including supporting run at rates, PPAP data review, PV testing, on-site manufacturing reviews, on-time for each build event
Attend and support key program meetings; presenting status as needed
Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or related degree
5+ years of experience working as an engineer
2+ years of experience in automotive seat features and comfort development
Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or related degree
10+ years of experience in automotive seating
5+ years of experience in automotive seat features and comfort development
Passion for the customer, continuous improvement mindset, orientation toward innovation, ability to handle multiple tasks and understand priority, and good communication / presentation skills
Knowledge of MS Office applications (EXCEL and PowerPoint), tolerance stack ups / DPA checks, section analysis, and material compatibility
Experience with statistics (Minitab), CAD (TCe, Digital Buck, CATIA), and CAE
Background in design thinking

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

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, TN visa holders may be considered.

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.